Helen Shea

1929–30 July 2010 (Age 81)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life of Helen

Helen Shea was born in 1929, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States as the daughter of Michael Shea. She married Vincent Patrick Boyle on 30 August 1941, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States. She died on 30 July 2010, in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Vincent Patrick Boyle
Helen Shea
Marriage: 30 August 1941

Spouse and Children

30 August 1941
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Shea




World Events (8)


Age 0

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 4

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Shea , Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha‘descendant of Séaghdha’, a byname meaning ‘fine’ or ‘fortunate’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Helen Shea, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Helen Shea in entry for Vincent P Boyle, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"

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