Helms Family History & Genealogy

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Helms Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Dec 12, 2019

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Early Helmses

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1817 - 1893
1818 - 1895
1826 - 1903
1833 - 1907
1844 - 1919
1844 - 1926
1849 - 1941
1856 - 1944
1858 - 1945

Helms Family Members

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Sample of 20 Helms Biographies

Unknown - Unknown
Apr 9, 1927 - Oct 22, 2008
Jun 28, 1918 - Dec 23, 1996
Aug 7, 1915 - Jun 26, 2005
Dec 4, 1943 - November 1993
Nov 19, 1930 - Oct 6, 2009
Mar 26, 1917 - Nov 21, 1995
Mar 31, 1929 - June 1957
Sep 3, 1913 - May 20, 1993
Nov 9, 1916 - Jul 7, 1988
Apr 17, 1914 - December 1988
Jun 28, 1900 - Apr 21, 1994
Jun 2, 1944 - Apr 15, 2003
Jul 30, 1925 - December 1987
Dec 10, 1925 - Jul 15, 1997
Dec 19, 1967 - Feb 23, 2001
c. 1946 - Unknown
c. 1961 - Unknown
Nov 11, 1907 - Jun 16, 1954
c. 1921 - Unknown

Helms Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Helms family member is 70.8 years old according to our database of 11,682 people with the last name Helms that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

70.8 years

Oldest Helmses

These are the longest-lived members of the Helms family on AncientFaces.

Mar 24, 1891 - May 23, 1999
108 years
Apr 11, 1867 - July 1972
105 years
Aug 5, 1901 - Nov 14, 2006
105 years
Jun 25, 1892 - Jul 5, 1996
104 years
Nov 15, 1886 - May 15, 1991
104 years
Aug 22, 1885 - Oct 21, 1989
104 years
Nov 26, 1874 - April 1978
103 years
Mar 12, 1903 - Aug 3, 2006
103 years
Feb 5, 1886 - Apr 10, 1989
103 years
Aug 9, 1907 - Jan 30, 2011
103 years

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Steve Brusie
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When my grandmother passed away the family gathered to go through things, as is usual in these situations. For several days we went through the collection of over 70 years.

One particular incident was about a box of photos we had found. Of course, none of these photos had any identification which makes things interesting, to say the least. Every time we would take a break or after meals, we would spread the pics out on the kitchen table and try to identify the person, place or thing in the photo.

This went on for several days with no luck on positive identification for any of the photos. Many of the places and faces looked familiar but we weren't sure enough for a positive I.D. After several days of head scratching and guessing a friend of my grandmothers stopped by to see how we were doing. She noticed the photos spread all over the table and asked what we were doing. We explained that we had found this box and that none had been written on or identified and we were trying to figure them out. She looked at the box laying beside the table and asked where we had found the photos. We told her that we had found them in the antique buffet in the formal dining room. She reared her head back and laughed so hard she almost made herself sick. She began to explain where the pics had come from.

She and my grandmother would go to auctions and estate sales all over southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri and purchase things that caught their eye. It seems that the buffet, that my grandmother had purchased in Joplin, Missouri, had this box of photos in one of the drawers and was not discovered until later as they were cleaning it up to be placed in the house. She had always meant to return the box of photos to the auction company to see if they could find the owners but always forgot to take them with her when she went on later buying trips.

The moral of the story is to not get upset about not being able to identify persons, places or things in old photos you have found in a deceased relatives possesion. They may just not have been able to get them back to their rightful owner. Fortunately, we did get them back to the auction company and they got them back to the right family. This was some 30 odd years after the fact.
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