Charlotte Houtz was born in Zanesville, Perry County, OH and died Jul 8, 1906 in Riverside, Ventura County, CA. In 1849 she moved with her parents to Muscatine County, IA. She married Wesley Kenerly Helm on Oct 21, 1851. He died in 1871, leaving her with 10 of their children still living at the time. They lived in Muscatine County, IA during their adulthood.