Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Christina Valentina "Tena" Baxter

Female 1895 - 1976  (81 years)


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  • Name Christina Valentina "Tena" Baxter 
    Born 15 Feb 1895  Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada 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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338588  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    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  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    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  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1881  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F247749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - missionary - 1924 - , India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 May 1976 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • 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

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Charles Baxter Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1858 Birth Place: Canada Marriage Date: 27 Dec 1881 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: James Baxter Mother: Jane Baxter Spouse: Jessie Taylor Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1862 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father: Donald Taylor Spouse Mother: Jennet Taylor