♀ 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. 

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1883


Age: 19y
1883 • Chile's National Library of Congress is founded.
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1886


Age: 22y

1900


Jun 12
Age: 36y
1900 • The United Kingdom and the United States sign a treaty for the building of a Central American shipping canal across Central America in Nicaragua.

1910


Age: 46y
1910 • The British Ship "Terra Nova" leaves London on its way toward an Antarctic expedition.

1951


Oct 22
Age: 87y
1951 September 28 – A blue sun is seen over Europe: the effect is due to ash coming from the Canadian forest fires 4 months previously.

1951


Oct 24

burial


Seattle, King, Washington, USA ⇓
Buried in Calvary Cemetery.
1951 Robert Menzies' Liberal Party government in Australia is re-elected for a second term.

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