Evelyn Margaret Burmeister

12 May 1919–10 April 2006 (Age 86)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Evelyn Margaret

When Evelyn Margaret Burmeister was born on 12 May 1919, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Bernhard Edward Burmeister Sr, was 35 and her mother, Rosa B. Reinhold, was 37. She married William Robert Lisek Sr. on 18 July 1940, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 10 April 2006, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Saint Stanislaus Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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William Robert Lisek Sr.
Evelyn Margaret Burmeister
Marriage: 18 July 1940
Susan Mary Lisek

Spouse and Children

18 July 1940
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1941 · SS Patrick Henry is Launched

Age 22

"The SS Patrick Henry the first Liberty ship was launched on September 27, 1941, at Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard. It became known as a liberty ship after Patrick Henry's quote """"give me liberty, or give me death"""""
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German būr ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mēster ‘master’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evelyn Burmeister in household of Bernard Burmeister, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn M Barneister in household of Bernhard Barneister, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn M Burmeister in household of Bernard C Burmeister, "United States Census, 1920"

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