John G. Helmer Estate



In the matter of the estate of John G. Helmer of Theresa, Jeff. Co., NY:
Upon a written notification of J. D. Davison dated 2 July 1851, the following information was provided: John G. Helmer was a Revolutionary pensioner, and died at his home in the town of Theresa, Jeff. Co., on the 5th day of August 1837, leaving the amount of his pension from 4 March 1837 to 5 Aug. 1837 to his heirs which are as follows:
first, the heirs of Nancy Walradt, deceased, which are David, Godfrey and Ambrose Walradt
Elisa Joiner
Catharine Bullard
to his children:
John J and Godfrey Helms
Elisa Davison
Polly M. Ashley

BPC: John Helmer - DAR Ancestor A133749, Findagrave Memorial 77492898

On 2 July 1851, Marcius B. Ashley, a citizen of Watertown, was age 51; this his wife, Polly M., is the daughter of John G. Helmer, who was a pensioner for Revolutionary services and who died at Theresa, NY on 5 August 1837. That the surviving heirs of the deceased are as follows: his wife having died in 1825-
First the heirs of Nancy Walrath, deceased, which are David, Godfrey and Ambrose Walrath
Eliza Joiner
Catherine Bullard
Second, his own children:
John J. Helmer
Godfrey Helmer
Eliza Davison
Polly M. Ashley

Jeff. Co., NY Estate Papers, Box H-13 No. 121


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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