FUNCK

Family History

Questions or Comments or Additions or Corrections? Please eMail : Jay Funk

 

The information published here is a collection from various websites.

Some of this information is based upon research in progress and

and has not necessarily been proven or finalized.

 

Germany

Switzerland

 

Pennsylvania

Virginia

Maryland

Kentucky

 

 

Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was carved out of Chester County and incorporated as the fourth in Pennsylvania in 1729.  Named after Lancashire in North England, this county of the Indian country had but a few explorers and Indian exploiters before the Swiss and Palatine immigrants of 1710 arrived, who settled along Pequea Creek for 20 miles. Large influxes of Mennonites (1717-1756) from the Palatinate (some from Switzerland direct) followed, with contingents of Lutherans and Reformed.  By 1738 the population was 2,560 and by 1752, 3,977. From the first settlement, which was made at Lampeter, the Mennonites went north to the city and then branched over the county, leaving the south for the Scotch-Irish and Friends, and the east for the Welsh.

 

 

 Funck Family Tree

 

 

     Hitz Funk

   Mettmenstetten Switz

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   Jacob Funk                  +    Ann Naf

      b 1570’s

      d  1645

      m 20 Aug 1634

              |

   Heinrich Funk             +     Katharine Meili

      b 1614 Zurich

      d 3 Oct 1669

      m 20 Aug 1634

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   Hans Heinrich Funk      +     Barbel Frey

    c 17 Aug 1639

      Switzerland

   to Germany 1660

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              #3                                                                                                                 |

   Heinrich Funk         +       Fronica                                                  

   b 1662 Germany                                                                              

   d Oct 1735 PA

   to America in 1717

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     #7                                                                                                                        #12

   John Funk               Barbara    Henry   Martin   Samuel   Franey    Mary              Jacob + Veronica (Franey)

   b 1690  Germany                                                                                                b 1695 Bonfeld Germany

   d 6 Feb 1759 VA                                                                                               d 1746 in Frederick VA

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         #21                                                                        #34                                           #33

    Henry (SR)                                                         Henry  (SR)                            Jacob

   b 1724   PA                                                               b 1726  VA                           b 1725 PA

   d  1784   MD                                                             d 1790                                  d 1794 KY   

     founded                                                                    d VA                                        founded

 Funkstown MD                                                owned land  KY                     Funkstown MD

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                                                    __________________|_______________________

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                                                 #47                                                                            #46

                                       Henry Funk Jr                                                   Jacob Funk

                                       b 1753 Strasburg VA                                            b 1737  Strasburg VA

                                      d 1815 Harrison Co IN                                         d  1822 Harrison Co IN

                                      m 1774 Elizabeth Miller                                         m  1772 Elizabeth Dosh

 

 

   #21 is Dennis Long line

   #34 is Jay Funk line

 

   #21 and #33 founded Funkstown MD     They were cousins.  Their fathers were brothers  (#7 and #12)

 

   Brothers #33 and #34 owned land in the West

   #34  Henry SR.– Severns Valley Hardin Co KY  - his son, Henry JR moved to KY and all but one of his children.

   #33  Jacob– Jefferson County KY  moved 1792 from Funkstown MD  - died two years later.

 

4/20/2010 : Dennis Long provided most of this tree information

 

 Heinrich "Henry" Funck: 1662-1735

Heinrich "Henry" Funck Sr.
Birth:     1662 in Germany
Parents:
Baptized:

Death:
    October 1735 in Strasburg, Lancaster County, PA.
Married: Veronica Fronica
 

Veronica Fronica
Birth:     ~1678 in Canton, Zurich, Switzerland
Death:    ~1735 in Manheim, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.

