Helen Curtis Orr

12 May 1909–5 July 1916 (Age 7)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Helen Curtis

Helen Curtis Orr was born on 12 May 1909, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States as the daughter of Frank Curtis and Helen. She died on 5 July 1916, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 7, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Frank Curtis
Helen
Helen Curtis Orr
1909–1916

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Curtis

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    Helen

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World Events (3)

1910 · The Hermitage Resort

Age 1

The Hermitage Resort was a mountain hotel that invited many to vacation there during the summers and winters. It was constructed by Billie Wilson, a Scottish immigrant, because he had a grand vision of building a grand hotel.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Helen Orr, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Helen Curtis Orr - Government record: burial: 7 July 1916; Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

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