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David Switzer[1, 2]

Male 1798 - 1881


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  • Name  David Switzer 
    Born  8 Sep 1798  Marysburgh, Prince Edward, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1851  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1871  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  1881  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died  Apr 1881  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • David was listed at Camden East Township, Addington County in the 1871 Census of Ontario. His occupation was listed as a farmer and his religion as Episcopal Methodist.

      Will from Queens University land archieves (rec'd from T. Robert Campbell)

      Entered and registered this 18th day of June AD 1881 at 3:45 O'clock PM
      N. Mills
      Dy registrar

      I David Switzer (?) of the Township of Camden East in the Counties of Lennox and Addington and Province of Ontario being of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament this Twenty Eighth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight in following. In the first place I order my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid by my son Stephen Switzer in one year after my decease. In the first place my lot of land which I hold by deed from the Canada Company being the South East quarter of Lot 31 in the Fourth Concession of the Township of Camden East Province aforesaid. Supposed to be fifty acres to the same more or less I will bequeth and devise to my son Stephen Switzer forever and the said Stephen Switzer I find him to pay my son William Switzer one
      hundred dollars in cash one year after my decease and my daughter Polly Brass must be paid fifty dollars cash in two years after my decease by my son Stephen Switzer and my grand daughter Ede Elizabeth Switzer I will one dollar and my grand daughter Sarah Ann Switzer I will her one dollar in cash all to be paid by my son Stephen Switzer and my grand son Arthony Switzer must be paid one dollar and my grand son Frederick Knowlton Switzer must be paid one dollar by my son Stephen Switzer and my chattel property I leave to my wife Fanny Switzer to dispose of as she thinks best and lastly I nominate and appoint Mathew Brass, Joseph Brown and Chester Brown all of the Township of Camden East in the
      County and Province of Ontario executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking as null and void any will or wills by me herebefore made. In witness I have hereby set my hand and seal the day and year above written in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other we subscribed
      our names as witnesses and the said Stephen Switzer is to take good care of my wife and myself during our natural lives with plenty to eat and drink and plenty of wood for fuel for the fire.

      Witnesses his

      Sg David X Switzer
      mark
      Sg Joseph Brown
      Sg Julia Ann Switzer

      Ontario
      County of Lennox and Addington (?)

      I Julia Ann Switzer wife of Stephen Switzer of the Township of Camden in the County of Lennox and Addington and Province of Ontario Yeoman make oath and say that I knew David Switzer late of the Township of Camden East in the County of Lennox and Addington and Province of Ontario yeoman deceased and that on or about the twenty eighth day of January one thousand eight hundred and
      seventy eight Joseph Brown of the said Township of Camden and I were present and did see the said David Switzer sign and declare the proper writing a true copy of which is herewith annexed as and for the last will and testament of the said David Switzer and that I and this (?) and the said Joseph Brown did subscribe our names as witnesses to the said will at the request of the said testater David Switzer in his presence and in the presence of each other and lastly that the names subscribed as witnesses to the execution of the said will are of the proper handwriting of the said Joseph Brown and of me this (?) and that I have carefully compared the paper writing herewith annexed with the original will of the said David Switzer and that the paper writing is the true and correct copy of the said original will.

      Sg Julia Ann Switzer

      Sworn before me at the Township of Camden in the County of Lennox and Addington this 18th day of
      June AD 1881
      sg J. H. Madden
      (?) in B.16 in the County of Lennox and Addington
    Person ID  I59  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  19 Feb 2011 

    Father  Philip Switzer, U. E.,   b. 11 Apr 1757, Ballingarrane, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Patience Rose, U. E.,   b. Abt 1760 
    Family ID  F21  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Fanny Card,   b. Apr 1808,   d. Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1826 
    Children 
     1. William C. Switzer,   b. 24 Jul 1826
     2. Polly Elizabeth Switzer,   b. 1829, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1885, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Amos Switzer,   b. 1836, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1871, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Stephen Switzer,   b. 1837
     5. Anthony Switzer,   b. 1844, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F20  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1798 - Marysburgh, Prince Edward, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1881 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Land Petition - Upper Canada
    Land Petition - Upper Canada
    David Switzer
    Will
    Will
    David Switzer

    Census Images

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    1871 census - Amos Switzer family & David Switzer family
    1871 census - Amos Switzer family & David Switzer family
    1851 census - Switzer/Card/Collier/Brass/Collins
    1851 census - Switzer/Card/Collier/Brass/Collins
    1881 census - Switzer/Card/Bell/Cook/Wattam/Johnston
    1881 census - Switzer/Card/Bell/Cook/Wattam/Johnston

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Carol-Anne Eldridge, Import.

    2. [S65] Fred Bell - Mary Donovan - genealogy.

    3. [S19] 1851 Canadian Census.

    4. [S125] 1871 Canadian Census.

    5. [S76] 1881 Canadian Census.