Helen Lydia Heininger

30 August 1911–9 April 2007 (Age 95)
Zhangjiakou, Hebei, China

The Life of Helen Lydia

When Helen Lydia Heininger was born on 30 August 1911, in Zhangjiakou, Hebei, China, her father, Charles Samuel Heininger, was 27 and her mother, Lula Belle Mckinney, was 23. She married Thomas Bosworth Bernard on 8 July 1931. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She immigrated to San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1924 and lived in Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Wilson Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 9 April 2007, in Sabina, Richland Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in New Antioch, Green Township, Clinton, Ohio, 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

Thomas Bosworth Bernard
Helen Lydia Heininger
Marriage: 8 July 1931
James Paul Bernard

Spouse and Children

8 July 1931


    James Paul Bernard


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Samuel Heininger


    Lula Belle Mckinney





    Martha Mildred Heininger


    Charles McKinney Heininger


    Alice Kathryn Heininger


    Rev James Blair Heininger


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 26

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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 German: variant of Heinig .2 German: habitational name denoting someone from any of the places in Württemberg and Hannover called Heiningen, or from Heining in Bavaria.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen L Bernard in household of Thomas Bernard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Heininger in household of Charles Heininger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Heininger in entry for Carl Edward Gilmore and Alma Fay Bernard, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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.