The surname Schwark was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs. They were the ancient counts of Schwerin in Mecklinberg.
Early History of the Schwark family
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Migration of the Schwark family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Engers and Johann Jacob Schwerin, who settled in Galveston, Texas in 1846; C. Schwerin, who landed in Panama in 1850; Otto Von Schwerin, who sailed to San Fracisco in 1850.