Helena Wacker

Female 1887 - 1944  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Helena Wacker  [1
    Born Nov 1887  South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Township 99, Hutchinson County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1900 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 12 
    Wacker, Christian (spelled Wakker).  1900 U. S. Federal Census, Township 99, range 56, Hutchinson County, South Dakota
    Wacker, Christian (spelled Wakker). 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Township 99, range 56, Hutchinson County, South Dakota
    Christian Wacker; his wife, Elisabeth Kaiser Wacker; their children: Paulina Helena, Hulda, Clara, Edmund, Minna
    Census 1910  Unincorporated Village of Garrison, Towship 141, range;14, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1910 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 22 
    Wacker, Christian.  1910 U. S. Federal Census.  McLean County, Township 141, range 14, North Dakota
    Wacker, Christian. 1910 U. S. Federal Census. McLean County, Township 141, range 14, North Dakota
    Christian Wacker; his wife, Elisabeth Kayser; their children: Helen, Hulda, Clara, Edmund, Minna, Freda, Ruth
    Census 1915  Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1915 North Dakota State Census 
    Age: Abt. 28 
    Wacker, Christian.  1915 North Dakota State Census, Garrison, McLean County.
    Wacker, Christian. 1915 North Dakota State Census, Garrison, McLean County.
    Christian Wacker; his wife, Elizabeth Kayser Wacker; some of their children: Helen, Edmund, Freda, Mina, Ruth.
    Census 1925  Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1925 North Dakota State Census 
    Age: Abt. 38 
    Wacker, Christian.  1925 North Dakota State Census, Garrison, McLean County
    Wacker, Christian. 1925 North Dakota State Census, Garrison, McLean County
    Christian Wacker; his wife, Elizabeth Kayser Wacker; some of their children: Helen and Ruth.
    Census 1930  Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1930 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 42 
    Wacker, Christian.  1930 U. S. Federal Census. Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota
    Wacker, Christian. 1930 U. S. Federal Census. Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota
    Christian Wacker; his wife, Elizabeth Kayser Wacker; two of their children: Helena and Ruth.
    Died 1944  Prob. Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: Abt. 57 
    Buried Date Unknown  Garrison Cemetery, Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: At. 57 
    Wacker, Helen.  Garrison Cemetery, Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota
    Wacker, Helen. Garrison Cemetery, Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota
    Person ID I2646  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2012 

    Father Christian Wacker,   b. 16 Dec 1856, Freudenthal, Freudental, Odessa, Kherson, Russia (See notes) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1932, Worrall Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kayser,   b. 1 Jan 1865, Alexanderhilf, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1935, Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt. 1879  Freudenthal, Odessa, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 7
    Family ID F780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Helena Wacker is a 12 year old, white, single female. She was born in South Dakota of parents who were both born in Russia. She is at school and has attended school for 10 months. She reads, writes, and speaks English. She lives with her parents, Elizabeth and Christian, and five siblings: Paulina Hulda, Clara, Edmund, Minna. The family lives in Township 99, Range 56, Hutchinson County, South Dakota, in an unincorporated village, Freeman Town. [ChW 01.]
             In the 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Helen or Helena is a 22 year old, white, single female. She was born in South Dakota of parents who were both born in either Russia or Germany and were native speakers of German or Russian. She speaks, reads, and writes English. She is no longer in school. Her occupation is that of sales lady in her own store, probably that of her father. She is considered a worker. She was not out of work in 1909. She lives with her parents, Christian and Elizabeth and seven siblings: Hulda, Clara, Edmund, Minna, Freda, Ruth. The family lives in the unincorporated village of Garrison, Township 141, range 14, McLean County, North Dakota. [ChW 02.]
             There is little information provided in the 1915 North Dakota State Census. Helen is listed as a native born, white female between 20 and 60. She lives with her parents, Christian and Elizabeth Wacker, both foreign born. She also lives with other siblings, Edmund, a brother, and three sisters Freda, Mina, and Ruth, who are listed as between five years and 20. The family lives in Garrison, McLean County. [ChW 07.]
             In the 1925 North Dakota State Census, Helen's age is not listed, but she is classified as between 20 and 60. She lives with her parents, Christian, a 68 year old, white, foreign born male, and her mother, a 60 year old, white, foreign born female. Her sister, Ruth's age is listed as 17, and she is categorized between five and 20. The family lives in Garrison, McLean County. [ChW 08.]

             In the 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Helen is a 42 year old, white, single female. She was born in South Dakota of parents who were both born in Russia and who both spoke German before arriving in the United States. She reads, writes, and speaks English. Helen is employed as a sales lady in a retail store. She is classified as a worker and is at work at the time of the census. She lives with her parents, Elizabeth and Christian, and one sister, Ruth. The family lives in Garrison, McLean County, North Dakota. [ChW 06.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S8359] Christian Wacker household, 1900 U. S. Census, Hutchinson County, South Dakota, Township 99, ED 182, SD 2, sheet 6B, dwelling 85, family 85; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1550. [ChW 01.].

    2. [S8360] Christian Wacker household, 1910 U. S. Census, McLean County, Township 141, Range 14, Unicorporated Village of Garrison, ED 91, SD 2, sheet 12A, dwelling 266, family 216; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 1144, image 249. [ChW 02.].

    3. [S8367] Christian Wacker household, 1915 North Dakota State Census, McLean County, City of Garrison, line 67, family 17, NDSC, roll 06865. Ancestry.com (2008). North Dakiota State Censuses, 1915 and 1925 (Database Online). Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc. [ChW 07.].

    4. [S8368] Christian Wacker household, 1925 North Dakota Census, McLean County, City of Garrison, sheet 18, line 8, dwelling 175, family number 185; ndsc, roll 5236. Ancestry.com. (2008). North Dakota State Censuses, 1915 and 1925 [Database Online]. The Generations Network, Inc. [ChW 08.].

    5. [S8365] Christian Wacker household, 1930 U. S. Census, McLean County, City of Garrison, ED 17, SD 1, sheet 5A, dwelling 81, family 83; National Archives micropublication T626, roll 1738. [ChW 06.].

    6. [S8414] Helen Wacker, death date, 1944; Ancestry.com. (2012). Web: North Dakota, Find A Grave Index, 1861-2011 (Database Online). Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [HeW 01.].

    7. [S9170] Johann Nicholas Wacker, from Ancestry.com Family Tree owner Jason Zenker, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/6977349/person/-110061124?ssrc= [JNW 01.].


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