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  • Abraham 'Abram' Kuykendall (bef.1719 - bef.1812)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A067605 .findagrave... ; Facts on Abraham Kuykendall blend with folklore for a fascinating tale.. ;
  • Adam Robert Kuykendall (c.1750 - aft.1825)
    Upon Santa Anna's invastion of the state in 1836, the families of the Colonies fled before the invading army. At the time there were freshets in all the streams of the state, in consequence of unusuall...
  • America Josephine Kuykendall (1853 - 1929)
    Birth: 1853 Death: 1929 Wife of Wyatt Kuykendall. Family links: Children: James Edward Kuykendall (1877 - 1894)* Calculated relationship Burial: Shiloh-McCutcheon Cemetery Hutto W...
  • Elizabeth Westbrook (deceased)
  • Eugenia Ellen Kuykendall (1863 - 1958)
    Birth: Dec. 9, 1863 Texas, USA Death: Mar. 9, 1958 Abilene Taylor County Texas, USA Family links: Parents: George Burgoyne Ely (1840 - 1940) Lettie Brown Ely (1842 - 1933) Spouse: William K...

About the Kuykendall surname

The Keykendall name is Dutch. Our Dutch Heritage A Research Synopsis of the Kuykendall Family: Kuykendall, Kirkendall, Cuykendall, Coykendall, etc Compiled by Gene Kuykendall, 1997

In Minisink, Luur Jacobsen adopted a toponym - church records of 1706 list "Luur Jacobsen van Kuykendaal". Early Dutch Genealogist explained the name to mean "vankijk-in-t'dal" , translated "from view of the valley" i.e.; From Wageningen over looking the Rhine valley. Adopting to toponym (place of origin) in America to supplement or replace their Dutch patronym (son of) was not uncommon. The surname is not found previously in Europe, but strickly of American origin.