Cornelis de Swarte

1 March 1846–
Nieuwvliet, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life 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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    Emma Emmeline C. Tower Howard


12 April 1900
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

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Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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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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