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Mr. & Mrs. Victor Flint

Victor Flint came to the Peace Country in 1909 with a group from Ontario when he was 19 years old. Frances Sills arrived in Beaverlodge with her sister Mabel and her husband Hugh Allen in 1911, but returned to Ontario in 1913. They were married in Ontario in February 1915.

"The Boston" Stopping Place

Homesteaders heading for the Peace Country outside of "The Boston", one of the Stopping Places on the Long Trail.

Flint family

Family portrait of the Flint family, with grandparents Paul and Lizzie Flint seated in armchairs, flanked by Victor, Frances and George Flint and their three daughters Pauline, Madelon, and Beth. Paul Flint was a co-founder of the Christian Association, and came to the south Peace 1910.

Pauline and Madelon Flint

Victor and Frances Flint had three daughters: Laura Pauline, Madelon, and Frances Elizabeth. Pauline passed away in 1935 while a student at Olds Agricultural College at the age of 20.

Flint Children

  • CA GPR 0002-0002.01-0002.01.03-0002.01.03.013a
  • Item
  • [1930-1935]
  • Part of Beth Sheehan fonds

Victor and Frances Flint had three daughters: Laura Pauline, Madelon, and Frances Elizabeth. Pauline passed away in 1935 while a student at Olds Agricultural College at the age of 20.

Helen Stegmeir

  • CA GPR 0002-0002.01-0002.01.03-0002.01.03.013b
  • Item
  • [1930-1935]
  • Part of Beth Sheehan fonds

The Flint daughters traveled to Lower Beaverlodge school with pony and cart in the summer, and horse and cutter in the winter. Here, neighbour Helen Stegmeir is in the cutter.

Flint Family Home

The Flints farmed in the Lower Beaverlodge district, calling it Crescent Grove Farm. Their first home was Victor's homestead "shack", made of logs with a sod roof. About 1917 they built a larger log home in a different location. The Beaverlodge Cemetery is on part of Victor's homestead, for which he donated the land.

Beth Flint

Beth Flint attended school at Lower Beaverlodge, completing high school in Beaverlodge. She is seen here with Crescent Grove Farm in the background.

Living in Sexsmith

After completing college, Beth Flint worked as records keeper for the Grande Prairie Cooperative Livestock Marketing Association in Sexsmith.

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