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Helen Sousa Abert
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1887
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1975
Fairfield
Herkimer County
New York, USA

From Krista AQ Thompson:
Congressional Cemetery Archives
Abert, Helen Sousa. On Tuesday, October 14, 1975, Helen Sousa Abert, mother of Jane Priscilla Abert, daughter of the late John Phillip and Jane Van M. Sousa. Services will be held at Christ Episcopal Church of Capitol Hill, 620 G Street Southeast on Friday, October 17, at 11AM. Interment Congressional Cemetery.

Sousa Biography, page 246
Helen, the third and youngest of John Philip Sousa's children was born at 204 Sixth Street Southeast, Washington, D.C., on January 21, 1887. Her family moved to New York 1892 and she received her education there. She married Hamilton Abert, a New York stockbroker, in 1912 and was active in society. She authored a few magazine articles about her father and also wrote lyrics for two of his songs (I Love Jim and When the Boys Come Sailing Home) and one of his marches (On the Campus). After the death of her mother, she managed the family's business matters (John Philip Sousa, Incorporated). She and Mr. Abert were divorced before his death. Helen died in a Fairfield (New York) nursing home on October 14, 1975 and is buried in the John Philip Sousa plot in Congressional Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Philip Sousa (1854 - 1932)
  Jane Van M Sousa (1862 - 1944)
 
 Siblings:
  John Philip Sousa (1881 - 1937)*
  Jane Priscilla Sousa (1882 - 1958)*
  Helen Sousa Abert (1887 - 1975)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: R75, 165S.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: May 29, 2009
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Helen <i>Sousa</i> Abert
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Helen <i>Sousa</i> Abert
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