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Daniel Helt (b. 22 Oct 1791, d. 25 Mar 1879)Daniel Helt (son of John Helt and Catherine)24480 was born 22 Oct 1791 in Washington, PA24480, and died 25 Mar 187924480.He married Mary Magdalene Ely.
Notes for Daniel Helt:
Fought together with his two brothers George and Michael and their brother in law Augustus Ford under General Harrison at the Battle of Tippicanow in the Indian war.Got home to Deleware Co. Ohio in time to reenlist for the war of 1812.
When they returned from the Battle of Tippacanoe the liked Indiana so much that they decided to move there.
The Helts, Fords and Skidmores made the trip by flatboat from Columbus Ohio down to the Skiota river then to the Ohio river to the Wabash river.Then up the wabash river to a place about four miles from St. Bernice or Old James Town.This is Where the storytellers mother Susannah Matthews was raised.Her father Bloomer Miller was raised not far from there.Bloomer and Susannah both went to Sugar Grove Church where Bloomer taught Sunday School.It was a methodist church.
Also was one of Helt Townships first settelers.
More About Daniel Helt:
Date born 2: 22 Oct 1791, Washington, PA, USA.
Children of Daniel Helt and Mary Magdalene Ely are:
- +Phebe Ann Helt, b. 1824, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24480, d. 26 Jul 1906, North of St. Bernice, IN24481.
- Lucinda Helt, b. 18 May 1825, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482.
- Francis M Helt, b. 1833, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482, d. 188724482.
- Eli B Helt, b. 1830, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482.
- Henry E Helt, b. 1832, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482, d. 14 Oct 1910, St Bernice, Vermillion, IN24482.
- Mary J Helt, b. 1829, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482.
- George W Helt, b. 1828, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482.
- Charolette Catherine Helt, b. 1827, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482.
- Rosanna Helt, b. 1834, Helts Prairie, Vermillion, IN24482.