Immigrated from Bonfeld Germany to Pennsylvania in 1709
 

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
about Heinrich Funck

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Name: Heinrich Funck
Year: 1709
Place: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Source Publication Code: 7820
Primary Immigrant: Funck, Heinrich
Annotation: An index by Marvin V. Koger, Index to the Names of 30,000 Immigrants...Supplementing the Rupp, Ship Load Volume, 1935, 232p. is inferior to Wecken's index in the third edition (above). Page 449 contains "Names of the First Palatines in North Carolina, as
Source Bibliography: RUPP, ISRAEL DANIEL. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776, with a Statement of the Names of Ships, Whence They Sailed, and the Date of Their Arrival at Philadelphia, Chronologically Arranged, Together with the Necessary Historical and Other Notes, also, an Appendix Containing Lists of More Than One Thousand German and French Names in New York prior to 1712. Leipzig [Germany]:
Page: 436

 

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~neff/ships.htm

 

(3 unknown ships) 3 Ships arrived Sept 1717 (B-Line from Ibersheim, Germany on one. A2-Line and D-Line: Neff brothers Hans Heinrich and Jacob, from Bonfeld were on another with the Heinrich Funk family and son Martin Funk and his family.)

 

(unknown ship) arrived in 1719, left Europe after 4 Apr 1719 (A1-Line: Francis Neff from Gemmingen, Germany with more Heinrich Funk family and Funk brothers.)

 

Hannes Funck was a 1709 pioneer of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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Children

  1. John
    Birth:      1690  Germany
    Death:     6 Feb 1759 VA
    Married: 
    1712  PA
    Children:
    Henry Funck : 1724-1784 (founder of Funkstown, Virginia)

  2. Barbara
    born about 1682/91 in Bonfeld In Baden, Germany
    died in July 28, 1809 in Conestoga, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    married Michael Meyers on 8 Oct 1735 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
        Michael was born 1687 in Baden Germany and died July 28, 1809. 
    children none

  3. Henry
     

  4. Martin
    born on January 1, 1693 (?? in Manor Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania ?? - didn't immigrate until 1709)
    He is listed in a document on the History of Dauphin County. 
    His will was dated September 7, 1780, but it is documented that he
        died on April 19, 1773 in Cloisters, Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 
    married Magdalena about 1718 and moved to Ephrata around 1737
                Magdalene was born in March 1690 (or 1697) in PA (or Germany). 
    children Veronica (Jan 23, 1717), Samuel (Mar 1719), Henry (Jan 12, 1721),
                 Martin (Jan 1723), Jacob (March 1725), Rosina (Jun 2, 1727) and Christina (Jan 8, 1728)
    remarried to Susanna Souder about 1740 in Lancaster PA.

  5. Veronica "Franey"
    born 1693 in Ittlingen Germany
    died 1761 in Lampeter, Lane, Pennsylvania, USA
    married Jost Musser about 1725
    children are Henry 1733 and Peter 1734. 
        ?? Remarried to Henry Wanner.

  6. Jacob FUNCK
    born about 1695 in Bonfeld Germany
    died October 3, 1746 in Frederick VA
    married about 1720 to Veronica Franey born about 1696 and died 1758.

  7. Mary
    born  ~1697 in Bonfeld In Baden, Germany
    died in after 1733 in Pennsylvania
    married Jacob Nissley

  8. Samuel
    born in March 1719 in Manor Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    died on 7 Dec 1779 in Strasburg Virginia.

Research
 

Heinrich "Henry" Jr
born 1675 in Streichenberg, Kraichgau Germany
died 1736 in Strassburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
married Margaret about 1723
children are John 1725, Barbara 1727, Madlena 1729, Martin (Jan 30, 1732) and Henry 1734.

Hans "John"
born in 1677 in Bonfeld Germany
died February 6 1759 in VA
immigrated to Pennsylvania from Bonfield, Germany in 1710
    In 1739 he lived in Orange County, Virginia.  
married Alice Barr about 1713
children are John 1714, Adam ~1716, Martin (Aug 4, 1716), Mathias 1718, Jacob 1720,
    Barbara 1720, Henry 1722, Joseph ~1728 and Ann ~1730

?? John married Barbara about 1712 in PA.  She died after 1736.

