Helen Estelle Bierly

12 July 1909–19 February 2002 (Age 92)
Clintondale, Porter Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Helen Estelle

When Helen Estelle Bierly was born on 12 July 1909, in Clintondale, Porter Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Cleveland Bierly, was 24 and her mother, Anna Billet, was 19. She married Herbert G Rockey on 30 June 1927, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Walker Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 19 February 2002, in Bellefonte, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Whitehall, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Herbert G Rockey
Helen Estelle Bierly
Marriage: 30 June 1927
Lois M Rockey

Spouse and Children

30 June 1927
Pennsylvania, United States


    Lois M Rockey


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Bierley, from Old English burh ‘fortified place’ (genitive byrh) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bero ‘bear’, or a topographic name from a variant of Middle High German birling ‘hay barn’.

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

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  • Hellen E Bierly in household of William C Bierly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Beerley in household of Cleveland W Beerley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen E Rockey in household of Herbert G Rockey, "United States Census, 1940"

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