Helmersen (earlier Helmes) was noble family which roots came from Hamburg, Germany. Helmersens lived in Sweden and Imperial Russia, including the Governorate of Livonia and Governorate of Estonia.

Coat of arms of Helmersen

In 1651, Swedish Queen Christina gave noble status to Paul and Johann Helmes and they became von Helmersen.[1]

Notable membersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aadlivapid Ajalooarhiivis". www.ra.ee (in Estonian). Retrieved 23 March 2020.

Further readingEdit

  • Genealogisches Handbuch der baltischen Ritterschaften, Teil 1, Livland, Bd. 2, Lfg. 9-15, Görlitz 1929, S. 816–834 (digitalized)
  • Genealogisches Handbuch der baltischen Ritterschaften, Teil 2, Estland, Bd. 3, Görlitz, 1930, S. 369–370 (digitalized)
  • Genealogisches Handbuch der Oeselschen Ritterschaft, Görlitz, 1935, S, 507– 509 (digitalized)
  • Carl Arvid Klingspor [de], Ernst Bernhard Schlegel [de]: Den med sköldebref förlänade men ej å Riddarhuset introducerade Svenska Adelns Ättartaflor, 1875, S. 120–121 (digitalized)
  • Baltische Famgeschichtliche Mitteilungen, Neue Folge 1, 1951, Nr. 4