I and my mother Helen Elizabeth Feathers[Yunck] 1916-2000 descended from John de Peckham, who attended Richard I in a Crusade in 1191 to Palestine; John Peckham1595-1681 and Mary Clarke of Newport, RI ; John Peckham,
Archbishop of Canterbury 1279-1292; Capt Nathaniel Merriman and Abigail Olney,[dau. of William Olney and Joan Bird] of Massachusetts Bay Colony arr. on THE WHALE@1628;The Benson family of Colonial Masachussetts, John Benson 1635-1710 and Elizabeth Marsh [ dau of John Marsh; grand daughter of Samuel Skelton, Puritan minister]1646-1704;Timothy Jerome and Abigail Rich, the greatX4 grandparents of Sir Winston Churchill;Nathaniel Foote 1593-1644 and Elizabeth Deming[Welles] 1596-1683; Lubbert Lubbertsen[Westervelt] who arrived in Niew Amsterdam on the HOOP @1662;Phillip Barringer,who served in the Revolutionary War;The Quackenbush/Van Schiack/Knickbacker line from Holland to Albany@1688;William Ives and Hannah Dickerman who came to New Haven Colony @1635; John Cutler of England who arrived in America@1637; Robert Burdick and Ruth Hubbard[Samuel Hubbard-Tacy Cooper] through their son Robert II and Rebecca Foster, founders in America of the Seventh Day Baptist Church;The Benson's of CT;The Goldthwaite's of Salem MA; George A Feathers1761-1814 and Elizabeth Jacobi 1766-1840[from Columbia Co] - German Palatines who are the Rensselaer Co Feathers Family Patriarchs.
My father Charles Yunck Sr arrived in America 1921 on the Niew Amsterdam at Ellis Island as Jaques Junk, from Luxembourg and his native Switzerland. He became an American citizen@1935 and served in WWII.
I have MAXED OUT the tree generations so all my names are---
all my ancestry last names:Christina Feathers,Bertschmann,Westervelt,Burdick, Peckham,Cutler,Bennet,Ferguson,Randall,Wells,Ives,Quackenbush,VanSchaick,Morrall,
Through Foote-Deming we are related to Bush and Rutherford B Hayes.
Through Jonathan Dunham and Mary Bloomfield[Orange NJ] related to Barak Obama .