John Wesley Switzer
(1743-1794)
Ann Ryan
(Between 1736/1764-Between 1792/1852)
Martin Switzer
(1778-1852)

 

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Martha Mary Maurice

Martin Switzer 2,218

  • Born: Jan 1778, Tipperary, Ireland 218
  • Marriage: Martha Mary Maurice on 22 Feb 1803 in Queen's County, Ireland 218
  • Died: 26 Feb 1852, Kane, Illinois, USA at age 74 218
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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.


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Martin married Martha Mary Maurice on 22 Feb 1803 in Queen's County, Ireland.218 (Martha Mary Maurice was born in Dec 1779 218 and died on 6 Jan 1866 218.)




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