Annie Magdalen Funk

31 March 1890–8 July 1973 (Age 83)
Washington, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Annie Magdalen

When Annie Magdalen Funk was born on 31 March 1890, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, Marcus Orlando Funk, was 24 and her mother, Forthilda J Iverson, was 22. She married James Wyley Sessions on 17 September 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in San Pedro, New Mexico, United States in 1900. She died on 8 July 1973, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wyley Sessions
Annie Magdalen Funk
Marriage: 17 September 1913
Marc Harvey Sessions
Rosamonde Sessions
James Wyley Sessions

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1913Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 1
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 6
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 22
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Annie M Funk Sessions in household of James Wiley Sessions, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Anna Magdaline Funk, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Anne Sessions in entry for Marc Harvey Sessions, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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