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Elizabeth Mary Grier Barriskill
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1885
Ramelton
County Donegal, Ireland
Death: Jan. 5, 1968
Victoria
British Columbia, Canada

Elizabeth was the third of nine born to James Grier and Fannie Patterson. The Grier home in Aughnish, County Donegal, is still in the family.

She was adventurous, a very independent person, sailing back and forth on her own between Ireland and Montreal at least three times before marrying widower Jim Barriskill and settling in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Before her marriage Elizabeth lived with her Patterson cousins in Montreal where she worked as a stenographer. Her mother and the late John Patterson were sister and brother.

As a married couple Jim and Elizabeth continued their travels, visiting family in County Donegal and County Armagh each decade. About 1930 they moved to Victoria, British Columbia, joining four Griers and a niece of Jim's who had emigrated from Ireland.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James S. Grier (1854 - 1900)
  Fannie Patterson Grier (1851 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  William James Barriskill (1877 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas William Grier (1882 - 1960)*
  Catherine Grier Reilly (1883 - 1978)*
  Elizabeth Mary Grier Barriskill (1885 - 1968)
  James Cunningham Grier (1887 - 1985)*
  Jane Grier Reilly (1888 - 1920)*
  Emma Grier (1890 - 1891)*
  Frances Emma Grier (1891 - 1965)*
  John Patterson Grier (1897 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

BARRISKILL
WILLIAM J.
1877 - 1966
ELIZABETH J.
1885 - 1968
Ever Remembered
 
Burial:
Royal Oak Burial Park Cemetery
Victoria
Capital Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
Plot: Section O
 
Created by: Fay Carmichael
Record added: Jul 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55341768
Elizabeth Mary <i>Grier</i> Barriskill
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Elizabeth Mary <i>Grier</i> Barriskill
Added by: Fay Carmichael
 
Elizabeth Mary <i>Grier</i> Barriskill
Added by: Fay Carmichael
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 30, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 23, 2010
 
 
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