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Amos Shier

Male 1831 - 1903


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  • Name  Amos Shier 
    Born  12 Feb 1831  Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1881  St. Marys, Perth, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  13 Dec 1903  Miniota, Div. 15, MB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Crandall Cemetery, Crandall, Div. 15, MB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Immigration: 1851 to Blanshard Township, Perth County, Ontario.
    Person ID  I3751  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  23 Jan 2014 

    Father  Adam Shier,   b. 1795, Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Rose Cottage, Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Matilda Switzer,   b. 1807, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F483  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Mary Susan Teskey,   b. 24 Apr 1835,   d. 3 Aug 1919, Blanchard Twp., Perth, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Feb 1856  Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Matilda Shier,   b. 1857,   d. 1932
     2. George Garrett Shier,   b. 1858,   d. 1918
     3. Adam Shier,   b. 1859,   d. 1860
     4. Loftus Theophilus Shier,   b. 1860,   d. 1861
     5. Samuel Henry Shier,   b. 1862, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1940, Crandall, Div. 15, MB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Amos Albert Shier,   b. 1864,   d. 1873
     7. William Shier,   b. 1866,   d. 1866
     8. Robert Shier,   b. 1867,   d. 1867
     9. Adam Wesley Shier,   b. Abt 1869,   d. 1933
     10. Susan P. Shier,   b. 1870,   d. 1948
     11. Collis Switzer Shier,   b. 1873,   d. 1928
     12. Frederick Julius Shier,   b. 1874,   d. 1874
     13. Florence Ethel Shier,   b. 1881,   d. 1963
     14. Charles Shier,   b. 1883,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F1679  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1831 - Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Feb 1856 - Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - St. Marys, Perth, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1903 - Miniota, Div. 15, MB, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Amos Shier
    Amos Shier

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] 1881 Canadian Census.

    2. [S148] Pat Wheeler - e-mail.

    3. [S471] Ireland, Select Marriages, 1619-1898.