Helen de Swarte

Brief Life History of Helen

When Helen de Swarte was born on 16 January 1843, in Nieuwvliet, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Bartholomeus DeSwarte, was 55 and her mother, Suzanna Thomas, was 39. She married Albert Jan Vruwink on 27 March 1863, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 6 March 1922, in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Albert Jan Vruwink
1835–1919
Helen de Swarte
1843–1922
Marriage: 27 March 1863
Sarah Vruwink
1864–1901
Susan Vruwink
1870–1961

Sources (9)

  • Susana Deswarte, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Nellie De Swarte in entry for Douw Tillema and Sarah Vruwink, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Helen Deswarte, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1853

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Dilip, Anirban, Gopal, Alok, Anindya, Arunava, Asit, Asok, Dibyendu, Goutam, Indra, Indranil.

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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