Edith May Van Hellen

1926–2015 (Age 88)
Polson, Lake, Montana, United States

The Life of Edith May

When Edith May Van Hellen was born on 13 May 1926, in Polson, Lake, Montana, United States, her father, George Henry Van Hellen, was 47 and her mother, Mabel May Griffin, was 21. She married Emmett John Cramer on 19 July 1944, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 4 March 2015, in Arcadia, DeSoto, Florida, United States, at the age of 88.

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Edith May Van Hellen
Emmett John Cramer
Marriage: 19 July 1944

Spouse & Children

19 July 1944
Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 7

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.

Age 24

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith M Van Hellen in household of George H Van Hellen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith M Van Hellen in household of George H Van Hellen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn Jean van Hellen, "Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010"

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