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Helena F. FRIESEN

Helena F. FRIESEN[1]

Female 1858 - 1948  (90 years)

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  • Name Helena F. FRIESEN 
    Born 7 Jul 1858  Neukirch, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 15 May 1873  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History One record says she died in Meade, Kansas. Another says she was born in 1859.
    Helena Friesen born in Neukirch, South Russia, to Heinrich Friesen (1836) of Molotschna, South Russia and Helena Friesen( 1835) of Neukirch, Molotschna, South Russia. She immigrated with her parents, 17 Jul 1874, aboard the SS Austrian with a Quebec landing. On 22 Feb 1875, the 1st day of a blizzard, they emigrated from the Mennonite settlement in Manitoba for the Mennonite settlement in Jansen, Nebraska where other family had settled.
    She married Johann Harms 13 Apr 1878 in Jansen, Nebraska. After his death in 1884, she married Frank Sawatzky. In 1916 they moved to Meade, Kansas. Having been widowed for the second time in 1934, she lived with her daughter Lena Harms Rempel, from 1935 to April 1940 as shown in the 1940 Jansen Village census. She moved to Dallas, Oregon in 1940. 
    Immigration 17 Jul 1874  Austrian; Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Reference Number 075hl 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Buried Abt Nov 1948  Dallas Cemetery, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Nov 1948  Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I461  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2013 

    Father Heinrich B. FRIESEN,   b. 2 May 1836, Ohrloff, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1900, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Helena S. FRIESEN,   b. 7 Oct 1835, Neukirch, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1911, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1856  Ohrloff, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Johan S. HARMS,   b. 3 Dec 1839, Blumstein, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1887, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1878  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helena HARMS,   b. 10 Mar 1879, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1964, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Elizabeth HARMS,   b. 5 Mar 1880, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1928, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     3. Katherina (Kathrien) HARMS,   b. 4 Jul 1881, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1964, Riverside, Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Isaac H. HARMS,   b. 28 Jul 1882, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1947, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Aganetha HARMS,   b. 17 Nov 1883, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1977, Salem, Marion, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +6. Sarah HARMS,   b. 2 May 1885, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1985, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
    Family ID F11794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Franz K. SAWATZKY,   b. 9 Jun 1865, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1934, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1887  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
    +1. Susanna SAWATZKY,   b. 12 Jan 1888, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1962  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Eva SAWATZKY,   b. 6 Oct 1889, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1977, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +3. Heinrich SAWATZKY,   b. 2 Mar 1891, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1969, Denair, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Franz SAWATZKY,   b. 12 Feb 1893, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1900, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Gertruda SAWATZKY,   b. 8 Feb 1895, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1900, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     6. Hulda SAWATZKY,   b. 26 Feb 1899, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1900, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Photos
    Sawatzky, Franz K.-1865 & Friesen, Helena F.-1857
    Sawatzky, Franz K.-1865 & Friesen, Helena F.-1857
    Courtesy of Marjorie Harms.
    Family ID F366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 15 May 1873 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1878 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1887 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Nov 1948 - Dallas Cemetery, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Nov 1948 - Dallas, Polk, Oregon Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Friesen, Helena F
    Friesen, Helena F
    Courtesy of Marjorie Harms.

    Headstones
    Friesen, Helena F.-1857 (HS)
    Friesen, Helena F.-1857 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 41 (Family #97), 275, 292.

    2. [S235] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #284, Pg. 1.

    3. [S237] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #83, Pg. 4A.

    4. [S238] United States Federal Census, Meade, Meade, Kansas; Enumeration District #108, Pg. 9B.

    5. [S239] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #98, Pg. 3B.

    6. [S240] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #48-5, Pg. 5B.

    7. [S360] Quebec Passenger Lists of Mennonite Immigrants to Manitoba: 1874 - 1880, by Barkman, Cathy Friesen, (published by the Hanover Steinbach Historical Society, Inc).

    8. [S452] Oregon Death Index, Cert. #12655.

    9. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 269, 271.

    10. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 275, 292.