Bessie Helfer

1903–1998 (Age 95)
City of London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Helfer was born in 1903, in City of London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Barnet Helfer, was 30 and her mother, Leah Solomon, was 25. She married LOUIS PRESS on 29 August 1935, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1998, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

LOUIS PRESS
1900–1969
Bessie Helfer
1903–1998
Marriage: 29 August 1935
NORMAN PRESS
1937–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 August 1935
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
children

(1)

    NORMAN PRESS

    Male1937–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Barnet Helfer

    Male1873–1941Male

    Leah Solomon

    Female1878–Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1903–1998Female

    Cissy Helfer

    Female1905–1999Female

    Blanche Bluma Helfer

    Female1907–Female

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 1

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 5

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 25

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for an assistant of some kind, or nickname for a helpful person, from Middle High German hëlfære, German Helfer ‘helper’, ‘assistant’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Cissie Helfer in household of Barnet Helfer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Bessie Helfer in household of Barnet Helfer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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