Martha B. Helvey


The following material was submitted by Irene Hale hale@reborn.com.


THE IDAHO STATESMAN, MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 20, 1939 (front page)

Martha B. Helvey Succumbs in Boise

Mrs. Martha B. Helvey, 74, died at the family home at 1207 Lincoln street Sunday morning.

Mrs. Helvey was born at Fort Scott, Kan., February 5, 1865 and had been a resident of Boise for 29 years. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian church of Boise.

Surviving are two daughters: Mrs. Ethel G. Alloway and Mrs. Grace Baird of Boise; three sons, Charles W. Helvey; J. L. Helvey and F. R. Hale, all of Boise; also four grandchildren and two great grandchildren; two brothers, Tom E. McFaddan and Llewlyn McFaddan of Boise; one sister, Mrs. Melissa Schwatken of Elk City, Kan.

The body is at the McBratney funeral home and funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Note: F. R. Hale is Frederick Roy Hale, also born near Ft. Scott, KS. Thomas McFaddan and Llewellyn McFaddan are also Hammond, Bourbon Co, KS born, and both married and had children here before moving West. Melissa Schwatken is Melissa (McFaddan) Schwatken, born and married in Ft. Scott. ================================================



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