Helen M (Sesselman) Shay (1909 - 2003)

Helen M (Sesselman) Shay
1909 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Helen M (Sesselman) Shay, mother to 1 child, was born on August 27, 1909. She was born into the Sesselman family and married into the Shay family. She was born to John Nicholas Sesselman, with sibling William. Helen was baptized at St. Peter's Church, Saratoga Springs, New York. She married John Andrew Shay, and they gave birth to John A. Shay Jr.. She died on August 13, 2003 in Florida at 93 years old. We know that Helen M (Sesselman) Shay had been residing in Middleburg, Clay County, Florida 32068.
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Helen M (Sesselman) Shay
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Helen
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M
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Sesselman
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Shay, Sesselman
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Middleburg, Clay County, Florida 32068
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at Greenridge Cemetery, in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, New York United States 12866
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at St. Peter's Church, in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, New York United States

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Saratoga Springs High School
St. Clement's Commercial School

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Helen M (Sesselman) Shay, mother to 1 child, passed away on August 13, 2003 in Florida at 93 years of age. She was buried in Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, New York. She was born on August 27, 1909. She was born to John Nicholas Sesselman, with sibling William. Helen married John Andrew Shay, and they gave birth to John A. Shay Jr.. We know that Helen M (Sesselman) Shay had been residing in Middleburg, Clay County, Florida 32068.
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In 1909, in the year that Helen M (Sesselman) Shay was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1921, at the age of merely 12 years old, Helen was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1931, when she was 22 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1951, by the time she was 42 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1972, Helen was 63 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Mar 5, 1886 - June 1967
Apr 22, 1932 - Mar 17, 1997
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May 12, 1949 - Jul 26, 1993
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Aug 13, 1917 - Mar 17, 1990
Nov 7, 1912 - May 1965

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Nov 14, 1888 - October 1970
Dec 30, 1906 - May 13, 1992
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May 27, 1887 - March 1969
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May 27, 1937 - Feb 18, 2008
Feb 27, 1936 - Feb 18, 2004
Jul 15, 1894 - February 1984
Jun 24, 1909 - Jul 10, 1999
Feb 23, 1909 - Dec 16, 2006
Sep 17, 1913 - Jan 19, 1991
Sep 20, 1918 - Aug 29, 2005
Oct 8, 1900 - August 1977
Nov 12, 1904 - September 1984
Dec 15, 1922 - August 1974
Feb 20, 1936 - Oct 4, 1995
Feb 7, 1911 - March 1971
Jul 13, 1908 - August 1969
Mar 28, 1897 - August 1981

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