Jesse Holister Quackenbush

1825–1902 (Age 76)
Fultonville, Glen, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Jesse Holister

When Jesse Holister Quackenbush was born on 15 August 1825, in Fultonville, Glen, Montgomery, New York, United States, his father, Abraham N. Quackenbush, was 31 and his mother, Eveline Wemple, was 29. He married Almira Lytle on 3 August 1845, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in East Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 20 April 1902, in South Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Holister Quackenbush
Almira Lytle
Marriage: 3 August 1845
Edwin Thomas Quackenbush
Evelina or Emily A. Quackenbush
Justina Quackenbush
Elizabeth Quackenbush
Wilhelmina Quackenbush

Spouse & Children

3 August 1845
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States


  • Edwin Thomas Quackenbush


  • Evelina or Emily A. Quackenbush


  • Justina Quackenbush


  • Elizabeth Quackenbush


  • Wilhelmina Quackenbush


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 12

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jesse Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jessie H Quackenbush in household of Stephen Lytle, "United States Census, 1850"

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