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Helen “Nellie” <I>Stevison</I> French

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Helen “Nellie” Stevison French

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death
3 Jan 1954 (aged 85)
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Burial
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA GPS-Latitude: 41.9827766, Longitude: -87.6894455
Plot
Sect. 119, Lot 89, north half
Memorial ID
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Knight of Baha'u'llah
Helen, known as Nellie, was a member of the Baha'i Faith from it's earliest days. She was one of the first Baha'is to live in Arizona. She was one of the first women elected to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, and she pioneered to Monaco, in response to the Ten Year Crusade goals and was named a Knight of Baha'u'llah. She died in Monaco, at age 85, and was buried with other members of her family in Chicago, Illinois.

An extensive obituary can be found in the Baha'i World Vol. XII

Her husband is:
Stuart Whitney French
12 Feb 1867 New York
31 Jul 1946 Los Angeles
Knight of Baha'u'llah
Helen, known as Nellie, was a member of the Baha'i Faith from it's earliest days. She was one of the first Baha'is to live in Arizona. She was one of the first women elected to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, and she pioneered to Monaco, in response to the Ten Year Crusade goals and was named a Knight of Baha'u'llah. She died in Monaco, at age 85, and was buried with other members of her family in Chicago, Illinois.

An extensive obituary can be found in the Baha'i World Vol. XII

Her husband is:
Stuart Whitney French
12 Feb 1867 New York
31 Jul 1946 Los Angeles


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  • Created by: Candace Hill
  • Added: Oct 6, 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/170934062/helen-french: accessed ), memorial page for Helen “Nellie” Stevison French (19 Oct 1868–3 Jan 1954), Find a Grave Memorial ID 170934062, citing Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Candace Hill (contributor 47629018).