Benjamin Swart

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

The Life Summary 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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Benjamin Swart
Catharina Schmidt
Marriage: 25 April 1752
Catharina Swart
Benjamin Swart
Thomas Swart
Isaac Swart
James Swart
Annaatje Swart

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1752Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States
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    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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