Anna Funk Detweiler

Brief Life History of Anna Funk

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 30. 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 Reesor Pioneer Cemetery, Markham, York, Ontario, Canada.

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

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Detweiler Miller - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Anna Detweiler Miller
  • Anna Detweiler Reesor, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Annie Detweller in entry for Nancy Carson, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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1788 · The First Presidential Election

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1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

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.


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Name Meaning

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 ).

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

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