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Florence Ann Medlen Ballard
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1881
Chautauqua County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1927
Copan
Washington County
Oklahoma, USA

Florence Ann (Medlen) Ballard was born November 25, 1881 in Chautauqua County, Kansas, to Wilson Jasper and Nancy Ann (Wiseman) Medlen. She was one of 9 siblings.

The Medlen family moved from Chautauqua County, Kansas to Oklahoma I.T. (Copan, Washington County) in the mid 1890s. Florence was very talented and, even without music lessons, she could play any tune or instrument at will. She inherited this ability from her father, Wilson Medlen, who loved to play the fiddle and other instruments.

Florence Ann Medlen married in 1902 to Clifford Michael Ballard in Copan. The Ballards were the parents of 7 children.

Florence Ann (Medlen) Ballard, 44, died February 18, 1927 at Copan, Washington County, Oklahoma. Funeral services were held and burial was in Sunnyside Cemetery, Caney, Montgomery County, Kansas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilson Jasper Medlen (1836 - 1924)
  Nancy Ann Wiseman Medlen (1850 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Elsie Marie Ballard White (1902 - 1968)*
  Robert Henry Ballard (1912 - 1913)*
  Marvin Patrick Ballard (1916 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clarise Jane Medlen Craig (1868 - 1924)*
  Louis Medlen (1869 - 1947)*
  Henry Harrison Medlen (1871 - 1950)*
  Etta Sarah Medlen Edwards (1874 - 1941)*
  Mary Ellen Medlen Holmes (1879 - 1955)*
  Florence Ann Medlen Ballard (1881 - 1927)
  Grace Bell Medlen Hardman (1885 - 1967)*
  Joseph Emmet Medlen (1891 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunnyside Cemetery
Caney
Montgomery County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section F. 80
 
Created by: Sally Medlen Bishop
Record added: Oct 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30249167
Florence Ann <i>Medlen</i> Ballard
Added by: Sally Medlen Bishop
 
Florence Ann <i>Medlen</i> Ballard
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Florence Ann <i>Medlen</i> Ballard
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 Added: Nov. 24, 2008
 
 
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