Ethel Irene Lish

22 February 1897–16 May 1983 (Age 86)
Ovando, Powell, Montana, United States

The Life of Ethel Irene

When Ethel Irene Lish was born on 22 February 1897, in Ovando, Powell, Montana, United States, her father, Bert Lish Sr, was 25 and her mother, Elsie Woodman, was 19. She married Albert Aloysius Jovin Sr. on 9 January 1917, in Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Mission Township, Lake, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 16 May 1983, in Ronan, Lake, Montana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Aloysius Jovin Sr.
Ethel Irene Lish
Marriage: 9 January 1917
Dorothy Violet Jovin
Eileen Edna Jovin
Albert Allison Jovin Jr.
Bert Edward Jovin
Mary Carroll Jovin

Spouse and Children

9 January 1917
Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1901: Powell, Montana, United States

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained.Probably a shortened form of northern Irish and Scottish McLeish .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Jovin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Jovin in household of Albert Jovin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Jovin in household of Albert Jovin, "United States Census, 1920"

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