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Samuel Helwig

Male 1882 - 1951  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Samuel Helwig  [1, 2
    Born May 1882  Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Apr 1951  [2
    Buried 9 Apr 1951  Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • (Research):1920 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp
      Enumerated 16 and 17 Jan 1920
      SD 7 ED 178 Sheet 3B
      72-75
      Helwig, Samuel W Hd M W 37 M Mich NY NY Farmer
      Helwig, Laura L Wf F W 34 M NY NY NY
      Helwig, Calvin L Son M W 6/2 S Mich Mich NY
    Person ID I29082  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father George Wilhelm Helwig,   b. 1 Apr 1847, Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1917, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Catherine Warner,   b. 14 Jan 1851, Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1917, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1870  Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F9386  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Laura L. Klinkman,   b. 8 Sep 1885,   d. 25 Apr 1970  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy K. Helwig,   b. 10 Jul 1916, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1916, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F11002  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1882 - Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Apr 1951 - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Live Wire Bible Class of the Evangelical United Brethern Church Sunday School, Cass City Michigan, ca 1917
    Live Wire Bible Class of the Evangelical United Brethern Church Sunday School, Cass City Michigan, ca 1917
    FRONT ROW, l to r, Grant McConnell, class leader; UNKNOWN Clergyman, UNKNOWN class member, William Schwegler, Sam Helwig, George Burg
    SECOND ROW, l to r, Hattie Helwig McConnell, Janet "Jennie" Gardner Buehrly, Minerva Helwig Sherman, Mary Buehrly Striffler, Mary Mark Buehrly
    THIRD ROW; l to r, Alma Striffler Schenck holding her baby Ruth, Lena Helwig Jaus, Lillian Striffler Ricker, Minnie Jesse Benkelman, Mary Schwegler Jaus, Jacob Hiller.
    Note: Alma Striffler Schenck's three year old son, Donald, was said to be asleep in the Model T Ford just to the left of the group at the time this photo was taken
    FOURTH ROW: l to r, Elsie Buehrly, Mary Striffler Helwig, Cora Helwig Klinkman, Laura McConnell Hiller, Alice Ross Schwegler, Mary McLellan Joos, Ed Helwig
    FIFTH ROW, l to r, Art Ricker, Erwin Kercher, Ed Buehrly, Harvey Klinkman, UNKNOWN Class Member, Fred Buehrly, Fred Joos
    TOP ROW, l to r, Sol Striffler, Clayton Schenck, Fred Jaus, William Ackerman, Sam Jaus

    It appears that at least 33 of the 36 adults in this Sunday School class were directly related, through either blood or marriage, to the Striffler, Benkelman and Helwig families who emigrated together from Erie County, New York to Tuscola County, Michigan beginning in the 1860's.

    PLEASE HELP US IDENTIFY THE UNKNOWN INDIVIDUALS.

  • Sources 
    1. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp, SD 8 ED 110 Sheet 5B (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S722] Elkland (Twp, Tuscola Co, MI) Cemetery Records ; http://elkland.rawson.lib.mi.us/.