Helen Louise Lehew

1926–1991 (Age 65)

The Life of Helen Louise

When Helen Louise Lehew was born on 30 March 1926, her father, William Charles Lehew, was 27 and her mother, Helen Lucille Carothers, was 26. She married Jorge Ferriz in 1957, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. She lived in Ingram, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Crafton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died in June 1991, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 65.

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Helen Louise Lehew
Jorge Ferriz
Marriage: 1957

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Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 7

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen L Lehew in household of W C Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen L Lehew in household of William C Lehew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Lehew, "New York, New York City Marriage Licenses Index, 1950-1995"

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