Ellen Magdalene Funch

Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Ellen Magdalene

When Ellen Magdalene Funch was born in 1819, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Niels Didrichsen, was 24 and her mother, Anne Cathrine Hansdatter Lund, was 28. She married Clemens Christian Funch on 22 May 1847, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Clemens Christian Funch
Ellen Magdalene Funch
Marriage: 22 May 1847
Christine Cathrine Funch
Jens Nielsen Funch
Jensine Kristine Funch
Jens Nielsen Funch
Jens Nelius Peter Funch
Helene Cathrine Funch
Ellen Magdalene Funch

Spouse and Children

22 May 1847
Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 31

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle English bunche ‘hump’, ‘swelling’ (of unknown origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • Elene M Funch in household of Niels D Funch, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Ellen Magdalene Funch in household of Niels Didrick Funch, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Ellen Magdalene Funch in entry for Ellen Magdalene Funch, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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