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Alexander Warren Funk

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Alexander Warren Funk

Birth
Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death
6 Jul 1939 (aged 79)
Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Edina, Knox County, Missouri, USA Add to Map
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Occupation: Farmer

MO d/c 25206

RUTLEDGE LOSES OLDEST MAN
Alexander Funk Died in Hospital at Fulton — Buried Here Saturday.

Alexander Funk, 79 years old and oldest citizen of Rutledge, died at 11:30 o'clock last Thursday morning in the State Surgical Hospital, Fulton, of cancer of the throat. The body was brought to Edina in the Kriegshauser ambulance and remained at the Kriegshauser Funeral Home until Saturday, when the funeral was held from St. Joseph Church at 9 a.m., with services by the Rev. Terence Mullins. Burial was in the new Catholic cemetery.
Mr. Funk was born near Galesburg, Ill. Dec. 12, 1859, a son of Willis and Mahala Parcells Funk. He came with his parents when about 2 years old to settle on a farm near Millport, in which vicinity he grew to manhood. He married Miss Annie A. McCabe of the Rule vicinity Oct. 30, 1881.
Three daughters were born to them, Alice May, who died in infancy, and Margaret Frances and Mary Agnes. His wife died Dec. 22, 1938. There are two brothers surviving, Robert Funk of Sheridan, Wyo., and Aaron T. Funk, Colony. A number of years ago the Funks left Knox County to live in Rutledge.
The Edina Sentinel, Edina, Missouri • Thu, Jul 13, 1939, Page 12, Columns 5 & 6

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1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Alexander W Funk
Age in 1860: 2
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1860: Benton, Knox, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Millport
Household Members: Name Age
Willis Funk 25
Mahala Funk 24
William H Funk 8
Indian Funk 5
Alexander W Funk 2

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Alex Warren Funk
Age in 1870: 12
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1870: Benton, Knox, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Millport
Household Members: Name Age
Willis Funk 37
Mahala Funk 36
William H Funk 18
Indiana Funk 16
Alex Warren Funk 12
Sarah Funk 9
Robert Funk 9
Mary Etta Funk 4
Virginia A Funk 4/12

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Alexander Funk
Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1860
Marriage Date: 30 Oct 1881
Marriage Location: Knox, Missouri
Marriage County: Knox
Spouse Name: Annie A Mccabe
Spouse Age: 18
Spouse Birth Date: abt 1863

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Alexander Funk
[Alejandez Funk]
Age in 1910: 49
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1910: Sand Hill, Scotland, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Annie Funk
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Funk 49
Annie Funk 47
Maggie Funk 24
Mary Funk 2

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Alexander Funk
Age: 60
Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1920: Sand Hill, Scotland, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Anna Funk
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Occupation: R Road
Industry: Laborer
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Funk 60
Anna Funk 57
Margaret F Funk 34
Marry A Funk 30
Occupation: Farmer

MO d/c 25206

RUTLEDGE LOSES OLDEST MAN
Alexander Funk Died in Hospital at Fulton — Buried Here Saturday.

Alexander Funk, 79 years old and oldest citizen of Rutledge, died at 11:30 o'clock last Thursday morning in the State Surgical Hospital, Fulton, of cancer of the throat. The body was brought to Edina in the Kriegshauser ambulance and remained at the Kriegshauser Funeral Home until Saturday, when the funeral was held from St. Joseph Church at 9 a.m., with services by the Rev. Terence Mullins. Burial was in the new Catholic cemetery.
Mr. Funk was born near Galesburg, Ill. Dec. 12, 1859, a son of Willis and Mahala Parcells Funk. He came with his parents when about 2 years old to settle on a farm near Millport, in which vicinity he grew to manhood. He married Miss Annie A. McCabe of the Rule vicinity Oct. 30, 1881.
Three daughters were born to them, Alice May, who died in infancy, and Margaret Frances and Mary Agnes. His wife died Dec. 22, 1938. There are two brothers surviving, Robert Funk of Sheridan, Wyo., and Aaron T. Funk, Colony. A number of years ago the Funks left Knox County to live in Rutledge.
The Edina Sentinel, Edina, Missouri • Thu, Jul 13, 1939, Page 12, Columns 5 & 6

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1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Alexander W Funk
Age in 1860: 2
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1860: Benton, Knox, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Millport
Household Members: Name Age
Willis Funk 25
Mahala Funk 24
William H Funk 8
Indian Funk 5
Alexander W Funk 2

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Alex Warren Funk
Age in 1870: 12
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1870: Benton, Knox, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Millport
Household Members: Name Age
Willis Funk 37
Mahala Funk 36
William H Funk 18
Indiana Funk 16
Alex Warren Funk 12
Sarah Funk 9
Robert Funk 9
Mary Etta Funk 4
Virginia A Funk 4/12

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Alexander Funk
Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1860
Marriage Date: 30 Oct 1881
Marriage Location: Knox, Missouri
Marriage County: Knox
Spouse Name: Annie A Mccabe
Spouse Age: 18
Spouse Birth Date: abt 1863

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Alexander Funk
[Alejandez Funk]
Age in 1910: 49
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1910: Sand Hill, Scotland, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Annie Funk
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Funk 49
Annie Funk 47
Maggie Funk 24
Mary Funk 2

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Alexander Funk
Age: 60
Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1920: Sand Hill, Scotland, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Anna Funk
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Occupation: R Road
Industry: Laborer
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Funk 60
Anna Funk 57
Margaret F Funk 34
Marry A Funk 30


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