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Jacob Helm (1829 - 1875)

Jacob Helm
Born in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
Husband of — married 5 Feb 1852 in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 45 in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Dec 2009
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Jacob was born on September 12, 1829 in the village of Neudorf in the Glückstal district of the Odessa area and Black Sea region of South Russia to Johann Friedrich Georg Helm and Maria Margaretha (Krein) Helm.[1]


Marriage Record

On February 5, 1852, at the age of 22, Jacob married Carolina Schauer in Neudorf.[2]

  1. Friedrich (1852-1915): Married Christina Hofer (1850-1941), 7 children.
  2. Jacob (1854-unknown)
  3. Carolina (1856-unknown): Married Karl Schauer (1854-unknown), 6 children.
  4. Ludwig (1858-1861): Died at age 3.
  5. Christian (1860-1861): Died at age 11 months.
  6. Margaretha (1861-unknown): Married Martin Job (1858-unknown), 10 children.
  7. Ludwig (1863-1940): Married twice. Margaretha Hieb (1863-1922), 5 children. Christina Doerr (1873-1947), no children.
  8. Christian (1867-1931): Married Margaret Schlepp (1866-1940), 1 child.
  9. Magdalena (1869-1870): Died at age 1.
  10. unnamed (1871-1871): Died at birth.
  11. Johann (1871-1877): Died at age 5.


Death Record

On February 21, 1875, at the age of 45, Jacob passed away in Neudorf.[1]

Census Data

1858 Neudorf Census:
Age 29, living in Neudorf, South Russia with his wife, 4 children, his parents, and 2 siblings and their families.[3]
Family #39
Friedrich Helm 73 - Wife: Margaretha 65
Sons: Ludwig 36 - Wife: Katharina 31
     Sons: Friedrich 10, Jakob 7, Ludwig 3, Konrad 1
     Daughters: Magdalena 11, Karolina 5
Michael 31 - Wife: Barbara 31
     Son: Friedrich 3
     Daughter: Magdalena 1
Jakob 29 - Wife: Karolina 23
     Sons: Friedrich 5, Jacob 3, Ludwig 1/12
     Daughter: Karolina 1

Research Notes

Brent Goodman (3/26/2019): Birthdate is calculated from age notation in death record.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885" database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Kherson > Tiraspol′ > Glückstal: Neudorf > 1875: Births, marriages, deaths ( 828-14/202) > image 6 of 18; Russland Historischen Staatsarchiv, St. Petersburg (Russian State Historical Archive, St. Petersburg).
  2. "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885" database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 August 2017), Jacob Helm and Carolina Schauer, 05 Feb 1852, Marriage; citing p. 339, volume 828-14/71, Glückstal, Neudorf, Tiraspol′, Kherson, Russia, Russland Historischen Staatsarchiv, St. Petersburg (Russian State Historical Archive, St. Petersburg); FHL microfilm 1,883,185.
  3. Black Sea German Russian Census Volume I, A supplement to the "Stumpp Book"; Germans from Russia Heritage Society, Bismarck, ND, Published 2003; Neudorf, gegr. 1808 (Evang.); Glückstal Gebiet; Revisionliste 1816/58 (Census List) – Stumpp page 699; 10th Revisionliste – 1 January 1858

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