?? Martin married to Catherine Janson Johnson born 1699

  • Margaret Funk F
        born ~1716 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Sophia Funk F
        born ~1718 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Elizabeth Funk F
        born ~1720 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Barbara Funk F
        born ~1722 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Susanna Funk F
        born ~1724 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Catherine Funk F
        born 1726 in Hatfield, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

  • John Funk M
        born August 10, 1738 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

??? Jacob children are Henry (1717-1789), Barbara (1734-1815), Elizabeth (1734-1815),
    Frances (1734-1815), Jacob (1734-1812) and Mary (1734-1815)

 

Jacob Funck : 1695-1746 & Veronica "Franey" Frances ~1696-1758

Jacob Funck 
Birth:        ~1695 in Bonfeld Germany, son of Heinrich and Veronica
Marriage: Veronica in about 1718-1719 in Lancaster County Pennsylvania
Death:      October 2, 1746 in Frederick VA
Burial:
      Mennonite Graveyard Strasburg, VA.


Moved to the Shenandoah Valley in 1735 where he worked as a miller
He had a court judgment against him, unclear what the punishment was,
    "for threatening to beat, maim, wound, and kill (his wife)"
    on 7 March 1744 in Frederick County, Virginia.  
 

Source
A History of Shenandoah County Virginia
1746 Jacob Funk, Strasburg Virginia pioneer dies


 

Veronica "Franey" Frances
Birth:    ~1696 in Lancaster County, PA
Death:    1758 in Virginia.    < FIND A GRAVE

Married: 1719 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
 

TIMELINE:
1695~ Jacob born in Bonfeld Germany; son of Heinrich and Veronica Funck
1718~ Jacob married Veronica in Lancaster County, PA
1720 daughter Frances   born in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1722 daughter Elizabeth born in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1724 son Jacob born in September in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1726 son Henry born in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1728 daughter Mary born in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1734 daughter Barbara born in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1736 son John born in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia
1735 moved to Shenandoah Valley Virginia
1735 occupation Miller, purchased 2035 acres with now includes the town of Strasburg
1746 died October 2 in Fredrick Virginia & burial at Mennonite Graveyard in Strasburg VA
1746, October 2, Will probated in Fredrick County VA (Source: FIND A GRAVE )
1758 wife Veronica died in Virginia


 

Research:
Marriage: ~1718, Lancaster County, PA
Spouse:   Magdalena
Birth:        ~1702, Lancaster County, PA

 

Jacob & Franey's Children

  1. Frances "Frainey"
    Birth:        ~1720 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Death:      ~1795-1799 in Strasburg VA. 
    Married:   ~1751 Peter Stover (Petrus Stauffer) the founder of Strasburg VA
    Children: John ~1744, Ann born about 1750, Christian 1750, Jacob 1753,
                    Joseph ~1755, Elizabeth 1758, Catherine ~1760, and Regina 1763.

  2. Elizabeth
    Birth:        1722  in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Death:      1803 near Strasburg VA. 
    Married:   ~1743 to Samuel Boehm
    Children:  Dorothy,  Magdalene ~1742, Jacob ~1745, Reuben ~1748, Mary ~1750,
                     Elizabeth ~1753, Barbara ~1755, Daniel (July 2, 1757), Martin ~1762,
                     Regina ~1767, Mary Magdalene (Den 1774).

  3. Jacob Funck
    Birth:        September 1724 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Death:      1794 in Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Marriage: 1748 in Frederick Maryland
    Spouse:     Ann Roland (~1726-1794)
                      Birth: ~1727, Frederick County, MD
                      Death: ~1794, Jefferson County, KY
                      Burial: Jefferson County, KY
    Children:   Jacob 1748, Mary 1750, John 1750, Ann (Nov 19, 1753 - Mar 18, 1822),
                      Elizabeth ~1758 and Rosina ~1760 in Funkstown, Washington, Maryland.

    Originally 88 acres were sold to Henry Funk in 1754 and settled as "Jerusalem"
    by Henry and Jacob Funk. 

    Jacob Funck was a Washington County Representative to the Maryland House of Delegates, 1785-1787.  Jacob Funk was the more aspiring of the two brothers, as evidenced by his decision in 1771 to leave Jerusalem and go east towards the Potomac River to develop a town he would call Hamburg.  The land he had spied was not destined to be Hamburg however, but Washington, D.C.. 

    In 1791 Jacob divested himself of all land holdings in Washington County and left Maryland with fifty other German settlers and set off for Jefferson County, Kentucky where he lived until his death at the age of 67 in 1794.

