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  • Robert Sweete Ancient Planter (1544 - d.)
    First listed as arriving with John Banum in Jamestowne in 1616, arriving with 9 others.Hotten Book 8A, pages 201-265. Left London July or August 1616 on ship Susan. Arrived Jamestowne, Va, 0ctober 9, ...

Robert Sweete came to Virginia from England in 1618 on the ship Neptune. Robert served as a burgess in 1640. He is on the list of qualifying ancestors for the Jamestowne Society.

There are many variations of the Sweete surname. They include: Swait, Sweat, Sweatt, Sweet, Sweett, Sweit, Swet, Swete, Swett, Switt


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Sweet who settled in Virginia in 1623; George settled there in 1 653; Thomas Sweet settled in Boston Mass. in 1633; William Sweet settled in Virginia in 1654.

Profiles to be added to this project can be descendants of Robert Sweete, or others who were first settlers in the colonies.