Chapter IV
Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk

      MARY AMANDA HENRIE, eldest child of Daniel and Amanda (Bradley) Henrie, was b. 4 Sept. 1850, in Bountiful, Utah, and d. Jan. 1936, at Sterling, Sanpete Co., Utah [bapt. 1860, end. 9 Nov. 1867]. She m. Nov. 1857, in Salt Lake City, Ezra Knight Funk, s. of Daniel Buckley and Maria (DeMille) Funk. Ezra was b. Jan. or June 1846, Quincy or Pesgah, Illinois, d. 1910s, Ferron, Emery Co., Utah, and bur. at Manti, Utah.

They had 11 children:

1.       Amanda Funk, b. 27 Sept. 1869; m. Arthur Cox.

2.       Myra Lovina Funk, b. 17 Aug. 1871; m. Joseph Hanson.

3.       Ezra K. Funk, b. 5 Nov. 1873; m. (1) Esther Henrietta Anderson; m. (2) Lois Fagate.

4.       Emeretta LaVerna Funk, b. 1 Oct. 1875; m. Lewis Larson.

5.       Olive Chelnecha Funk, b. 24 Oct. 1877; m. William George Stringham.

6.       John Henrie Funk, b. 16 Apr. 1880; m. Annie Matilda Conover.

7.       George Byron Funk, b. 18 May 1882; m. Mary Abigail Olson.

8.       William Arthur Funk, b. 3 Apr. 1884-5; m. Zelma Annie Westenskow.

9.       Alvira Leona Funk, b. 21 July 1887, Manti, Utah; d. 1910s.

10.       Susie Funk, b. 22 Oct. 1890, Manti; d. 22 Oct. 1890.

11.       Ruby May Funk, b. 20 Mar. 1891-2, Manti; m. 1910s, in Manti, to Anthon Hougard s. of John H. and Petra (Peterson) Hougaard. Anthon was b. 4 Oct. 1889, in Manti. Utah. They had 4 children:

(1)       John DeVere Hougard, b. 1910s, Manti, Utah.

(2)       Anthon Wilson Hougard, b. 1910s, Manti.

(3)       Barbara Elizabeth Hougard, b. 1910s, Washington D.C.

(4)       Ruby Kathlene Hougard, b. 1920s, Salt Lake City, Ut.

AMANDA (FUNK) COX

      AMANDA FUNK, b. 27 Sept. 1869, dau. of Ezra Knight &: Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk; m. Arthur Cox. Some of the family say she was b. at. Bountiful, Utah; others say that her birthplace was Salt Lake City.

      They had 9 children: [p. 29]

Children of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, 9:

1.       Arthur Ludene Cox, b. 13 Dec. 1889; m. Theo Hichcock.

2.       LaVerne Cox, b. 2 Feb. 1891; m. Owen Lloyd.

3.       Elbert Cox, b. 15 June 1892, Ferron, Utah, d. 23-24 Jan. 1897.

4.       Edgar Cox, twin to Elbert, b. 15 June 1892; m. Alice Johnson.

5.       Kate Cox, b. 21 Sept. 1895; m. Theodore Hollice Williams.

6.       Mary Arvella Cox, b. 17 Sept. 1897; m. William Jens Hansen.

7.       Della May Cox, b. 9 Jan. 1900; m. Jarred Leroy Taylor.

8.       Franklin Cox, b. 28 Nov. 1903; m. Georgia Charlesworth.

9.       Elmer Lewis Cox, b. 4 Nov. 1905; m. Alta Day.


      ARTHUR LUDENE COX, oldest child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, was b. 13 Dec. 1889, Manti, Utah [bapt. 10 July 1898, end. 1910s]; m. 1910s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Theo Hichcock, dau. of Willard & Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Hichcock. She was b. 24 Nov. 1896, in Ferron, Utah [bapt. 12 Aug. 1904 and again 8 June 1905, end. and S. to H. 1910s].

