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Peter P. FUNK

Peter P. FUNK

Male 1815 - 1885  (70 years)

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  • Name Peter P. FUNK 
    Born 27 Jan 1815  Marcushof, Klein Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    History Peter migrated from Prussia to Russia at a young age and was together with his family a member of Gnadenfeld Mennonite Church--in note from Jacob Duerksen (b.1875) to Esther Gaede Lepp (b 1906) dated 1929. Peter reached age of 70 years and 25 days-figured birth day date from that.
    Need further sources to show father as Paul Funck. LDS has genealogical index of a Peter Funck born 31 Jan 1815 Markushof, Prussia to a Paul Funck. On 1880 Marion County Federal census for Branch township there is a daughter Mary age 18 and a 2nd Mary listed as step-daughter to Peter and Maria --age 11, father born in Russia--who could she be? 
    Immigration Abt 1819  Alexanderthal, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Immigration 29 Jun 1877  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 078pe 
    Died 21 Feb 1885  Lehigh, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I18654  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2014 

    Father Paul Johann FUNK,   b. Abt 1773, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth JANTZEN,   b. Abt 1775, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 May 1801  Marcushof, Klein Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Julianna Florentine FENSKE,   b. Abt 1815, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1871, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Katharina FUNK,   b. 14 Jun 1844, Alexanderthal, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1889, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +2. Wilhelmina (Minnie) FUNK,   b. 10 Sep 1851, Alexanderthal, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1925, Ingalls, Gray, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F13348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria BALTZER,   b. 5 Jan 1839, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1916, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1872  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Susanna FUNK,   b. 16 Dec 1877, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1950, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.
    Family ID F13329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1840 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1885 - Lehigh, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Funk, Peter P.-1815
    Funk, Peter P.-1815

  • Sources 
    1. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 11 Mar 1885, Pg. 2.

    2. [S196] Mennonite Migration to Russia, 1788-1828, by Rempel, Peter, (Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, Winnipeg, 2000), Pgs. 145, 156.

    3. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 321.

    4. [S51] Family Charts, by Alan F. Peters.