Avis Harrison Liskey

15 December 1888–11 December 1918 (Age 30)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Avis Harrison

When Avis Harrison Liskey was born on 15 December 1888, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Ettinger Liskey, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth J. Frank, was 31. He lived in Central Magisterial District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 December 1918, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Keezletown Cemetery, Keezletown, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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Joseph Ettinger Liskey
Elizabeth J. Frank
Effie Mary Liskey
Emma Maude Liskey
Gertrude Alice Liskey
Avis Harrison Liskey
David Franklin Liskey
Walter Neff Liskey
Tracey Liskey
Francis Liskey
Dewey Clyde Liskey
Sada Virginia Liskey

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Ettinger Liskey


    Elizabeth J. Frank




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 10

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Liske .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Siss J Liskey in household of Joseph Liskey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Avis H Liskey in household of Joseph E Liskey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Avis H Liskey, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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