Quackenbush History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Quackenbush family

The surname Quackenbush 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

Early History of the Quackenbush family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quackenbush research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1909 is included under the topic Early Quackenbush History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quackenbush Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Quackenbosch, Quakenbaush, Quakenbush, Quakenbusc, Quackenbush, Quackinbush, Quackenbos, Van Quackenbush and many more.

Early Notables of the Quackenbush family (pre 1700)

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United States Quackenbush migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quackenbush Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Bont and Marije Quackenbush, who arrived in New York in 1653
  • Bont Quackenbush, who arrived in New York in 1653 [1]
  • Maritje Quackenbush, who landed in New York in 1653 [1]
  • Pieter Quackenbush, who arrived in New York in 1653 [1]
Quackenbush Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • T. M. Quackenbush, who was a passenger on a ship arriving in San Francisco in 1852

Canada Quackenbush migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quackenbush Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. David Quackenbush U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Quackenbush (post 1700) +

  • John A. Quackenbush (1828-1908), American politician from New York, U.S. Representative 1888-1893
  • Robert Quackenbush (b. 1929), American children's author
  • Mike Quackenbush (b. 1976), American pro wrestler
  • Charles "Chuck" Quackenbush (b. 1954), American former Insurance Commissioner of California and California State Assemblyman
  • Henry Quackenbush, American industrialist
  • Lee Quackenbush, American politician, Mayor of Bedford, Indiana, 1959 [3]
  • John Adam Quackenbush (1828-1908), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1863; Rensselaer County Sheriff, 1873-76 [3]
  • Jesse Quackenbush, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 87th District, 2002 [3]
  • Charles Quackenbush (b. 1954), American Republican politician, Member of California State Assembly 22nd District, 1986-94 [3]
  • Cebra Quackenbush, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876 [3]
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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