30 November 1800–26 October 1874 (Age 73)
Povlsker, Bornholm, Denmark
When Diderik Espersen Funk was born on 30 November 1800, in Povlsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Esper Christofferson, was 24 and his mother, Elisa Margrethe Marcussdatter, was 25. He married Kirstine Madsdatter on 12 November 1825, in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 26 October 1874, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.
Bornhom, Denmark is one of approximately five hundred islands southeast of Copenhagen. The island of Bornholm has been home for generations of the funk family. Marcus Esper Funk, my great grandfather, …
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