Switzer Genealogy
Descendants of Hans Jacob Schweitzer
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Johann Christopher Schweitzer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1686 - 1755


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  • Name  Johann Christopher Schweitzer 
    Born  1686  Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1755  Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  29 May 1755  Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Church of Ireland Parish Graveyard
    Notes 

    • of Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Courtmatrix, Co. Limerick, Ireland
      Freeholder at Courtmatrix, County Limerick, Ireland July 13, 1715, 1720, 1755/
    Person ID  I88  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  30 May 2010 

    Father  Johann Jacob Schweitzer,   b. 1658, Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1746, Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Maria,   b. Abt 1660, Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F24  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Katherine Elizabeth Ruttle,   b. Abt 1690, Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1720  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martin “Ye Younger” Switzer,   b. 1725, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Peter Switzer,   b. 1730, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Switzer,   b. 1732, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1815, Adare, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Tobias Switzer,   b. 1733, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1810, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret Switzer,   b. 1741, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1743, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Switzer,   b. 1743, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Christina Schweitzer,   b. 1747, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Catherine Schweitzer,   b. 1749, County Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1755, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F23  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1686 - Assenheim, Pfalz am Rhein, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1720 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1755 - Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 May 1755 - Rathkeale, Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Map of Ireland around the time of Johann Christopher Schweitzer
    Map of Ireland around the time of Johann Christopher Schweitzer

    Documents
    Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland 1850-1890
    Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland 1850-1890
    Map of the village of Courtmatrix, Ireland where many of the Switzer ancestors lived.

    Histories
    Schweitzer Cottage - Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland
    Schweitzer Cottage - Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland
    Ancestral home of Johann Christopher Schweitzer
    Recently renovated by Gary Switzer

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

    2. [S8] Eula Lapp (Mika Publishing Co., Canada), Page 24.
      "Christopher had a brother Michael. Their father, John Jacob Schweitzer, had moved from Alsace to the German Rhineland around 1685---"

    3. [S243] Jan Dyer - e-mail.

    4. [S12] Lapp, Eula C. (Mika Pub Co. Belleville, Ontario 19, Page 70.
      ---, the father, Christopher, who had come from the Rhineland, died in 1755"