Albert William Funk

16 November 1878–18 June 1941 (Age 62)
Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Albert William

When Albert William Funk was born on 16 November 1878, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Christopher Madsen Funk, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Malinda Knapp, was 27. He married Alice Ramsbottom Biggs on 29 January 1902, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1935 and Franklin Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 18 June 1941, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Albert William Funk
Alice Ramsbottom Biggs
Marriage: 29 January 1902
Marlowe Biggs Funk
Albert Keith Funk
Thora Funk
William Morgan Funk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1902Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 13
    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 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 18
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    Christopher Madsen Funk

    Christopher Madsen Funk Christopher Madsen Funk was born in Pederskinning or Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark on April 24, 1830 to Diderick Espersen Funk and Christine (Kirsten) Madsen or Kristine Mads …

    Sources (39)

    • Albert W Funk in entry for Albert Keith Funk, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Albert William Funk, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • A W Funk in entry for Clayton H Goodsell and Thora Funk, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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