Daniel Buckley Funk Sr.

22 February 1820–30 November 1888 (Age 68)
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel Buckley

When Daniel Buckley Funk Sr. was born on 22 February 1820, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Funk, was 31 and his mother, Susannah Stoner, was 28. He married Mariah DeMill on 22 April 1841, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He registered for military service in 1867. His occupation is listed as owned and operated funk's lake (known as palisade state park) in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 30 November 1888, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Buckley Funk Sr.
1820–1888
Mariah DeMill
1820–1889
Marriage: 22 April 1841
Sarah Ann Funk
1842–1842
Flora Funk
1842–
William DeMill Funk Senior
1844–1922
Ezra Knight Funk Sr
1846–1915
Daniel Buckley Funk Jr
1849–1908
Irene Maria Funk
1851–1899
Arsenath Ann Funk
1853–1895
Ammon Funk
1856–1856
Aaron Funk
1856–1856
Emerett Funk
1858–1942
Adelia Funk
1861–1861

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1841Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 16
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1846
    Age 26
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

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    Story Highlight

    DANIEL BUCKLEY FUNK

    Daniel Buckley Funk, son of Abraham Funk and Susanah Stoner, was born Feb. 22, 1820 in Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania. His progenitors were know as “Pennsylvania Dutch” as were the pioneers in the sett …

    Sources (40)

    • 1850 United States Census for Daniel Buckley Funk & Mariah DeMill
    • 1841 Illinois Marriage of Daniel Buckley Funk & Mariah DeMill
    • Daniel Buckley Funk in entry for Daniel Buckley Funk, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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