The Funk’s

Funk family history takes us to Denmark – specifically, the Island of Bornholm. Bornholm is situated in the Baltic Sea, approximately 100 miles southeast of Copenhagen. Curiously, Bornholm is closer to Sweden and Poland than mainland Denmark. Picturesque Bornholm The Island of Bornholm to the East My third great grandfather,┬áDiderik Espersen Funk (1800-1874), was a […]

Family Lines Converging

A major selling point of the Family Bible was its “Records” or “Register” section. This was an area generally located between the Old and New Testaments where families could record births, marriages, deaths, etc. The Family Bible has now miraculously transformed into websites, apps, and, yes, blogs. This blog documents the convergence of multiple family […]