Indiana McCaslins

Virgil HelmsAge: 78 years18971975

Name
Virgil Helms
Birth March 1, 1897 37 34
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a sisterMaggie Mae Helms
about 1901 (Age 3 years)
Census 1910 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Charles Noble Helms
February 17, 1925 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1930 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherCharles Joseph (Charley) Helms
October 25, 1951 (Age 54 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherCharles Joseph (Charley) Helms
after October 25, 1951 (Age 54 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Rose Lawn Park Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 42632403
Death of a motherArthula (Gertrude) Riggs
January 13, 1952 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherCharley Joseph Helms
October 25, 1952 (Age 55 years)
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Burial of a brotherCharley Joseph Helms
October 27, 1952 (Age 55 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Rose Lawn Park Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 42632391
Death of a brotherJames Harker Helms
April 15, 1953 (Age 56 years)

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Burial of a brotherJames Harker Helms
about April 15, 1953 (Age 56 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Rose Lawn Park Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 42632417
Death of a sisterMaggie Mae Helms
February 7, 1957 (Age 59 years)

Death of a wifeMyrtle Long McCaslin
December 25, 1972 (Age 75 years)

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Burial of a wifeMyrtle Long McCaslin
after December 25, 1972 (Age 75 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Rose Lawn Park Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 42632436
Death of a sonCharles Noble Helms
September 12, 1974 (Age 77 years)
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Burial of a sonCharles Noble Helms
September 14, 1974 (Age 77 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Rose Lawn Park, Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 21170317
Death August 4, 1975 (Age 78 years)
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Burial August 6, 1975 (2 days after death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Rose Lawn Park Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 26417965
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Marriage: January 30, 1882, Washington, Arkansas
23 months
elder brother
7 years
elder brother
8 years
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5 years
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son
Charles Noble Helms
Birth: February 17, 1925 27 20Arkansas
Death: September 12, 1974Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas
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BirthSocial Security Death Index
BirthFind a Grave
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathSocial Security Death Index
DeathFind a Grave
BurialFind a Grave
Burial
Rose Lawn Park Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 26417965
Shared note
In the 1910 US Federal Census for Upper, Sebastian, Arkansas, 51-year-old Missouri-born Charles J Helms and his 45-year-old Arkansas-born wife, Arthula [Riggs] Helms have been married for twenty-eight years. It is a first marriage for both. Arthula has borne eight children and six are living. Four of these six Arkansas-born children are living with them. They are 27-year-old James H, 21-year-old Charles F [sic], 11-year-old Virgil and 9-year-old Maggie M. Also in this household is a boarder, 26-year-old Mississippi-born Henry Erley [?]. The family is living on a rented farm. Virgil and Maggie have attended school in the past year. Everyone except Henry and Maggie is literate. Everyone except Maggie is recorded as being able to speak English. Charles is the manager of a stone quarry, James is a teamster (job work), Charles is an engineer (stone crusher) and Henry is a laborer in the stone quarry. None have had any months without work in the past year. Charles' parents were born in Indiana; Arthula's parents were born in Kentucky; the children's father was born in Missouri and their mother in Arkansas; Henry's parents were born in the United States. On 9 Sep 1918, when 20-year-old Vergle [sic] Helms registers for the WWI Draft, he states that his permanent address in RFD #2, Ft Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, that he was born 1 Mar 1898, and a white native born citizen. He is a farmer, working for W H Moody of RFD #2, Ft Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas. His nearest relative is his father Charles Helms of RFD #2, Ft Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas. He is tall, slender with light blue eyes and dark brown hair. He has no disabilities. On 21 Oct 1922, 23-year-old Mr Virgil Helms and 18-year-old Miss Myrtle McCaslin, both of Fort Smith, Sebestian, Arkansas, applied for a marriage license at the Sebastian County Courthouse. The license was issued by Luther Hopkins, County Clerk. They were married the same day by J.L. McAlister In the 1930 US Federal Census for Mont Sandels, Sebastian, Arkansas, 72-year-old Missouri-born Charley J Helms and his 64-year-old Arkansas-born wife Arthula [Riggs] Helms were married when he was 22- and she was 18-years-old [abt 1888]. In their household are their 32-year-old Arkansas-born son Virgil Helm, Virgil's wife, 25-year-old Arkansas-born Myrtle [McCaslin] Helm, and their children, 7-year-old Arkansas-born Wayne J and 5-year-old Noble C. Virgil was 25- and Myrtle was 17-years-old when they married [abt 1922]. Wayne has attended school in the past year, but Noble has not. Both Charley and Virgil are farmers and have worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Neither has served in the military. Charley's parents were born in Indiana, Arthula's father was born in Tennessee [sic] and her mother in Arkansas; Virgil's and Myrtle's fathers were born in Missouri and their mothers in Arkansas, the childrens parents were born in Arkansas. Virgil Helms, born 1 Mar 1897, died Aug 1975. His last residence of record was Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas 72901. He had applied for his Social Security number in Arkansas in 1951. Obituary from findagrave.com, contributed by Tonia Holleman. Virgil Helms, 78 years old of Star route Van Buren, Arkansas died Monday night August 4, 1975 in a local hospital. He was a member of the Methodist Church and retired Sebastian County highway employee. Survivors are two sons; a daughter, Dorothy; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. James Linam was the officiating minister. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery.