Helena Arnold

1893–1979 (Age 86)
Glidden, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Helena

When Helena Arnold was born on 3 February 1893, in Glidden, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joseph Arnold, was 41 and her mother, Helene Haimerl, was 32. She married Joseph Jordan Jr on 23 May 1911, in Glidden, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gordon, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Mellen, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 September 1979, in Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mellen, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Jordan Jr
Helena Arnold
Marriage: 23 May 1911
James Andrew Jordan
James Andrew Jordan
Helen Margaret Jordan
Elizabeth Ann Jordan
William J Jordan
Lawrence John Jordan
Edward Jordan

Spouse and Children

23 May 1911
Glidden, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States


    James Andrew Jordan


    James Andrew Jordan



    Elizabeth Ann Jordan


    William J Jordan


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Arnold


    Helene Haimerl




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 14

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Lena Arnold in household of Joseph Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Jordan in household of Joe Jordan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Jordan in household of Joseph Jordan, "United States Census, 1930"

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