Mary Irene Lisk

12 July 1910–1 July 1994 (Age 84)
Eganville, Bonnechere Valley, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Irene

When Mary Irene Lisk was born on 12 July 1910, in Eganville, Bonnechere Valley, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, her father, Joseph Garvey Lisk, was 31 and her mother, Marie Edith Berger, was 36. She married John Francis McDonald on 8 February 1927, in Wilberforce, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Renfrew, Horton, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 1 July 1994, in Almonte, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Francis McDonald
Mary Irene Lisk
Marriage: 8 February 1927
Mary Edith Mac Donald
John Joseph MacDonald
Peter Crive Mcdonald
Pearl Irene Macdonald

Spouse and Children

    John Francis McDonald



8 February 1927
Wilberforce, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada


    Mary Edith Mac Donald


    John Joseph MacDonald


    Peter Crive Mcdonald


    Pearl Irene Macdonald


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Garvey Lisk





    Agnes Ellen Lisk


    Percival Christopher Lisk


    Myrtle Louise Lisk


    Lillian Edith Lisk


    Joseph Edward Lisk


+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 24

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 33

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 45

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: unexplained. The name has been recorded in Glastonbury, Somerset, since 1705 .2 Perhaps a variant of Czech Liška, Slovak Líška, ( see Liska ) or German Liske .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Lisk in entry for Macdonald, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Mary Lisk in entry for Peter Crive Mcdonald, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Mary Irene Lisk in entry for Mary Edith Mac Donald, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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