Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Famous Kin Of Maria Quackenbush

Maria Quackenbush lived from 1753/54 until 1852. She was the daughter of Anthony Quackenbush and Anna Vosburgh. She is most noted for being the grandmother of Hannah Hoes who became the wife of the 8th President of the United States of America, Martin Van Buren.

The lineage goes like this:

Husband: Anthony Quackenbush
Wife: Anna Vosburgh
Daughter: Maria Quackenbush

Husband: Johannes Dirckensen
Wife: Maria Quackenbush
Daughter: Hannah Hoes

Husband: Martin Van Buren; 8th President of the U.S.
Wife: Hannah Hoes

Here in the United States our population is over 325 million people. However, back in the days of Maria Quackenbush there was about five million people, so it was much more probable you you were related to someone famous. The following are some famous people related to Maria Quackenbush and through Maria, related to you.

Martin Van Buren - 8th President of the United States
Martin was a third cousin via Jan Tyssen Hoes

Hannah (Hoes) Van Buren
Granddaughter of Maria Quackenbush and wife of the 8th of U. S, , Martin Van Buren

Herman Melville
The author of the classic "Moby Dick"
Herman was a 2nd cousin, 2 times removed through Sybrant Van Schiack

Theodore Roosevelt - 26th President of the United States
Teddy was a 2nd cousin, 4 times removed via Cornellis Gysbertse Van Den Bergh

Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady of Franklin D, Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States
Eleanor was a 2nd cousin, 5 times removed via Cornellis Gysbertse Van Den Bergh

Ken Burns
Documentary Filmmaker
3rd cousin, 6 times removed via Goosen Gerritse Van Schiack

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