Schwede records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Schwede family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Schwede surname or get a copy of the Schwede family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Schwede Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Schwede Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Schwede family tree.

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Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Schwede family using the FreeBMD database.

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Schwede Family Tree Databases

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Miscellaneous Schwede Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Schwede family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Schwede surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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Some Famous People with the surname of Schwede

Wikipedia Franz Schwede (born 5 March 1888 - 19 October 1960), German Nazi politician, was born in Draw?hnen near Memel, East Prussia, now Dreverna near Klaip?da, Lithuania.
Wikipedia Bianka Schwede (later "Borrmann", born January 9, 1953) is a German rower who competed for East Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics.