Martin Switzer 2,232
- Born: Jan 1778, Tipperary, Ireland 232
- Marriage: Martha Mary Maurice on 22 Feb 1803 in Queen's County, Ireland 232
- Died: 26 Feb 1852, Kane, Illinois, USA at age 74 232
Martin married Mary MAURICE in Queen's County, Ireland and they ha d a family of 7. On 19 June 1804 they sailed from Dublin to Boston o n the ship "Atlantic". Martin was 28, 5'10", fair and a labourer. The y lived in Maine and Elizabethtown, New Jersey. In 1819 they joine d a caravan travelling to Toronto Township, Peel County. They settle d on lot 11. conc.6 in 1829. Martin criticized tax laws and govt polic ies. He was a supporter of William Lyon McKenzie[acted as his bodyguar d] and was eventually imprisoned for treason.In 1838 he moved to Kan e County , Illinois with his 3 unmarried sons John,Martin &Joseph. Mar tin died there at age 74 and is buried in Foley Cemetery.
Martin married Martha Mary Maurice on 22 Feb 1803 in Queen's County, Ireland.232 (Martha Mary Maurice was born in Dec 1779 232 and died on 6 Jan 1866 232.)