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  • ID: I026126
  • Name: Christina MCBAIN
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1834 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Death: 23 JUL 1930
  • Reference Number: 26126
  • Note:
    Clifford: Pioneer Laid to Rest. Mrs. Christinna McBain Elmslie

    Funeral was held for one of the oldest pioneers in Clifford area, Mrs. Elmslie took place from the home of her son in law, George Hay of Howick Interment Clifford Cemetery.

    Mrs. Elmslie was 96 years old was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alex McBain.

    She came to Canada with her parents in 1854 and settled in Elora, where in 1858 she married William Elmslie, who predeceased her in 1915.

    They settled in Clifford, being the third family there. Mr. Elmslie was the first village schoolmaster. Later they took up a farm of dense forest near Clifford and remained there until his death.

    Mrs. Elmslie was the only living charter member of Knox Church. She is survived by two daughters, two sons and one brother. Three daughters and sons predeceased her.

    [Date: July 1930]

    Father: Alex MCBAIN
    Mother: UNKNOWN

    Marriage 1 William ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1825 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    • Married: 1858 in Elora, Nichol Twp, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada
    1. Has No Children George ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1859 in Elora, Wellington Co
    2. Has No Children Isabella ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1861 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    3. Has No Children William ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1863 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    4. Has No Children Jessie ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1865 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    5. Has No Children Agnes ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1867 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    6. Has Children Lachlan McBain ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1869 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    7. Has No Children Alexander G ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1873 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    8. Has Children Margaret Christina ELMSLIE b: 1873 in Minto, Wellington, Ontario
    9. Has No Children Ida Catherine ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1875 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    10. Has No Children John Gordon ELMSLIE b: ABT. 1877 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    11. Has No Children Mary Jane ELMSLIE b: 1878 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co
    12. Has No Children Amelia Ann ELMSLIE b: 1878 in Minto Twp, Wellington Co