John Lyskawa

Male23 January 1912–8 August 1944

Brief Life History of John

When John Lyskawa was born on 23 January 1912, in Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Lyskawa, was 27 and his mother, Josephine Muszynski, was 22. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 8 August 1944, in Normandy, France, at the age of 32, and was buried in Colleville-sur-Mer, Calvados, Normandy, France.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know John? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Lyskawa
Josephine Muszynski
John Lyskawa
Lillian Lyskawa
Elenore Lyskawa
Richard Lyskawa
Raymond Lyskawa
Henry Lyskawa
Irene Clara Lyskawa
Francis Lyskawa
Edward Lyskawa
Robert Leonard Lyskawa
Edmund Joseph Lyskawa
Virginia Lyskawa
Ervin Lyskawa

Sources (7)

  • John Lyskawa in household of Josephine Lyskawa, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Lyskawa - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth-name: John Lyskawa
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Lyskawa - Published information: Military record or discharge: death: 8 August 1944; Normandie, France

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 8

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

1921 · The Detroit Historical Society

Age 9

Since its founding, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of Detroit and its surrounding region is preserved. This is to help current and future generations better understand the people, places, and events that helped shape the lives of those who build up the city of Detroit.

Name Meaning

Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.