They had 6 children:

1.       Ila Mary Cox, b. 1910s; m. (1) Rulon D. Blackburn; m. (2) Julius Franklyn Jensen.

2.       Glenna Amanda Cox, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. and S.to H. 1940s]; m. 1930s, Owen Dale Price. He was b. 1910s at Ferron, s. of William Henrie & Lydia Jane (Metcalf) Price. They had 4 children:

(1)       David Owen Price, b. 1930s, Price, Utah [S.to P. 1940s].

(2)       Connie Ann Price, b. 1940s, Price [S.to P. 1940s].

(3)       Glenna Patricia Price, b. 1940s, Price, Utah.

(4)       Kathie Elaine Price, b. 1940s, Dragerton, Utah.

3.       Clara Cox, b. 1920s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. S.to H. 1930s]; m. 1930s, son Glen or Clen Barney. He was b. 1910s in Clawson, Utah, S. of Joseph Orson & Elizabeth Jane (Prouse) Barney [bapt.; end. 1930s]. They had 3 children:

(1)       Carol Jane Barney, b. 1940s, Clawson, Utah. [p. 30]

(2)       Kay Barney, b. 1940s, Clawson, Utah.

(3)       Robert Clen Barney, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah

4.       Arthur Ludene Cox Jr., b. 1920s, Clawson, Emery Co., Utah, [bapt. 1930s]; m. (1) 6 Aug. 1942, to Erma Greenhalgh, dau. of Earl & Mame (Clark) Greenhalgh; m. (2) Nina Virginia Dixon Croft. Arthur and Erma had 3 children, all b. in Salt Lake City:

(1)       Betty Lorraine Cox, b. 1940s.

(2)       Richard Ludene Cox, b. 1940s.

(3)       Jo Lynn Cox, b. 1940s.

5.       Merrill W. Cox, b. 1930s, Clawson, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1950s]; m. 1950s, in Preston, Franklin Co., Idaho, Charlotte Magnuson. She was b. 1930s, in Castledale, Emery Co., Utah, dau. of George & Ada (Jenson) Magnuson. Merrill and Charlotte had 1 child:

(1)       Merrill Collins Cox, b. 1950s, Price, Utah.

6.       Donald Verdell Cox, b. 1930s, Clawson, Utah [bapt. 1940s] unmarried (1953).


      ILA MARY COX, eldest dau. of Arthur Ludene & Theo (Hichcock) Cox, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s]. She m. (1) 11 Feb. 1932, at Clawson, Utah, Rulon D. Blackburn, b. 1910s, in Hiawatha, Carbon Co., Utah, s. of Albert & Annie Marie (Jorgensen) Blackburn. Rulon and Ila Mary had 5 children, all b. in Clawson, Utah:

1.       Donna Jean Blackburn, b. 1930s; m. 1950s, to Donald Allen Smith, b. 1930s, Price, Utah, s. of Clarence Edward Nellie (Prettyman) Smith. They had 1 child:

(1)       Diane Marie Smith, b. 1950s, Price, Utah.

2.       Ila Mary Blackburn, b. 1930s, d. same day.

3.       Helen Louise Blackburn, d. 1930s; m. 1950s, to Darrel Fame Price.

4.       Sherald D. Blackburn, b. 1930s.

5.       Rulon Dwayne Blackburn, b. 1940s.

      Ila Mary Cox m. (2) Julius Franklyn Jensen, on 18 Oct. 1945. He was b. 1910s, Huntington, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s] .s. of Julius March & Irene (Foote) Jensen. Ila Mary and Julius had 2 children:

6.       Sandra Irene Jensen, b. 1940s, Clawson, Utah. [S . to P. 29 Oct. 1949]. [p. 31]

7.       Michael Franklyn Jensen, b. 1950s, Price, Utah.

[According to family group record received from Ila Mary (Cox-Blackburn) Jensen, the 7 above children were sealed to Julius F. Jensen and Ila Mary Cox Blackburn Jensen, 29 Oct. 1949].


      LaVERNE COX, 2nd child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, b. 2 Feb. 1891, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 17 June 1900]; m. 1910s, Price, Carbon Co., Utah, to Owen Lloyd, s. of Joseph John & Laura (Jones) Lloyd. He was b. 8 Aug. 1887, Barkley, Osage Co., Kansas. LaVerne and Owen are divorced. They had 6 children.

