John Miskiv (1887 - 1968)

John Miskiv
1887 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
John Miskiv was born on June 27, 1887. He died in June 1968 at 80 years old. We know that John Miskiv had been residing in Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey 07026.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

John Miskiv Biography

Vital facts & highlights of John's life to share with the world

Most Commonly Known Name

John Miskiv

First name

John

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

John Miskiv was born on

Death

John Miskiv died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for John.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of John Miskiv?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is John's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was John a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey 07026

Education

Did John finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did John attend?

Professions

Share what John did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of John's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did John serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different John Miskiv?
View other bios of people named John Miskivs
Back to Top

John Miskiv Family Tree

John's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Miskiv family tree.

John's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
John Miskiv
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

John's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of John during various points of his life.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about John

What do you remember about John Miskiv? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that John is remembered.

John Miskiv Obituary

This obit of John Miskiv is maintained by John's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

John Miskiv passed away in June 1968 at age 80. He was born on June 27, 1887. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John Miskiv had been residing in Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey 07026.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of John Miskiv

1887 - 1968 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during John's lifetime

In 1887, in the year that John Miskiv was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1906, when he was 19 years old, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1930, at the age of 43 years old, John was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1949, at the age of 62 years old, John was alive when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1968, in the year of John Miskiv's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

Other Biographies

Other John Miskivs

around 1920 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1916 - Unknown
around 1916 - Unknown
Mar 12, 1941 - Sep 21, 2012
Apr 24, 1910 - May 2, 1989
Oct 17, 1888 - March 1969
Oct 19, 1919 - July 1987
Oct 13, 1916 - Dec 24, 1993
Jul 30, 1916 - October 1979
Feb 9, 1920 - Feb 3, 1992
Oct 28, 1922 - July 1980

Other Miskivs

Oct 28, 1922 - July 1980
Feb 9, 1920 - Feb 3, 1992
Jan 7, 1915 - May 30, 1994
Mar 1, 1952 - Jul 22, 2002
Feb 15, 1924 - Jul 25, 1990
Jan 19, 1921 - Apr 29, 2000
Jul 30, 1916 - October 1979
Jan 20, 1890 - January 1977
Oct 27, 1889 - July 1968
Jan 20, 1894 - June 1983
Oct 13, 1916 - Dec 24, 1993
Jul 20, 1897 - July 1982
Nov 30, 1925 - Apr 29, 2011
Oct 19, 1919 - July 1987
Oct 1, 1891 - February 1968
Nov 8, 1892 - January 1966
Oct 17, 1888 - March 1969
Oct 11, 1910 - Feb 2, 1991
Dec 11, 1929 - Sep 15, 1987
May 14, 1897 - October 1981

Other Bios

Jun 12, 1912 - November 1982
Oct 6, 1920 - July 1982
Aug 2, 1909 - Feb 20, 2000
Dec 26, 1922 - Aug 17, 1995
Nov 24, 1916 - February 1985
Jul 5, 1919 - Jan 16, 2011
Sep 21, 1914 - Jan 27, 1999
Jun 8, 1919 - Jan 25, 2006
Aug 13, 1920 - Apr 4, 2009
Jun 28, 1922 - Mar 18, 1997
Aug 5, 1917 - Jun 4, 2001
Mar 6, 1896 - Jun 14, 1989
Dec 3, 1908 - Aug 16, 2000
May 7, 1908 - Oct 28, 1991
Sep 30, 1917 - Jan 2, 1998
Sep 6, 1894 - Dec 20, 1990
Apr 11, 1921 - Nov 30, 1989
Sep 18, 1910 - Dec 25, 1992
Jan 13, 1901 - October 1975
Mar 25, 1916 - Nov 26, 1996
Success Stories from Biographies like John Miskiv
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.