John Elias Helms, son of
James Patton Helms and Susan DeBusk, was born 21 Oct 1867 in McMinn County,
Tennessee and died 23 Feb 1938 in Ysleta,
El Paso County, Texas. He married Julia Ann Francis Westerman, daughter of
John Wilson Westerman Sr. and Rhode 'Rody'
Jane Harris, on 11 Mar 1886 in Cisco, Eastland
County, Texas. She was born 17 Dec 1869 in
Collin County, Texas and died 09 Mar 1955
in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. They are
both buried on their ranch at Sierra Alto
Ranch, Hudspeth County, Texas.