When Adis Mae Funk was born on 1 October 1886, in Preston, West Virginia, United States, her father, Charles E Funk, was 24 and her mother, Jemima Catherine Sigley, was 24. She married William Joseph Burns on 23 April 1905, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Reno District, Preston, West Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 18 December 1974, in Preston, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Flag Chapel Cemetery, Rowlesburg, Preston, West Virginia, United States.
German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’. This surname is also found Poland, Czechia, Sweden, Denmark, France (Alsace and Lorraine), and the Netherlands.
English: from Middle English funke, fonke, founck ‘spark of fire’, with the same meaning as 1 above.
History: Between 1709 and 1772 nine families bearing this name immigrated to America. See also Funck .
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