Ezra Knight Funk

1 Jun 1846 - 4 Apr 1915

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Ezra Knight Funk

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Manti Cemetery

U.S. Route 89
Manti, Sanpete, Utah
United States

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Prepare to meet me in heaven

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PVT UTAH TER MILITIA
INDIAN WARS
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koand

May 27, 2013
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Rose Ann Wright

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Obituary From Find a Grave Memorial

Contributor: jlsabin Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

Ezra Knight Funk was the son of Mariah DeMille Funk and Daniel Buckley Funk. He married Mary Amanda Henrie November 9, 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another Manti Pioneer Gone. Ezra K. Funk Sr., an early day resident of this city, died at his home in Ferron Thursday, of heart failure. Mr. Funk was born June 1, 1846 in Quincy, Illinois. He came to Manti with his parents. In 1867 he was married to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter of Daniel Henrie. He lived in Manti 21 years, moving from Hero to Ferron where he has since resided. He leaves his wife, four sons and four daughters; Mrs. Myra Hansen, Ezra K. Jr., John H., and George B. Funk of Ferron; W. A. Funk of Baker, Oregon; Mrs. Lewis Larson, Mrs. W. G. Stringham and Mrs. Antonio Hougaard of Manti. The remains were brought here Monday and the funeral held at the North Ward Chapel Wednesday afternoon. The speakers were Chas. Musig, N. C. Christensen, C. P. Larsen and F. M. Cox. The chapel choir furnished music and Ellis Johnson and Miss Geniel Brown sang a duet. Manti Messenger, April 9, 1915

Obituary From Find a Grave Memorial

Contributor: Rose Ann Wright Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

Ezra Knight Funk was the son of Mariah DeMille Funk and Daniel Buckley Funk. He married Mary Amanda Henrie November 9, 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another Manti Pioneer Gone. Ezra K. Funk Sr., an early day resident of this city, died at his home in Ferron Thursday, of heart failure. Mr. Funk was born June 1, 1846 in Quincy, Illinois. He came to Manti with his parents. In 1867 he was married to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter of Daniel Henrie. He lived in Manti 21 years, moving from Hero to Ferron where he has since resided. He leaves his wife, four sons and four daughters; Mrs. Myra Hansen, Ezra K. Jr., John H., and George B. Funk of Ferron; W. A. Funk of Baker, Oregon; Mrs. Lewis Larson, Mrs. W. G. Stringham and Mrs. Antonio Hougaard of Manti. The remains were brought here Monday and the funeral held at the North Ward Chapel Wednesday afternoon. The speakers were Chas. Musig, N. C. Christensen, C. P. Larsen and F. M. Cox. The chapel choir furnished music and Ellis Johnson and Miss Geniel Brown sang a duet. Manti Messenger, April 9, 1915

Obituary From Find a Grave Memorial

Contributor: megthompson Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

Ezra Knight Funk was the son of Mariah DeMille Funk and Daniel Buckley Funk. He married Mary Amanda Henrie November 9, 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another Manti Pioneer Gone. Ezra K. Funk Sr., an early day resident of this city, died at his home in Ferron Thursday, of heart failure. Mr. Funk was born June 1, 1846 in Quincy, Illinois. He came to Manti with his parents. In 1867 he was married to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter of Daniel Henrie. He lived in Manti 21 years, moving from Hero to Ferron where he has since resided. He leaves his wife, four sons and four daughters; Mrs. Myra Hansen, Ezra K. Jr., John H., and George B. Funk of Ferron; W. A. Funk of Baker, Oregon; Mrs. Lewis Larson, Mrs. W. G. Stringham and Mrs. Antonio Hougaard of Manti. The remains were brought here Monday and the funeral held at the North Ward Chapel Wednesday afternoon. The speakers were Chas. Musig, N. C. Christensen, C. P. Larsen and F. M. Cox. The chapel choir furnished music and Ellis Johnson and Miss Geniel Brown sang a duet. Manti Messenger, April 9, 1915

