Rev. Jacob Funk

M, b. 30 May 1761, d. 22 July 1817
FatherHenry Funck b. 1730, d. 1793
MotherBarbara Schowalter b. c 1741, d. c 1824
ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Rev. Jacob Funk was born on 30 May 1761 in Franconia, Philadelphia County, now Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Henry Funck and Barbara Schowalter. Conflicting evidence states that Jacob was born on 20 May 1761 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. This date is probably incorrect.5,6 Rev. Jacob Funk was also known as Funck.7 He married Mary Shelly, daughter of Christian Shelly and Susanna (?), circa 1784 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Rev. Jacob Funk and Mary lived in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1 Rev. Jacob Funk and Mary were Mennonites.1 Rev. Jacob Funk was a Mennonite minister.1,8 He was a farmer in 1786.1,8 He married Martha Brownbach after 1809. Rev. Jacob Funk died on 22 July 1817 1 at home in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania at age 56 years, 1 month and 22 days.8 The cause of Jacob's death was a paralytic stroke, which he suffered the day before he died, while presiding at a funeral in Montgomery County. A hymn was being sung, after he had read the Epistle. He was carried back to his home by the pallbearers.8 He was buried in Vincent Mennonite Church burying ground, formerly known as Rhoade's burying grounds, near Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.9

Family 1

Mary Shelly b. c 1765, d. 27 Apr 1809
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] A. J. Fretz, The Descendants of Christian and Hans Meyer, 297.
  2. [S41] Robert Lawrence Showalter, Descendants of Showalter,.
  3. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 57, date only.
  4. [S53] (Rev.) A. J. Fretz, Funk Genealogical Record, 142, date only.
  5. [S22] Rootsweb World Connect Project, Karon Bosze's Home Page, citing The Ziegler Family and Related Families in Pennsylvania found at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, and a Gedcom by Tom Kirkpatrick, who by her notes cites only the place of birth, and as to the date cites the book by Fretz, who gives the date as the 30th and not the 20th.
  6. [S123] Thera Database, online <http://wc.rootsweb.com/~schwenk>.
  7. [S115] E. Elayne Alexander, "Shelly's Island", 65.
  8. [S53] (Rev.) A. J. Fretz, Funk Genealogical Record, 142.
  9. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 57.

Mary Shelly

F, b. circa 1765, d. 27 April 1809
FatherChristian Shelly b. c 1727, d. 1793
MotherSusanna (?)
ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Mary Shelly was born circa 1765 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Mary Shelly was also known as Maria Funkin This is the name on her gravestone.1 She was the daughter of Christian Shelly and Susanna (?) Mary Shelly married Rev. Jacob Funk, son of Henry Funck and Barbara Schowalter, circa 1784 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Mary Shelly and Jacob lived in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2 Mary Shelly and Jacob were Mennonites.2 Mary Shelly died on 27 April 1809 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,4 She was buried in Vincent Mennonite Church burying ground, formerly known as Rhoade's burying grounds, near Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Rev. Jacob Funk b. 30 May 1761, d. 22 Jul 1817
Children

Citations

  1. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 57.
  2. [S9] A. J. Fretz, The Descendants of Christian and Hans Meyer, 297.
  3. [S115] E. Elayne Alexander, "Shelly's Island", 65.
  4. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 57, "gest 27 Apr 1809."

Mary Heebner Metz

F, b. 27 February 1829, d. 14 March 1930
FatherGarrett Godshalk Metz b. 7 Nov 1790, d. 16 May 1879
MotherHannah Rittenhouse Heebner b. 1 Oct 1794, d. 5 Oct 1889
     Mary Heebner Metz was born on 27 February 1829.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Garrett Godshalk Metz and Hannah Rittenhouse Heebner. Mary Heebner Metz married Joseph F. Halteman, son of Benjamin Halteman and Fannie Funk, on 27 November 1859.4 Mary Heebner Metz and Joseph lived in Worcester Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.4 Mary Heebner Halteman died at 2 pm on 14 March 1930 in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 101 years and 15 days.2 The cause of Mary's death was generalized arterio sclerosis, from which she suffered about six months, with a contributory cause of hypostatic pneumonia, from which she suffered two days.2 She was buried on 18 March 1930 in Towamencin Mennonite Church burial ground, Kulpsville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Joseph F. Halteman b. 8 Nov 1832, d. 26 Apr 1900
Children
  • Henry Metz Halteman b. 25 Apr 1861
  • Hannah Halteman b. 12 Feb 1863
  • Sussanah Metz Halteman b. 31 Jul 1867, d. 24 May 1902
  • Mary M. Halteman b. 9 Jul 1870

Citations

  1. [S359] Samuel Kriebel Brecht, Genealogical Record of the Schwenkfelder Families, 273, 281.
  2. [S1893] Mary H Haldeman, Pennsylvania death certificate 30771.
  3. [S123] Thera Database, online <http://wc.rootsweb.com/~schwenk>.
  4. [S359] Samuel Kriebel Brecht, Genealogical Record of the Schwenkfelder Families, 281.

Catharine H. Kulp

F, b. 30 December 1820, d. 1 July 1884
FatherSamuel F. Kolb b. 17 Nov 1794, d. 28 Dec 1869
MotherKate Hunsberger b. 22 Nov 1795, d. 22 Oct 1865
     Catharine H. Kulp was born on 30 December 1820.1,2 She was the daughter of Samuel F. Kolb and Kate Hunsberger. Catharine H. Kulp was also known as Catherine H. Kolb. She married John K. Halteman, son of Benjamin Halteman and Fannie Funk, on 25 November 1841 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.3 Catharine H. Kulp and John lived according to one family history in Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. I believe this is incorrect.4 Catharine H. Kulp and John lived in North Coventry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.5,2 Catharine H. Kulp and John were Mennonites.4,2 Catharine H. Kulp died on 1 July 1884 at age 63 years, 6 months and 1 day.4 Conflicting evidence states that she died on 2 July 1885.2
     Catharine H. Kulp appeared on the census enumerated on 10 September 1850 in North Coventry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the household of John K. Halteman. She was recorded as being a 29-year-old female born in Pennsylvania6.

Family

John K. Halteman b. 20 Jul 1817, d. 4 Apr 1896
Children
  • Samuel K. Haldeman b. 8 Apr 1843, d. 28 Mar 1905
  • Fannie H. Haldeman b. 13 Jun 1845
  • Elizabeth Haldeman b. 31 Aug 1847
  • Catharine K. Halteman b. 18 Nov 1849, d. 29 Jul 1916
  • Sarah Halteman b. 15 Jul 1852
  • Harriet Halteman b. 21 Jun 1856

Citations

  1. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 192, 202.
  2. [S744] Daniel Kolb Cassel, Kolb Genealogical History, 59.
  3. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 202, date only.
  4. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 202.
  5. [S176] Morning Republican, 8 April 1896.
  6. [S233] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, North Coventry Township, page 170, dwelling 38, family 42, line 18.