Swett records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Swett 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 Swett surname or get a copy of the Swett family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Swett Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Swett 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 Swett family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 2 people with the Swett surname in the UK? Swett is now ranked number 4039 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Swett surname in the USA? Swett is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Swett Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Swett

Wikipedia James Elms Swett (June 15, 1920 ? January 18, 2009) was a United States Marine Corps fighter pilot and ace during World War II.
Wikipedia William Edward "Pop" Swett (April 16, 1870 ? November 22, 1934) was a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Boston Reds in 1890.