Helena Cordes

24 June 1907–December 1969 (Age 62)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Helena

When Helena Cordes was born on 24 June 1907, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Conrad Cordes, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Kerssen, was 23. She lived in Saint Libory, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and St. Libory Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died in December 1969, in McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Saint Libory, Howard, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Conrad Cordes
1880–1950
Elizabeth Kerssen
1883–1975
Henry Conrad Cordes
1903–1992
Helena Cordes
1907–1969
Leo Theodore Cordes
1913–2002
Frances Teresa Cordes
1919–1991
Rosella Elizabeth Cordes
1923–1994

Parents and Siblings

    Male1880–1950Male

    Elizabeth Kerssen

    Female1883–1975Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1927

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for a habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from the genitive or plural form of Old French corde ‘string’ ( see Coard ).2 Variant spelling of German Kordes .3 French: habitational name from any of several places called Cordes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helena Cordes in household of Conrad Cordes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen Cordes in household of Conrad Cordes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen M. Cordes, "Find A Grave Index"

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