(Helen P. Poindexter)
Mrs. Helen P.
the daughter of Archie Poindexter and Inez Houdeshell, was born in
Indiana. She was married to the late Mr. Paul
Volney DeVoe, and had two children; the late James
Frederick DeVoe and Judith Ann DeVoe-Stafford. Mrs.
DeVoe graduated from
Ball State University
with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and complete some graduate
work. She is retired and resides in Indianapolis,
* National Gavel Society
* National Society Dames of the Court of Honor (Honorary
* Colonial Dames of America (former President of Chapter
* Welcome Society of Pennsylvania
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry (Three-term
* National Huguenot Society
* National Society Daughters of the Founder and Patriots
(National Organizing Secretary
National Society Descendants of Early Quakers
Sons and Daughters of the Colonial & Antebellum Bench &
* Hereditary Order of Descendants of Loyalists and
Patriots of the
American Revolution (Associate Member)
was the Patron for the Hereditary Society Blue Book
The Southwest Blue Book
DeVoe is a member of
the National Museum of Women in the Arts; the Colonial
Williamsburg Foundation (House of Burgesses); and the
Descendants of Valentine Hollingsworth, Sr. Society.
She is a member of the Presbyterian Church.