Helwig, Charles Richard

Birth Name Helwig, Charles Richard [1a] [2a]
Gramps ID I0006
Gender male
Age at Death 58 years, 9 months, 3 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0031] 1921-06-11 USA, Michigan, Wayne Co., Detroit Birth of Helwig, Charles Richard

[2b] [3] [4a]
Census [E0092] 1930-04-09 USA, Michigan, Wayne Co., Detroit Census Helwig, Adolph family 1930

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Marriage [E4832] 1941-06-28 USA, Michigan, Wayne Co., Detroit, Saint Mark Lutheran Marriage of Helwig, Charles Richard and Driskell, Vera Katherine

[1b] [6]
Military Service [E3276] from 1942-10-21 to 1943-05-28 USA, Michigan, Wayne Co. Military WW2 Draft-Registration, Helwig, Charles Richard

 
Residence [E3278] about 1942-11-00 USA, Michigan, Wayne Co., Detroit, Dexter 8329 Residence of Helwig, Charles Richard family

 
Military Service [E3277] between 1943-05-28 and 1943-06-16 USA, Michigan, Kalamazoo Co., Fort Custer Military WW2 Service Helwig, Fort Custer

 
Military Service [E3279] from 1943-06-19 to 1944 USA, California, Riverside Co., Camp Haan Military WW2 Service Helwig, Camp Haan

 
Military Service [E0271] between 1944-05-28 and 1944-11-00   Military WW2 Service Helwig, Training

[7a]
Military Service [E0264] 1944-12-20   Military WW2 Service Helwig, Charles Battle of the Bulge

[8] [9a]
Military Service [E0259] between 1944-12-30 and 1944-03-00   Military WW2 Service Helwig, Charles POW Stalag XIII

[10a] [11a] [12a] [13a] [14a]
Military Service [E0263] between 1945-06-30 and 1945-10-30 USA, Michigan, Calhoun Co., Battle Creek, Percy Jones General Hospital Military WW2 Service Helwig, Percy Jones General Hospital

Event Note

June 30, 1945, Relocated to Percy Jones Gen Hosp, Battle Creek, Mich.

[15a] [16a] [17a] [18a] [19a]
Military Service [E3318]     Letter; Helwig, Charles to Helwig, Vera 1943 07 16

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Military Service [E3317]     Military; Medals; Helwig, Charles

 
Military Service [E0268] 1945-06-27 USA, New Jersey, Middlesex Co., Camp Kilmer (Obsolete) Military WW2 Service Helwig, Charles Camp Kilmer

[9] [21a]
Residence [E3284] from 1949 to 1955 USA, Michigan, Oakland Co., Utica, Van Dyke Road 48051 Residence of Helwig, Charles family

[22]
Death [E0032] 1980-03-14 USA, Michigan, Washtenaw Co., Ann Arbor, University Hospital Death of Helwig, Charles Richard

[4b] [23a] [24]
Burial [E0034] about 1980-03-17 USA, Michigan, Lapeer Co., Lapeer, Mount Hope Cemetery Burial of Helwig, Charles Richard

[4c] [24] [25]

Parents

Father Helwig, Adolph G. [I0030]
Mother Miller, Minnie [I0031]
Siblings
  1. Helwig, Dorothy [I0033]
  2. Helwig, Arnold [I0032]

Families

Married Wife Driskell, Vera Katherine [I0005]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E4832] 1941-06-28 USA, Michigan, Wayne Co., Detroit, Saint Mark Lutheran Marriage of Helwig, Charles Richard and Driskell, Vera Katherine

[1b] [6]

Addresses

Date Street City County State/ Province Country Postal Code Phone Sources
  Detroit; Lake Orian; Washington; Utica; Lapeer MI              
1930-04-09 8077 ?? Detroit, Wayne   Michigan United States      

Gallery

Narrative

Generation: MF: 02: DL-0

Narrative

Last Review: 2000-3Q

Narrative

Narrative - Helwig, Adolph G. & Miller, Minnie family.

Adolph G. Helwig was born in Russia, Wolsche Buden (polish Makowiska) on August 24. 1887. Father was Edward Helwig Sr. and mother was Minnie Klinger. Minnie Miller was born in Castello, Pennsylvania on June 21, 1892. Father was Ludwig Miller and mother was Kristina Schmidtke.

