Frances Sawyer “Fanny” <I>Newman</I> Helm

Frances Sawyer “Fanny” Newman Helm

Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England
Death 22 Apr 1906 (aged 65)
Fresno County, California, USA
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Memorial ID 23066386 · View Source
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In 1861 New York educated Frances Sawyer Newman married William Helm in Placer County California. She moved with William to Fresno County in 1865.

As her husband continued to succeed in each business he invested in, Frances, or Fanny as she is shown in the Census, began raising their large family including children Jessie, Mary, Francis, Maud, George, Frank and Agnes.

The block where Community Hospital now sits was once owned by her family and the Helm Building was one of her son Frank's successful business ventures. A true pioneer in the San Joaquin Valley.

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Gravesite Details Her children list her maiden name as Newman, Neuman and as Sawyer, just depends on which record you check

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  • Created by: Lester Letson
  • Added: 23 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23066386
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Sawyer “Fanny” Newman Helm (17 Oct 1840–22 Apr 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23066386, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA ; Maintained by Lester Letson (contributor 46627920) .