1821 - 1873 (~ 52 years)
||Tobias Switzer |
||Co. Limerick, Ireland
||16 Dec 1873
||Co. Limerick, Ireland
- 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.
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||Charlotte Elizabeth Watson, b. 10 Jun 1824, Woolwich, Kent, England , d. 09 Aug 1890, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia (Age 66 years) |
||11 Jan 1853
||Kilquane, St Patricks Parish, Limerick, Ireland
| ||1. Godfrey Tobias Switzer, b. 8 Feb 1864 ?, Dunboy Castle,Berehaven, Parish of Kilaconenagh, Ireland |
| ||2. James Watson Switzer, b. 30 Apr 1855, Co. Limerick, Ireland , d. 16 Mar 1856, Co. Limerick, Ireland (Age 0 years)|
|+||3. John Thomas Switzer, b. 26 Jan 1857, Cahirconlish, Limerick, Ireland , d. 21 Mar 1913, Mater Misercordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Age 56 years)|
|+||4. Samuel Switzer, b. 13 Mar 1859, Ballysteen,Kilcornan, Ireland , d. 23 Feb 1947, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand (Age 87 years)|
|+||5. Rosa Eleanor Switzer, b. 28 Mar 1866, Dunboy Castle, Berehaven , Cork, Ireland , d. 23 Mar 1944, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia (Age 77 years)|
| ||6. Charlotte Elizabeth Switzer, b. 16 Jul 1869, Dunboy Castle, Berehaven , Cork, Ireland , d. 19 Sep 1877, Berehaven, Co. Cork (Age 8 years)|
||19 Aug 2010 |
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