Marriage: June? 1879, probably in Ohio. Both of James' parents died in July and August of that year,

1880s: Census of June 21, 1880 shows that they lived in Olmsted Falls Village. They had been married during the census year. He was working as a farm laborer and she was keeping house. Charles Ray was born the next year, August 30, 1880 in Olmsted Falls. The platt map of 1882 shows them living on Elyria Street with 4 acres. A platt map of 1912 shows the house being in a different location. Roy James was born March 13, 1883 in Olmsted Falls. Martha Lilly was born April 5, 1885 in Olmsted Falls. Velda Mae was born April 22, 1892 in Olmsted Falls.

1900's: In June 1900 the family was living on Elyria Street, Olmsted Falls Village. Probably between Columbia Street and River Street. James had his name listed as William. He had been working as a Stone Mason, but had been out of work for 3 months. Charles had his name listed as Ray and was working as a Mills Peddler. Charles Ray married Mae Sophia Hessert on March 30, 1904. Roy married Pearl Hazel Dailey on September 17, 1909.

1910's: In March, 1910 the family was living with Alta's mother, Lucy Underhill in Olmsted Township on Fitch(?) Road. James (William) was working as a farmer. Both Alta and Martha were working as a private nurse. Velda had no listed occupation, probably just out of school. Martha married Lester McClellan Youtzy on December 24, 1914.

1920's: Alta died November 1928.

Research Notes:

Attributes

Attribute/ Type Value Notes Sources
Social Security Number 382-16-8228

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Source References

  1. Marriage License Helwig, Charles to Driskell, Vera [S0171]
    1. Source text:

      Charles Richard Helwig.

    2. Source text:

      June 28, 1941, Detroit Mich. St. Mark.

  2. Birth Record; Helwig, Charles Richard (Certify Birth) [S0176]
    1. Source text:

      Charles Richard Helwig.

    2. Source text:

      June 11-1921

  3. Book; Birthday; The Scripture Birthday Book; Driskell (Helwig), Vera K. [S0174]
  4. Death Funeral Book; In Remembrance, Hellwig, Charles [S0175]
    1. Source text:

      June 16,1921, corrected to June11.

    2. Source text:

      March 14, 1980

    3. Source text:

      Mt. Hope Cemetery.

  5. Census; USA, Michigan, Wayne Co., Detroit 1930, 82-723 [S0000]
  6. Marriage Record Helwig, Charles to Driskell, Vera [S0067]
  7. Military Form Personal Affairs Helwig, Charles [S0282]
    1. Date: 1944-05-00
      Page: Page 32 - 34
  8. Military Object-Dog Tag, Helwig, Charles Battle of the Buldge [S0250]
  9. Military General Orders, Award of Purple Heart [S0270]
    1. Date: 1945-04-26
  10. Letter of Internment Helwig, Charles Stalag XIII [S0272]
    1. Date: 1945-04-05
      Page: Page 8
      Confidence: Very High
  11. Letter from United States War Department [S0273]
    1. Date: 1945-01-13
      Page: Page 13 & 14
  12. Letters from Roberts, Carl M. [S0275]
    1. Date: 1945-02-28
      Page: Page 18 & 19
  13. Letters from Rowland, Sgt. Jesse C. [S0276]
    1. Date: Page 20 & 21
      Page: Page 20 & 21
  14. Letters from Driskill (Helwig), Vera [S0278]
    1. Date: 1944-12-28
      Page: Page 27 - 29
  15. Military Form, Authority to Wear Decorations [S0269]
    1. Date: 1945-10-30
  16. Military Notices, Helwig, Charles [S0271]
    1. Date: 19454-06-30
  17. Military General Orders, Award of Combat Infantryman Badge [S0277]
    1. Date: 1945-07-31
      Page: Page 22 & 23
  18. Telegram Leave Approval Helwig, Charles [S0279]
    1. Date: 1945-09-00
      Page: Page 9.
      Confidence: High
  19. Military Form, Allowance Claim Helwig, Charles [S0281]
    1. Date: 1945-07-31
      Page: Page 24
  20. Letters from Helwig, Charles to Vera during WW2 [S0369]
  21. Military Form ExPOW Helwig, Charles [S0274]
    1. Date: 1945-06-27
  22. Individual; Helwig, Sharon Lee [S0371]
  23. Book; Family History Project Log Book #1 [S0169]
    1. Page: Page 9.
      Source text:

      University Hospital, Ann Arbor.

  24. Death Obituary; Helwig, Charles [S0312]
  25. Individual; Perkins, Gerald Dana [S0002]
  26. Social Security Death Index: United States, 1937-1996, Volume 1, A-L [S0178]

Pedigree

  1. Helwig, Adolph G.
    1. Miller, Minnie
      1. Helwig, Dorothy
      2. Helwig, Arnold
      3. Helwig, Charles Richard
        1. Driskell, Vera Katherine

Ancestors