Posted By:Mary Hitchcock
Subject:Joshua P. Switzer 7/29/1853-?
Post Date:August 24, 2003 at 16:00:56
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Forum:Johnson County, IA Genealogy Forum
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Joshua P. Switzer, farmer, section 10, post-office, Riverside; was born in Carroll Co. Maryland, July 29, 1853, and came to Johnson Co. when four years of age; is a son of John Switzer, now deceased, who was born in Berks Co. PA, in 1806; was married in 1837 to Miss Elizabeth Wolfe, who is still living. Ten children were born to them as follows; James L., Susan R., Jacob C., Sarah E., Abraham F., John D., Charles E., Margaret E., Joshua P., and Joseph E. They came to this county and settled in Liberty township in 1857, where, June 2, 1860 Mrs. Switzer died. Mr. Switzer was a republican. Source: History of Johnson Co, IA 1836-18 82, Page p.935.

Jacob C. Switzer died age 71 in June 1914. John D. Switzer died age 72 on 11/08/1919. S. Jones Switzer died age 71 on 11/24/1903. Source Old Settler's Association Yearbooks 1866-1925.