     

    DEED: Jacob Funk to Benom Shaw, 1803 Hardin County, KY

     

    15 August 1803  Hardin Co.  KY   Deed Book B p.  266  John FUNK and Frederick
    GIGAR, Heirs at law and Lawful representatives of Jacob FUNK late of
    Jefferson County, State of Kentucky deceased, of the one part and Bennom SHAW
    of Hardin County and State aforesaid of the other part that for and in
    consideration of the sum of Twenty shillings to them in hand paid have
    granted bargained and sold unto the said Benom SHAW, his heirs and assigns
    all that certain tract of land situate lying and being in the County of
    Hardin on the South side of No Linn containing two hundred acres.

    (signed)
    John FUNK
    Frederick GEIGER

    In the presence of
    S. (?) HAYCRAFT
    Christopher (his mark) BUSH
    Robt. SLAUGHTER
    Michl. ROLL

    Recorded 26 November 1803 Hardin Co. KY Court

     

  4. Henry Funck
    Birth:       
    Death:     
    Burial:     
    Marriage:  
    Spouse:    
    Children:  
     

  5. Mary
    Birth:       ~1727 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Death:     1797
    Married:   Menjamin Strickler about 1750 in Lancaster PA
    Children: Samuel (Mar 20, 1759), Nancy Ann (Sept 14, 1759), Daniel 1760,
                    Abrahan ~1763 and David born October 23, 1776.

  6. Barbara
    Birth:        ~1734 in Lancaster
    Death:     after 1757
    Married:  April 20, 1747 in St Michaels Zion Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
                    Johannes Keyser
    Children: Henry, Margaret, Barbara, Charles, John, Michael ~1746 and Christian 1749.

    7/16/2010 : William C Keyser

    I found your Funk web site:  I a descended from the Barbara Funk who married Johannes Keyser at St Michaels and Zion Church in Philadelphia. However,  I had the year listed as 1744 on April 20th instead.   My Barbara died 15 April 1780 in Germantown at age 57 so that would place her birth year at abt 1722 or 1723.  I had her father listed as Christopher and Barbara Funk on Germantown, PA.  Is this an error?

     

    Their son Christian Funk Keyser born 1949 may have been born in Prince George Co, MD and is believed to have died 1850 and is buried in Germantown, PA.  But  I can’t say I have seen the proof myself. 

     

    Several of their children were in shipping and lumbering and settled in Pensacola, Escambia Co, FL (the far west panhandle) between 1818- to 1820’s.  At least John H, Charles Conrad, Joseph C  and the youngest of which Samuel (b abt 1804 in PA- my ancestor) are buried at the old St Michaels Cemetery in old Pensacola.

     

    Have you learned any more about

     

    William C Keyser

    Who grew up in Pensacola.  

  7. John
    Birth:       1736
    Death:     1784 in Strasburg Shenandoah Co., VA.
    Married:  ~1762 in Virginia
    Spouse:    Catherine Stickley was born in 1738. She died about 1800
    Children: Frances (Feb 22, 1763), Rachael (Nov 8, 1764), Samuel (Aug 3, 1768),
                     Isaac (Oct 19, 1769), Susanna (Jun 20, 1777), and Christian (Oct 2, 1780).

 

Strasburg, Virginia

Strasburg, Virginia

Strasburg is a town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States, that was founded in 1761 by Peter Stover, husband of Frances "Frainey" Funk born about 1720.  It is the largest community, population-wise, in the county and known for its pottery, antiques, and civil war history.

 

On May 2, 1749 Stover purchased 483 acres of land from Jacob Funk, his future father-in-law. The purchase was divided into smaller plots for sale to other settlers and a village was informally established. 

 

Stover applied for a town charter in November of 1761 giving the town the official name of Strasburg.  The name was taken from Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, a German-speaking French province. Some called the area Staufferstadt, the German name for Stoverstown. Ten trustees were named; William Miller, Matthew Harrison, Jacob Bowman, Valentine Smith, Charles Buck, Peter Stover, Isaac Hite, Leonard Batice, John Funk, and Philip Huffman (Hoffman).

 

Peter eventually married Frainey Funk, before he died August 13, 1799 at the age of 84. He was survived by eight children. Being a philanthropist for most of his life, Stover’s will left land and $10,000 to the community to establish schools.  He was buried and still lies in Strasburg's Riverview Cemetery.

