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Quer Early Origins



The surname Quer was first found in Andalucia, southern Spain, in the village named Quesada.

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Quer Spelling Variations


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Quer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Quezada, De Quezada, De la Quezada, De Quezadas, De las Quexadas, Quesada, Quesadas, Quemadas and many more.

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Quer Early History


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Quer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quer research. Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1408, 1389, 1392, 1397, 1398, 1399, 1402, 1403, 1797 and 1834 are included under the topic Early Quer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Quer Pere de Queralt (died 1408), a Catalan nobleman, diplomat, and poet, lord of Santa Coloma, one of the barons that revolted against John I at Calasança after having signed the sentence against Carroça de Vilaragut (1389), joined the rebels in order to advance his...

Another 165 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quer 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:

Quer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Albert Quer, aged 40, who arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "State of California" from Glasgow, Scotland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXSW-BZD : 6 December 2014), Albert Quer, 09 May 1895; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name State of California, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Quer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Yvonne Quer, who arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "La Provence" from Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF9K-T48 : 6 December 2014), Yvonne Quer, 07 May 1909; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Provence, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Francois Quer, aged 28, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Lorraine" from Havre, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67F-FM2 : 6 December 2014), Francois Quer, 05 Dec 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Lorraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Quer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Quer (post 1700)



  • Pius Font i Quer (1888-1964), Catalan botanist, pharmacist and chemist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXSW-BZD : 6 December 2014), Albert Quer, 09 May 1895; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name State of California, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF9K-T48 : 6 December 2014), Yvonne Quer, 07 May 1909; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Provence, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67F-FM2 : 6 December 2014), Francois Quer, 05 Dec 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Lorraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Quer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quer 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.

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