Francis Joseph Funke

#282, (6 April 1798 - 26 January 1874)
Father*Christefer Funkie1 b. c 1770, d. 1865
Mother*Euphan Fowler1 b. 26 Apr 1761, d. 1857
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
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Nickname Francis Joseph Funke was usually known as Frank. 
Birth*6 Apr 1798 He was born at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.1 
Marriage*15 Jul 1822 He married Janet Keddie, daughter of Robert Keddie and Janet Adamson, at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.1,2,3,4 
Occupation13 Jul 1823 Francis Joseph Funke was gamekeeper at Wemyss Castle, Fife, Scotland, working for the Rt. Hon. Francis, Earl of Wemyss.2,1 
Occupation12 Mar 1858 He was a gamekeeper.3  
Occupation* He was a distillery worker at Haig's Distillery, Markinch, Fife, Scotland.4,5 
25 Nov 1872 He became a widower on the death of his wife Janet.3,1 
Death*26 Jan 1874 Francis Joseph Funke died at East Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, aged 75.5,1
Burial*28 Jan 1874 He was buried at The Churchyard, Milton of Balgonie, Fife, Scotland.5 


Janet Keddie (9 Sep 1795 - 25 Nov 1872)
Last Edited12 Jan 2017


  1. [S92] Ext. Research : Mrs WS Thomson (2607).
  2. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1823: Wemyss (459),0060-0031. Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1858: Wemyss (459),7. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1930: Buckhaven (459/2),160. Cert/transcript held
  5. [S66] Other Document : Obituary The Fife News (31 Jan 1874).