Helen Tee Hummel

3 January 1921–16 April 1989 (Age 68)
Texas, United States

The Life of Helen Tee

Helen Tee Hummel was born on 3 January 1921, in Texas, United States. She married Kerry Boyce Cornell on 30 September 1946, in Tom Green, Texas, United States. She died on 16 April 1989, in Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Kerry Boyce Cornell
Helen Tee Hummel
Marriage: 30 September 1946

Spouse and Children

30 September 1946
Tom Green, Texas, United States

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 8

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.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’).2 German, Dutch, and Danish (of German origin): nickname for a busy or bustling person, from Middle High German hummel, Middle Dutch hommel ‘bee’, of imitative origin. Compare English humblebee, which in modern English has become bumblebee.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Helen Tee Hummel, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Find a Grave for Helen Tee Cornell

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