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Helen Gertrude Sullivan Held
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Birth: Aug., 1897, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1922, USA

Helen was the only daughter of Michael P. SULLIVAN. She was the first child of Michael's second marriage to Theresa R. JUNKINS. Tessie died of tuberculosis 29 November 1900 when Helen was just 3 years old. Helen and her brother Harold also contracted tuberculosis. Helen married in 1917 to Frederick Andrew HELD. Frederick and Helen had two daughters, Mary Elisabeth and Eileen. Helen died at age 25 when Eileen was still an infant. Eileen died of baby consumption the next year.

Obituary:
HELD - On Monday, November 27, 1922, at 2:20 a.m., Helen Sullivan HELD, wife of Fred E. Held. Funeral from the residence of her father, Michael P. Sullivan, 7306 Monticello street, Homewood, Wednesday, November 29, at 8:30 a.m. Solemn mass at Holy Rosary Church, at 9 o'clock. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. [Erie (Pa.) papers please copy.]

Mrs. Frederick A. Held - Mrs. Helen Sullivan Held, aged 25, wife of Frederick A. Held, died yesterday in the home of her father, Michael P. Sullivan, 7306 Monticello street, East End. She was a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh and was a member of the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church. Besides her husband and father, she leaves two daughters, Miss Mary Elizabeth Held and Miss Eileen Held, and three brothers, William Sullivan, Raymond Sullivan and Harold Sullivan, all of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Gazette Times
11/28/1922 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Patrick Sullivan (1865 - 1943)
  Teresa R. Junkins Sullivan (1875 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Frederick Andrew Held (1896 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Eileen Held (1922 - 1923)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Aloysius Sullivan (1887 - 1957)**
  Joseph Patrick Sullivan (1889 - 1908)**
  Raymond Thomas Sullivan (1890 - 1966)**
  Helen Gertrude Sullivan Held (1897 - 1922)
  Harold Vincent Sullivan (1899 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Frederick and Eileen are buried at Calvary Section 121, Row 10, Grave 33
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sullivan Family Plot - Section I, Lot 135, Grave 6 - buried 11/29/1922
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Nov 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16723213
Helen Gertrude <i>Sullivan</i> Held
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Helen Gertrude <i>Sullivan</i> Held
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Helen Gertrude <i>Sullivan</i> Held
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