Obituary From Find a Grave Memorial

Contributor: Andrea Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

Ezra Knight Funk was the son of Mariah DeMille Funk and Daniel Buckley Funk. He married Mary Amanda Henrie November 9, 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another Manti Pioneer Gone. Ezra K. Funk Sr., an early day resident of this city, died at his home in Ferron Thursday, of heart failure. Mr. Funk was born June 1, 1846 in Quincy, Illinois. He came to Manti with his parents. In 1867 he was married to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter of Daniel Henrie. He lived in Manti 21 years, moving from Hero to Ferron where he has since resided. He leaves his wife, four sons and four daughters; Mrs. Myra Hansen, Ezra K. Jr., John H., and George B. Funk of Ferron; W. A. Funk of Baker, Oregon; Mrs. Lewis Larson, Mrs. W. G. Stringham and Mrs. Antonio Hougaard of Manti. The remains were brought here Monday and the funeral held at the North Ward Chapel Wednesday afternoon. The speakers were Chas. Musig, N. C. Christensen, C. P. Larsen and F. M. Cox. The chapel choir furnished music and Ellis Johnson and Miss Geniel Brown sang a duet. Manti Messenger, April 9, 1915

Obituary From Find a Grave Memorial

Contributor: koand Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

Ezra Knight Funk was the son of Mariah DeMille Funk and Daniel Buckley Funk. He married Mary Amanda Henrie November 9, 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another Manti Pioneer Gone. Ezra K. Funk Sr., an early day resident of this city, died at his home in Ferron Thursday, of heart failure. Mr. Funk was born June 1, 1846 in Quincy, Illinois. He came to Manti with his parents. In 1867 he was married to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter to Mary A. Henrie, a daughter of Daniel Henrie. He lived in Manti 21 years, moving from Hero to Ferron where he has since resided. He leaves his wife, four sons and four daughters; Mrs. Myra Hansen, Ezra K. Jr., John H., and George B. Funk of Ferron; W. A. Funk of Baker, Oregon; Mrs. Lewis Larson, Mrs. W. G. Stringham and Mrs. Antonio Hougaard of Manti. The remains were brought here Monday and the funeral held at the North Ward Chapel Wednesday afternoon. The speakers were Chas. Musig, N. C. Christensen, C. P. Larsen and F. M. Cox. The chapel choir furnished music and Ellis Johnson and Miss Geniel Brown sang a duet. Manti Messenger, April 9, 1915

The Bus Stop

Contributor: koand Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

I think it was during one of Grandpa's trips to Ephraim around the Memorial Day weekend that he stopped in Provo to rest and visit. As we visited, he wanted to give me some advice. The advice revolved around an experience he had had some time before. After working his shift at the Salt Lake Temple, he was waiting at the bus stop to begin his journey home. Another traveler approached and asked him if such and such a bus had come yet. His first thought was to respond that it had not. Then he thought better that it was more accurate to respond that he had not seen it since he had been waiting there. There is a small but significant difference. One answer is absolute, the other relative. His advice to me was to always communicate the more accurate response in all cases and not to give an answer that may be inaccurate and influence someone the wrong way.

Ezra K. Funk Death

Contributor: koand Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

FUNK, EZRA K. Born June 1, 1846, at Quincey, Ill. Came to Utah 1848. Married Mary Amanda Henrie Nov 9, 1867, at Salt Lake City. Daughter of Daniel Henrie and Amanda Bradley of Bountiful, Utah, pioneers 1848, contingent Mormon Battalion. She was born Sept. 4, 1850. Their children: Amanda, b. Sept. 27, 1869, m. Arthur Cox, Myra L., b. Aug. 17, 1871, m. Joseph Hansen, Ezra k., b. Nov. 5, 1873, m. Etta Crawford, Emerett Lavern, b. Oct. 1, 1875, m. Lewis Larsen, Olive Cheluishia, b. Oct. 24, 1877, m. William Stringham, John Henrie, b. April 16, 1879, m. Ann Conover, George B. b. May 18, 1882, m. Mary Olsen, William Arthur, b. April 3, 1885, m. Zelma Westenskow, Alvira, b. July 21, 1888, d. Oct. 23, 1911, Susie b. Oct. 22, 1980, d. infant, Ruby May, b. March 20, 1892, m. Antone Hovgaard. Family home, Manti, Utah. Member 48th quorum seventies. Minuteman in Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer, carpenter, plasterer, builder and prospector. from Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

The Bus Stop

Contributor: Andrea Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

I think it was during one of Grandpa's trips to Ephraim around the Memorial Day weekend that he stopped in Provo to rest and visit. As we visited, he wanted to give me some advice. The advice revolved around an experience he had had some time before. After working his shift at the Salt Lake Temple, he was waiting at the bus stop to begin his journey home. Another traveler approached and asked him if such and such a bus had come yet. His first thought was to respond that it had not. Then he thought better that it was more accurate to respond that he had not seen it since he had been waiting there. There is a small but significant difference. One answer is absolute, the other relative. His advice to me was to always communicate the more accurate response in all cases and not to give an answer that may be inaccurate and influence someone the wrong way.

