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Fielden Jasper Helms (son of James Patton Helms and Susan DeBusk) was born 07 Mar 1869 in Lee County, Virginia and died 13 Mar 1959 in Wilkinson Hospital, Roby, Fisher County, Texas. On 10 Jan 1893 in Washington School House, Burkett, Coleman County, Texas he married Mary Mercie Keller (daughter of Peter Oscar Lewis Keller and Julia Elizabeth Freels) who was born 29 Apr 1872 in Audrain County, Missouri and died 29 Dec 1942 at Home Ranch, Scurry County, Texas. They are both buried in the Cottonwood Flat Cemetery, Scurry County, Texas.
Fielden Jasper was one of the people that made the trip from Lee County, Virginia to Collin County, Texas. He was only a small child, about 1 year old.
1 --- Homer Patton Helms born 30 Nov 1893 in Coleman County, Texas and died 1946 in Scurry County, Texas. He married Loleet Roper. He moved with his family in 1898 to their new home in Scurry County, Texas. They moved to rough unbroken land with no improvements. He helped clear and maintain the ranch. He joined the Army and served with the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I with the 5th Engineers, Company C of the 7th Division. He took his training at Camp Merritt before going overseas. He sailed for Europe aboard the H.H. Mallory. He landed in Brest, France on 12 August 1918. They went to Minorville in Meurth at Moselle Department where they took over German trenches in the Puvenelle Sector, a part of the St Miihiel Sector. He returned to the states aboard the U.S.S. George Washington. President Woodroe Wilson was also on board. He was discharged in June 1919 and returned to the ranch. He is buried in Cottonwood Flat Cemetery, Scurry County, Texas. She is buried at is buried in Varga Chapel Cemetery, Bowser, San Saba County, Texas.
Winnie Wynona Helms born 20 Apr
in Burkett, Coleman County, Texas and
01 Apr 1990 in Snyder, Scurry County,
In 1924 she married Arthur Roy Church,
was born 27 Sep 1898 in Dunn, Scurry
Texas and died 01 Mar 1980. They are
buried in Cottonwood Flat Cemetery,