 

Strasburg is located at 38°59′26″N, 78°21′31″W (38.990550, -78.358615) in the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley.

 

 

Funkstown, Maryland

 

Funkstown is located at 39°36′33″N, 77°42′27″W (39.609096, -77.707527), on Antietam Creek, south of Hagerstown

 

 

Jacob Funck : 1724-1794

Jacob Funck
Birth:        September 1724 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Parents:   Jacob Funck : 1695-1746 & Veronica "Franey" Frances ~1696-1758
Death:      1794 in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Marriage: 1748 in Frederick Maryland
Spouse:     Ann Roland (~1726-1794)
                  Birth: ~1727, Frederick County, MD
                  Death: ~1794, Jefferson County, KY
                  Burial: Jefferson County, KY
Children:   Jacob 1748, Mary 1750, John 1750, Ann (Nov 19, 1753 - Mar 18, 1822),
                  Elizabeth ~1758 and Rosina ~1760 in Funkstown, Washington, Maryland.

 

Originally 88 acres were sold to Henry Funk in 1754 and settled as "Jerusalem"
by Henry and Jacob Funk. 

Jacob Funck was a Washington County Representative to the Maryland House of Delegates, 1785-1787.  Jacob Funk was the more aspiring of the two brothers, as evidenced by his decision in 1771 to leave Jerusalem and go east towards the Potomac River to develop a town he would call Hamburg.  The land he had spied was not destined to be Hamburg however, but Washington, D.C.. 

 

In 1791 Jacob divested himself of all land holdings in Washington County and left Maryland with fifty other German settlers and set off for Jefferson County, Kentucky where he lived until his death at the age of 67 in 1794.

 

DEED: Jacob Funk to Benom Shaw, 1803 Hardin County, KY

 

15 August 1803  Hardin Co.  KY   Deed Book B p.  266  John FUNK and Frederick
GIGAR, Heirs at law and Lawful representatives of Jacob FUNK late of
Jefferson County, State of Kentucky deceased, of the one part and Bennom SHAW
of Hardin County and State aforesaid of the other part that for and in
consideration of the sum of Twenty shillings to them in hand paid have
granted bargained and sold unto the said Benom SHAW, his heirs and assigns
all that certain tract of land situate lying and being in the County of
Hardin on the South side of No Linn containing two hundred acres.

(signed)
John FUNK
Frederick GEIGER

In the presence of
S. (?) HAYCRAFT
Christopher (his mark) BUSH
Robt. SLAUGHTER
Michl. ROLL

Recorded 26 November 1803 Hardin Co. KY Court

 

A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians

Page 1380: Jacob Funk and two of his sons served as soldiers in the Revolutionary war, and as remuneration for his services he received warrants for three thousand acres of land.  With these warrants he secured one thousand acres of land in each of three Kentucky counties, Jefferson, Breckenridge and Hardin, the thousand acres located in Breckenridge county being that which his wife inherited.  The deed, on parchment, signed by Patrick Henry, then governor of Virginia, is now in the possession of Mr. Bowmer, as is the will of Jacob Funk.  Jacob's granddaughter Catherine Supinger was born in Strasburg, Shenandoah county, Virginia, and being left and orphan in infancy was reared by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Funk.

 

9-2012 : For Sale (MLS-listed) $250,000

35 BALTIMORE St WEST FUNKSTOWN, MD 21734

Historic Home Internet Auction - Historic Jacob Funk House c. 1769. Funk was active in the American Revolution and served in the MD House of Delegates. During 19th century, the Funk House was the South's Hotel and it is said John Brown stayed here. Now a 3BR home, plus 2 one bedroom apartments, over-sized garage and double lot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henry Funck : 1724-1784

 

4/18/2010 : Dennis Long

 

One sure correction - Henry Funk Sr. died 1784: "A coroners inquest was held on December 31, 1784 to view the body of Henry Funk at the house of the deceased. He was sixty years old. He was in the woods alone cutting wood and a tree became lodged against another and it appeared that he was cutting the under limbs to bring the tree to the ground. It appeared to have given way unexpected and the limb caught him in the neck and there did he languish and die." If he was 60 when he died, his date of birth would have been 1724.

