Helen Mae Montague

2 November 1917–18 June 1993 (Age 75)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Helen Mae

When Helen Mae Montague was born on 2 November 1917, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Earl Black 'Bert' Montague, was 38 and her mother, Minnie Mae Bayes, was 37. She married Andrew Mason Tim Houdyshell in 1937, in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Dunbar, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1944. She died on 18 June 1993, in White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75.

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Andrew Mason Tim Houdyshell
Helen Mae Montague
Marriage: 1937

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Mason Tim Houdyshell



Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Ann Montague


    Lillian Ruth Montague



    Louis Montague


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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place La Manche in France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ ( see Mont 1) + agu ‘pointed’ (Latin acutus, from acus ‘needle’, ‘point’).2 Irish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Taidhg, a patronymic from the byname Tadhg ( see McTigue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Montague in household of Earl Montague, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Horidyschell in household of Earl B Montagae, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Montague in household of Earl B Montague, "United States Census, 1920"

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