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Cronkhite History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Cronkhite family


The surname Cronkhite was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. The Krangheit family were notable merchants who traded with the East and West India Companies. The family later branched to the Province of Utrecht.

Early History of the Cronkhite family


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Cronkhite Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Krangheid, Krankeide, Krankeit, Krankel, Kranke, Cronkite, Crankite, Crankhite, Cronkhite and many more.

Early Notables of the Cronkhite family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Cronkhite family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cronkhite Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Cronkhite, who married Ann Ferguson in 1755, American settler to New Amsterdam, progenitor of the family that includes James Kipton Cronkite and Walter Cronkite, the famous CBS news reporter.

Cronkhite Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Henry Cronkhite U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Simeon Cronkhite U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. William Cronkhite U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Cronkhite Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William H. and Samuel D. Cronkhite, who were both recorded in the 1861 Census of Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada

Contemporary Notables of the name Cronkhite (post 1700)


  • James "Kipton" Cronkhite (b. 1971), (Cronkite), an American entrepreneur and curator
  • Bernice Brown Cronkhite (1893-1983), American academic and educator, former dean of Radcliffe College
  • Kendal Cronkhite, American production designer for DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
  • Adelbert Cronkhite (1861-1937), American career officer in the United States Army, Commander of the 80th Division during World War I, eponym of Fort Cronkhite, California
  • Leonard W. Cronkhite Jr., American physician who co-identified Cronkhite-Canada syndrome

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Citations


  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X


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