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Philip Robertson Switzer

Philip Robertson Switzer

Male 1855 - 1934

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  • Name  Philip Robertson Switzer 
    Nickname  PR 
    Born  14 Jun 1855  Bellrock, Portland Twp., Frontenac, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1861  Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1871  Portland Twp., Frontenac, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1881  Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  1891  Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census  1901  Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1911  Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died  24 Dec 1934  Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried  Kinmount Cemetery, Kinmount, Victoria, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Philip R. Switzer was born in Camden, Addington County, in 1857. His father, Oren Switzer, a native of that county, where he still resides, having removed to the Township of Hinchinbrook. P. R. Switzer resided with his people till 1877, when he came to Glamorgan Township and took up 100 acres of land on lot 15, concession 3, on which he has erected a house and improved something over ten acres of land. He married, in 1878, Annie M. Haines, of Walpool Township, Haldimand County. ------Source: History of the County of Peterborough - Pelham Mulvaney (1884)

      Philip Robertson was the reeve of Glamorgan Township for 1905 - 1906.
    Person ID  I832  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  8 Dec 2014 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Mary Jane VanValkenburg,   b. 1835, Moscow, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Bellrock, Portland Twp., Frontenac, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F364  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Annie Marie Haines,   b. 1 Jan 1859, Walpole Twp., Haldimand, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1935, Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Sep 1878 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Switzer,   b. 18 Sep 1879, Peterborough Cty., ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1928, Orillia, Simcoe, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Emma Lovina Switzer,   b. 9 Nov 1881, Haliburton County, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1937, Orillia, Simcoe, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ada Ethel Switzer,   b. 21 Jun 1887, Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1981, Peterborough, Peterborough, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Linda May Switzer,   b. 2 Aug 1889, Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982
     5. Oren Switzer,   b. 21 Mar 1892, Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976, Bobcaygeon, Victoria, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lorne Switzer,   b. 21 Mar 1892, Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1893
     7. Adelia Jane Switzer,   b. 4 Jul 1895, Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1901, Toronto, York, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Bertha Bell Switzer,   b. 1 May 1898, Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1913, Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F367  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - Camden East, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - Portland Twp., Frontenac, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1934 - Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kinmount Cemetery, Kinmount, Victoria, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos

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    Philip Robertson Switzer family Photo
    Philip Robertson Switzer family Photo
    B. l tor: Linda May, Oren & Ada Ethel Switzer
    F. l to r: Annie Marie & Philip Robertson Switzer
    Philip Robertson Switzer
    Philip Robertson Switzer
    Strathcona Bridge
    Strathcona Bridge
    One of Philip Robertson Switzer's Projects
    George & Ada Windover Home
    George & Ada Windover Home
    b. l to r: George Alvin Windover, Ada Ethel Switzer, Gerald Alvin Windover, Philip Robertson Switzer
    f. l to r: Luella Annie Windover & Earl Windover
    Historical Plaque<br />Philip Robertson Switzer
    Historical Plaque
    Philip Robertson Switzer

    L to r: Philip Robertson Switzer & Unknown
    L to r: Philip Robertson Switzer & Unknown
    Back l to r: Perry Switzer & Lorne Forsythe Mintz<br />Front: Philip Robertson Switzer
    Back l to r: Perry Switzer & Lorne Forsythe Mintz
    Front: Philip Robertson Switzer

    Philip Robertson Switzer (left), Unknown & Unknown
    Philip Robertson Switzer (left), Unknown & Unknown
    Philip Robertson Switzer (left) & Unknown
    Philip Robertson Switzer (left) & Unknown
    Philip Robertson Switzer (left) & Berton Wellington Mintz (right)
    Philip Robertson Switzer (left) & Berton Wellington Mintz (right)
    Annie Marie Haines & Philip Robertson Switzer
    Annie Marie Haines & Philip Robertson Switzer
    Bridge being built by Philip Robertson Switzer crew
    Bridge being built by Philip Robertson Switzer crew

    Death Certificates
    Death Register<br/>Philip Robertson Switzer
    Death Register
    Philip Robertson Switzer


    Census Images
    1871 census - Switzer/Card
    1871 census - Switzer/Card
    1861 census - Switzer/VanValkenburg/Dillenbeck
    1861 census - Switzer/VanValkenburg/Dillenbeck

  • Sources 
    1. [S28] 1901 Canadian Census.

    2. [S101] 1861 Canadian Census.

    3. [S125] 1871 Canadian Census.

    4. [S76] 1881 Canadian Census.

    5. [S147] 1891 Canadian Census.

    6. [S30] 1911 Canadian Census.

    7. [S165] Karen Windover - E-mail.