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Albert James Switzer[1]

Male 1883 - 1941


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  • Name  Albert James Switzer 
    Nickname  Bud 
    Born  30 Oct 1883  Mendocino Co., CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1900  Big River, Mendocino, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1920  Petaluma, Sonoma, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1930  Petaluma, Sonoma, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  17 Mar 1941  Petaluma, Sonoma, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    • Cause: Influenza

      death announcement

      Albert J. "Bud" Switzer, 57, died March 17, 1941 in Petaluma from influenza. Born in Mendocino, he had lived in Petaluma since 1911 and worked as a stationary engineer for the silk mills. His was the first death of nine children. The family originally came from Kingston, Ontario. He married Charlotte E. Ryan September 15, 1906. His widow, son, George of New Haven, Connecticut; daughter Dorothy Switzer of San Francisco; sisters and brothers, Mrs. Gertruce Greenwell, Berkely, Mrs. Ada Harvey and Ray Switzer of Hayward, Mrs. Effie Biggers, Red Bluff, Mrs. Alice Elliott and George Switzer of Mendocino, Mrs. Edith Gaustad, Alameda, and Harold Switzer of Fort Bragg. A service was in Petaluma the 19th.

    Notes 
    Person ID  I1492  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  27 May 2012 

    Father  George Switzer,   b. 18 Jun 1839, Kingston, Frontenac, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1911, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Ann Hopkins,   b. 1846, , , VT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1923, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F312  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Charlotte Elizabeth Ryan,   b. 17 Mar 1886, , , CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1973, Calvert County, MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Sep 1906  [1
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Nadine Switzer,   b. 19 Oct 1911, Petaluma, Sonoma, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 2005, Port Republic, Calvert Cty., MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George Shirley Switzer,   b. 11 Jun 1915, Petaluma, Sonoma, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 2008, Solomons, Calvert, MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F579  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1883 - Mendocino Co., CA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Draft Card WWI<br/>Albert James Switzer
    Draft Card WWI
    Albert James Switzer


  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Kate Switzer - e-mail.

    2. [S145] 1900 USA Census.

    3. [S120] 1920 US census.

    4. [S121] 1930 US census.

    5. [S143] Ruth Whetnall - e-mail.

    6. [S166] California Death Index, 1940-1997.