Jacob Funkhouser

1798–1860 (Age 62)
Morrison Cove, Woodbury Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Funkhouser was born in 1798, in Morrison Cove, Woodbury Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Funkhouser Sr, was 22 and his mother, Nancy Ann Showalter, was 23. He married Elizabeth Main on 15 June 1824, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Otter Creek Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1840 and Jackson Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died in 1860, in College Township, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Funkhouser
1798–1860
Elizabeth Main
1802–1857
Marriage: 15 June 1824
Samuel F. Funkhouser
1827–1896
Joshua Funkhouser
1829–
Daniel Funkhouser
1831–1907
Priscilla Funkhouser
1831–
Caroline Funkhouser
1837–1921
Minerva Jane Funkhouser
1839–1899

Spouse and Children

    Male1798–1860Male

    Elizabeth Main

    Female1802–1857Female

MARRIAGE
15 June 1824
Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Samuel F. Funkhouser

    Male1827–1896Male

    Joshua Funkhouser

    Male1829–Male

    Male1831–1907Male

    Priscilla Funkhouser

    Female1831–Female

    Caroline Funkhouser

    Female1837–1921Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1815

Age 17

Jackson Township was organized on 19 July 1815.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Frankhauser .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Funkhouser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Funkhouser, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Jacob Funkhouser, "United States Census, 1830"

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