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  • Name  Switzer, William J. 
    Born  Mar 1874  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1900  Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1910  East Aurora, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1920  Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1930  Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  1940  Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died  Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2944  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified  10 Jun 2019 

    Family  Vollick, Anna Laura,   b. Dec 1873, Marmora, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  04 Oct 1897  Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Switzer, William,   b. Mar 1900, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Switzer, Genevieve,   b. 1902, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Switzer, Ellen M.,   b. 1906, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Switzer, Leo Joseph
     5. Switzer, James,   b. 1911, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F971  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    News: Fire destroys East Aurora NY business block including Switzer's bakery, in 1908.
    News: Fire destroys East Aurora NY business block including Switzer's bakery, in 1908.

    The 1910 census for East Aurora village, NY, shows that William J. Switzer is a baker with "own shop". Perhaps descendants of Genevieve Switzer-Newman know more about this event?

  • Sources 
    1. [S183] CENSUS-1900-Erie-NY-Switzer, United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSX4-8K1), William J Switzer, Election District 1 Buffalo city Ward 7, Erie, New York, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 91, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,241,026..

      1900 Census
      Buffalo, Erie Co., NY

      William J. J. Switzer, 26 b. Mar 1874 New York, married 3 yrs, clerk grocery
      Anna Switzer, 26 b. Dec 1873 Canada, married 3 yrs, mother of 1 child of whom 1 still living, both parents b. Canada, imm 1893
      William, 2 mo. b. March 1900 New York
      Jennie Vollick, sister in law of HOH, 13 b. Apr 1887 Canada, both parents b. Canada, imm 1899, at school 5 months


    2. [S184] CENSUS-1910-Aurora-NY-Switzer, United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M5MW-84D), William J Switzer Jr., Aurora, Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 246, sheet 25B, family 572, NARA microfilm publication T624, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,374,951..

      Aurora, Erie Co., New York
      Cemetery Street

      William J. Jr. Switzer, 32 b. 1878 New York, baker, own shop
      Anna L. Switzer, 32 b. 1878 New York, both parents b. NY, mother of 5 children, of whom 3 are living
      Genieve, 9 b. 1901 New York
      Ellen M., 4 b. 1906 New York
      Leo J., 1 b. 1909 New York


    3. [S185] CENSUS-1920-Buffalo-NY-Switzer, United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MJ2K-SYK), William Switzer, Buffalo Ward 7, Erie, New York, United States; citing sheet 11A, family 222, NARA microfilm publication T625, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,821,101.

      Buffalo, Erie Co., NY
      155 Hickory St.

      William Switzer, 44 b. 1876 New York, married, father b. Eng Canada, mother b. New York, clerical railroad
      Anna Switzer , 43 b. 1877 Canada, married, both parent b. Eng Canada
      Leo, 10 b. 1910 New York
      James, 9 b.1911 New York
      Eugene Newman, 22 b. 1898 New York, married, son-in-law of HOH, chauffer bakery
      Genevieve Newman, 18 b. 1902 New York, married, dau of HOH
      Mary D. Newman, 0 b. 1920 New York, grand-dau of HOH


    4. [S186] CENSUS-1930-Buffalo-NY-Switzer, United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X7CN-LC1), William J Switzer, Buffalo (Districts 1-250), Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0097, sheet 6B, family 113, line 73, NARA microfilm publication T626, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1425; FHL microfilm 2,341,160.

      Buffalo, Erie Co, NY
      Adams Street.

      William J. Switzer, 56 b. 1874 New York, married, father b. Canada Eng, mother b. New York, dairy man dairy
      Anna L. Switzer, 55 b. 1875 Canada, married, both parents b. Canada Eng, naturalized 1904
      Leo Switzer, 21 b. 1909 New York, handyman school bldg.
      James Switzer, 19 b. 1911 New York, mechanic garage


    5. [S187] CENSUS-1940-Buffalo-NY-Switzer, United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K31L-852 : accessed 6 January 2015), William J Switzer, Ward 8, Buffalo, Buffalo City, Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 64-169, sheet 8A, family 216, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 2828, NARA digital publication of T627, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C..

      Buffalo, Erie Co., NY
      417 Adam St,

      William J. Switzer, 66 b. New York, widowed, checker railroad
      James Switzer, 29 b. New York, single, dairyman milk co.

      [in same house, 417 Adam St, "rear":]

      Eugene Newman, 43 b. New York, married, truck driver storage & carting co.
      Genevieve Newman, 39 b. New York, married
      Thomas Newman, 18 b. New York, receiving helper meat co.

    6. [S188] MARR-Vollick-Switzer-BuffaloNY-1897, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6SB-XXV), Gulielmum Switzer and Annam Vollick, 04 Oct 1897; citing reference 2:1V2NMS1; FHL microfilm 928,693..

      New York Marriages, 1686-1980: at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, 4 Oct 1897, Gulielmum Switzer s/o Gulielmi J. Switzer & Corneliae Dowd m. Annam Vollick d/o Oscar Vollick & Sarae Forbes

      [Anna L. Vollick-Switzer stated in the 1900 census that she and William J. Switzer had been married three years. The transcription of the "Gulielmum" names may not be so strange considering that the French language version of "William" is "Guillaume"]