 

Henry Funck
Birth:      ~1722-1726 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Parents:   John Funk 1690-1759
Death:      December 1784 in Jerusalem "Funkstown", Washington County, Maryland
                 (?? July 1787 ??)
Burial:      Funk Family Farm Graveyard in Downsville, Washington County, Maryland
Marriage: Susannah Simon 

Henry was less of an adventurer then his brother Jacob and was more interested in settling in Jerusalem and developing the town. When Jacob left, he moved into the stone house and set up residence.

Henry Funk who died in 1787 served as a Mennonite bishop in Washington County, Maryland.
Source: "Mennonites of Washington County, MD Conference & Franklin Co., PA p71-72, p62-64, by Daniel R. Lehman
 

Originally 88 acres were sold to Henry Funk in 1754 and settled as "Jerusalem"
by Henry and Jacob Funk. 

 

Henry Funk, less of an adventurer, was more interested in settling in Jerusalem and developing the town. When Jacob left, he moved into the stone house and set up residence.

 

Henry Funk went to Frederick County, Md. in the Fall of 1754 and purchased land from his brother, Jacob on Antietam Creek at the same time he sold him his tract on the Shenandoah (Frederick County, Va. Deed Book '3', p. 421 and Frederick County, Md. Deed Book 'E', p. 627). By the Spring of 1755 he had sold his land in Maryland back to Jacob and returned to Virginia where he bought back his old tract where the 'Town Run' joins the Shenandoah (Ibid. Md. Book 'E', p. 804 and Va. Book '5', p. 13). ..... In his will, Henry also referred to land he had acquired in 'Suffrings Valley in the west," apparently meaning the Severns Valley in what is now Hardin County, Kentucky. Henry wrote his will 20 Oct. 1789 and it was probated 25 Feb. 1790. (Shen. Co. Will Book 'C,' p. 115)." (Bly, Daniel, 1993, pp 71,73)
 

May 1778, Henry Funk appointed overseer of the road from Isaac Hite's ford on the No. River to his mill (p 121). March 1772, Jacob Stickley and Henry Funk petition the House of Burgesses for themselves and other Menonists for relief from paying fines for not performing military duty (p 207). Mar 1778, Henry Funk (Jr) enlisted in Captain Joseph Bowman's Company; discharged (in Illinois?) in August. He had 1200 miles to go home (p 214). 1785, Census list of Thomas Allen, Fork District of Warren Co.; Henry Funk (7 in family) (p 221). 1785, Census list of Alexander Hite, including Strasburg: Jacob Funk (7 in family), Henry Funk Jr. (5), Catherine Funk widow (6) (pp 223,224). (Wayland, John W., 1927)

 

Henry Funk served as a bishop in the Conococheague Settlement of Mennonites, having been ordained prior to 1770.   It is likely that he also served the Antrim Township Mennonites."

 

Susannah Simon (or Simmons)
Birth:      1726 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Parents: daughter of Isaac and Magdalena Simon
Death:    1783 in Washington County Maryland
Burial:    Funk Family Farm Graveyard, Downsville, Washington County, MD

Marriage: Unknown
Residence: 1754 "Jerusalem" Funkstown, Washington (then Fredrick) County, Maryland

 

Children:  (8 children)

  1. Jacob
    Birth: August 11, 1769
    Death: March 12, 1822 in Washington County, Maryland

  2. Henry
    Birth: 23 SEP 1752 in Frederick County, Maryland
    Death: 9 SEP 1799 in Washington County, Maryland
    Fact 1: 1776 Suttler for Revolutionary Army
    Fact 2: one of 3 brothers emigrating to USA
    Event: 3 Henry Funk Jr
    Event: 3 1776 Revolutionary War Patriot
    Burial: UNKNOWN / Beaver Creek Farm, Washington County, Maryland
    Children: Catherine Funk
                    Birth: May 15, 1789 in Washington County, Maryland
                    Death: March 13, 1856 in Mount Morris, Ogle, Illinois
                    Burial:
    Plainview Cemetery, Mount Morris, Ogle, IL
                    Catherine was a Dunkard

