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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Conrad Cordes
Elizabeth Kerssen
Henry Conrad Cordes
Helena Cordes
Leo Theodore Cordes
Frances Teresa Cordes
Rosella Elizabeth Cordes

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Kerssen




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.

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.