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  • Anna Roush (1802 - 1864)
    spouse, David J. Roush, s/o John Jacob Roush & BarbaraElisabeth Wittenmeyer.
  • Catherine C. Rhodes (1836 - 1897)
    Catherine C Swartz Rhodes BIRTH 22 Dec 1836 Virginia, USA DEATH 30 Aug 1897 (aged 60) Rockingham County, Virginia, USA BURIAL Bank Mennonite Church Cemetery Dayton, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA ME...
  • Cora Irene Larcomb (1909 - 1967)
  • Elizabeth Jacobs (1793 - 1859)
  • Rev. George Swartz (1803 - 1890)

About the Swartz surname

The surname Swartz is derived from the low German word Schwarze, which means "black" or "swarthy." The birthplace of the name is Thuringia which located between Hessen and Lower Saxony in the west and Saxony in the east. It is also derived from the Yiddish shvarts, meaning "dark" or "black."

Spelling Variations: Schwartz, Schwarz, Schwartze, Schwarte