Swart family name
Swart, a common Dutch family name. A Mennonite Swart family has lived on the Dutch island of Terschelling since the 17th century, many of whose members have served the Terschelling congregation as deacons, the last being A. G. Swart and Tjebbe Swart, the latter serving until 1953.
Genealogie van de familie Swart, Terschelling.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 666. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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MLA style: van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Swart family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 June 2013. http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/swart_family_name.
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