Anna Funk Detweiler

17 October 1787–10 November 1854 (Age 67)
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Funk

When Anna Funk Detweiler was born on 17 October 1787, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Kolb Detweiler, III, was 35 and her mother, Maria Funk, was 34. She married Abraham Reesor about 1815, in Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 November 1854, in Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Reesor
Anna Funk Detweiler
Marriage: about 1815
Christopher Reesor
John Reesor
Frances Reesor
Frances Reesor
Senator David Reesor M.L.A.
Nancy Reesor
Peter Reesor

Spouse and Children

about 1815
Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (7)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 4

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich canton, Switzerland or from Dettwiller in the Upper Rhine region of France, near Saverne.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Detweller in entry for Nancy Carson, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Anna Detweiler Reesor, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Book, The Reesor Family in Canada Genealogical and Historical Records 1804-2000 page 701

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