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Christina Valentina "Tena" Baxter
Female 1895 - 1976


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  • Birth  15 Feb 1895  Drumbo, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Occupation  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    school teacher 
    Occupation  1924  , India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    missionary 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-338588 
    Died  Apr 1976  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  1 May 1976  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I338588  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Charles Elliott Baxter,   b. CALC 6 Apr 1858, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1921, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jessie Taylor,   b. 1864, Ancaster, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1929, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Dec 1881  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F247749  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Miss Tena Baxter Passes

      Funeral services were held on Saturday in Westdale United Church in Hamilton for Miss Christena Baxter who passed away last week. Rev. Dolan officiated. Born in Drumbo, Miss Baxter taught school for several years in Hamilton before going as a missionary to India in 1924. She served in several locations in Central India, first under the Presbyterian Church and then, following union, under the United Church of Canada. She retired from the Mission field in 1959 and spent several years doing deputation work for the United Church. She was a member of Westdale United Church until a year and a half ago. when she transferred to Willis United in Drumbo. The interment was in Ayr cemetery, with her nephews acting as pallbearers and Rev. Milroy and Rev. Brown officiating.

      The Ayr News 6 May 1976 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] In memory of/ James Baxter/ died Sept. 2nd, 1900/ aged 87 years/ also his wife/ Jane Elliott/ died July 8th 1864/ aged 39 years/ also / their Infant daughter/ Margaret/ died Feb. 23rd 1860/ Wm. J. Baxter/ 1887 - 1968/ Christina V./ Baxter/ 1896 - 1976/ Baxter
      [Left/South] In memory of/ James Baxter/ died Oct. 26th 1908/ aged 53 years/ Margaret Hall/ wife of the Above/ died Nov. 7th 1912/ In Her 59th year
      [Back/West] Mary Elizabeth/ dau. of C. E. & Jessie/ Baxter/ died Feb. 24, 1915/ aged 14 Yrs. 11 Mos./ Eddie/ son of/ Chas. E. & Jessie/ Baxter/ died Aug. 2, 1906/ aged 15 years 3 Mo's./ C. E. Baxter/ 1858 - 1921/ Jessie Taylor/ wife of/ C. E. Baxter/ 1864 - 1929/ D. Taylor Baxter/ 1885 - 1930/ Margaret B. Baxter/ 1897 - 1934.
      [A] Eddie [B] Mary [C] Mother [D] Father
      [Right/North] James H./ son of Jas. & Margaret/ Baxter/ died July 23rd 1905/ aged 23 years/ 9 months

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Feb 1895 - Drumbo, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - missionary - 1924 - , India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 May 1976 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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