Waterloo Region Generations
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James Douglas Baxter

Male 1903 - 1968  (65 years)


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  • Name James Douglas Baxter 
    Born 16 May 1903  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1968  Mitchell St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338935 
    Died 1 Aug 1968  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 3 Aug 1968  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338935  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Richard L. Baxter,   b. 1858, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1907, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Douglas Lillico,   b. 17 Dec 1858, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1936, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1885  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F247889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Vera Mae Rodger,   b. 24 May 1903, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1985, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1927  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Joan I. Baxter,   b. 1933,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F247890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Douglas Baxter Passes

      James Douglas Baxter of Mitchell Street, Ayr, passed away at Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital. He had been in indifferent health for some time, but was confined to hospital for only a short period to his death. A son of the late Richard Baxter and Elizabeth Lillico, he was born in Blenheim township 65 years ago. Mr. Baxter retired to Ayr from the farm four years ago. An active member of Knox United Church, Mr. Baxter served on the board of management and on the session for many years. Mr. Baxter contributed much to the community through his music and interest in local affairs. Surviving are his wife, the former Vera Rodger; two sons, David of Durham and Norman of Owen Sound; one daughter, Mrs. James ( Joan) Boland of Waterloo; one brother, Richard of RR3 Bright; two sisters, Margaret of Ayr and Mrs. J. T. (Jean) Kennedy of RR2 Paris and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother Hugh and three sisters, Isabelle, Mrs. McKenzie (Mary) Edgar and Mrs. Jarius (Elizabeth) Maus.

      The Funeral

      Funeral service was held on Saturday, August 3, at 11 a.m. in Knox United Church with Rev. D. E. Willis officiating. Pallbearers were: Richard Kennedy, Alex Edgar, William Rodger, John Maus, Clifford Lee and Hugh Baxter. Flower bearers were: Albert Pipe, Roy Campbell, Stanley Lillico, Gordon Baxter, William Hall and Vern Chenoweth. Interment was in Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News Aug 15 1968 pg 10

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Baxter/ In Loving memory of/ Richard N. Baxter/ Mar. 10, 1898 - Apr. 15, 1971/ Husband of/ M. Helen Kyle/ Sept. 23, 1907 - Apr. 9, 1987/ Parents of Jane E. Baxter/ Nov. 1936 - Oct. 2004/ Hugh M. and H. Isabelle/
      [Back/West] Baxter/ James Douglas/ 1903 - 1968/ beloved Husband of/ Vera M. Rodger/ 1903 - 1985/ 1905 - E. Georgina Rodger - 1994/ 1907 - Iva I. Roger - 1999/ In Loving memory

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Richard Baxter Age: 27 Birth Date: abt 1858 Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Marriage Date: 16 Sep 1885 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: Hugh Baxter Mother: Isabella Davidson Spouse: Elizabeth Douglas Lillias Spouse's Age: 26 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1859 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Spouse Father: Robert Smith Spouse Mother: Mary Lillias

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: James Douglas Baxter Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1903 Birth Place: Blenheim Marriage Date: 1 Oct 1927 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: Richard Baxter Mother: Elizabeth D Lillice Spouse: Vera Mae Rodger Birth Place: Township of Blenheim Spouse Father: David Rodger Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Tennyson

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1903 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1927 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1968 - Mitchell St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Aug 1968 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Aug 1968 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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