Jacomyntje Quackenbush

6 April 1735–20 March 1812 (Age 77)
Tappan, Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jacomyntje

When Jacomyntje Quackenbush was born on 6 April 1735, in Tappan, Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Abraham Reyneir Quackenbosch, was 30 and her mother, Susanna Helling, was 25. She married Isaac Brouwer in 1755. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 20 March 1812, in Stone Church, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Isaac Brouwer
1734–1780
Jacomyntje Quackenbush
1735–1812
Marriage: 1755
Jannetje Brouwer
1756–
John Brouwer
1772–
Susanna Brouwer
1757–
Jacob Brower
1759–1818
Abraham Brouwer
1761–
Jannetje Brouwer
1763–
Izak Brouwer
1764–
Abraham Brower
1767–1837
Jacomyntje Brouwer
1767–
Adolphus Brouwer
1769–1855
Elizabeth Brower
1770–1812
Susanna Brower
1775–1775

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1755
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Reynier Abrahamse Quackenbosch

    Male1730–1807Male

    Samuel Quackenbosch

    Male1731–Male

    Jacob Quackenboscsh

    Male1733–1813Male

    Female1735–1812Female

    Abraham Quackenbush

    Male1736–1817Male

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 41

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 65

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • U.S., Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989
  • Jacomyntje Kwakkenbosch in entry for Izak Brouwer, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.