Christine Funk

16 December 1869–18 December 1954 (Age 85)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Christine

When Christine Funk was born on 16 December 1869, in Virginia, United States, her father, Charles F. Funk, was 52 and her mother, Josephine Fawstick, was 33. She married Charles D. Cox or Cocke on 15 October 1890, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. She lived in Prince George, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 18 December 1954, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Charles D. Cox or Cocke
Christine Funk
Marriage: 15 October 1890

Spouse and Children

    Charles D. Cox or Cocke



15 October 1890
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles F. Funk


    Josephine Fawstick




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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 25

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Christeanna Funk in household of Charles Funk, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Christina Funk, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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