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William Helm
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1760
Frederick County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 17, 1806
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA

Misc Notes: Captain William Helm served in the Revolutionary War as an officer in the Virginia Continental Line, was beleived to serve under George Rogers Clarke.

Death Notes: William drowned in 1806 while making a trip between Virginia and Kentucky. He was crossing either the Mississippi or the Ohio River. He was thought to be operating a freighting service on the river.

Misc Notes: Home was named " Helms Hill " Berkeley County, Virginia now West Virginia .

More Notes: Capt. William Helm lived at Helm's Hill in Jefferson County, West Virginia
(was Virginia at the time) He was in the Rev. army and decorated for gallantry. He resided in Shelby County Kentucky in the late 1700s and early 1800s. He drowned in the Mississippi River in 1806. His second wife, Agnes Pickett Helm, was d/o Capt. William Pickett of Rev army and wife Lucy Blackwell Green, widow of Moses Green. Agnes Pickett Helm and two children of first wife, Elizabeth & Thomas Helm, returned to Virginia to her father's house after death of her husband . 
 
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 Spouses:
  Agatha Pickett Helm (1770 - 1826)
  Margaret Rankin Helm (1757 - 1788)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: BURIAL UNKNOWN
 
Burial:
Warrenton Cemetery
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Paula Harris
Record added: Aug 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115963048
William Helm
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Added by: Linda Stienstra
 
 
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May you rest in peace
- paula helms harris
 Added: Aug. 24, 2013
May you rest in peace
- paula helms harris
 Added: Aug. 24, 2013
 
 
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