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Hannah Almeda ("Meda") Helmer

Hannah Almeda ("Meda") Helmer

Female 1865 - 1942  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name Hannah Almeda ("Meda") Helmer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Nickname Meda 
    Born Jun 1865  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7
    Gender Female 
    Died 1942  [7
    Buried Masonic Cem, Tipton, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I210  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2016 

    Father John Helmer,   b. 12 Feb 1829, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1911  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Johanna M. Wilkinson,   b. 29 Jul 1841, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1932, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 3, 8
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry M. Hanna,   b. 3 Apr 1854, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1912, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Unknown  [1
    Children 
     1. William M. Hanna,   b. 20 May 1898, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1965, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. John Helmer Hanna,   b. Abt 1906, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Sep 1965  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 census records "Meda" Hanna, 34, born in Jun 1865 in Pennsylvania, living with her husband Henry M. Hanna, 46, born in Apr 1854 in Iowa, and their son William M Hanna, 2, born in Iowa. 1900 U.S. Census, Center Twsp, Cedar Cnty, IA (T 623, Roll 422, stamped p. 16 B). The lived about 6 homesteads away from her parents, John and Johanna Helmer.
    • In 1910 "Meda," 44, lived with her husband of 14 years, Henry M. Hanna, 56, and their two sons: William, 11; and John, 4. Henry and the two boys were born in Iowa; Hanna ("Meda") was born in PA. Henry appears to have no employment, but had his "own income." 1910 U.S. Census, Tipton, Cedar Cnty, IA (T 624, Roll 395, stamped p. 39).
    • Almeda's mother's obituary, Cedar Rapids Gazette [?] (29 Mar 1932), stated:
      "Mrs. Johanna Helmer, 90, widow of J.M. Helmer of Tipton [IA], died ... yesterday [28 Mar]. *** Mrs. Helmer had been a resident of Tipton for many years and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. H.M. Hanna, Cedar Rapids; a son, William Helmer, of Bennett; two grandchildren ... and a sister...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Bertha Newens|, Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer, "Newens & Snouffer Family Records", (Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer; unpublished charts; created abt 1960; revised abt 1970; original charts possessed by Wm.C.Snouffer).

    2. [S978] IA Census 1900, Cedar|, Cedar County, Iowa; 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 422, stamped p. 17).

    3. [S5] Cedar Rapids Gazette|, Cedar Rapids Gazette, (Cedar Rapids, IA), (29 Mar 1932).

    4. [S472] IA Census 1880, Center twsp, Iowa, Cedar Cnty, Center Twsp, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T9, Roll 331, p. 109).

    5. [S45] Wilkinson, Barb|, Barbara Wilkinson, "John Wilkinson Descendants, " and "Correspondence" : 2009, (Barbara Wilkinson, 2318 Greeley Dr, Loveland, CO 80538; bwgumby@msn.com), John Wilkinson Descendants (Feb 2009).

    6. [S42] Jewell - Snouffers|, Carol Snouffer Jewell, "Snouffer, Schnauffer, Newens of Germany, IA, 1523-1997" (Nov 1999), (Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree," CD-ROM database (vol. 54, tree 2400), Cambridge, MA; The Learning Company, Inc. : 2000).

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 112085995.

    8. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 129920112.