Helen Marie Geisse

(1843 - 1915)

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Helen Marie Geisse
1843 - 1915
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c. 1843
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July 14, 1915
Richmond County, New York United States
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Helen Marie Geisse was born c. 1843. She died on July 14, 1915 in New York at 72 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Helen Marie Geisse died on July 14, 1915 in New York at age 72. She was born c. 1843. There is no information about Helen's immediate family.

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In 1843, in the year that Helen Marie Geisse was born, on March 21st, the world didn't end! It was the first time that Baptist preacher William Miller predicted the Second Coming - he kept predicting it until his death in 1849.

In 1854, at the age of merely 11 years old, Helen was alive when on January 6th, Sherlock Holmes was born. Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the character who has endured in popularity for over 160 years. The first Holmes book was published in 1887.

In 1888, by the time she was 45 years old, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1903, Helen was 60 years old when the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1915, in the year of Helen Marie Geisse's passing, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

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