Benjamin Swart

3 March 1728–
Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Swart was christened on 3 March 1728, in Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Louwerens Swart, was 34 and his mother, Luytjen Peeling, was 33. He married Catharina Schmidt on 25 April 1752, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Swart
1728–
Catharina Schmidt
1721–
Marriage: 25 April 1752
Catharina Swart
1755–
Benjamin Swart
1755–
Thomas Swart
1758–
Isaac Swart
1765–1817
James Swart
1767–
Annaatje Swart
1771–

Spouse and Children

    Male1728–Male

    Catharina Schmidt

    Female1721–Female

MARRIAGE
25 April 1752
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States
children

(6)

    Catharina Swart

    Female1755–Female

    Benjamin Swart

    Male1755–Male

    Thomas Swart

    Male1758–Male

    Isaac Swart

    Male1765–1817Male

    James Swart

    Male1767–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

Name Meaning

Dutch and English: nickname for a dark-haired or dark-skinned person, from Middle Dutch zwart, swert, Middle English swart ‘dark’, ‘swarthy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Swart in entry for Thomas Swart, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Benjamin Swart in entry for Catharina Swart, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Baptismal and marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston : Ulster County, New York, 1660-1809

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