Joel Helms 1773 NC-1849 AL - Question about the mysterious "E."
In more and more places across the web, I keep seeing Joel Helms 1773 NC-1849 AL (husband of Lecy Thomas) listed as Joel "E." Helms, "Sr."
As yet, I have seen no documentation in support of this version of his name.What have I missed?
Does anyone know why he is being listed with this "E." as part of his name?It certainly was not listed that way in the Helms Bible, formerly in possession of Charles Helms of New Brockton, which I have seen and held in my hands.
Does anyone know what documentation prompted this addition?
Now I even see it on the Find A Grave memorial for his gravesite in McGee Cemetery, Coffee County, AL.
I would like to add it to my data for him, if it is actually supported by viable documentation.But I've never seen a source mentioned. I have not found anything more than 'Joel Helms' used in any record pertaining to him that I have found thus far.
I would greatly appreciate an update from anyone who knows more about this addition for his name.
Thanks for any help that anyone can provide.