Joseph Thomas Funston[1, 2]

Male 1849 - 1921  (71 years)


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  • Name Joseph Thomas Funston 
    Born 28 Nov 1849  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1 Jun 1850  Kensington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth 28 Nov 1850  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1 Jun 1860  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Kensington 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1870  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    carriage smith 
    Residence 1 Jun 1870  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 15 Nov 1870  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Date of 2nd enumeration of Philadelphia, PA
    Occupation 1 Jun 1880  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    boxmaker 
    Residence 1 Jun 1880  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    2034 Amber street 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    foreman at a box factory 
    Residence 1 Jun 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    1910 Firth Street 
    Residence 1908  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    2531 Coral St 
    Occupation 15 Apr 1910  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    box maker 
    Residence 15 Apr 1910  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    2422 Fifth Street 
    Residence 1 Jan 1920  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    2124 Birch street 
    Died 1 Jan 1921  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    Address:
    2091 E. Somerset 
    Buried 4 Jan 1921  Greenmount Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I581  Conrad-Todd-Garrison-Carman database | Carman Line
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 

    Father Joseph Funston,   b. Abt 1819, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1887, Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Frances Miller,   b. Abt 1830, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 2 May 1844  Kensington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 18 Mar 1871  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F76  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Whitaker,   b. Abt 1852, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1886, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Funston,   b. 14 Aug 1872, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1942, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. John Henry Funston,   b. 28 Nov 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1927, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. Anna May Funston,   b. 30 Jan 1876, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1928, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Joseph Henry Funston,   b. 20 Jul 1880, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1959, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Florence May Funston,   b. 11 Jun 1882,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. George W. Funston,   b. 29 Jun 1886, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1886, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Kestler,   b. May 1862, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1908, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1893  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S356] Philadelphia Marriage Licenses EE, marriage license; 77493; 1895; Joseph Elon Carman & Annie May Funston.
      Joseph Elon Carman born 6th April 1872; Annie May Funston born 30th January 1876; aaplication signed 13th June 1895; includes signed consent of Annie's father, Joseph Funston; married by Jno. P Bagley on 19 June 1895

    2. [S349] Pennsylvania Death Certificates EE, death certificate; 22204; 1928; Anna M. Carman.
      Death: 03/21/28; Birth: Jan 31 1876; Father: Joseph Funston; Mother: Annie Funston; Burial March 24 28, New Glenwood Cemetery. Informant: Joseph Carman (husband)

    3. [S349] Pennsylvania Death Certificates EE, death certificate; file no. 624, registered no. 107; 1921; Joseph Funston.
      birthdate reported as Nov 28, 1850, but he is found on the 1850 census as a baby.

    4. [S504] 1850 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Ward 6 Kensington; p. 403; Dwelling 30, Family 39; Joseph Funston; accessed; 20 June 2014.

    5. [S349] Pennsylvania Death Certificates EE, death certificate; file no. 624, registered no. 107; 1921; Joseph Funston.

    6. [S505] 1860 Census PA Philadelphia (Ancestry) EE, Ward 18, Philadelphia, Kensington Post Office; p. 206; dwelling 1310, family 1469; Joseph Funston; accessed; 15 July 2011.

    7. [S440] 1870 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Division 60, Philadelphia; p. 328; dwelling 332, family 338; George W. Beaver; accessed; 20 June 2014.
      1st enumeration
      Household members:
      Beaver George W., age 28
      _______ Fanny, age 39
      _______ Joseph, age 21
      (Based on his appearance with Geo & Frances Beaver in the 2nd enumeration and his age, I think this is Fanny's son, Joseph Funston)

    8. [S440] 1870 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Blair St West Side Post Office, Philadelphia; p. 525 ; 542; Geo. W. Beaver; accessed; 20 June 2014.
      Household members:
      Beaver, Geo W. age 30
      " Frances age 40
      Funston, Joseph age 20
      " Sarah age 20

    9. [S441] 1880 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Ward 31, Philadelphia; 665; p. 9; dwelling 69, family 73; Joseph Fonson; accessed; 25 June 2011.

    10. [S366] 1900 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Ward 31 Philadelphia; 784; sheet 2B; dwelling 117, family 118; Joseph Funston; accessed; 22 May 2015.

    11. [S395] 1910 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Ward 19 Philadelphia; 320; sheet 3B-4A; dwelling 61, family 62; John H. Funston; accessed; 3 May 2015.

    12. [S396] 1920 Census PA Philadelphia (FamilySearch) EE, Ward 25, Philadelphia; 781; sheet 7A; dwelling 151; George Roth; accessed; 25 June 2011.

    13. [S897] Evening Public Ledger (Chronicling America) EE, Man a Suicide by Gass; 1 January 1921; accessed; 9 December 2018.
      Man a Suicide by Gas.
      Joseph Funston, sixty years old, 2089 East Somerset street, was found dead in his room, early today. Has was flowing from an open jet, with the door and windows tightly closed. Police say it is a case of suicide. In one of the pockets of Funston's coat, the police found more than $50.

    14. [S392] Philadelphia Marriage Licenses FHL films EE, Marriage licenses no. 57008-57599 1893, FHL Film no. 1299892 ; license 57311; Joseph Thomas Funston and Mary Nowack.



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