Funk Family


JACOB FUNK

JACOB FUNK died in Franklin County, Pennyslvania. He married ELIZABETH SHANK.

Notes for JACOB FUNK:
Jacob Funk's will, filed in Quincy Frank County, Pennysylvania. These children's names are mentioned in this order: Mary, Dortha Agnes, Upton, John, Ann Elizabeth, Jacob, David, Martin, Samuel and Noah.

A Miller by trade - History Of Colorado - Page 662

John Funk, a successful ranchman living in the vicinity of Eastlake, raised the first crop in his district and through out the intervening period has been closely identified with the development of ranching interests in that section.
Thirty seven years have been added to the cycle of the centuries since he took up his abode in Colorado and during this period he has lived in several localities but at all times he has been a contributing factor to the progress of the community in which he has resided.
He was born in Funkstown, Franklin County Pennsylvania, June 26, 1845 and is a son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Shank) Funk. The former a miller by trade. The grandfather was the first settler in that part of Pennsylvania, and the town was named Funkstown in his honor.
History of Colorado page 662

Children of JACOB FUNK and ELIZABETH SHANK are:


i. MARY FUNK.

ii. DORTHA AGNES FUNK.

iii. UPTON FUNK.

iv. ANN ELIZABETH FUNK.

v. JACOB FUNK.

vi. DAVID FUNK.

vii. MARTIN FUNK.

viii. SAMUEL FUNK.

ix. NORAH FUNK.

x. JOHN FUNK, b. June 26, 1845, Funkstown, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; d. July 20, 1920, Eastlake, Colorado.


Created and maintained by: Kathleen Marie (Funk) Mulligan October-18-1998