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

Thomas McKenzie Edgar

Male 1887 - 1980  (93 years)


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  • Name Thomas McKenzie Edgar 
    Born 5 Jun 1887  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Machinist, Machine Shop 
    Residence 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73130 
    Died 28 Dec 1980  Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 31 Dec 1980  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I73130  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Alexander Edgar,   b. 27 Apr 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1940, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Gray,   b. 9 Feb 1854, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1885  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Family ID F19065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Lillico Baxter,   b. 2 Nov 1889, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1939, Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1916  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Alexander James Edgar,   b. 18 Feb 1917,   d. 13 Oct 2001, Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F248367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas McKenzie Edgar of Dearborn. Michigan passed away on Sunday. December 28th. He was in his 94Th year: Mr. Edgar was born on the former Gaides farm. Alps Road. Reidsville. He moved to Detroit in 1923 where he was employed as a pattern maker with major automotive companies. Predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Baxter, also a sister Elizabeth Edgar and a brother William G. Edgar. Surviving are three sons Alex of Dearborn, Michigan, Richard of Los Angeles, California, and Hugh of Tucson, Arizorta; and two daughters Mrs. Roland (Betty) Mniece of Dearborn, Michigan and Mrs. Richard (Mary) Schmidt of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Resting at the T. Little and Son Funeral Home, Galt, today (Tues.) from 3 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jackson of Knox's Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment in Ayr Cemetery.


      The Ayr News Dec 29 1980 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 7.

    2. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 10.

    3. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 28.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Thomas Mckenzie Edgar Date of Birth: 5 Jun 1887 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Alexander Edgar Mother's name: Mary Grey

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Edgar/ In Loving memory of/ Thomas McKenzie Edgar/ 1887 - 1980/ Mary Lillico Baxter/ wife of T. McKenzie Edgar/ 1889 - 1939/ Alexander James Edgar/ Son of Mary & Thomas/ 1917 - 2001
      [A] Father/ T. M. E./ June 5, 1887 - Dec. 28, 1980 [B] Mother/ M. L. B./ Nov. 2, 1889 - Dec. 31, 1939 [C] Son/ A. J. E./ Feb. 18, 1917 - Oct. 13, 2001
      [Back/West] Edgar/ In Loving memory of/ William Gray Edgar/ 1890 - 1973/ his beloved wife/ Alice Mae Veitch/ 1893 - 1985/ Their son/ Alexander M. Edgar/ 1920 - 1997/ His beloved wife/ Marion Jean Ford/ 1923 - 2008
      [A] Mother/ M. J. E./ Oct. 30, 1923/ Jan. 1, 2006 [B] Father/ A. M. E./ Mar. 9, 1920/ Feb. 21, 1997 [C] Mother/ A. M. V./ Aug. 17, 1893 - Feb. 3, 1985 [D] Father/ W. G. E./ May 27, 1890 - Feb. 19, 1973

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Alexander Edgar Age: 25 Birth Date: abt 1860 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 25 Mar 1885 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Thomas Edgar Mother: Elizabeth Hall Spouse: Mary Gray Spouse's Age: 30 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1855 Spouse Birth Place: Scotland Spouse Father: Adam Gray Spouse Mother: Sarah Gray

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Mary L Baxtor Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1890 Birth Place: Ontario Marriage Date: 19 Apr 1916 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: Richard Baxtor Mother: Elizabeth Lillias Spouse: T McKenzie Edgar Spouse's Age: 28 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1888 Spouse Birth Place: Ontario Spouse Father: Alex Edgar Spouse Mother: Mary Tray

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jun 1887 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, Machine Shop - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Apr 1916 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Dec 1980 - Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Dec 1980 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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