Cecilia Helmcken

Cecilia Helmcken (HMX00)

Location: Victoria, BC V8W 1A1 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 25.175', W 123° 22.011'

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Born on October 24, 1834, Cecilia was the eldest daughter of James and Amelia Douglas."The room of Mr. Douglas, partly an office and partly domestic, stood open and there I saw Cecilia his eldest daughter flitting about, active as a little squirrel and one of the prettiest objects I have ever seen; rather short but with a very pretty graceful figure of dark complexion and lovely black eye - petite and nice... I was more or less captivated."They married in a snowstorm in December 1852 and moved into this house, then a small log cabin. In 1865 she died of pneumonia at the age of 30, shortly after the birth of a son, who also died. She had four surviving children. Dr. Helmcken never remarried.
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Mrs. J.S. Helmcken, n?e Cecilia Douglas. F. Cole. RBCM BCA A-01683.
HM NumberHMX00
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 7:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472857 N 5363001
Decimal Degrees48.41958333, -123.36685000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.175', W 123° 22.011'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 10.50" N, 123° 22' 0.66" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 675 Belleville St, Victoria BC V8W 1A1, CA
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