Helen, who sometimes appears as "Adda," married 20 Dec 1860 in Shelburne, Vermont to Horace S. Mead, son of Samuel Mead. 
Helen two children by Horace before he died in 1877:
Helen and her children removed to Kansas sometime after Horace's death, and Helen married second, by 1884 (presumably in Kansas) to James S. Collins of New York. James was named guardian for Helen's son Grant in the 1884 settlement of Horace's estate in Vermont, at which time the family resided in Topeka, where James had a real estate and loan office. 
Helen and James resided in Shawnee, Kansas in 1895 with Helen's children Carrie and Grant and James's children John and Grace, who were both born in Kansas: 
No record for Helen's death or burial has yet been found.
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On 24 Dec 2017 at 18:45 GMT Fred Prisley wrote:
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