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Sr Mary Lucretia Hellems
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1886
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1966

Ella Gertrude Hellems was born on 7 November 1886 in Buffalo, New York, to James A Hellems and his wife Anna Maria Barrett. She was the fourth of eight children. Ella was baptized as "Helen Gertrude" on 14 January 1887 at St Brigid's Church in Buffalo; baptismal sponsors were Patrick and Emma McLaughlin. Her father died when she was six years old; the 1900 US Census of Erie County, New York, lists her as living at 59 Van Renssalaer with her widowed mother. Ella joined the Order of St Francis as "Sister Mary Lucretia"; her younger sister Annie became "Sister Mary Yolanda". She died, 13 April 1966, aged 79, and was buried at Gethsemane Cemetery in Williamsville, New York.


 
 
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 Parents:
  James A Hellems (1856 - 1892)
  Anna Maria Barrett Hellems (1857 - 1943)
 
 Siblings:
  James Arthur Hellems (1876 - 1937)*
  Mary Lillian Agnes Hellems Shea (1879 - 1958)*
  William E Hellems (1883 - 1962)*
  Mary Lucretia Hellems (1886 - 1966)
  Maud Hellems (1891 - 1891)*
  Frank J Hellems (1892 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SISTER
MARY LUCRETIA
HELLEMS
APRIL 13, 1966
R. I. P.

 
Burial:
Gethsemane Cemetery
Williamsville
Erie County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: May 31, 2009
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