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Helen Brown Hamilton

Female 1908 - 2005  (97 years)

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  • Name Helen Brown Hamilton 
    Born 2 Apr 1908  Gratiot Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Sep 2005  Nevada City in California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Helen grew up on a family farm in Brownsville, Ohio. Her siblings were Emily, Daniel, Margaret, Grace, Morton, Winifred and Lois. Helen was the fifth child in the family.

      Mrs. Kannegaard was an accomplished pianist, holding bachelors' degrees in music and education from Muskingum College in Ohio and a master's in music from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

      She taught piano and music theory at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she met her husband, Josef Kannegaard, a violinist from Melba. They were married in 1943, in Corvallis, Ore. She taught first grade for 21 years in the Sunnyvale School District in California.

      Helen enjoyed a very active retirement in Nevada City playing piano, gardening, painting, tutoring, hosting musical events and traveling.

      Mrs. Kannegaard is survived by her sister, Winifred Smith of Newark, Ohio, and sister-in-law Ann Greenfield of Melba. Her children are Karen Williams, Elizabeth Kannegaard and Jon Kannegaard. Her grandchildren are Karl Williams, Elisa Kannegaard, Josef Kannegaard, John Vance and James Vance. She has one great-grandchild, Valen Johannes Sobon Williams.
    Person ID I3317  Skeel-Kannegaard
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2014 

    Family Josef Kannegaard,   b. 29 Jan 1917, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Apr 1972, Santa Clara in California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1943 
    +1. Jon Kannegaard
     2. Elizabeth Kannegaard
     3. Karen Williams Kannegaard
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F0213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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