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Dr James Ernest Funderburk
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1885
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1972
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA

Son of James Thomas Funderburk and Mary (Welsh) Funderburk, Dr. Funderburk earned his DDS from the University of Maryland in 1908. He earned a postgraduate degree in oral surgery and anesthesiology in 1910.

He settled in Cheraw to practice dental surgery, and was married twice: 1) Mary Eliza Sellers; 2) Effie Ingram Wall. Between his two wives, he had 10 children:

James Ernest Funderburk Jr., Jule Sellars Funderburk, Benjamin Jackson Funderburk, Thomas Alexander Funderburk, George Wilson Funderburk ,Louise (Funderburk) Willis, Mary Sinclair Funderburk, Eugenia (Funderburk) Smoak, Nancy (Funderburk) Robeson. His youngest son, Ervin W. Funderburk followed him into the profession of dentistry.

In 1941 and 1945, he was honored by the President for doing free dental work for military conscripts.

He was an elder and deacon of the First Presbyterian Church of Cheraw and a 32nd degree Mason, active in the Cheraw Democratic Committee and the South Carolina Dental Association, and served as chairman of the Chesterfield County Dept. of Welfare from 1945-1954. 
Family links: 
  James Thomas Funderburk (1847 - 1934)
  Mary Welsh Funderburk (1852 - 1907)
  Mary Sellers Funderburk (1890 - 1934)*
  Effie Ingram Wall Funderburk (1901 - 1989)*
  George Wilson Funderburk (1917 - 1918)*
  Louise Funderburk Willis (1919 - 1988)*
  Mary St. Clair Funderburk (1923 - 1925)*
  Nancy Page Funderburk Robeson (1928 - 2015)*
  Ervin Wall Funderburk (1938 - 2013)*
  Emma Lorena Funderburk Hough (1870 - 1969)*
  Eugenia Funderburk (1873 - 1873)*
  James Ernest Funderburk (1885 - 1972)
*Calculated relationship
Old Saint Davids Episcopal Church Cemetery
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Jun 03, 2012
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Dr James Ernest Funderburk
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Dr James Ernest Funderburk
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Dr James Ernest Funderburk
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 Added: Jun. 3, 2012

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