Ezra K. Funk Death

Contributor: Andrea Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

FUNK, EZRA K. Born June 1, 1846, at Quincey, Ill. Came to Utah 1848. Married Mary Amanda Henrie Nov 9, 1867, at Salt Lake City. Daughter of Daniel Henrie and Amanda Bradley of Bountiful, Utah, pioneers 1848, contingent Mormon Battalion. She was born Sept. 4, 1850. Their children: Amanda, b. Sept. 27, 1869, m. Arthur Cox, Myra L., b. Aug. 17, 1871, m. Joseph Hansen, Ezra k., b. Nov. 5, 1873, m. Etta Crawford, Emerett Lavern, b. Oct. 1, 1875, m. Lewis Larsen, Olive Cheluishia, b. Oct. 24, 1877, m. William Stringham, John Henrie, b. April 16, 1879, m. Ann Conover, George B. b. May 18, 1882, m. Mary Olsen, William Arthur, b. April 3, 1885, m. Zelma Westenskow, Alvira, b. July 21, 1888, d. Oct. 23, 1911, Susie b. Oct. 22, 1980, d. infant, Ruby May, b. March 20, 1892, m. Antone Hovgaard. Family home, Manti, Utah. Member 48th quorum seventies. Minuteman in Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer, carpenter, plasterer, builder and prospector. from Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

The Bus Stop

Contributor: megthompson Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

I think it was during one of Grandpa's trips to Ephraim around the Memorial Day weekend that he stopped in Provo to rest and visit. As we visited, he wanted to give me some advice. The advice revolved around an experience he had had some time before. After working his shift at the Salt Lake Temple, he was waiting at the bus stop to begin his journey home. Another traveler approached and asked him if such and such a bus had come yet. His first thought was to respond that it had not. Then he thought better that it was more accurate to respond that he had not seen it since he had been waiting there. There is a small but significant difference. One answer is absolute, the other relative. His advice to me was to always communicate the more accurate response in all cases and not to give an answer that may be inaccurate and influence someone the wrong way.

Ezra K. Funk Death

Contributor: megthompson Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

FUNK, EZRA K. Born June 1, 1846, at Quincey, Ill. Came to Utah 1848. Married Mary Amanda Henrie Nov 9, 1867, at Salt Lake City. Daughter of Daniel Henrie and Amanda Bradley of Bountiful, Utah, pioneers 1848, contingent Mormon Battalion. She was born Sept. 4, 1850. Their children: Amanda, b. Sept. 27, 1869, m. Arthur Cox, Myra L., b. Aug. 17, 1871, m. Joseph Hansen, Ezra k., b. Nov. 5, 1873, m. Etta Crawford, Emerett Lavern, b. Oct. 1, 1875, m. Lewis Larsen, Olive Cheluishia, b. Oct. 24, 1877, m. William Stringham, John Henrie, b. April 16, 1879, m. Ann Conover, George B. b. May 18, 1882, m. Mary Olsen, William Arthur, b. April 3, 1885, m. Zelma Westenskow, Alvira, b. July 21, 1888, d. Oct. 23, 1911, Susie b. Oct. 22, 1980, d. infant, Ruby May, b. March 20, 1892, m. Antone Hovgaard. Family home, Manti, Utah. Member 48th quorum seventies. Minuteman in Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer, carpenter, plasterer, builder and prospector. from Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

The Bus Stop

Contributor: Rose Ann Wright Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

I think it was during one of Grandpa's trips to Ephraim around the Memorial Day weekend that he stopped in Provo to rest and visit. As we visited, he wanted to give me some advice. The advice revolved around an experience he had had some time before. After working his shift at the Salt Lake Temple, he was waiting at the bus stop to begin his journey home. Another traveler approached and asked him if such and such a bus had come yet. His first thought was to respond that it had not. Then he thought better that it was more accurate to respond that he had not seen it since he had been waiting there. There is a small but significant difference. One answer is absolute, the other relative. His advice to me was to always communicate the more accurate response in all cases and not to give an answer that may be inaccurate and influence someone the wrong way.

