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William C. Helme- Providence, RI

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William C. Helme- Providence, RI

William C. Helme (1805-1865) was a master machinist in Providence, Rhode Island.  He was part owner of Helme & Dorrance, Manufactures of Jeweler’s and Machinists Tools.   He married Celinda Elizabeth Gould in 1857, in Providence, Rhode Island.  They had 8 children, one of which was George Edwin Helme.   George had a son named Arthur Helme (picture on the left) whom is my Great Grandfather. Arthur moved to Michigan for a job.  William and his family resided at 26 Halsey Street, Providence, Rhode Island for many years.  This house was built in 1814 (somewhere unknown) and was moved to 26...

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