1877 - 1981 (104 years)
||Mildred A. Burlingham |
||18 Mar 1877
||Richmond Center, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA
||28 Aug 1981
||Saegertown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
- 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.
||29 Aug 1981
||Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Section Y, Lot 55, Grave 5
- 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.
||20 Jan 2016 |
||George W. Burlingham, b. 1823, bur. Padanaram Cemetery, Padanaram, Ashtabula County, Ohio, z* - USA, Other Areas |
||Janette Peck, b. 12 Jan 1838, d. 28 Dec 1900, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA (Age 62 years) |
||Harry Lisk, b. 20 Sep 1875, North Shenango Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 21 Feb 1954, North Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA (Age 78 years) |
||5 Jul 1897
||Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
- 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.
||20 Jan 2016 |