Susanna Funk

1 January 1778–23 November 1840 (Age 62)
Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Susanna

Susanna Funk was born on 1 January 1778, in Washington, Maryland, United States as the daughter of Henry Funk. She married Peter Newcomer about 1794, in Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 23 November 1840, in Beaver Creek, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Beaver Creek, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Peter Newcomer
Susanna Funk
Marriage: about 1794
Elizabeth Newcomer
Barbara Newcomer
Daniel Newcomer
Peter Newcomer
Lydia Newcomer
Susan Newcomer
William Newcomer
Catharine Katy Newcomer
Eliza Newcomer
Zachariah T Newcomer

Spouse and Children

about 1794
Washington, Maryland, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Funk





    Jacob Funk


    Joseph Funk



    Barbara Funk


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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

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  • Susanna Funk Newcomer, "Find A Grave Index"

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