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  • Robert Sweete, Ancient Planter (1599 - 1700)
    Robert Sweete born Norfolk, Wyndomshire, England. (Alt. dob September 10, 1599.) Late 1500's,, arrived in Elizabeth Cittee VA in 1618 on the Ship Neptune.Was a member of the House of Burgess, listed in...

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.