Immigration records reveal that there were many Swart immigrants from Europe to America during
the 1600's and 1700's, namely: Gerrit Swart to New Netherlands (New York) in 1620; Jacob Swart
(alias Hellakers) to New York in 1634; Jon Swart to Virginia in 1643; Jacobmyntje Jacobs Swart
to New York in 1662; Tymothy Swart to Virginia in 1663; Susan Swart to Virginia in 1565; Gerard
Swart to New York in 1675; Jacobus Swart to Philadelphia in 1727; Nickel Swart to Philadelphia
in 1739; Michael Swart to Philadelphia in 1744; Michael Swart to Maryland in 1744; Paulus Swart
to Philadelphia in 1753; and many others. Also, there were many immigrants bearing the names of
Swarts and Swartz.
Filby, P William and Meyer, Mary K. - Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, First Edition, Vol. 4, p. 2987. Gale Research Co, Detroit, MI, 1981.
Greer, Early Virginia Immigrants, p. 318; (not further identified)
Bergen, Teunis G., Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N. Y., p. 295. S. W. Greer's Son,
Printer, New York, 1881. At DAR Library (in Washington, DC).
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