Tobias Switzer[1]

Male 1821 - 1873  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Tobias Switzer 
    Born circa 1821  Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1873  Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • TOBIAS SWITZER 1820/21? 16 December 1873 married CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH WATSON on 11 January 1853 at Kilquane, St Patricks Parish, Limerick. At the time Tobias was land steward to JOHN DELMAGE, at Ballyfineen and Charlotte was an upper servant at Whitehall. Charlotte was born 10 June 1824 at Woolwich, Kent, ENG (the daughter of JAMES WATSON, 1775-1854 and ELEANOR BEARMAN 1802-1862. James Watson was in the Royal Artillery and retired to Bere Island, Co. Cork). Charlotte died 9 August 1890 at Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.

      From the mid 1860?s Tobias Switzer was land steward to Henry Puxley at Dunboy Castle, Castletown Berehaven, Co. Cork. Charlotte Switzer?s family lived nearby on Bere Island. After Tobias's death Charlotte and the family stayed on at Dunboy Castle. John Thomas and Godfrey Tobias both joined the Navy. Samuel set out for Australia in 1879 on the Selkirkshire. He joined his uncle JOHN WATSON who had settled in Maryborough, Queensland. Samuel paid the deposit for his mother, his older brother and his sister to come to Australia in 1882 on the Manora. John Thomas was serving on the ?HMS Achilles? at the time and was bought out of the navy. Godfrey remained in the navy.

      [S79] Information kindly supplied by (Myra) myra@keayfamily.com
    Person ID I5633  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2012 

    Father Tobias Switzer,   b. Assenheim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1830, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2297  Group Sheet

    Family Charlotte Elizabeth Watson,   b. 10 Jun 1824, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Aug 1890, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1853  Kilquane, St Patricks Parish, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Godfrey Tobias Switzer,   b. 8 Feb 1864 ?, Dunboy Castle,Berehaven, Parish of Kilaconenagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Watson Switzer,   b. 30 Apr 1855, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1856, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. John Thomas Switzer,   b. 26 Jan 1857, Cahirconlish, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1913, Mater Misercordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +4. Samuel Switzer,   b. 13 Mar 1859, Ballysteen,Kilcornan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1947, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Rosa Eleanor Switzer,   b. 28 Mar 1866, Dunboy Castle, Berehaven , Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1944, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Charlotte Elizabeth Switzer,   b. 16 Jul 1869, Dunboy Castle, Berehaven , Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1877, Berehaven, Co. Cork Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F1831  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Information kindly supplied by (Myra) myra@keayfamily.com .


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