The Baldwin Ledger, Friday, Mar. 23,
1917, Pg. 1
James Helme was born in
Duckingfield, Eng., Aug. 21st, 1841, and died at the home of his sister, Mrs.
Charles Mitchell, Baldwin, Kan., March 19th, 1917; age 75 years, 6 months and 28
days. He came from Pennsylvania to Kansas April 11, 1857. He was a
resident of Kansas for nearly 60 years. He enlisted in the 7th Kan.
Cavalry, U. S. Vol. in 1861, serving his country three years and eleven months,
and was honorably discharged. He leaves, to mourn his death, two sisters
and one brother: Mrs. Charles Mitchell of Baldwin, Mrs. W. L. Heiniken of
Atchison Co., Kan. and William Helme of Salt Lake City, Utah.
The funeral services were
conducted from the home of his sister, Mrs. Mitchell, on Tuesday afternoon, Dr.
S. S. Klyne officiating. Burial was at the Oakwood cemetery.