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William J. Helmer

William J. Helmer

Male 1862 - 1944  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name William J. Helmer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born Apr 1862  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 1944  [5
    Buried Masonic Cem, Tipton, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I209  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 29 Feb 2016 

    Father John Helmer,   b. 12 Feb 1829, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1911  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Johanna M. Wilkinson,   b. 29 Jul 1841, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1932, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 2, 6
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lena Bossen,   b. 1885, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 60 years) 
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F2680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William's mother's obituary, Cedar Rapids Gazette (?) (29 Mar 1932), stated:
      "Mrs. Johanna Helmer, 90, widow of J.M. Helmer of Tipton [IA], died ... yesterday [28 Mar]. *** Mrs. Helmer had been a resident of Tipton for many years and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. H.M. Hanna, Cedar Rapids; a son, William Helmer, of Bennett; two grandchildren ... and a sister...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Bertha Newens|, Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer, "Newens & Snouffer Family Records", (Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer; unpublished charts; created abt 1960; revised abt 1970; original charts possessed by Wm.C.Snouffer).

    2. [S5] Cedar Rapids Gazette|, Cedar Rapids Gazette, (Cedar Rapids, IA), (29 Mar 1932).

    3. [S472] IA Census 1880, Center twsp, Iowa, Cedar Cnty, Center Twsp, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T9, Roll 331, p. 109).

    4. [S42] Jewell - Snouffers|, Carol Snouffer Jewell, "Snouffer, Schnauffer, Newens of Germany, IA, 1523-1997" (Nov 1999), (Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree," CD-ROM database (vol. 54, tree 2400), Cambridge, MA; The Learning Company, Inc. : 2000).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 129920255.

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 129920112.