Helen Irma Laatsch

Female3 October 1926–27 March 1933

Brief Life History of Helen Irma

When Helen Irma Laatsch was born on 3 October 1926, in Illinois, United States, her father, Edwin John Laatsch, was 36 and her mother, Irma Mae Riley, was 35. She lived in Roxana, Madison, Illinois, United States for about 3 years. She died on 27 March 1933, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 6, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Alton Township, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Edwin John Laatsch
Irma Mae Riley
Edwin John Laatsch
Herman C Laatsch
Helen Irma Laatsch

Sources (3)

  • Helen Laatsch in household of Edward Laatsch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Irma Laatsch, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Helen Irma Laatsch, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (6)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 1

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.


Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

North German: regional nickname for a person with a slouching gait, then for a limp, listless person, from the adjective latsch, with the above meaning (see Lasch ).

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

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