Asaph Floyd Balsor

19 November 1905–25 June 1995 (Age 89)
Centreville, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Asaph Floyd

When Asaph Floyd Balsor was born on 19 November 1905, in Centreville, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Asaph Harris Balsor, was 43 and his mother, Jane Millicent Sawler, was 36. He lived in Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. He died on 25 June 1995, in Kentville, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Asaph Harris Balsor
Jane Millicent Sawler
Harry Chase Balsor
Elva Eunice Balsor
Dorothy Mildred Balsor
Josephine Love Balsor
Chester Leroy Balsor
Henry Roscoe Everett Balsor
Asaph Floyd Balsor

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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.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 4

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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

Latin; Greek; Assyrio-Babylon: Corrupted from the Latin Baltassar or the Greek Belshazzar, the Assyrio-Babylonic name of Daniel at the court of Nebuchadnezzar, which meant a prince whom Bel favours

Sources (3)

  • Ace Balsor in household of George W Balsor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ace Floyd Balsor, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"
  • Ace Floyd Balsor, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954"

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