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Mildred A. Burlingham

Female 1877 - 1981  (104 years)


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  • Name Mildred A. Burlingham 
    Born 18 Mar 1877  Richmond Center, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Aug 1981  Saegertown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • cause of death: pneumonia
    • from the September 2, 1981 issue of the Linesville Herald:
      Mrs. Mildred A. Lisk, 104, a resident of Crawford County home since 1974, formerly of Linesville, and Saegertown areas, widow of Harry Lisk, died at Crawford County Home Friday, Aug. 28, 1981, after a short illness.
      She was born at Richmond Center, Ohio, March 18, 1877, a daughter of George B. and Jeanette Peck Burlingham. She married Lisk in Linesville July , 1897. He died in 1954.
      She worked for many years at Wallace General Store and earlier was a dressmaker in Linesville. She is an honorary member of Linesville Grange in which she earned the seventh degree, and was a past lecturer for Pomona Grange. She was a member of Phyllis Rebekah Lodge, Linesville, and an associate member of Harriet Rebekah Lodge, Saegertown.
      Survivors include two nieces, Mrs. Margaret Lisk of Linesville and Mrs. Viola Bibb of Tucson, Ariz.; several great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary, and a half-sister, Juliette.
      Graveside services were held Saturday, Aug. 29, at Linesville Cemetery with the Rev. Silas B. Acklin, retired minister of Linesville First Baptist Church, officiating. William H. Houghton Funeral Home, Linesville, was in charge of arrangements.
      The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Crawford County Home Auxiliary.
    Buried 29 Aug 1981  Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section Y, Lot 55, Grave 5
    Notes 
    • from the April 21, 1915 issue of the Linesville Herald:
      Mrs. Harry Lisk underwent an operation for appendicitis in a Meadville hospital Friday.
    • from a newspaper clipping found in the records of the Houghton Funeral Home:
      Home Centenarian To Observe Birthday
      Two Crawford County Home residents who will turn 103 and 104 years old this month are keeping surprisingly active for their ages.
      Mildred Lisk will be 104 Wednesday and Nina Fox will be 103 March 27.
      Mrs. Lisk, who has been living at the home since 1974, reads the newspaper every day, and her vision with eyeglasses is good. She watches some television. Although she can walk short distances with assistance, she mainly stays in a wheelchair.
      Widow of Harry Lisk, Mrs. Lisk was born at Richmond Center and lived in the Linesville and Springboro areas most of her life. She is a former member of Linesville Grange, where she earned the 7th Degree and was past lecturer of Pomona Grange. She also was a member of Phyllis Rebekah Lodge of Linesville and 21-Plus Club.
      Her family consists of two nieces, Margaret Lisk of Linesville, and Viola Bibb of Tucson, Ariz.
    Person ID I36958  Local Families
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2016 

    Father George W. Burlingham,   b. 1823,   bur. Padanaram Cemetery, Padanaram, Ashtabula County, Ohio, z* - USA, Other Areas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Janette Peck,   b. 12 Jan 1838,   d. 28 Dec 1900, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F4626  Group Sheet

    Family Harry Lisk,   b. 20 Sep 1875, North Shenango Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1954, North Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 5 Jul 1897  Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from a scrapbook at the Linesville Historical Society:
      The marriage of Mr. Harry Lisk to Miss Mildred, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. GW Burlingham was solemnized at the home of the bride's brother, WH Lisk, this place, at 9 o'clock Monday evening, July 5, 1897, Rev. BL Perry officiating. The wedding march was played by Miss Edith Brown as the bridal party entered the room. Melvin Soper and Miss Rosa Jackson acting as bridemaid and groomsman. It was a very quiet home wedding, performed in the presence of a few immediate friends. A wedding supper was then served the entire company. They received a number of valuable presents. The bride and groom have the best wishes of a host of friends, Mr. and Mrs. H. Lisk reside in Conneaut township.
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F4627  Group Sheet