1885-1954

Second generation (daughter of Joe and Lizzie Price): Flora Pearl Price < Joseph Price

Flora Pearl Price (known all her life by her middle name, “Pearl”) was born in Toronto on June 26, 1885. She was the daughter of Joseph Price and Helen Elizabeth Leslie.

She married Alexander Henderson Lowden in Toronto on March 31, 1908. She was 22 and he was 21.

They had two children but, sadly, their first child survived only twelve days.

  1. Price Alexander Lowden
  2. Grace Elizabeth Helen Lowden (“Betty”)

Pearl died on December 19, 1954 and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. You can view her headstone here.


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Images (click to enlarge)

Photo of Pearl Price as a child and her sister Helen as a todler
Pearl (left) with sister Helen, about 1900. Pearl was about fourteen and Helen was about two. This photo was probably taken in Buffalo, New York, where the family was living at the time.
Pearl favoured large hats in her youth, as you can see from this photo and the following one. It appears, judging by her apparent age, that this was taken sometime around the time of her wedding in 1908.
Young Pearl in another of her big hats.
Pearl (right), with husband Alec Lowden, probably in the 1920s or 1930s.
Photo of Pearl Price middle-aged
Pearl, probably in the 1930s or 1940s.
Pearl, probably in the 1940s
Pearl and Helen
Pearl (left, talking) and Helen (looking at the photographer) on the streets of Toronto, probably in the late 1940s . Husband Alex Lowden walks behind.