HELMER ANNEX

 

Grace E. (Helmer) Gardner Pedigree

(Start at generation 5, below.)

 

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Origin of the surname ďHelmer

 

 

Generation

 

10

 

9†† John Helmer (perhaps)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Leonard Helmer: See generation 8, below.

 

8†† Leonard Helmer

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1792/96 in New York State.Employed there as a farmer.

 

1840 US Census: Leonard, age 40 to 50, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included 1 male age 10 to 15; 2 males age 15 to 20; 1 female age 5 to 10; 2 female age 10 to 15; and 1 female age 40 to 50.

 

1850 US Census: Leonard, age 58, b. NYS, employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included (presumably) his wife, Catharine Helmer (age 58, b. NYS); Robert Helmer (age 35); daughter, Patsy Helmer (age 26); son, Philip Helmer (age 25); daughter, Polly Helmer (age 23); son, Benjamin Helmer (age 18); daughter, Louisa Helmer (age 16); and son, Charles Patrick Helmer (age 9).

 

1860 US Census: Leonard, age 64, and his wife, Catherine (age 64) were living a household headed by his son, Peter Helmer (age 37, employed as a farmer), in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Peterís wife, Catherine Helmer (age 36); son, Roger Helmer (age 17); daughter, Eugena Helmer (age 16); son, Daniel Helmer (age 14); and son, Leonard Helmer (age 6).  All were born in New York State.

 

 

2. Wife: Catherine (?)

 

Born about 1792.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Robert Helmer: Born about 1815.

 

b. Peter Helmer: See generation 7, below.

 

b. Patsy Helmer: Born about 1824.

 

c. Philip Helmer: Born about 1825.

 

d. Polly Helmer: Born about 1827.

 

e. Benjamin Helmer: Born about 1832.

 

f. Louisa Helmer: Born about 1834.

 

1850 US Census: Lucius (sp), age 16, b. NYS and, perhaps a female, was heading a household next door to Peter Helmer in LeRay Township.She/he resided alone.

 

g. Charles Patrick Helmer: Born about 1841.

 

7†† Peter Helmer

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1823.Employed as a farmer in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Peter Helmer, age 37 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included Peterís wife, Catherine Helmer (age 36); son, Roger Helmer (age 17); daughter, Eugena Helmer (age 16); son, Daniel Helmer (age 14); son, Leonard Helmer (age 6); father, Leonard Helmer, age 64, and his wife, Catherine Helmer (age 64).  All were born in New York State.

 

2. Wife: Catherine (?)

 

Born .Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Roger Helmer: Born about 1843.

 

b. Eugena Helmer: Born about 1844.

 

c. Daniel Helmer: Born about 1846.

 

d. Leonard A. Helmer: See generation 6, below.

 

6†† Leonard A. Helmer

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1855.Died .

 

1910 US Census: Leonard A. Helmer, age 55, was heading a household on Main Street in Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his (2nd) wife of 6 years, Jennie Helmer (age 47, also her 2nd marriage, had had 1 child, still alive); and Leonardís daughter, Grace Helmer (age 23).

 

2. Wife #1: (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born .Died .

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Grace E. Helmer: See generation 5, below.

 

3. Wife #2: Jennie (?) Flick

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born .Died .Married (1st) (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Henry Flick.

 

Jennie (?) Flick married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Leonard A. Helmer.

 

5†† Grace E. Helmer:

 

Born 15 August 1886 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Died 19 July 1954 at home in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.Married, as his 1st wife, Clarence Hicks Gardner, paragraph C.2.a.(2.(c. of generation 5 of the Gardner Annex on 10 September 1913.

 

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Other, still unknown, Helmer-related names:

 

1. Peter Helmer Born about 1806.

 

1850 US Census: Peter, age 44, b. NYS, and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.The household also included his wife, Margaret Helmer (age 43); daughter, Charity Helmer (age 13); son, Jacob Helmer (age 8); daughter, Melissa Helmer (age 5); and son, Frederick Helmer (age 3).

 

2. Jacob Helmer: Born about 1809.

 

1840 US Census: Jacob, age 20 to 30, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included 2 males under age 5; 1 age 5 to 10; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

1850 US Census: Jacob, age 41, b. NYS, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Helmer (age 36); son, Leonard Helmer (age 13, twin?); son, Jacob Helmer (age 13, twin?); son, Gilbert Helmer (age 11), daughter, Minervia Helmer (age 9); daughter, Mary Helmer (age 7); and daughter, Magana Helmer (age 5).

 

Jacob Helmer married Elizabeth (?) (b. abt 1814) and had the following children:

 

a. Leonard Helmer: Twin.Born about 1837.

 

b. Jacob Helmer, Jr.: Twin.Born about 1837.

 

c. Gilbert Helmer: Born about 1839.

 

1910 US Census: Gilbert J. Helmer, age 71, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his wife of 47 years, Lenora Helmer (age 64, had had 2 children, both still alive); son, George B. Helmer (age 43); daughter, Bida (sp) E. Helmer (age 37, single); and Georgeís wife of 1 year, Lula L. Helmer (age 36).

 

d. Minervia Helmer: Born about 1841.

 

e. Mary Helmer: Born about 1843.

 

f. Magana Helmer: Born about 1845.

 

3. Adam Helmer: Born about 1812.

 

1850 US Census: Adam, age 38, b. NYS, was heading a household beside Leonard Helmer in LeRay Township.The household also included Henry Helmer (age 7).

 

1860 US Census: Adam, age 48 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Helmer (age 36).  Both were born in New York State.

 

 

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