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Samuel Guier Switzer[1, 2]

Male 1796 - 1865


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  • Name  Samuel Guier Switzer 
    Born  1 Oct 1796  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
    Died  1865  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Will of Samuel Switzer from Queens University land archieves (rec'd from T. Robert Campbell)

      Memorial No. 649
      General No. 1055
      Registered 21st October 1865
      (?) O'clock P.M.
      M. P. Roblin
      Regr.


      A memorial of a will to be registered in the following words.

      This document witnesseth that I Samuel Switzer yeoman of the Township of Camden United Counties of Lennox and Addington province of Canada being of sound mind memory and withstanding do make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament hereby revoking null and void all former last wills and testaments by me heretofore made. My will is first that my funeral charges and just debts shall be paid by my Executors hereinafter named. The residue of my Estate and property which shall not be required for the payment of my just debts funeral charges and the expenses attending the execution of this my last will and the administration of my estate I give devise and dispose of as follows. To wit, I give and devise to my beloved wife Abagail Switzer the use and control of the East half of my house consisting of one sitting room and two bedrooms together with her support and (?) from my estate consisting of the west half of lot no. thirty three in the fourth concession of the Township of Camden in the United Counties of Lennox and Addington Province of Canada containing in all by admeasurement
      Eighty One and a half acres be the same more or less. Also kind (?) and proper care at the hands of my son Washburn William Switzer & wife. I give and devise to my three daughters Mary Brown Switzer, Annie Switzer and Nancy Switzer one hundred dollars each to be paid to them by my executors herein after named within six months after my decease to have and to hold the same to them the said Mary Brown, Annie and Nancy Switzer their executors, administrators and assignes to (?) and their use forever. Also I give and devise to my daughter Charolotte (?) Switzer one cow, Six sheep, Table chairs bedstead and bedding in stock and furniture to the value of fifty dollars to be paid to her within twelve
      months after my decease, further I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Jane Bell and my sons Aaron, David, Joseph, Ezra, Orren and Cephas Switzer one dollar each to be paid them in lawful money of Canada by my executors three years after my decease, lastly, I give, devise and bequeath to my son
      Washburn William Switzer my real estate consisting of Eighty one and a half acres of land lying and being situated in the Township County and Province as described above together with all the residue and remainder of my personal estate, goods and chattel farming utensils of any nature or kind soever to have and to hold to him Washburn William Switzer his heirs executors adminitrators and assigns to his and their use and (?) forever. I also appoint Joseph Brown, Edward Amey and Aaron Switzer all of the Township of Camden County and Province above named executors thereby obligating them to see that the terms of this my last will and testament in the best (?) , circumstances as will (?) testimony hereof I Samuel Switzer have hereto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this third day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty five.
      Signed sealed and declared by the said Samuel Switzer to be his last will and testament in presence Alescauly Church and Ira Bell who at his request and in his presence have subscribed their names.
      Alesc. Smith / Ira Bell / Samuel Switzer

      And this memorial therefore is hereby required to be registered by me W, W, Switzer one of the (?) therein named witness my hand and seal this 21st day of October 1865 signed and sealed in presence of Ira Bell
      W. W. Fralick
      Washburn William Switzer S.S.

    Person ID  I73  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  1 Sep 2014 

    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  Abigail Card,   b. 18 Sep 1801, Richmond, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1881, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Apr 1821  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Switzer,   b. 31 Dec 1822, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1912, Kingston, Frontenac, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Brown Switzer,   b. 28 Jun 1823, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1909, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. David Switzer,   b. 10 Jul 1824,   d. 25 Oct 1893, Denbigh, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Samuel Switzer,   b. 1825,   d. 16 May 1899, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ezra Switzer,   b. 23 Nov 1828
     6. Oren Switzer,   b. 1831, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1896, Portland Twp., Frontenac, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Washburn William Switzer,   b. 11 Jul 1832, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1918, Adams, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Cephus M. Switzer,   b. 14 Nov 1833, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1918, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Jane Switzer,   b. 1837, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1874, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Anne Switzer,   b. 1839, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Nancy Switzer,   b. 23 Nov 1840, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1893, Denbigh, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Charlotte Switzer,   b. 1846,   d. 25 Mar 1871, Lennox and Addington County, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F45  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Oct 1796 - Marysburgh, Prince Edward, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Apr 1821 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, 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 MapsDied - 1865 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Census Images
    1851 census - Switzer/Card/VanValkenburg
    1851 census - Switzer/Card/VanValkenburg

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

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

    3. [S19] 1851 Canadian Census.

    4. [S79] Brant Gibbard - e-mail.