Quesada History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Quesada family

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

Early History of the Quesada family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quesada research. Another 28 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1408, 1389, 1392, 1397, 1398, 1399, 1402, 1403, 1797 and 1834 are included under the topic Early Quesada History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quesada 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 Quesada family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name Quesada 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 stepmother and sister-in-law, Lionor de Perellós, who was subsequently raised to Carroça's former position, participated in an expedition to Sicily (1392), after becoming a councillor and chamberlain of the king, he went on a diplomatic mission to Rome to participate in negotiations to resolve the Western Schism (1397), actively supported...
Another 115 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quesada Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Quesada migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quesada Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Bernardino De Quesada who, in 1534, immigrated to Cuba
  • Isabel De Quesada who settled in New Spain in 1563
  • Andres De Quesada who arrived in Peru in 1592
Quesada Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Antonio Quesada who settled in Louisiana in 1778 with his wife and children
Quesada Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jeronimo De Quesada, who arrived in America in 1813 [1]
  • Miguel De Quesada, who arrived in America in 1816 [1]
  • Hernando Quesada, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]
  • Ana De Quesada, who landed in America in 1828 [1]
  • Bernardino De Quesada, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Quesada (post 1700) +

  • Lieutenant-General Elwood Richard Quesada (1904-1993), American Commanding General Joint Task Force 3 (1950-1951) [2]
  • Joe Quesada (b. 1962), American Editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics
  • Alfredo Revilla Quesada (b. 1912), Bolivian journalist and writer
  • Francisco Morazán Quesada (1792-1842), President of Central America
  • Francisco Miró Quesada (b. 1918), Peruvian philosopher
  • Vicente Fox Quesada (b. 1942), Mexican political leader, president of Mexico (2000-2006)


  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. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Elwood Quesada. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Quesada/Elwood_Richard/USA.html


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