When Sophia Elizabeth Margaret Schwartz was born in 1745, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Johannes Schwartz, was 30 and her mother, Anna Margaretha, was 28. She married Johann Lorentz Conrad on 5 January 1761, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 16 October 1803, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 58.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Emanuel, Meyer, Chaim, Isadore, Moshe, Aron, Ari, Mayer, Hershel.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from Middle High German swarz, German schwarz, Yiddish shvarts ‘dark, black’. In some cases this may be a habitational name from any of the places called Schwarz, named with the same word. This form of the surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Denmark, Sweden, Hungary, etc. Compare Schwarcz , Schwarz , Shwartz , Swarts , and Swartz .