Information for Mary Cammie Gray Helm
6 April, 1875 – 23 November, 1963
From the Idaho Free Press
Saturday, 23 November, 1963
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Mrs. Mary C. Helm, 88, of Caldwell Route 6, died this morning
at her home.
She was born April 6, 1875, at Florissant, Colo. She moved with her
family to Missouri when five years old. They lived there three
years. She returned to Colorado with her family by covered
wagon where they settled at Phippsburg, Colo., where her
She was married to Joseph H. Helm Sept. 18, 1895, and
the couple homesteaded in Pleasant Valley near Steamboat
Springs, Colo., where the couple lived until 1914.
They came to Parma by covered wagon, and have lived in Idaho since
that time, with the exception of two years spent in
California. They had made their home on Caldwell Route 6 for
the past 17 years. Mr. Helm died Jan. 29, 1962.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons, David, Caldwell, Glen, Potlatch, and
Emery, Plummer; three daughters, Mrs. A. L. Blood, Mrs. Mary
A. Lees and Olive H. Williams; all of Caldwell; a sister, Mrs.
Minnie Hagler, Sarcoxie, Mo.; 26 grandchildren and 49
great-grandchildren. Three sons and a daughter preceded her in
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the
Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Harold N. Nye will
officiate. Interment will be in Parma.
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