Mary Jane Switzer

6 February 1845–28 January 1910 (Age 64)
Sydenham, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Switzer was born on 6 February 1845, in Sydenham, Brant, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Switzer, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Ruttan, was 42. She lived in Culross Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 28 January 1910, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Switzer
1798–1879
Sarah Ruttan
1802–1886
Anthony Switzer
1824–1852
John Switzer Jr.
1839–1916
Mary Jane Switzer
1845–1910
Sarah Switzer
1845–1902
Agnes Switzer
1846–

Parents and Siblings

    John Switzer

    Male1798–1879Male

    Female1802–1886Female

siblings

(5)

    Anthony Switzer

    Male1824–1852Male

    John Switzer Jr.

    Male1839–1916Male

    Female1845–1910Female

    Sarah Switzer

    Female1845–1902Female

    Agnes Switzer

    Female1846–Female

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 22

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 24

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 38

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Sweetser .2 Americanized spelling of Schweitzer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Jane Laughlin, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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