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The surname Quakenbush 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Quackenbosch, Quakenbaush, Quakenbush, Quakenbusc, Quackenbush, Quackinbush, Quackenbos, Van Quackenbush and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quakenbush research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1909 is included under the topic Early Quakenbush History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Quakenbush Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bont and Marije Quackenbush, who arrived in New York in 1653; T.M Quackenbush, who was a passenger on a ship arriving in San Francisco in 1852; Issac Quackinbush, who recorded in London, in the 1871 census of Ontario, Canada, as well as Pieter Van Quackenbosch, who arrived in New York in 1670..
The Quakenbush Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quakenbush 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 23 September 2010 at 15:37.