|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1890|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 1943|
HELEN M. DOWNS, the daughter of HARRY DOWNS and MARY AGNES DEVOR, was born April 23, 1890 in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio, and died October 18, 1943 in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio.
She married RALPH WILBUR AVERY on June 02, 1920 in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio, the son of GEORGE LUTHER AVERY and NELLIE CORNELIA EATON. He was born July 13, 1890 in Lyme, Huron County, Ohio, and died May 17, 1946 in Lyme, Huron County, Ohio.
HELEN M. DOWNS is the paternal granddaughter of GEORGE DOWNS and SARAH ANN HAYES of Ashland Ohio and the maternal granddaughter of JACOB PORTER DEVOR and MARY ANN HASSLER, also residents of Ashland Ohio.
EVENTS PRIOR TO MARRIAGE:
Thursday, March 4, 1920
Page 10, The Register, Sandusky, Ohio
Bellevue - Those who attended the vesper service at the Congregational church Sunday afternoon were delighted with the program which was rendered by the choir, Miss Esther Miller, organist, and Miss Helen Downs, chorister.
Members of the Winifred Dewey class of the Congregational church were pleasantly entertained by Miss Helen Downs and Mrs. A. C. Iloule, at the Y. W. C. L., Monday evening. A varied program was rendered. Refreshments were served.
Thursday, May 20, 1920, Sandusky Register, Sandusky, Ohio
Bellevue - One of the most delightful pre-nuptial affairs being held for the pleasure of Miss Helen Downs, whose marriage to Ralph Avery will be an event of June 2, was a miscellaneous shower given by Mrs. L. P. Oehm and Mrs. William Greenslade at the former's home on Northwest-St Tuesday evening, entertaining members of the Ohio club. A varied program consisting of musical selections and character readings were enjoyed by the guests. Little Bobby Boenrief entered the room with a pretty decorated wagon, laden with many beautiful and useful gifts for Miss Downs. A dainty luncheon was served by the hostesses, a unique color scheme of lavender, gold and white being carried out in the appointments and throughout the home.
Harry Downs (1854 - 1942)
Mary Agnes Devor Downs (1863 - 1918)
Ralph Wilbur Avery (1890 - 1946)*
Wynona May Downs (1884 - 1890)*
Helen M Downs Avery (1890 - 1943)
Edgar William Downs (1892 - 1971)*
Plot: Section V, Row 2
Created by: DeCody Brad Marble
Record added: Feb 20, 2010
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