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 Rachel Josephine <I>Hobbs</I> Helms

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Rachel Josephine Hobbs Helms

Birth
Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Death 4 Feb 1915 (aged 85)
Gonzales County, Texas, USA
Burial Leesville, Gonzales County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 19940519 View Source
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Wife of Gabriel G. Helms
married 1844
Walker Co., Texas

Mother of 8 Children:
Amanda P. [Helms] Caraway
Adelia Ann [Helms] Phipps
Laura P. [Helms] Bundick
Airy Beatrice Helms
Julia C. Helms
Rachel Helms
James E. Helms
Lilly Helms

OBITUARY: Cindy S Munson
Gonzales Inquirer Feb. 5, 1915

Aged Lady Passes On To Her Reward

Mrs. R. J. Helms of Leesville, one of the oldest and most highly respected residents of the county, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. W. Johnson at Leesville, Thursday, Feb. 4, at 12:30 p.m. following an illness of about a month. She was about 86 years of age.

She leaves one son and seven daughters. She was the mother of Mrs. M. T. Haynes of this city. Her husband died about thirty years ago .

Surviving her are also a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was a resident of Gonzales county for many years, living in the Leesville section and she was greatly revered by all who knew her.

The funeral was held this afternoon and the remains were laid to rest in the family burying ground in Union Cemetery near her old home.


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