Hi Ellen, I have lots on the Hellems family. My great grandmother's maiden name is Hellems. Her two brothers are the one's that married into the Buchner family. My great grandmother is Ellen Jane Hellems b. 12/2/1871 m.William Brown 1892. If you know anything about Wm. Brown I'd love it, this is all we know about him.
Ellen Jane's parents were Joel Mathias Hellems & Elizabeth Havens. Ellen Jane's siblings: William Henry Hellems b. 5/15/1856 at Kelvin, Ontario, m. Victoria Buchner 4/13/1881. Three daughters:Mayne, Alice Florence, and Bertha. Mary Harriet b.6/23/1858 m.John Harrold lived in Los Angeles as of 1936. One daughter: Maud m.Ed Holcomb of Michigan. Joel Arthur b.5/28/1862 m.Cora Edwards of Michigan. Children: Edith, Zaetta, and Erol of Michigan. John Arthur d. 11/4/1916 John Marvin b.7.14.1860 in Ontario. Dorthory Elizabeth b.8/28/1864 d/8/1881 Caroline Confernece b.6/6/1867 d.4/22/1904 m.Edson Burtis Children: William, Roy, George, Marvin, Ruby. Robert Edwin b. 9/27/1869 d. 9/8/1932 m.Harriet Baughman Children: Thelma Ellen Jane b.12/2/1871 m.William Brown 1892,2nd marriage to Charles Volk. Daughter Letha(is my grandmother) d.3/301953 Wallace Roy b.7/12/1876 m. Myrlte Buchner Children: Francis, Margaret, Ferne, Paul, Myrtle, Trevor George Isaac Baker b.3/9/1879 d. 2/25/1916 m. Lillian Short Son: Jack I also have Hellems/Havens that go back two more generations.