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(Abt 1800-After 1850)
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Ann Barbara Lintzen
(Abt 1830-After 1903)

Helen Lind Studley
(1850-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Curtis Poapst

Helen Lind Studley 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 26 Nov 1850, Cedar Creek, Washington, Wisconsin, United States
  • Christened: 31 Oct 1884, Free Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Marriage (1): Curtis Poapst on 12 Nov 1868 in Viola, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States
  • Died: 11 Jul 1921, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States at age 70 5
  • Buried: Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States

   Other names for Helen were Helen Lind Poaps, Helen Lind Poapst, Helen Steadleigh, Helen Lind Steadley, Helen Stedleigh and Ellen Stedly.

  Research Notes:

Family records of Lorna (Wallace) Johnson have her name as Helen Lind Studley. The family Bible has Studley and Poapst as the spellings of last name.

Lorna Wallace family tree has name as Helen Lind Studley b. 26 Nov 1850, Cedar Creek, Washington Co., Wisconsin.

More info found in FamilySearch.org.

http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bill_r&id=I4553 has spelling of name as Helen Steadleigh.

Daughter Edith Poapst spelled her mother's married name "Poaps" on a postcard dated 19 February 1907. Later family records and photographs consistently have "Poapst." A postcard from another person has "Popps." These variations occur in other Canadian and American branches of the family.

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According to The Town of Polk website (http://www.tn.polk.wi.gov/), the town of Polk, Wisconsin had its boundaries established by the U.S. government around 1830. The town's Cedar Creek flows out of Cedar Lake and is a tributary of the Milwaukee River. "By 1846, 14 families lived in Cedar Creek."

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According to Wayne, Poapst, descendant of Curtis Poapst's brother Alexander, Curtis "married a girl from Prince Edward County which lies in Lake Ontario between Kingston and Belleville, near the town of Picton." 6

  Death Notes:

Rosemary Benson speculates that she may have died in Minnesota.

  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1871, Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. Div 3
Pg 12
Ln 16
HN
FN
Last Name Poapst
First Name Helen
Sex F
Age 20
Birthplace U.S.A.
Religion Lutheran
Origin American
Occupation
Marital M

Christening, 31 Oct 1884, Free Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

Residence, Abt 1891, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States.

Residence, 1904-abt 1908, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States.

Residence: 826 E. 5th Street, 1905-1907, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States.

Residence: 510 W. Center Street, abt 1908-abt 1909, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States. with daughter Hettie and son-in-law Dr. J. L. Beebe

Residence: 311 Walnut Avenue, abt 1909-abt 1920, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. Notes on photographs have only "Walnut St." but postcards have 311 Walnut Ave.

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Residence, 1911, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Census: U.S, 1920, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. 7 Helen was living with Will and Edith at the time of 1920 census.

Census: U.S, 7 Jan 1920, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. 8 Household:
William H Wallace, Head, M 49y, b Canada, Executive Secretary, YMCA
Edith P Wallace, Wife, F 39y, b Canada
Lind H Wallace, Son, M 7y, b California
Stanley Wallace, Son, M 37y, b California
Donald C Wallace, Son, M 21y, b Minnesota
Helen L Poapst, Mother-in-law, F 69y, b Wisconsin


Helen married Curtis Poapst, son of John Frederick Poapst and Margaret Wood, on 12 Nov 1868 in Viola, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States. (Curtis Poapst was born on 21 Jul 1843 in Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp, Stormont, Eastern District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Canada West (Ontario), Canada, died on 28 Feb 1885 in Osnabruck Centre, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada and was buried in Poapst Homestead (Willis United Cemetery), Lunenburg, Osnabruck (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada 9.)


  Marriage Notes:

The Curtis Poapst family Bible marriage certificate states that they were married in Viola in the county of Wabasha on 12 November 1868. Married by Palmer Sitts, Pastor of the Cong. [6th? Chh] of Elgin, Wabasha Co. Witesses Mrs. S. C. Sitts, George Sinsein(?).

Sources


1 Johnson, DeWayne B. and Lorna Wallace Johnson, Johnson/Wallace Family Tree.

2 Personal Documents, Lorna D. Wallace (Johnson) family documents & photographs.

3 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3047155&id=I582506050 (Rosemary Benson).

4 Correspondence, Wayne Poapst e-mail message.

5 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial # 37600882.

6 Website:, http://www.tn.polk.wi.gov/.

7 http://www.familysearch.org, https://www.familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/M8NQ-BBY/p_197955197.

8 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHQ8-2WN : accessed 4 January 2016), Donald C Wallace in household of William H Wallace, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing s.

9 Website:, http://www3.bell.net/gaylesen/cemeteries1.html Transcription of gravestones at Willis United Cemetery.


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