Charles William Quackenbush

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

The Life 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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Charles William Quackenbush
Edith G Rohlfing
Marriage: 17 April 1907
Edna Frances Quackenbush
Harold Quackenbush

Spouse and Children

17 April 1907
Jackson, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Carl Quackenbush





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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 spelling of Dutch Quackenbosch, a topographic name from Dutch quaak ‘swamp’ (cognate with the English word quagmire) + bosch ‘woodland’, ‘wilderness’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1910"

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