Charles Earl Funderburg

8 June 1938–15 March 2009 (Age 70)
Eskota, Fisher, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Earl

When Charles Earl Funderburg was born on 8 June 1938, in Eskota, Fisher, Texas, United States, his father, James Emery Funderburg Sr, was 44 and his mother, Anna Ida "Annie" Long, was 30. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Fisher, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 15 March 2009, in Colorado City, Mitchell, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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James Emery Funderburg Sr
Anna Ida "Annie" Long
James Emery "Slim" Funderburg Jr
Melvin Don Funderburg
Kenneth Lee Funderburg
Charles Earl Funderburg

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 11

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 20

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German von der Burg ‘from the castle’, occupational or topographic name for someone who lived and worked at a castle.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl C Funderburg in household of James E Funderburg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Earl Funderburg, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Charles Earl Funderburg in entry for James Or Slim Funderburg Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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