Charles William Quackenbush

15 July 1886–21 July 1971 (Age 85)
Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Charles William

When Charles William Quackenbush was born on 15 July 1886, in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Carl Quackenbush, was 33 and his mother, Mary Frances Crawley, was 23. He married Edith G Rohlfing on 17 April 1907, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 21 July 1971, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Quackenbush
Thusnelda Augusta Henrietta Rohlfing
Marriage: 21 October 1911
Loraine Delores Quackenbush
Charles Quackenbusch
Elizabeth Meredith Quackenbusch
Anastasia Quackenbusch
Dorothy Quackenbusch
Mary Jane Quackenbush
Betty L Quackenbush

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1911Jackson, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 18
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 23
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Quackenbosch: topographic name from Dutch kwak ‘night heron’ + bosch ‘woodland, wilderness’. The surname Quackenbosch is no longer found in the Netherlands. Compare Quakenbush .History: Quackenbosch was the name of a prominent Dutch family in Beverwyck in New Netherland (now Albany, NY) in the 17th century. The family was associated with the early brick-making industry in Fort Orange-Beverwyck. A house built by them in the early 1700s still stands; it is the oldest surviving house in Albany.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (21)

    • Charles Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Charles Quackenbush, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Charles Quackenbush, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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