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Cronkhite Early Origins



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.

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Cronkhite Spelling Variations


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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.

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Cronkhite Early History


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Cronkhite Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cronkhite research. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cronkhite History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cronkhite Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cronkhite Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cronkhite Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

  • 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cronkhite (post 1700)


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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


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  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

Other References

  1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Cronkhite Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cronkhite Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 26 October 2017 at 07:47.

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