  3. John Sr
    Birth: July 24, 1748 in Marsh Head, Wasington, Maryland
    Death: December 18, 1803 in Washington County, Maryland
    Burial: Dunkard Church Cemetery, Beaver Creek, Washington, MD.
    Marriage: Barbara Rowland about 1775
    Mennonite minister, farmer and milller. 
    Children
        Henry ~1775, Elizabeth (Arp 1, 1776), Susan "Susannah" (Jan 1, 1778), Jacob 1779,
        Joseph 1779, John Jr (Nov 18, 1780), Anna (Sept 15, 1781), Catherine (Feb 13, 1785),
        David (Nov 29, 1787) and Barbara ~1791

    Washington County Maryland History

    Source: http://www.wcht.org/art_davids.html

    Brothers Jacob and Henry Funck came to Washington County, Maryland in 1749 to purchase land.  Henry’s son Joseph received part of his father’s Marsh Head land grant in 1779.  Apparently Joseph built his stone house the following year. A few years later, Joseph traded homes with his brother John, who was a minister in the nearby Marsh Church, so that each brother could be closer to his work. Thus, in 1785 John Funk received a deed to a 145 and 1/4 acre parcel of land from Joseph Funk. This parcel contained parts of eight different land patents including Marsh Head and Resurvey on Marsh Head, and the deed included ...all houses, buildings and Improvements. On October 28, 1796, John Funk patented 147 and 3/8 acres as David’s Friendship, probably the same land he had received from Joseph Funk eleven years earlier.

    1780 Stone House part of land patented as David's Friendship by John Funk in 1796

  4. Susanna Simon
    Birth: March 17, 1754 in Maryland (or in Antrim, Franklin, Pennsylvania)
    Death: July 11, 1788 in Greencastle, Antrim Township, Franklin County, PA. 
    Marriage: Andrew Snively January 15, 1775 in Greencastle, Franklin, Fayette County, PA.
    children:
        Henry (Dec 3, 1775), Catherine (Nov 10, 1776), Susannah (Mar 13, 1778)
        Elizabeth (July 5, 1779), Jacob (Apr 30, 1781), Nancy (Mar 15, 1784) and David (April 8, 1786).

  5. David
    Birth: June 13, 1756 in Maryland
    Death: Aug 15, 1799 (or 25th)
    Marriage: Catherine Stoner about 1755
    daughter Anna born July 26, 1780.   

  6. Joseph
    Birth: July 29, 1759 in Maryland

    Washington County Maryland History

    Source: http://www.wcht.org/art_davids.html

    Brothers Jacob and Henry Funck came to Washington County, Maryland in 1749 to purchase land.  Henry’s son Joseph received part of his father’s Marsh Head land grant in 1779.  Apparently Joseph built his stone house the following year. A few years later, Joseph traded homes with his brother John, who was a minister in the nearby Marsh Church, so that each brother could be closer to his work. Thus, in 1785 John Funk received a deed to a 145 and 1/4 acre parcel of land from Joseph Funk. This parcel contained parts of eight different land patents including Marsh Head and Resurvey on Marsh Head, and the deed included ...all houses, buildings and Improvements. On October 28, 1796, John Funk patented 147 and 3/8 acres as David’s Friendship, probably the same land he had received from Joseph Funk eleven years earlier.

    Joseph born July 29, 1759  died Dec 1797
    married Susannah Stoner
    Children are Elizabeth, Mary, Marqaret, Susanna, David (Jun 20, 1791) and Sarah (Aug 21, 1795).

  7. Esther
    Birth: January 13, 1762 in Maryland
    Marriage: John Statler born ~1760 in Maryland

  8. Catherine
    Birth:   June 12, 1765 in Frederick, Maryland
    Marriage: John Gingrich Wenger
    Children:
            Henry (Oct 1784), John (Sept 4, 1788), Henry born 1789, Anna ~1790,
            Catherine (June 3, 1796), Jacob (Jun 6, 1800), Mary Susannah (Sept 15, 1801),
            Elizabeth (~Aug 24, 1803), Michael ~1805, Joseph (Apr 1808) in Franklin PA.
    Death: January 14, 1844
    Burial:
    John Miller Farm Family Cemetery

 

 

 


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