1.       Adrain LaVon Lloyd, b. 1910s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. & S.to H. 1920s]; m. (1) 29 Nov 1929, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to Eugene Frederick Richert, b. in Germany. He d. 1930s, in a mine explosion at Standardville, Carbon Co., Utah, and was bur. in Salt Lake City. They had no children. She m. (2) 19 Dec. 1930, to Carter Emery Nason, s. of Emmerson Bennett & Elizabeth (Pickering) Nason. He was b. 19 Dec. 1901, Tucker, Utah [bapt. 1940s]. LaVerne and Carter had 5 children:

(1)       Lois Jean Nason, b. 1930s, Helper, Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1940s].

(2)       Joyce Nason, b. 1930s, Price [bapt. 1940s].

(3)       Nina Nason, b. 1930s, Soldier Summit, Utah Co., Utah [bapt. 1940s]; m. Wayne Hunt.

(4)       Roland Emmerson Nason, b. 1930s, Helper.

(5)       Paula LaVon Nason, b. 1940s, Helper [bapt. 1950s].

2.       Wanda Lloyd, b. 1910s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1920s]; married on the 8 July 1931, Castledale, Emery Co., Utah, to Sylvan Kenneth Munk, s. of J. Kenneth & Katie May (Taylor) Munk. He was b. 1910s, Manti, Utah. They had 3 children:

(1)       Bonnie LaRue Munk, b. 1930s, Price [bapt. 1940s].

(2)       Kenneth Lloyd Munk, b. 1930s, Salt Lake City [bapt. 1940s].

(3)       Donald M. Munk, b. 1940s, Milford, Beaver Co., Utah [bapt. 1950s].

All children are born after 1935, so an error in this date is probable.
      3.       Ida Louise Lloyd, b. 1910s, Price [bapt. 1920s]; m. 1930s, Duchesne, Duchesne Co., Utah, to Antoneas Matsamakes, s. of Constantinos & Irene (Pappas) Matsamakes. He was b. 23 Apr. 1897, Island of Crete, Greece; he d. 1930s, Columbia, Carbon Co., Ut. rock cave in at Columbia coal mine. [p. 32]

            Ida Louise Lloyd and Antoneas Matsamakes had 4 children, all b. in Price, Utah:

(1)       Irene Matsamakes, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s] .

(2)       Gust Matsamakes, b. 1940s, d. 1940s, at Price, Utah.

(3)       Johnny Matsamakes, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s] .

(4)       Tony or George Matsamakes, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s]. His name is recorded as Tony on the Church records and as George on the State Capitol records.

4.       Alice Lloyd, 4th child of Owen & LaVerne (Cox) Lloyd, was b. 1920s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1930s, Price, to Cecil Alvey. He was a s. of Arthur & Emma Jane (Davis) Alvey. He was b. 1910s, Escalante, Garfield Co., Utah.

            They had 2 children, b. in Price, Utah:

(1)       Cathleen Hope Alvey, b. 1940s [bapt. 195 2] .

(2)       Darrell Cecil Alvey, b. 1940s.

5.       Laura Amanda Lloyd, b. 1920s, Soldier Summit, Utah Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Helper, Carbon Co., Utah, to Moyle Oliver, s. of Margaret (Pettey) Oliver.

      They had 5 children:

(1)       Danny Oliver, b. 1940s, Price, Utah.

(2)       Gregory Ralph Oliver, b. 1940s, Price.

(3)       Phyllis Nadine Oliver, b. 20 Mar . 1950, Tucumcari, Quay Co., New Mexico.

(4)       Boy, probably stillborn 3 Sept. 1951, Tucumcari, Quay Co., New Mexico, d. same day.

(5)       Child (not named when records received), b. 1950s, Morgan, Morgan Co., Utah [p. 33]

6.       Elbert Lloyd, 6th child of Owen & LaVerne (Cox) Lloyd, was b. 1920s, Price, Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Price, to Dorothy Lyman. She was a dau. of Clarence Lyman. She was b. 3 Feb. 19--, Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.

