George Beecher
Anna Margaret Witter
David H. Helm
Sophia C. Beecher
Jacob Edward Helm


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Jacob Edward Helm 1 2

  • Born: 28 Mar 1873, Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA 1 2
  • Died: 2 Jan 1940, , Dodge, MN, USA at age 66 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 1 The 1880 census recorded David H. Helm, laborer, 40, living with wife Sophia C., 42; sons Samel C., 10; and Jacob E., 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Fact: On his WWI draft registration Jacob Heim listed nearest relative: Mrs. Amanda Rupert in Dickinson, Pa., 12 Sep 1918. 3

3. Occupation: Farm laborer for Rex Swanson, Albert City, Iowa on 12 Sep 1918 in Albert City, Buena Vista, IA, USA. 2

4. Residence: on 12 Sep 1918 in St. James, Watonwan, MN, USA. 3

5. Census in 1920 in Riverdale Township, Watonwan, MN, USA. 4 The 1920 census recorded Jacob E. Helm, hired man, 47, single, born in Pennsylvania, living on the farm of Zade N. Allen, 40, born in Iowa; and his wife Lora C. Allen, 27, born in Illinois.

6. Census in 1930 in Waverly Township, Martin, MN, USA. 5 The 1930 census recorded lodger Edward Helm, farm laborer, 57, born in Pennsylvania, single, living in the household of farmer George Oldenburg, 32, born in Iowa, and his wife Alma Oldenburg, 24, and daughter Irene, 5, both born in Minnesota. Edward's parents were born in Pennsylvania.


1 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1122; Family History Film: 1255122; Page: 375C; Enumeration District: 083; Image: 0554.

2 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, Jacob Edward Helm, 1917-1918.

3, <i>Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002</i>, Jacob Edward Helm, 02 Jan 1940; citing "Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002,"; Dodge, Minnesota, record 828262, certificate number 003787, Department of Health, Minneapolis.

4 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Zade N Allen, Riverdale, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States; citing sheet 4B, family 72, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820866.

5 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Edward Helm in household of George Oldenburg, Waverly, Martin, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0030, sheet 3B, family 61, NARA microfilm publication T626.

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