Helen Arthur Strickland1

F, #4592, b. 14 June 1922, d. 9 December 2006
Helen Arthur Strickland
Wife of Donald David Salmi
Wife of Robert Thomas Carey
     Helen Arthur Strickland was born on 14 June 1922 at Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas.2 She was the daughter of Austern R. Strickland and Mattie Brimer.2 She appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 in the household of Mattie Brimer at 419 Greenwich Avenue, Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas.3 She married Donald David Salmi, son of David Salmi and Gustava Sironen, on 26 January 1944 at Sebastian County, Arkansas.4,5,1 She was the nearest relative listed on the registration for military service of Donald David Salmi on 9 July 1945 at Brantwood, Price County, Wisconsin.6 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Donald David Salmi, on 12 June 1978 at Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.7,8 She died on 9 December 2006 at Lincoln, Washington County, Arkansas, at age 84 years, 5 months and 25 days.9,10 She was cremated at Arkansas.9,11

Children of Helen Arthur Strickland and Donald David Salmi

Family: Helen Arthur Strickland and Robert Thomas Carey


  1. [S170] Johnny Andrew Salmi, Certificate of Death.
  2. [S171] Helen Strickland, Certificate of Birth, Certified Copy (12 Aug 1922).
  3. [S177] 8 Apr 1930, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 89, P7B.
  4. [S1507] Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969, online www.ancestry.com, Name     Helen A. Strickland
    Race     White
    Marriage License Age     21
    Record Type     MarriageLicense
    Birth Date     1923
    Marriage License Date     26 Jan 1944
    Marriage License Place     Arkansas, USA
    Marriage Place     Sebastian, Arkansas, USA
    Spouse     Donald D. Salmie
    Certificate Number     035865.
  5. [S920] Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, online search.ancestry.com, Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Donald D Salmi
    Name:     Donald D Salmi
    Gender:     Male
    Age:     24
    Birth Year:     abt 1920
    Residence:     Brantwood, Price, Wisconsin
    Spouse's Name:     Helen A Strickland
    Spouse's Gender:     Female
    Spouse's Age:     21
    Spouse's Residence:     Russellville, Pope, Arkansas
    Marriage Date:     26 Jan 1944
    Marriage License Date:     26 Jan 1944
    Marriage County:     Sebastian
    Event Type:     Marriage
    FHL Film Number:     2133846.
  6. [S1140] "WW II Draft Registration Cards" (1940 - 1947), Name:     Donald D Salmi
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     26
    Birth Date:     20 Apr
    Birth Place:     Brantwood, Wisconsin
    Residence Place:     Brantwood, Price, Wisconsin, USA
    Registration Date:     9 Jul 1945
    Registration Place:     Price, Wisconsin, USA
    Employer:     Unemployed
    Height:     5'' 5"
    Weight:     135
    Complexion:     Light
    Hair Color:     Blonde
    Eye Color:     Blue
    Next of Kin:     Helen Salmi.
  7. [S213] Death Records, U. S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2019, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 about Donald D Salmi
    Name:     Donald D Salmi
    Service Info.:     CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II
    Birth Date:     20 Apr 1920
    Death Date:     12 Jun 1978
    Service Start Date:     25 Jul 1940
    Interment Date:     15 Jun 1978
    Cemetery:     Fayetteville National Cemetery
    Cemetery Address:     700 Government Avenue Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Buried At:     Section 19 Site 73.
  8. [S20] Death Records, SSDI Search Results, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current about Donald Salmi
    Name:     Donald Salmi     
    SSN:     398-10-9486
    Last Residence:     72729 Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, USA
    Born:     20 Apr 1919
    Last Benefit:     72729 Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, United States of America
    Died:     Jun 1978
    State (Year) SSN issued:     Wisconsin (Before 1951).
  9. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/232318993/… : accessed 24 April 2022), memorial page for Helen Arthur Strickland Salmi Carey (14 Jun 1922–9 Dec 2006), Find a Grave Memorial ID 232318993, ; Maintained by Joe Peery (contributor 47365939) Cremated.
  10. [S20] Death Records, SSDI Search Results, Name:     Helen A. Carey
    Last Residence:     
    72744 Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, USA
    BORN:     14 Jun 1922
    Last Benefit:     72729, Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, United States of America
    Died:     9 Dec 2006
    State (Year) SSN issued:     Arkansas (Before 1951).
  11. [S48] Newspaper Clipping (Not Identified), Helen A. Carey
    (Obituary published by Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Arkansas)

    84, a resident of Lincoln Arkansas, passed away December 9, 2006 at her home in Lincoln, Arkansas. She was born June 14, 1922 at Russellville, Arkansas the daughter of Arthur K. and Martha L. Brimer Strickland

    She attended the Bethel Christian Center;

    Helen was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, Donald David Salmi and Robert Thomas Carey; one son, Johnny Andrew Salmi and two sisters, Mary Hill and Julia Strickland;

    Survivors include one son and daughter in law, Arthur and Elaine Salmi of Showlow, Arizona; one daughter and son in law, Patsy A. and Frank Mozden of Lincoln, Arkansas; one daughter in law, Caroline Salmi of Michigan; twenty two grandchildren and twenty six great grandchildren;

    The family will have a Private Memorial Service

    Arrangements are under the direction of the Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. To sign the online guest book, visit www.luginbuel.com.
  12. [S158] Interview, Caroline Rose Salmi, (05 Feb 2005).