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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Helms Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Helms Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Helms family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Helms

Wikipedia Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr.
Wikipedia Richard McGarrah Helms (March 30, 1913?October 22, 2002) was the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) from 1966 to 1973.
Wikipedia Gregory Shane Helms (born July 12, 1974) is an American professional wrestler.
Wikipedia Chet Helms (August 2 1942 ? June 25 2005), often called the father of San Francisco's "1967 Summer of Love", was a music promoter and a cultural figure in San Francisco during its hippie period in the late Sixties.
Wikipedia Edward "Ed" Helms (born January 24, 1974) is an American actor and comedian known for his work as a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", as Andrew "Andy" Bernard on the U.
Wikipedia Robert Lee Helms (August 15, 1933 ? June 19, 1997), better known as Bobby Helms, was an American country music singer who enjoyed his peak success in 1957 with his smash hit, "Jingle Bell Rock.
Wikipedia Don Helms (February 28, 1927 - August 11, 2008) was a steel guitarist best known as the steel guitar player of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys group.
Wikipedia Wesley Ray Helms (born May 12, 1976 in Gastonia, North Carolina) is an infielder for the Florida Marlins.
Wikipedia William Helms (died 1813) was a United States Representative from New Jersey.
Wikipedia Jimmy Helms (born 1944, Florida, U.
Wikipedia Helms, Hermann (1870, Brooklyn, New York State, USA ? 1963, Brooklyn, New York State, USA) was an American chess player, writer, and promoter.
Wikipedia Brett Helms (born April 16, 1986 in) is an American football center for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.