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Quer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Quer family


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

Early History of the Quer family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Quer family (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...
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Migration of the Quer family to the New World and Oceana


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.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Quer (post 1700)


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

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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.).

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