Swart family name

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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.

Rindert Swart (Haarlem, 1890-Hindeloopen, 1929) was educated at the Amsterdam University and the Mennonite Seminary and served the congregations of Hindeloopen-Koudum in 1916-1919.

Bibliography

Genealogie van de familie Swart, Terschelling.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Swart family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Aug 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Swart_family_name&oldid=133613.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Swart family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 August 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Swart_family_name&oldid=133613.




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