Barret Swatek

Swatek in 2018, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Barret Daniel Swatek

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 3, 1977

Ethnicity: Bohemian Czech, French/French-Canadian, German, English, Irish

Barret Swatek is an American actress and comedian.

Barret has said that she has Cherokee Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented. Barret’s grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great-grandparents were all listed as “white” on U.S. Censuses.

Barret’s paternal grandfather was Cyril George Swatek (the son of Cyril W. Swatek/Svatek and Agnes Rosalie/Rose Stratmann). Barret’s grandfather Cyril was born in Missouri. Barret’s great-grandfather Cyril was born in Missouri, the son of Wenceslau/Wensel J. “William” Svatek, who was from Bohemia, and of Magdalene Margarette “Maggie” Costello, whose parents were from England and Bohemia, respectively. Agnes was born in Illinois, the daughter of Henry Frederick Stratmann, who was German, and of Felicity Agnes LaBarge, who was of French/French-Canadian descent.

Barret’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Siegel (the daughter of Henry Peter Siegel and Katie Louise Murphy). Eleanor was born in Missouri. Henry was born in Missouri, to German parents, Frederick Siegel and Anna Moise. Katie was born in Missouri.

Barret’s maternal grandfather was Ross Edison Daniel (the son of Shelley/Shelly Ross Daniel and Lizzie Leila Walters). Ross was born in Alabama. Shelley was born in Alabama, the son of John Washington Daniel and Sara Narcisa Davies. Lizzie was born in Alabama, the daughter of George Robert Walters and Nancy Caroline “Nannie” Groce.

Barret’s maternal grandmother was Agnes Ruth Palmer (the daughter of James Harrison Palmer and Mae Belle/Maybell/Maybelle/Maybel Gann/Ganer). Agnes was born in Alabama. James was born in Alabama, the son of Francis Marion Palmer and Josephine Lewis. Mae Belle was born in Alabama, the daughter of Robert G. Gann/Ganer and Laura Davis.

Source: Obituary of Barret’s paternal grandfather, Cyril George Swatek –

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