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Martha Rebekah Simpson

James Maurice Switzer 2,218

  • Born: 1813, Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, USA 218
  • Marriage: Martha Rebekah Simpson on 26 Jan 1836 in Bayfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada 218
  • Died: 29 Dec 1880, Streetsville, Peel, Ontario, Canada at age 67 218
  • Buried: Bayfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada 218

bullet  General Notes:


James came from Toronto to Goderich Township about 1834. He bought a f arm on lot 69 for 43 pounds,17 shillings and 6 pence, which is still h eld by one of his descendants. James was a Methodist preacher as wel l as a farmer and although he was nearly blind, could recite the Psalm s and his hymn book from memory.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Address: Bayfield Cemetery
Bayfield, ON


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth. 219 Ontario, Canada
Selina's Death record shows James's birth place as Ontario, Canada.

Census: Goderich, Huron county, Conc.B, Lot 69. 218 Bayfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada

Occupation: Methodist preacher, farmer. 218

Cemetery: Bayfield Cemetery, 1880. 218 Bayfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada

1861 Census of Canada: James, age 49, with wife Martha R., age 44, and children Joseph, age 2, 1861. 84 1, Benjamin, age 19, Selina, age 17, Maria C., age 15, Louesa, age 13 , Elizabeth, age 7, James B., age 5, and Samuel G., age 1.
Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada


James married Martha Rebekah Simpson on 26 Jan 1836 in Bayfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada.218 (Martha Rebekah Simpson was born in 1817 in Wigton, Cumberland, England 218 and died in 1899 218.)

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