      Elbert and Dorothy had 2 children, b. in Price, Utah:

(1)       Allen John Lloyd, b. 1950s.

(2)       Gerald Lloyd, b. 1950s


      EDGAR COX, 4th child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, b 15 June 1892, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 7 Sept. 1902, end. 1910s] ; m. 1910s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Alice Peterson, dau. of Andrew C. & Annie (Christensen) Peterson. She was b. 19 July 1893, Manti, Utah [bapt. 18 July 1900, end. & S.to H. 1910s].

      Edgar left home at the age of 17 and found work with an uncle in a harness shop for five and one- half years.

      He was called to go to the Mexican border with the Manti Militia; had four months training and then was released to return home.

      In 1917, during World War I, he went to Canada; he remained there a year and then had to choose between going into the Canadian forces or to return to the United States.

      During the next twenty years he had a variety of occupations. He worked in a large bakery owned by his brother in Gunnison, Utah, for seven years. Later he moved to Richfield and went into business for himself. When the depression came, he had to go out of business and seek work elsewhere.

      During the next three and one-half years he was a salesman for Grand Union Tea Co., and his wife built up a grocery business in their home. He later built a store and succeeded in this venture; he has been so engaged for the past twelve years.

      Edgar has been active in church work, having held various offices during his life.

      His wife, Alice, graduated from Manti High School and attended the University of Utah. She taught in the grades at Manti. She has been active in church work, holding many responsible positions in various organizations, as teacher, counselor, visiting teacher of Relief Society, secretary, etc.

      Edgar and Alice had 8 children: [p. 34]

      Children of Edgar & Alice (Peterson) Cox, 8:

1.       Elbert Ray Cox, b. 1910s, Manti [bapt. 1920s, end. 1930s]; m. Bernice Everets on 29 Nov. 1935, in Richfield, Utah. She was b. 1910s, Mt. Pleasant, Utah, dau. of Leonard Axel Amelia Sophia (Anderson) Everets [bapt.; end. & S.to H. 23 Mar. 193 6] . They had 1 child:

(1)       Paul Ray Cox, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah [bapt. 1950s, S.to P. 1940s].

2.       Edgar Wilson Cox, b. 1910s, Manti [bapt. 1920s, end. May 1942].

3.       Alice Virginia Cox, b 1910s, Manti [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s in Salt Lake City (L.D.S Temple) to Allen Edward Foisy, s. of Ivan Louis & Naomi (Poulson) Foisy. He was b. 1920s, Richfield, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]. Alice graduated from Richfield High School, Seminary, and attended Branch Agricultural College at Cedar City. She was a member of the Drum & Bugle Corps in Richfield for 3 yrs.; performed in all major cities in Utah and Oakland, Calif. Has done ordinance work in Salt Lake, Manti, St. George, and Cardston Temples, and has held many responsible positions in the church. Her husband, Allen, performed a mission for the church and she worked to help support him. He had been home just 4 months when he was inducted into the army and spent 18 months overseas. He was stationed in Italy when their first child was born and she was 15 months old before his return. They had 3 children, b. in Richfield, Utah:

(1)       Louise Foisy, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s].

(2)       Roger Allen Foisy, b. 1940s.

(3)       Steve Edward Foisy, b. 1950s.

4.       Della Cox, b. 1920s, Manti [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, Richfield, Utah, to DeLoy Jensen Whitlock, s. of Hyrum & Sadie Violet (Jensen) Whitlock. He was b. 1920s, Mayfield, Utah [bapt.; end. 1940s]. Della graduated from Richfield High School, where she was active in school affairs. She was vice- president of Girls League, president of Girls Athletic Assn. 1939-40, and member of Student Council. She affiliated with church organizations as teacher in Sunday School, M.I.A., and has done temple ordinance work. Has had 2 terms of teachers training. Her husband officiated in Ward Teaching and Home Coordination. They had 3 children, b. in Richfield:

(1)       Charlotte Whitlock, b. 1940s.

