Dr Helen Merwin Wiestling

5 December 1889–28 April 1969 (Age 79)
Wheeling Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life of Helen Merwin

When Dr Helen Merwin Wiestling was born on 5 December 1889, in Wheeling Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, her father, Joshua Martin Wiestling, was 36 and her mother, Nellie Virginia Merwin, was 25. She lived in Richland Magisterial District, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years. She died on 28 April 1969, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Joshua Martin Wiestling
Nellie Virginia Merwin
Dr Helen Merwin Wiestling
Sara H Wiestling
Lieut. Richard Collum Wiestling
Eleanor Virginia Wiestling

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Martin Wiestling


    Nellie Virginia Merwin




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements väst ‘west’ + the common suffix -ling.

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen M Wiestling in household of Jessie D Hodder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Wiestling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen M Wiestling in household of Josiah M Wiestling, "United States Census, 1910"

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