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Alton Merritt Switzer[1]

Male 1911 - 1990


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  • Name  Alton Merritt Switzer 
    Born  28 Aug 1911  Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1920  Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1930  Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation  1930  [4
    Labourer 
    Died  5 Nov 1990  Murrells Inlet, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • Name: Alton M. Switzer
      Birth: 28 Aug 1911
      Died: 5 Nov 1990
      Civil Railroad Board (Issued Through)

      ALTON MERRITT SWITZER, 79, CITY NATIVE, DIES: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - November 6, 1990
      Deceased Name: ALTON MERRITT SWITZER, 79, CITY NATIVE, DIES
      Alton Merritt Switzer, 79, Wilcox Avenue, Murrells Inlet, S.C., a native of Watertown, died Monday in Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, S.C., after a long illness.

      The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Goldfinch Funeral Home, Murrells Inlet. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Adams Center.

      Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Murrells Inlet-Garden City Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 672, Murrells Inlet, S.C., 29576, or to Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Department, P.O. Box 48, Murrells Inlet.

      Surviving are his wife, Annabelle J.; four sons, David H., Murrells Inlet, Lloyd N., Rochester, Kenneth A. Sr., Colonial Heights, Va., and James H., Central Square; 17 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

      He was born Aug. 28, 1911, in Watertown, a son of Reuben and Mattie Felt Switzer. He married Annabelle Hudson of Watertown Dec. 31, 1934, in the parsonage of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. Edgar O. Spaven officiating.

      Mr. Switzer was employed by the Chrysler Corp., Syracuse, for 23 years before his retirement. The couple had lived in the Mattydale area for 30 years before moving to Murrells Inlet in 1974.

      Mr. Switzer was a charter member of the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Rescue Squad, a former member of the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Department and a member of the Belin United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet.
      Edition: Final
      Page: 30
      Copyright (c) 1990 Watertown Daily Times
      - received from Debra Switzer Dirks.

    Buried  Union Cemetery, Adams Center, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I822  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  29 Jun 2013 

    Father  Reuben H. Switzer,   b. 25 Nov 1866, Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1934, Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mattie Helena Felt,   b. 12 Feb 1874, Woodville, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1940, Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F356  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Annabelle June Hudson,   b. 28 Jul 1915, Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996, Colonial Height, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Dec 1934  Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David Henry Switzer,   b. 13 Mar 1936, Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992, Murrells Inlet, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lloyd M. Switzer,   b. 27 Aug 1937,   d. 27 Sep 1998
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Family ID  F6904  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1911 - Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1934 - Watertown, Jefferson, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Nov 1990 - Murrells Inlet, SC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Union Cemetery, Adams Center, Jefferson, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Alton M. Switzer & Annabelle Hudson
    Alton M. Switzer & Annabelle Hudson

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Hans Jacob.ged.

    2. [S239] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S120] 1920 US census.

    4. [S121] 1930 US census.

    5. [S39] Debra Switzer Dirks, eMail Message.