(2)       Brent DeLoy Whitlock, b. 1950s.

(3)       Anne Whitlock, b. 1950s.

5.       Arthur Lee Cox, b. 1920s, Gunnison, Utah [bapt. & end.]. [p. 35]

6.       Ramona Cox, 6th child of Edgar & Alice (Peterson) Cox, was b. 1920s, Richfield, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. & S,to H. 19 June 1947]; m. 1940s, Richfield, to Gordon Grundy Taylor, s. of Lorenzo Jediah & Jennie (Grundy) Taylor. He was b. 1920s, Loa, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]. Ramona graduated from Richfield High School and Seminary. Was an Honor Bee in M.I.A.; affiliated with various church organizations as teacher in Primary Blazer class; conducted group of Guide boys to Salt Lake Temple for baptismal work; has worked in Genealogical Committee. Her husband has also been active in church work; was secretary of Elders Quorum. They had 3 children:

(1)       Gordon Franklin Taylor, b. 1940s, Richfield, Utah.

(2)       Lee Rae Taylor (female), b. 1940s, American Fork, Ut..

(3)       William Riley Taylor, b. 1950s, American Fork.

7.       Dora Cox, twin, b. 1930s, Richfield.

8.       Dorothy Cox, twin, . 9 Mar. 1934, Richfield; m. 1950s, Orem, Utah, to D. Flaonce Woodard, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s]. Dorothy was a member of the high school band; earned awards for work in L.D.S. Girls; received a certificate of merit for outstanding aid to the war effort; was an Honor Bee Hive girl; received awards for 4-H work, first place in 4-H at Sevier Co. contest and at Utah State Fair in 1949. They had 1 child:

(1)       Michael Woodard, b. 1950s, Provo, Utah.

9.       Milton A. Cox, b. 1930s, Richfield, Utah [bapt. 1940s].


      KATE COX, 5th child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, was b. 21 Sept. 1895, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 3 Aug. 1904, end. & S.to H. 1930s]; m. 1910s, at Ferron, to Holice Thomas Williams, s. of Henry Benjamin & Mary (Dowdell) Williams. He was b. 27 May 1888, Peoa, Summit Co., Utah [bapt. 27 May 1903, end. 1930s]. They had 8 children:

1.       Eudora Williams, b 1910s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end 1930s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1930s, to Willis B. Hansen, 9. of Isaac P. & Arminta Lavina (Manwell) Hansen. He was b. 30 Mar. 1904, Benjamin, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. Oct. 1924 for a mission for L.D.S. Church]; he m. (1) Idella Fillmore. Eudora and Willis had 2 adopted children:

(1)       Cecelia Barbara i Hansen, b. 1930s-34, Milford, Beaver Co., Utah [bapt. 1940s]; m. 11 Jan. 1952, to Rulon Fairholm

(2)       Robert Willis Hansen, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah [bapt. July 1951]. [p. 36]

2.       Arthur Plain Williams, 2nd child of Holice Thomas & Kate (Cox) Williams, was b. 1910s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1930s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1930s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to Rhea Lucile Gividen, dau. of James Vance & Annie Lucile (Beck) Gividen. She was b. 1920s, Mapleton, Utah [bapt.; end. &: S.to H. 1930s]. They had 3 children, b. Payson:

(1)       Blaine Terry Williams, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s].

(2)       Dennis Brent Williams, b. 1940s.

(3)       Ross Lynn Williams, b. 1950s.

3.       Glen Holice Williams, b. 1910s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Salt Lake City (L D.S. Temple), to Hilda Mabel Bennett, dau. of John & Hilda Johanna (Olsen) Bennett. She was b. 1920s, McCormick, Millard Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. & S.to H. 1940s]. They had 3 adopted children:

(1)       Jolleen Williams, b. 1930s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1940s, S.to P. 1940s].

(2)       Richard Williams, b. 1940s, Price [bapt. 1940s, S.to P. 1940s].