Ezra K. Funk Death

Contributor: Rose Ann Wright Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

FUNK, EZRA K. Born June 1, 1846, at Quincey, Ill. Came to Utah 1848. Married Mary Amanda Henrie Nov 9, 1867, at Salt Lake City. Daughter of Daniel Henrie and Amanda Bradley of Bountiful, Utah, pioneers 1848, contingent Mormon Battalion. She was born Sept. 4, 1850. Their children: Amanda, b. Sept. 27, 1869, m. Arthur Cox, Myra L., b. Aug. 17, 1871, m. Joseph Hansen, Ezra k., b. Nov. 5, 1873, m. Etta Crawford, Emerett Lavern, b. Oct. 1, 1875, m. Lewis Larsen, Olive Cheluishia, b. Oct. 24, 1877, m. William Stringham, John Henrie, b. April 16, 1879, m. Ann Conover, George B. b. May 18, 1882, m. Mary Olsen, William Arthur, b. April 3, 1885, m. Zelma Westenskow, Alvira, b. July 21, 1888, d. Oct. 23, 1911, Susie b. Oct. 22, 1980, d. infant, Ruby May, b. March 20, 1892, m. Antone Hovgaard. Family home, Manti, Utah. Member 48th quorum seventies. Minuteman in Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer, carpenter, plasterer, builder and prospector. from Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

The Bus Stop

Contributor: jlsabin Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

I think it was during one of Grandpa's trips to Ephraim around the Memorial Day weekend that he stopped in Provo to rest and visit. As we visited, he wanted to give me some advice. The advice revolved around an experience he had had some time before. After working his shift at the Salt Lake Temple, he was waiting at the bus stop to begin his journey home. Another traveler approached and asked him if such and such a bus had come yet. His first thought was to respond that it had not. Then he thought better that it was more accurate to respond that he had not seen it since he had been waiting there. There is a small but significant difference. One answer is absolute, the other relative. His advice to me was to always communicate the more accurate response in all cases and not to give an answer that may be inaccurate and influence someone the wrong way.

Ezra K. Funk Death

Contributor: jlsabin Created: 3 years ago Updated: 6 months ago

FUNK, EZRA K. Born June 1, 1846, at Quincey, Ill. Came to Utah 1848. Married Mary Amanda Henrie Nov 9, 1867, at Salt Lake City. Daughter of Daniel Henrie and Amanda Bradley of Bountiful, Utah, pioneers 1848, contingent Mormon Battalion. She was born Sept. 4, 1850. Their children: Amanda, b. Sept. 27, 1869, m. Arthur Cox, Myra L., b. Aug. 17, 1871, m. Joseph Hansen, Ezra k., b. Nov. 5, 1873, m. Etta Crawford, Emerett Lavern, b. Oct. 1, 1875, m. Lewis Larsen, Olive Cheluishia, b. Oct. 24, 1877, m. William Stringham, John Henrie, b. April 16, 1879, m. Ann Conover, George B. b. May 18, 1882, m. Mary Olsen, William Arthur, b. April 3, 1885, m. Zelma Westenskow, Alvira, b. July 21, 1888, d. Oct. 23, 1911, Susie b. Oct. 22, 1980, d. infant, Ruby May, b. March 20, 1892, m. Antone Hovgaard. Family home, Manti, Utah. Member 48th quorum seventies. Minuteman in Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer, carpenter, plasterer, builder and prospector. from Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

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1846
Ezra Knight Funk was born on 1 Jun 1846
Ezra Knight Funk was 13 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
Ezra Knight Funk was 14 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Ezra Knight Funk was 29 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
Ezra Knight Funk was 35 years old when The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States. A telephone call is a connection over a telephone network between the called party and the calling party.
Ezra Knight Funk was 48 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
Ezra Knight Funk was 58 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Ezra Knight Funk died on 4 Apr 1915 at the age of 68
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