hello christine, It is nice to hear from you.My line of the family moved from covington to cincinnati. Here are some names and dates that i have for my family. Hermann Schwarte b. 8 april 1814 Germany -he came to America in 1847 & was naturalized in Covington in 1852 I believe that he married Margaret Meibers, however i have been unable to prove it.
Herman J Schwarte b. 21 March 1857 d. 31 Jan 1936, Cincinnati m Phillomina Siebert
Raymond John Schwarte b. 22 June 1899 Covington d. 5 Dec 1970 Cincinnati, m Elisabeth Schiedrich
Raymond's siblings were: Edward Earl, Florence, Olive, and Vera
Raymond's only child was Kenneth Schwarte, my grandfather.m. Mary Margaret Bagot.
If any of this sounds familiar to you or your family please let me know. Thank You, Melissa Schwarte