(3)       Gayle Williams, b. 1940s, Heber, Utah [S.to P. 1940s].

4.       Leah Lenore Williams, b. 1920s, Price, Utah [bapt. 1930s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. (1) 4 Oct. 1937, Provo, Utah, to Charles LeMar Underwood, s. of Charles A, & Louise (Black) Underwood. He was b. 1910s, Eureka, Utah, d. 1940s, Payson, Utah, and bur. 27 June in Salem, Utah. Leah Lenore m. (2) to Ruben Wesley Gould, s. of Jacob & Phoebe (Reynolds) Gould; he was b. 2 Dec. 1898, Parowan, Iron Co., Utah. Leah and Charles had 3 children:

(1)       Evelyn LaRae Underwood, b. 1930s, Payson, Utah [bapt. 1940s].

(2)       Lynda Kay Underwood, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah, d. 1940s.

(3)       Pauline Lenore Underwood, b. 1940s, San Diego, Calif. [bapt. 1950s].

            Leah and Ruben had 4 children:

(4)       Jo Ann Gould, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah.

(5)       Donna Lee Gould, b. 1940s, Soda Springs, Idaho.

(6)       Rickey Wesley Gould, b. 1950s, Soda Springs.

(7)       Randy Jay Gould, b. 1950s, Soda Springs. [p. 37]

5.       Laura Amanda Williams, 5th child of Holice Thomas & Kate (Cox) Williams, was b. 1920s, Storm (later called Spring Canyon), Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. & S.to H. 1940s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Samuel Reed Bennett, s. of John & Hilda Johanna (Olsen) Bennett. He was b. 1920s, Scipio, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s]. When Laura was a child her parents moved to Soldier Summit, Utah, where her father was employed as Mechanics Helper on the D. & R.G. RR. Here she completed the first 2 yrs. of her schooling Her parents purchased a 60 acre farm and moved to Payson, Utah. After a move to Mapleton, Utah, she completed her last 2 years of high school at Springville, where she met her future husband, Samuel Reed Bennett. After marriage they lived in a two-room house on her fatherís farm; they later built a basement home on some land from his fatherís acreage. After the birth of her second child, Laura was afflicted with Diabetes and had to go to a doctor for treatment. Samuel was drafted into the service in 1944 but was not long away as he was discharged because of Lauraís health.

            Laura belonged to the Singing Mothers of Mapleton Ward; in 1950-51 she was a Primary teacher of the Trekker boys; also an assistant teacher in Bee Hive class of M.I.A.; was a visiting teacher in Relief Society. They had 3 children:

(1)       Virginia Gay Bennett, b. 1940s, Mapleton, Utah [bapt. 1950s].

(2)       Clyde R. Bennett, b. 1940s, Mapleton [bapt. 1950s].

(3)       Myron Glenn Bennett, b. 1940s, Spanish Fork, Utah.

6.       Bonnie Louise Williams, b. 1920s, Soldier Summit, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. & S.to H. 1940s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah, to Junior Wayne Underwood, s. of Charles A. & Hazel (Shepard) Underwood. He was b. 1920s, in Eureka, Utah [bapt.; end. 1940s]. In Jan. 1945 Junior Wayne was drafted in World War II; received his boot training at Camp Roberts. In May he returned home on furlough and became very ill with pneumonia, but on the 7th day they were married in the courthouse in Salt Lake City. He went from home to New York City to embark for Germany, but was sent back across the United States to Washington and from there was headed for Japan. When the ship reached Sipan the fighting had been over for 2 days. He was sent on to Japan and was just half a day too late to participate in the fighting there. He was retained in the Army of Occupation there for one year. On his return he was on the ocean 26 days, the ship having been caught in a typhoon. He attended the Vocational School at Provo, Utah, for one year. Bonnie graduated from Springville High School; she also served in the Army C.A.P. as Private 1/C. They had 3 children:

(1)       Kay Marie Underwood, b. 1940s, Payson, Utah.

(2)       Marlin Eddie Underwood, b. 1940s, Pays on.

