Helen Magnelina Staehle

Brief Life History of Helen Magnelina

When Helen Magnelina Staehle was born in November 1896, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Staehle, was 27 and her mother, Barbara Anna Dingles, was 19. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Arthur Edward Davidson. She died on 7 April 1967, in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Edward Davidson
1891–1971
Helen Magnelina Staehle
1896–1967
Dorothy Davidson
1922–2005
Douglas Arthur Davidson
1923–2016
Virginia Helen Davidson
1925–1997

Sources (15)

  • Ellen M Staehle in household of John Staehle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Staehle, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Helen Minnie Davidson, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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Name Meaning

German (Stähle): variant of Staal .

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

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