Cornelis de Swarte

1 March 1846–
Nieuwvliet, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Cornelis

When Cornelis de Swarte was born on 1 March 1846, in Nieuwvliet, Zeeland, Netherlands, his father, Pieter Bartholomeus DeSwarte, was 58 and his mother, Suzanna Thomas, was 43. He married Emma Emmeline C. Tower Howard on 12 April 1900, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. He died in New York, United States.

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Cornelis de Swarte
Emma Emmeline C. Tower Howard
Marriage: 12 April 1900

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World Events (8)

Age 7
Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
Age 17
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 35
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

Possible Related Names

De Baker
Di Fazio

Sources (3)

  • Cornelius Deswarte, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cornelis de Swarte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Cornelius De Swarte, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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