♀ 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.