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.Descendants of Jacob Helsley, Sr.

 

Generation No. 1

1. Jacob Helsley, Sr. died 1799 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married Rachel.

Children of Jacob Helsley and Rachel are:

Generation No. 2

2. John Helsley (Jacob1) was born in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married Mary //.

Notes

"Other children unknown at this time" Brenda Doss 1991

Children of John Helsley and Mary // are:

Generation No. 3

9. Mathias Heltsley (John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born Abt 1805 in Tennessee, and died April 04, 1862 in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee. He married (1) Nancy Wilson February 15, 1825 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married (2) Rhoda Simons May 30, 1839 in Todd County , Kentucky.

Children of Mathias Heltsley and Nancy Wilson are:

10. John Henry Heltsley, Sr (John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born Abt 1812 in Todd County, KY, and died February 27, 1865 in Todd County, KY. He married (1) Martha Minerva 'Patsy" Groves in Simpson County, KY. He married (2) Martha Grace December 29, 1836 in Christian County, Kentucky. He married (3) Martha Minerva "Patsy" Groves Aft 1841 in Simpson County, KY.

Children of John Heltsley and Martha Groves are:

Generation No. 4

25. James Madison Heltsley (John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born November 09, 1852 in Todd County , Kentucky, and died November 03, 1938 in ?KY. He married (1) Lydia Helen Welborn December 21, 1873 in Todd County, Kentucky. He married (2) Sarah Ann Mansfield June 14, 1894 in Muhlenberg Co. Kentucky.

Marriage Notes

Possibly James had a second wife. Bessie's birthdate is after the death of Lydia. Also, it has always been known that Bessie was Pearl's 1/2 sister.

Who was James second wife?

Children of James Heltsley and Lydia Welborn are:

Generation No. 5

34. Willis Pearl Heltsley (James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born October 20, 1882 in Greenville, KY, and died August 10, 1963 in Marion, Williamson County, IL. He married (1) Eula Sadler October 14, 1911 in Muhlenberg County Kentucky. He married (2) Flora Rendleman 1932.

Children of Willis Heltsley and Eula Sadler are:

Child of Willis Heltsley and Flora Rendleman is:

37. Ezra Coleman Heltsley (James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born October 12, 1880 in Kentucky, and died April 03, 1961 in Marion, Williamson, Illinois. He married (1) Levina Guill. He married (2) Ellen Mifflin.

Children of Ezra Heltsley and Levina Guill are:

Generation No. 6

41. Lola Pearl Heltsley (Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born May 04, 1912 in Muhlenberg Co. KY. She married Jesse "Buck" Nicholson.

Child of Lola Heltsley and Jesse Nicholson is:

43. Paul Heltsley (Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born November 30, 1917 in ?Williamson Co, IL, and died January 19, 1979 in Granite City, IL. He married Mary Grace Angell.

Notes

Paul was killed in accident at plant he worked in. An engine, we were told dropped off a chain and crushed him.

Child of Paul Heltsley and Mary Angell is:

44. Patricia Ann Heltsley (Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born April 16, 1933 in Marion, Illinois. She married Ray Herman Clark, Jr November 10, 1947 in Piggott, Arkansas.

Children of Patricia Heltsley and Ray Clark are:

Generation No. 7

52. Billy Paul Nicholson (Lola Pearl6 Heltsley, Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1). He married Barbara.

Child of Billy Nicholson and Barbara is:

54. Linda Sue Clark (Patricia Ann6 Heltsley, Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born September 23, 1951 in Carbondale, Jackson,IL. She married Leander Doyle Brown, Jr. September 14, 1970 in Anna, Illinois.

Children of Linda Clark and Leander Brown are:

56. Randy Lynn Clark (Patricia Ann6 Heltsley, Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born May 08, 1956 in Marion, Illinois. He married Rusdiyati Hopkins May 23, 1983 in Singapore.

Child of Randy Clark and Rusdiyati Hopkins is:

58. Tracy Joan Clark (Patricia Ann6 Heltsley, Willis Pearl5, James Madison4, John Henry3, John2 Helsley, Jacob1) was born February 19, 1963 in Marion, Illinois. She married John William Lehr September 15, 1984 in Anna, Illinois.

Children of Tracy Clark and John Lehr are:

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