When Anna Funk Detweiler was born on 17 October 1787, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Kolb Detweiler, was 35 and her mother, Maria Funk, was 35. She married Abraham Reesor about 1815, in Markham Village, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 November 1854, in Markham Village, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Markham Village, York, Ontario, Canada.
Americanized form of South German Dettweiler and of its Swiss German cognate Dettwiler . The surname Detweiler is also found in Germany, where it is very rare. Compare Detwiler .
History: This is one of the two most common American variants of the name of a Swiss Mennonite family (see Dettweiler ).
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