Jorgine Kirstine Funk

25 November 1827–3 June 1874 (Age 46)
Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jorgine Kirstine

When Jorgine Kirstine Funk was born on 25 November 1827, in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Diderik Espersen Funk, was 26 and her mother, Kirstine Madsdatter, was 26. She married Andrew Toolson on 3 March 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 3 June 1874, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Toolson
Jorgine Kirstine Funk
Marriage: 3 March 1860
Leah Priscilla Toolson
Andrew Ephraim Toolson
George Peter Toolson
Mary Ellen Toolson
Ghena Christena Toolson
Thomas Alma Toolson
Clara Matilda Toolson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 2
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 19
    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Jorgine Kirstine Funk Toolson by Charles M. Jenson, Jr.

    Jorgine Kirstine Funk Toolson, better known as Gena Funk Toolson, was born November 25 1827, at Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark, the third child and second daughter of Diderick Esbersen Funk and Kirsten …

    Sources (24)

    • Jorgengine Kierstine Funk in household of Didrich Espersen Funk, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Ghena Funk in entry for Andrew Ephraim Toolson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Jørgine Funch in household of Hans P Holm, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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