Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Flora Mae "Flo" Ball

Female 1889 - 1980  (91 years)


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  • Name Flora Mae "Flo" Ball 
    Born 26 Jan 1889  Alnwick Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Flora Mae "Flo" Vincent 
    Occupation 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Saleslady - Dry goods 
    Residence 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1943  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1964  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-194850 
    Died 21 Sep 1980  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I194850  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 

    Father Osborne Thomas Ball,   b. 21 Apr 1862, Cobourg, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1943, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Jennifer Almera Varcoe,   b. 4 Dec 1862, Roseneath, Northumberland Co.., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1964, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1884  Alnwick Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Family ID F186685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Leslie "Leslie" Vincent,   b. 27 Aug 1883, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1956, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1920  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Marlen Kenneth Vincent,   b. 18 Jul 1931, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 2012, Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Warren Wesley Vincent,   b. 25 Sep 1923
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F50297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. C. Leslie Vincent

      A well known Ayr resident. Mrs. C. Leslie Vincent passed away in Cambridge Memonal Hospital on Sunday, September 21st. She was in her 92nd year.

      The former Flora Mae Hall. She was horn in Roseneath, a daughter of the Late Osborne T. Ball and Jennifer Varco.

      She came to Ayr in 1906, married the late C. Leslie Vincent and lived on the 6th concession of South Dumfries, RR 3 Ayr, until 1948 when they moved to Ayr. In 1923 she and her husband opened a farm equipment business, now known as Vincent Farm Equipment.

      Mrs. Vincent was a member of Knox United Church and the UCW, Ayr Women's Institute and Senior Citizens; a life member of the Cambridge Federal Liberal Association and had been presented a citizenship award by the Ayr Kinsmen Club.

      She is survived by two sons, Warren of Ayr and Marlen of Seaforth; a step-daughter, Mrs. Helen McConachie of Brantford; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Lyle (Gertrude Maud) Smiley of Vancouver. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by one granddaughter, Karen Vincent; also predeceased by two sisters, Mrs. Addie Sifton and Mrs. Hilda Elms; two brothers. William and Wesley Ball.

      Funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon at the Coutts and Son Funeral Home, Galt. Rev. D. E. Willis of Knox United Church. Ayr, officiated. Interment in Ayr Cemetery, Pallbearers were Douglas Vincent, David Walters. Kevin Linden, Rick Wood. Bryan Vincent, David Vincent and Barry Vincent, all grandsons.

      The Ayr News 24 Sep 1980 pg 11

  • Sources 
    1. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, pg 1.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Flora May Ball Date of Birth: 26 Jan 1889 Gender: Female Birth Place: Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Osborne Ball Mother's name: Jennie Varcoe

    3. [S619] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), "Death of O. T. Ball," Jan 14 1943 pg 9.

    4. [S619] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), "Mrs. O. T. Ball passes in her 102nd year," Sep 3 1964 pg 1.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      VIncent/ Leslie C. VIncent/ died Nov. 27, 1956/ In his 74th year/ Mary Kersell Knight/ wife of/ Leslie C. VIncent/ died Dec. 23, 1918/ In Her 34th year/ and his wife/ Flora Mae Ball/ died Sept. 21, 1980 In Her 92nd year

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Jamifer Almera Varcoe Age: 21 Birth Date: abt 1863 Birth Place: Canada Marriage Date: 6 Feb 1884 Marriage County or District: Northumberland Father: John Varcoe Mother: Ursula Varcoe Spouse: Osbourne Ball Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1863 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father: William Ball Spouse Mother: Jane Ball

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: C Leslie Vincent Age: 38 Birth Date: abt 1882 Birth Place: Oxford Marriage Date: 27 Oct 1920 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Harles Vincent Mother: Mary Conning Spouse: Flora M Ball Spouse's Age: 31 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1889 Spouse Birth Place: Northumberland Spouse Father: O T Ball Spouse Mother: J Varcoe Ball

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1889 - Alnwick Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Saleslady - Dry goods - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Oct 1920 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1943 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1964 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 1980 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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