Helen Mary Sullivan

30 July 1886–August 1969 (Age 83)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Helen Mary

Helen Mary Sullivan was born on 30 July 1886, in New Hampshire, United States as the daughter of John Sullivan and Josephine Karl. She married Harry Merle Vincent Martin on 29 November 1905, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States in 1920. She died in August 1969, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Merle Vincent Martin
Helen Mary Sullivan
Marriage: 29 November 1905
Margaret V Martin
Harry Drake Martin
Ellen J Martin

Spouse and Children

29 November 1905
Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    Margaret V Martin


    Harry Drake Martin


    Ellen J Martin


Parents and Siblings

    John Sullivan


    Josephine Karl




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 19

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen M Martin in household of Harry M Martin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen M Martin in household of Harry M V Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Sullivan, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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