Helen's parents are Nathaniel H. Steen and Margaret Angeline Pringle. Helen has 3 sisters and 1 brothers. Elizabeth Jane married John W. Young, Isidore married James Mendoza Young. Mary Melise is sister number 3, Her brother Samuel Steen married Alma Mailey. Samuel was the last child born. His mother died in the same year he was born. Helen's father remarried after Margaret died. His new wife Caroline Rasberry gave his 6 more children.