According to my uncle, the following photographs of my Grandpa Lundquist were found shortly after his death in a dumpster behind his shop. I am very grateful these pictures were not lost. My grandfather (standing) painting the “Lady’s Shop,” a store owned by my great grandmother Eugenia Harris Lundquist My grandfather (far right) as a grocery […]
Isaac Allred, my 4th great uncle, was born on June 28, 1813 in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1830, the Allred family moved to Monroe County, Missouri. It was there that Isaac joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1834, Isaac joined Zion’s Camp, an expedition led by Joseph Smith from Ohio to Missouri […]
Eric Benjamin Lundquist (December 27, 1871 – July 25, 1932) The following letter was written by my 2nd Great Uncle, Lamont Harris, on April 25, 1971. It was addressed to my Great Uncle, Eugene Ben Lundquist. The letter recalls Lamont’s memories of my Great Grandfather, Eric Benjamin Lundquist (referred to as “Bennie”), and my Great Grandmother, Eugenia Harris […]
RIP Uncle Richard (1934-2015)
William Earle is my fourth great grandfather. He was born on April 19, 1794 in St. Johns, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada. William was an LDS pioneer – at the age of 56, he traveled with the David Evans Company from Kanesville, Iowa to Salt Lake City, Utah. The following obituary was published in the February 1, […]
Mina Maria Funk is my 1st cousin 3 times removed. I highlight Mina today because I found so many wonderful pictures of her and her family. Mina was born on January 5, 1874 in Richmond, Utah to Hans Madsen Funk and Anna Sophia Peterson. In the 1880 U.S. Federal Census, she is listed as “Mina Funck,” indicating […]
My Grand Uncle, Jerome Funk (1897-1989), seated in the front row. His wife, Aletha Munk, is standing in the back.