Helena came to the US on the SS Imperator sailing from Hamburg, Germany. Her birth information is recorded here.
Imperator (German Passenger Liner, 1913)At anchor, circa 1913. Note her huge figurehead, which was removed early in the ship’s career after being damaged in a storm. This ship served as USS Imperator (ID # 4080) in 1919. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-civil/civsh-i/imperatr.htm
She arrived on 11 April, 1914 in New York with a bunch of her Wiznoiowski relatives. She was only 16 when she arrived.
Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; National Archives, Washington, D.C.Year: 1914; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_2293; Line: 11; Page Number: 227.