Helen Louella Creen

11 January 1917–11 March 2009 (Age 92)
Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen Louella

When Helen Louella Creen was born on 11 January 1917, in Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, her father, Albert John Creen, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Marie Petersen, was 22. She married James Harry Nicholson on 23 February 1935, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States. She died on 11 March 2009, in Arlington, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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James Harry Nicholson
Helen Louella Creen
Marriage: 23 February 1935

Spouse and Children

23 February 1935
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 8

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: Crion, pronounced "creen," withered, palsied

Sources (3)

  • Helen L Creen in household of Albert J Creen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen L Creen in household of John A Creen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Nicholson in entry for Mr Eugene B Creen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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