William Boyd Lisman

19 February 1905–31 March 1996 (Age 91)
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Boyd

When William Boyd Lisman was born on 19 February 1905, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, his father, Calvin Owen Lisman, was 39 and his mother, Henrietta Docia “Retta” Blakeman, was 33. He married Martha Lutisha Roberts on 18 February 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Knox, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Monroe City, Harrison Township, Knox, Indiana, United States for about 45 years. He died on 31 March 1996, in Petersburg, Washington Township, Pike, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Monroe City, Harrison Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Boyd Lisman
1905–1996
Martha Lutisha Roberts
1910–1994
Marriage: 18 February 1928
Rose Mary Lisman
1929–1998
Donald Lisman
Lois Charlene Lisman
1933–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1928
children

(3)

    Rose Mary Lisman

    Female1929–1998Female

    Female1933–1999Female

    Donald Lisman

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Female1898–1985Female

    Merse Lisman

    Male1900–1988Male

    Zella May Lisman

    Female1901–1942Female

    Ralph Lisman

    Male1903–1910Male

    Male1905–1996Male

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1929

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Listman, an ornamental name, composed of German List ‘cunning’ or Lust ‘joy’, ‘pleasure’ (with the vowel change from u to i peculiar to the Yiddish dialect spoken in Poland) + Mann ‘man’.2 Dutch: variant of Lies .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Boyd Lisman in household of Calvin Lisman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Boyd Lisman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Boyd Lesman in household of Calvin Lesman, "United States Census, 1910"

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