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Re: Checking my facts;
Posted by: James Funkhouser (ID *****3974) Date: February 23, 2011 at 11:29:51
In Reply to: Checking my facts; by Nancy Davis of 614


This is from Dan Bly’s _From the Rhine to the Shenenadoah_ vol II pp.66, 73, 75, 76

JACOB FUNKHOUSER b. about 1700 in Switzerland or Alsace
Immigrated to Pa. about 1723/24
d. on Tumbling Run, now in Shenandoah Co. Va., in 1771
m. VERENA, family name unknown. No further record of Verena.

1. Barbara, b about 1732/33; d. 1790s; m. Gottlieb Zink
2. Jacob, b. about 1735/36; d.1804; m. Franey Evick
3. Susanna, b. about 1738; d. after 1802; m. Phillip Lawrence (Lorentz)
4. Christian, b. about 1740; d. 1793; m1 Margaret Wolfe; m2 Barbara Bowman Six
5. Isaac, b. about 1742; d. 1796; m 1 unknown; m2 Anna Catherine Andrick
6. Abraham, b. about 1746; d. June 1825; m. Elizabeth Rosina Brodbeck
7. Christina, b. about 1748; d. ?

_From the Rhine to the Shenenadoah_ vol I, pp. 98:

ABRAHAM FUKHOUSER, b. about 1746, Tumbling Run; d. June 1825, Beaver Co., Pa.
m. 2 Jan 1793, Shenandoah Co., ELIZABETH ROSINA BRODBECK (b. Tumbling Run about 1750; d. Beaver Co., Pa. about 1810)

Abraham and Elizabeth had eight children;

1. Elizabeth b. 1774 m. John Freed
2. Anna, b. 1775; d. July 1849; married Christopher Showalter; to Indiana
3. Jacob, b. 1777-1840, Riplwy Co., Ind;
4. Mary, b. 1780; d.1813; m. Jacob Norton, Pa.
5. Barbara, b. about 1782; m. 1805 Joseph Baker, Pa.
6. John, b.1785; d.1829; m. Rebecca VanKirk, Pa.
7. Abraham Jr., b. 1787; d. May 1831. Pa.
8. Magdalena b. about 1790; d. unm. after 1812

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