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Gideon Switzer Riedy

Male 1819 - 1877


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  • Name  Gideon Switzer Riedy 
    Born  25 Aug 1819  Newcastle W., Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  12 Sep 1819  Newcastle W., Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  20 Feb 1877  Dalhousie, Bengal Presidency of British India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Bengal Presidency stretched from Calcutta in the east to the Afghan border in the west. Dalhousie is now in the North West Frontier Province, right up in the north west of India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, bordering Kashmir.
    Notes 
    • Gideon served in the military Templemore, Ireland, 13 APR 1844. He emigrated, 1855. Point of origin: Sussex?. Army Schoolmaster 35th Royal Sussex Regt. Recruited at Templemore 13th April 1844. Served in Ireland, England and Mauritius, Burma, India/Pakistan. Noted as Hospital Sgt. In 1855. The 35th left India in 1867 and he is down as Embarkation Sgt. It appears he retired at this time staying in India.
    Person ID  I3810  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  25 Feb 2014 

    Father  John Gideon Riedy,   b. 1793, Newcastle W., Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1849, Newcastle W., Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ann Switzer,   b. 1798, Croom, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F655  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Melicina Anna Cobbe,   b. 21 Dec 1829, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1906, Quetta, Baluchistan, Pakistan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Sep 1848  Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • St. Michans Church
    Children 
     1. Euphrasia Anna Riedy,   b. 1 Jul 1849, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1934, Karachi, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alicia Jane Riedy,   b. 14 Nov 1855, Calcutta, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1896, Poona, India Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Walther Patrick Switzer Riedy,   b. 4 Aug 1859, Dinapore, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Melicinia Afrina Riedy,   b. 8 Sep 1861, Meerut, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Frances Eveline Riedy,   b. 23 Aug 1863, Fyzabad, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Gideon Henry James Riedy,   b. 22 Dec 1867, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1950, Dehra Dun, India Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1231  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1819 - Newcastle W., Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Sep 1819 - Newcastle W., Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1848 - Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gideon Switzer Riedy
    Gideon Switzer Riedy

  • Sources 
    1. [S405] Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958.