John Wesley Switzer
(1743-1794)

 

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Ann Ryan

John Wesley Switzer 2,218

  • Born: 1743, Newpark Farm, Tipperary, Ireland 218
  • Marriage: Ann Ryan before 1778 in Newpark Farm, Tipperary, Ireland 218
  • Died: 1794 at age 51 218
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Ancestors believed to be German Palatinates living in the Rhine Rive r valley until persecuted by the French in the 1700's. They fled to En gland where Queen Anne had agreed to take thousands of refugees. The E nglish people were hostile however, as they were short of work and foo d themselves. Ultimately it was decided to resettle the Germans in Ire land in hopes of strengthening the Protestant influence there.

John SWITZER of Newpark Farm, Kilkooley parish, County Tipperary wa s a devout follower of John Wesley's teachings. He had 3 children by h is first wife. They married and all eventually emigrated to Ontario wi th their families.

After the death of his first wife, John married Anne RYAN and had 11 m ore children.


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John married Ann Ryan before 1778 in Newpark Farm, Tipperary, Ireland.218 (Ann Ryan was born between 1736 and 1764 218 and died between 1792 and 1852 218.)




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