Bureau of Missing Persons Query by Alfred I. Switzer in January 1989
(f) SWITZER, Alfred I., 633 Ramona Ave., Space 68, Los Osos, CA 93402 (San Luis Obispo). Need parentage of Jacob SWITZER, 5 June 1816 Penn, also w Mary Ann GATES, 28 April 1828 Penn; David A. SWITZER, April 1827 Penn, w Elizabeth GATES, Sept 1830 Penn; Archibald H. SWITZER 1834 Ohio, w Eliza HAMMOND, 1840 Ohio.
About the above Query
The above query appeared in The Bureau of Missing Ancestors section also referred to as "Directory of Genealogists" which appeared in each issue of The Genealogical Helper. The queries pertained to the exchange of family information, request for help on family names, offers to aid others researching the same family lines, and other information on family surnames. MyGenShare.com has OCR'd the original text found in print format. Extensive attempts have been made to correct errors created by through the OCR process. Some errors may have been overlooked.
The county name which appears in parenthesis after the name and address of each entry is the county of residence of the querist.
The abbreviations in the parenthesis ( ) at the beginning of each query represent the following classifications: A- Amateur Genealogist (one who is just beginning in genealogical research); F-Family Genealogist (one who is working with a family group or organization on family lines); or P-Professional Genealogist (one who does genealogical research for a fee).
The following abbreviations were used throughout The Bureau of Missing Ancestors section. Abt-about; aft-after; anc-ancestor; ans-answer; b-born; bap-baptized; bd-birthdate; bef-birthdate; bef-before; bet-between; bpl-place of birth; bro-brother; bros-brothers; bur-buried; ca-circa; cem-cemetery; cen-census; ch-child of children; Co-Country; crspd-correspond; csn-cousin; CW-Civil War; d-died; dau-daughter; desc-descendant; desr-desire; div-divorced; dpl-place of death; f-father; fam-family; f-i-l-father-in-law; fol-following; gch-grandchildren; gf-grandfather; gp- grandparents; h-husband; 1-h-first husband; info-information; li-lived or living; m-married; m-1-marriage first; m-i-l-mother-in-law; mor-mother; mov-moved; nm-name; org-organization; p-parents, parentage; Par-Parish; poss-possibly; Pro-Province; prob-probably; rec-record; res-resided; RW-Revolutionary War; s-son; SASE-Self-addressed stamped envelope; sis-sister; sol-soldier; srnm-surname; Twp-Township; w-wife; 1-w-first wife; wid-widow; xch-exchange.