Mary Helen Packer

3 April 1913–23 March 2006 (Age 92)
Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States

The Life of Mary Helen

When Mary Helen Packer was born on 3 April 1913, in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States, her father, Ewell K Packer, was 31 and her mother, May Belle Brady, was 22. She married Albert Lee Means on 12 April 1930, in Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1930. She died on 23 March 2006, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Lee Means
Mary Helen Packer
Marriage: 12 April 1930
Billy Lawrence Means
Billy Lawrence Means
Gary Lee Means

Spouse and Children

12 April 1930
Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States


    Billy Lawrence Means


    Billy Lawrence Means



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a wool-packer, from an agent derivative of Middle English pack(en) ‘to pack’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Means in household of Albert Lee Means, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Packer in household of Ewell K Packer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary H Packer in household of Ewell R Packer, "United States Census, 1920"

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