Charles Francis Helm

10 October 1868–28 December 1950 (Age 82)
Huntington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Francis

When Charles Francis Helm was born on 10 October 1868, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Helm, was 40 and his mother, Margaret E Markee, was 32. He married Henrietta French on 1 July 1888, in Chadron, Dawes, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 28 December 1950, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Charles Francis Helm
Henrietta French
Marriage: 1 July 1888
Ethel Helm
Charles Frank Helm
Marguerite Helm
Marian F Helm

Spouse and Children

1 July 1888
Chadron, Dawes, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Elizabeth Helm


    Cordelia J Helm


    Lucretia L Helm


    Eugene Floyd Helm


    Lucretia A Helm


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 21

Historical Boundaries: 1875: Bent, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Bent Colorado, United States 1889: Otero, Colorado, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived by or worked at a rough temporary shelter for animals, Middle English helm (Old Norse hjalmr, related to the Old English and Old High German words in 2 below), or a habitational name from a minor place named Helm or Helme from this word, as for example in County Durham, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire.2 English, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of helmets, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch helm.3 German and Dutch: from a medieval personal name, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with helm ‘helmet’. Compare, e.g., Helmbrecht .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Hehn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles F Helm in household of Benj F Helm, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Helm, "United States Census, 1900"

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