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John Green Switzer

John Green Switzer

Male 1798 - 1869

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  • Name  John Green Switzer 
    Born  27 Oct 1798  Washington County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1861  Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died  12 Jan 1869  Lennox and Addington County, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Switzerville United Church Cemetery, Switzerville, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Was an agriculturist who owned a farm a short distance from Switzer's Chapel. He was a class leader of great acceptability.

      He came to Canada with his parents at age 8, settling in Ernestown. - from OBITUARIES FROM ONTARIO'S CHRISTIAN GUARDIAN 1861-1870 by Donald A McKenzie.

      1851 census

      Name Age Sex S/M/W B-Place Rel. Occ Res
      Switzer, John G. 53 M M USA WM F 1.5 stone
      Switzer, Zilpha 47 F M C W WM
      Switzer, Eliza J. 21 F S CW WM Dressmaker
      Switzer, Christopher 18 M S CW WM L
      Switzer, Anson 16 M S CW WM L
      Switzer, Ora 12 F S CW WM
      Switzer, William H. 9 M S CW WM
      Switzer Robert N. 7 M S CW WM
      O'Shea, Francis 34 M S Ire RC SchT
      Storms, Robert N. 30 M S CW WM Student
    Person ID  I381  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  23 Apr 2011 

    Father  Christopher Switzer,   b. 22 Oct 1762, Ballingarrane, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1828, Switzerville, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Orra Haughton,   b. Feb 1766, Washington County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1841, Switzerville, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F52  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Zelpha Mahala Hicks,   b. 1803,   d. 8 Oct 1888, Lennox and Addington County, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Aurilia Switzer,   b. 12 Nov 1824
     2. Philander Switzer,   b. 26 Oct 1825,   d. 4 Jun 1841
     3. Deborah Sarah Maria Switzer,   b. 5 Jul 1828, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1897, Morven, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Eliza J. Switzer,   b. 1830, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Christopher Miles Switzer,   b. 18 May 1833,   d. 3 Apr 1877, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Anson Green Switzer,   b. 8 Aug 1836, Switzerville, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1920, Carleton Place, Lanark, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Catherine Switzer,   b. 1839
     8. Ora Switzer,   b. 11 Jul 1840, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1868
     9. William Haw Switzer,   b. 1843, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Robert Newberry Switzer,   b. 1847, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1916, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F190  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Oct 1798 - Washington County, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1869 - Lennox and Addington County, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Switzerville United Church Cemetery, Switzerville, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Green Switzer & his wife Zelpha Mahala (Hicks)
    John Green Switzer & his wife Zelpha Mahala (Hicks)

    Documents
    John Green Switzer Biography
    John Green Switzer Biography

    Headstones
    John G. Switzer
    John G. Switzer

    Census Images
    1861 Census - Switzer/Neville/Hicks/Briscoe
    1861 Census - Switzer/Neville/Hicks/Briscoe

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Donald A McKenzie, OBITUARIES FROM ONTARIO'S CHRISTIAN GUARDIAN.

    2. [S101] 1861 Canadian Census.

    3. [S27] Tombstone Inscription.

    4. [S60] Tombstone Photo.

    5. [S69] Judy Hassall - e-mail.