♀ Helena Roetzheim

1863 - 1951

 

Helen, Lena

Helena Roetzheim
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Parents
Spouse
Frederic Gartner
Frederic Gartner
1860 - 1934
Children
Siblings
Henry Roetzheim
Henry Roetzheim
1858 - 1927
Elisabeth Roetzheim
Elisabeth Roetzheim
1860 - 1939
Catharina Roetzheim
Catharina Roetzheim
1869 - 1944

Helena immigrated from Germany to New York City in 1883 with only one suitcase.  She struggled to find work in New York, and was told jobs were available in Chicago.  She moved to Chicago and found work ironing, and met her future husband Frederic Gartner. 

1863


Oct 31
Age: 1d
1863 Robert College of IstanbulTurkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.
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1883


Age: 19y
1883 • The Supreme Court of the United States declares part of the Civil Rights Act of 1875 to be unconstitutional, allowing individuals and corporations to discriminate based on race.

1900


Jun 12
Age: 36y

1951


Oct 22
Age: 87y
1951 • The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services and U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations begins its closed door hearings into the dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur by U.S. President Harry S Truman.

1951


Oct 24

burial


Seattle, King, Washington, USA ⇓
Buried in Calvary Cemetery.
1951 • Monogram Pictures releases sci-fi film Flight to Mars.

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