|Name} Sokolinski, Helen||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Female|
|Birth: Date} Cir 21 May 1890||Place} Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey|
|Marr.: Date} Bef 1923||Place} Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 27 Feb 1977||Place} Holmdel Convalescent Center, South Amboy, Middlesex, NJ|
|Burial: Date} Exa 2 Mar 1977||Place} New Calvary Cemetery, Parlin, Middlesex, New Jersey|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } John and Wanda Sokolinski|
Relationship No.} None
|1st Household No.} 409 = Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey|
| Occupation 1} School teacher|
Occupation 2} Housewife
|Religion/Church} Roman Catholic|
Miller, Hans Johansen|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: According to census and Social Security records, Helen Sokolinski was
born 21 May 1890 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. She was the third of four
surviving children of John and Wanda Sokolinski.|
In the 1900 U.S. census Helen was living with her mother and three siblings at 18 Madison Street in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Her mother was a widow who was making a living as a laundress. Helen's oldest brother Alexander was 18 years old and was working selling groceries. He had been born in February 1882 in Germany. Her sister Florence, age 12, was born in May 1888, sister Helen, age 10, in May 1890, and her brother John, age 8, in March 1892, all in Perth Amboy.
By the 1910 U.S. census, the Sokolinski family had moved to 218 Gordon Street in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, their long time residence. Helen's mother Wanda was now a dressmaker. Alexander, 28 years old, was a foreman in the terra cotta industry. Florence was no longer living with the family. Helen, age 19, was not working, and John, age 18, was a laborer.
Sometime before 1920, Helen married Hans Johansen Miller. In the 1920 U.S. census, the couple was living on Ford Avenue in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Their first son Harold Alexander was born in 1923.
In the 1930 U.S. census, the family was living on Maxwell Avenue in Woodbridge. The Perth Amboy City Directory lists them at this address from 1927 through 1930. In 1931 through 1935, the directory lists them at 218 Gordon, Perth Amboy, which is the house Helen lived in as a teenager.
Helen and Han's second son John Arthur was born in 1933. By 1935, they were living at 159 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy.
In the 1940 U.S.census, the value of their house was $11,000. Hans was making $3,500. yearly as a chemist for a vasaline manufacturer.
Helen had attended Trenton State College and Teacher's College. She was a substitute teacher for over 50 years in the Perth Amboy public school system and Our Lady of Peace School in the Fords section of Woodbridge. As a school teacher, she specialized in lower elementary education and remedial reading. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Perth Amboy.
Helen's husband Hans died suddenly in 1955. Helen died 27 Feb 1977 in the Holmdel Convalescent Center, South Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Her funeral service was held 2 Mar 1977 in the Flynn & Son Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary's Church. She is buried with her husband in the New Calvary Cemetery, Parlin, New Jersey.
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|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} Bachelor degree or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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