Helen was born about 1748 in Scotland, the daughter of unknown parents.
Her husband was Alexander McLuckie. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their seven known children were Margaret (c1764-?), Helen (c1766-?), Angus (c1768-?), Jean (c1769-?), James (c1771-?), Mary (c1775-?) and Alexander (c1779-?).