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HELMS, Isaac*
(1767-1838)
LANEY, Nancy*
(Bef 1773-After 1830)
HELMS, John Whitehead
(Abt 1770-After 1850)
HELMS, Lavinia
(Cir 1770-After 1860)
HELMS, Tilman
(Cir 1792-1876)
HELMS, Sarah L.
(Cir 1802-1878)
HELMS, Asa
(1839-1909)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. HELMS, Memcy Eunice

2. BROOM, Martha Elizabeth

HELMS, Asa 199,200,201,202,203

  • Born: 1839, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 201,203
  • Marriage (1): HELMS, Memcy Eunice on 11 Feb 1858 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 199
  • Marriage (2): BROOM, Martha Elizabeth on 4 Mar 1873 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 200
  • Died: 1909, Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States 201
  • Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas 201
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1840, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Tilman Helms household includes 3 males under 5 [Asa, Allen, unknown]. (Mecklenburg Co, NC, p296)

2. Census, 11 Sep 1850, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 203
1) Tilman Helms, age 57, farmer, real estate $4000, born NC
2) Sarah Helms, age 48, born NC, cannot read and write
3) Abel Helms, age 21, merchant, born NC
4) Theresa Helms, age 17, born NC
5) Carson Helms, age 16, farmer, born NC, attends school
6) Allen Helms, age 13, born NC, attends school
7) Asa Helms, age 11, born NC, attends school
8) Esther Helms, age 7, born NC, attends school
9) Louisa Helms, age 9, born NC, attends school
10) Amos Helms, age 4, born NC
11) Harvey W. Helms, age 2, born NC
12) Wm. Honeycut, age 11, mulatto, born NC.

3. Census, 1860, Union County, North Carolina, United States. Asa Helms is 21, farmer, property 600, living with Unicy (21, Spinster) and Claudius C (1, male). (Union Co, Monroe PO, p849, family 408).

Same page has Joshua (26) and Caroline (38) Helms, Wiley (55) and Martha (54) Helms, Leroy (28) and Rachel (26) Helms, and Rolu? (48) and Susannah (49) Helms.

4. Military Service. There was an Asa Helms in the 43rd Regiment, Company B, during Civil War (posted on USGenWeb Archives)

5. Military Service, 4 Feb 1862, Union County, North Carolina, United States. Asa Helms [maybe this one] of Union Co, farmer, enlisted 4 Feb 1862 at Union Co. Enlisted 4 Feb 1862 as Private at age 22. Enlisted in Company B, 43rd Infantry Regiment NC on 2 Apr 1862. Promoted to full Corporal on 30 Jul 1863. Found at Ancestry.com American Civil War Solder database.

6. Census, 12 Sep 1870, Sandy Ridge Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 202
1) Helms, Asa, age 30, farmer, real estate $300, personal estate $450, born NC
2) Helms, Eunice, age 31, keeping house, born NC
3) Helms, Charles, age 10, born NC, attends school
4) Helms, Ida, age 9, born NC
5) Helms, Drury, age 6, born NC
6) Helms, Delia, age 4, born NC
7) Helms, Alice, age 1, born NC
8) Helms, Lavice, age 16, female, born NC.

7. Census, 1880, Union County, North Carolina, United States. Asa Helms is age 42, farming, born NC, parents born NC, living with wife Martha A (24, keeping house), son D H (16, works on farm, attends school), daughter B L (14, attends school), daughter A P (11, attends school), son L A (9, attends school), daughter E E (6), daughter F L (3), son V M (2 months, born March). (Union Co, ED 214, Sandy Ridge Twp, page 13, line 21). Family next door is R W Reader.

8. Residence, After 1880, Garland County, Arkansas, United States. 204 Family moved to Garland Co, Ark sometime after 1880.

9. Census, 1900, Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States. Asa Helms is 60, b July 1839, farmer, married 27 years to wife Martha A (43, b Oct 1856, 10 children, 8 living), dau Ella E (25, single, b Aug 1874), son Vernon M (20, single, b Apr 1880, farmer), son Joseph E (19, single, b Oct 1882, b NC, farm laborer), dau Hattie J (13, b Aug 1886, b AR), son James J (10, b June 1889, farm laborer), dau Pearl N (8, b May 1892), son Montie C (5, b Jan 1895), dau Ruby L (2, b Feb 1898). (District 110, Center Twp, Sebastian Co, AR, family 31)

10. Occupation: Farmer. 202


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Asa married Memcy Eunice HELMS, daughter of Allen* HELMS and Sarah* WINCHESTER, on 11 Feb 1858 in Union County, North Carolina, United States.199 (Memcy Eunice HELMS was born on 12 Nov 1838 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 193 and died before 1873 in Union County, North Carolina, United States.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage, 11 Feb 1858, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 199 Asa Helms married Memcy (Eunice) Helms on 11 Feb 1858 in Union County, NC.


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Asa next married Martha Elizabeth BROOM, daughter of Joseph BROOM and Living, on 4 Mar 1873 in Union County, North Carolina, United States.200 (Martha Elizabeth BROOM was born in 1856 in North Carolina, United States,201 died in 1901 201 and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas 201.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage, 4 Mar 1873, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 200 Asa Helms, age 33, son of Tilmon Helms and Sarah Helms, and Martha Broom, age 17, daughter of Joseph Broom and Elizabeth Broom, married on 4 Mar 1873 at Sandy Ridge, Union County, NC.




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