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Subject: Re: [NCLEE] Sanford Obit
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 13:42:06 EST
Thank you so much. I probably appreciate this lead more than any ever.....
Here is what they have and what it should be.
Should be Della Helms with father John Skipper and mother Janie Keziah or
Kissiah. Spelling varies.
No wonder we can't find people. I have made hundreds of corrections.
Joy Skipper Cornwell
_North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975_
about Dellia Helnes
Name: Dellia Helnes
[Dellia Happell] Gender: Female Race: White Age: 49 Birth Date: 27
Feb 1876 Birth Place: Mecklenburg Death Date: 11 Oct 1925 Death Location:
Sanford, Lee Spouse's Name: M A Helnes Father's Name: John A Happell Mother's
Name: Janie Gazar
In a message dated 1/10/2009 12:55:03 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Go to Ancestry.com and look for Dellia Helnes. That's the way they have it
listed. If you can't locate it then let me know and I will download it for
In the Death Certificates, I only listed the surname Helms then used the
soundex. She was b. 27 Feb 1876, Meck Co., NC, d. 11 Oct 1925, Lee Co.,
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Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:12 AM
Subject: [NCLEE] Sanford Obit
> Does anyone know how I can obtain an obituary for Della Louise Skipper
> Helms wife of Mark Alexander Helms?
> She was born in Charlotte February 27, 1876 and died in Sanford supposedly
> October 11, 1925.
> Marks death certificate says the informant is Mrs. M. A. Helms, however we
> did not know he had remarried unless her dod is incorrect. Mark died June
> 1944. I have his information from ancestry but cannot find anything on
> She has been Louise, Lula and other familiar names with the censuses.
> Thank you very much,
> Joy Skipper Cornwell
> Information from ancestry.
> North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
> Name: Mark Alexander Helms
> Gender: Male
> Race: White
> Age: 68
> Birth Date: 2 Mar 1876
> Birth Place: Mecklenberg
> Death Date: 16 Jun 1944
> Death Location: Sanford, Lee
> Father's Name: Kenneth Helms
> Mother's Name: Dorcus McManus
> RESIDENCE: Sanford, Lee, North Carolina
> INFORMANT: MRS. M. A. HELMS
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