Peter Switzer to America

Christopher Switzer, my 8th great grandfather, at age 23 fled the war torn country of Germany after surviving the cold winter there of 1709. Queen Anne intended for the refugees to go to the American Colonies. Circumstances led Christopher Switzer to settle in Courtmatrix, Ireland. Here he married Katherine Elizabeth Ruckle and raised a largeContinue reading “Peter Switzer to America”

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