Surname of the week QUIMBY / QUINBY

Variants of the surname:  QUIMBY, QUENBY, QUINBY, QUEMBY, QUYNBY, QUERENBY, QUARMBY, QUESENBERRY, QUISENBERRY, QUINSBY, QUESNBY, QUYMBY

English surname, it is a locational name originating in a village called Quenby in the county of Leicestershire.  The village name and hence the surname is of 7th century Olde English origins, but the later Danish-Viking overlap. The translation of is from the words “Cwene-berg” and means “The Queen’s Manor”, the “berg” was later translated to “bi” from the Danish.  It is associate with the kingdom of Mercia[1]

My QUIMBY relations:

  1. Stephen Hart QUIMBY 1800-; married Elizabeth
    1. Ambrose C. QUIMBY 1823-1897; married Sarah Ann JORDAN
      1. Albion Keith Parris QUIMBY 1849-1935
      2. Franklin QUIMBY 1854-; married Clara A. BRAY
      3. Nathan QUIMBY 1858-
  2. Charles QUIMBY 1794-; married Mary Weeks ROBERTS
    1. Johnson M. QUIMBY; married Adeline A. JORDAN
  3. Elizabeth W. “Betsey” QUIMBY 1829-1903
  4. Isaac Delma QUIMBY 1878-1958; married Jennie May CLAY
    1. Evelyn Winifred QUIMBY 1908-
  5. Jacob QUIMBY; married Harriet T. MURCH
    1. Harriet Frances QUIMBY -1909
  6. Isaac QUIMBY -1891; married Martha WRIGHT
  7. Lydia QUIMBY 1787- ; married Joseph PARTRIDGE
  8. Mary QUIMBY; married Levi BRACEY

 

My QUINBY relations:

  1. Nathan QUINBY; married Rosina PARTRIDGE
    1. Sarah QUINBY 1783-1864; married Thomas JORDAN

[1] www.surnamedb.com

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