Helen Y. Beach

1902–1985 (Age 83)
New York, United States

The Life of Helen Y.

When Helen Y. Beach was born in 1902, in New York, United States, her father, Edward Beach, was 50 and her mother, Etta May Lewis, was 36. She had at least 1 son with Gerald Wheeler Wilkes. She lived in Village of Oxford, Oxford, Chenango, New York, United States in 1925 and North Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1985, in Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gerald Wheeler Wilkes
Helen Y. Beach
Thomas Lewis Wilkes

Spouse and Children



    Thomas Lewis Wilkes


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Beach


    Etta May Lewis




    Lucy R. Beach



    Harry Edward Beach


    Don Beach



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 15

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Middle English beche, Old English bece, a byform of bæce. Compare Bach 3.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle English beche ‘beech tree’ (Old English bēce).3 Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Bisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Beach in household of Edward Beach, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Helen Beach in household of Edward Beach, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen Wilkes in household of Gerald Wilkes, "United States Census, 1940"

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