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Helena JANZEN

Helena JANZEN[1]

Female 1858 - 1937  (78 years)

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  • Name Helena JANZEN 
    Born 14 Nov 1858  Berdyansk, Taurida Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 10 Aug 1873  Circassian; Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptism 29 Oct 1876  Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History One record says that she was born in 1859 and died on 9 Nov. In the 1900 U. S. Census she is listed in Beatrice, Nebraska with her brother Cornelius. Her year of birth is given as 1859 in the census. 1874 to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. 1876 to Beatrice, Nebraska. 1914 to Pasadena, California. She probably was single. Beatrice MF CHR 11 p. 13: baptized by Leonhard Sudermann. 
    Reference Number 119hl 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died 9 Nov 1937  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Nov 1937  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7531  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2015 

    Father Cornelius JANZEN,   b. 2 Jul 1822, Tiegenhof, Gross Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1894, Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Helena H. FRIESEN,   b. 1 Dec 1822, Danzig-Schidlitz, Danzig, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1897, Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 4 May 1848  Danzig-Schidlitz, Danzig, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Photos
    Janzen, Cornelius-1822 Family (~1873)
    Janzen, Cornelius-1822 Family (~1873) copy
    Taken in 1873 just before emigrating to Canada after Cornelius was ordered out of Russia and before they left. This is probably the last picture taken of any of them in Europe. Cornelius and Helena have just celebrated their Silver (25th) Anniversary.
    Back Row (left to right): Margaretha-1849, Peter-1852, John-1857, Anna-1854
    Center Row: Helena-1822, Cornelius-1822 Anna von Riesen-1829;
    Front: Cornelius Jr.-1863, Helena Jr.-1858
    Family ID F5467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1858 - Berdyansk, Taurida Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 29 Oct 1876 - Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Nov 1937 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Nov 1937 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Janzen, Helena-1858
    Jansen, Helena-1858
    Courtesy of Maggie E. McQuillan (b-1950).
    Janzen, Cornelius-1822 Family (~1873)
    Janzen, Cornelius-1822 Family (~1873) copy
    Taken in 1873 just before emigrating to Canada after Cornelius was ordered out of Russia and before they left. This is probably the last picture taken of any of them in Europe. Cornelius and Helena have just celebrated their Silver (25th) Anniversary.
    Back Row (left to right): Margaretha-1849, Peter-1852, John-1857, Anna-1854
    Center Row: Helena-1822, Cornelius-1822 Anna von Riesen-1829;
    Front: Cornelius Jr.-1863, Helena Jr.-1858
    Courtesy of Maggie E. McQuillan (b-1950).

  • Sources 
    1. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pg. 267.

    2. [S235] United States Federal Census, Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska; LDS microfilm #1,254,749 & NARA microfilm T9-0749; Pg. 87C.

    3. [S408] Beatrice, Nebraska. First Mennonite Church Record Book, Pg. 13.