Helon Marie Lehew

1924–2005 (Age 80)
Texas, United States

The Life of Helon Marie

When Helon Marie Lehew was born on 2 December 1924, in Texas, United States, her father, Claude Milton Lehew, was 26 and her mother, Alice Wooley, was 21. She married A.J. Rains on 19 February 1945, in Dawson, Texas, United States. She lived in Lynn, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Lynn, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 1 June 2005, in Lamesa, Dawson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in O'Donnell, Dawson, Texas, United States.

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Helon Marie Lehew
A.J. Rains
Marriage: 19 February 1945

Spouse & Children

19 February 1945
Dawson, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen M Lehue in household of Claud M Lehue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen M Lehew in household of Claud M Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Marie Lehew in entry for Venita Kathleen Neal, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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