(3)       Peggy Ann Underwood, b. 1950s, Spanish Fork, Utah. [p. 38]

7.       Stanley T. Williams, 7th child of Holice Thomas & Kate (Cox) Williams, was b. 1930s, Payson, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1950s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1950s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Gayle Porter, dau. of Orrin & Melda (Moosman) Porter. She was b. 1930s, Escalante, Garfield Co., Utah [bapt.; end. & S.to H. 1950s].

8.       Duaine E. Williams, b. 1930s, Payson, Utah [bapt. 1940s].


      MARY ARVELLA COX, 6th child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, was b. 17 Sept. 1897, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1 Oct. 1905, end. & S.to H. 1910s]; m. 1910s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to William Jens Hansen, s. of Jens J. & .Johannah Jannett (Richey) Hansen. He was b. 9 Oct. 1891, Manti [bapt. 12 June 1900, end. 1910s].

      They had 2 children, b. in Price, Utah.

1.       Alice Amanda Hansen, b. 1920s.

2.       William Arthur Hansen, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].


      DELLA MAY COX, 7th child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, was b. 9 Jan. 1900, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 5 July 1908, end. & S.to H. 1910s]; m. 1910s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Jarred Leroy Taylor, s. of Jarrod Hyrum & Martha Ann (Tatton) Taylor. He was b. 8 Feb. 1896, Orangeville, Emery Co, Utah [bapt. 3 Aug. 1900, end. 1910s], d. 1950s.

      After their marriage, Della and Jarred made their home in Orangeville. Like the early pioneers, they took up a new plot of ground, which had to have the brush and rocks removed. It had to be leveled and ditches had to be made to get water to it. They worked together and built a 4-room house themselves out of hand-made adobes. Here their 7 children were born.

      Della served 9 yrs. in the Primary as teacher and counselor. For the past 7 yrs. she has been secretary in Relief Society.

      Children of Della May and Jarred LeRoy Taylor, all b. in Orangeville, 7:

1.       Carol Taylor, b. 1920s, d. 1920s.

2.       Dean Leroy Taylor, b 1920s [bapt. July 1931, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to Bernice Mackay, dau. of John W.. & Wanda (Chatwin) Mackay. She was b. 1920s, Provo, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. & .S.to H 1940s].

            Dean was a Marine in World War II. He fought on Guadalcanal and many other places in the Pacific Islands; was sent to New Zealand [p. 39] for 6 months in a rest camp. He gained all the promotions until he was Tech.Sgt.; was overseas 27 months. He had been very ill with malaria. After returning to the United States he married Bernice MacKay. They lived in California until March 1950, when they moved to Spanish Fork, Utah. They bought an unfinished home and completed it. After living there a short time, he was made counselor in the bishopric.

            Dean Leroy & Bernice (Mackay) Taylor had 3 children:

(1)       David Dean Taylor, b. 1940s, Brawley, Imperial Co , Calif.

(2)       Peggy Ann Taylor, b. 1940s, Brawley.

(3)       Linda Lee Taylor, b. 1950s, Spanish Fork, Utah.

3.       Barbara Mae Taylor, 3rd child of Jarred Leroy & Della May (Cox) Taylor, was b. 1920s [bapt. 1930s]; m. (1) Grant Max Fish, who was than serving in the U.S. Army. They were divorced 1 June 1949. She m. (2) Frank W. Baudack, b. 2 Sept. 19 , Silver City, Utah. He served more than 2 years in the U.S. Army and saw much action in the Pacific Islands. They have made their home in Salt Lake City, where Frank works as switchman on the D.& R.G. Railroad. They had 2 children:

(1)       Shirlee Ann Baudack, b. 1950s, Salt Lake City.

(2)       Phyllis Kay Baudack, b. 1950s, Salt Lake City.

4.       Betty Taylor, b. 1920s [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1940s, in Orangeville, Utah, to Lewis Aaron Dimick, s. of Aaron Plynn & Nellie (Marshall) Dimick. He was b. 1920s, Sunnyside, Utah [bapt. 1930s].

            Lewis Aaron served 2 1/2 yrs. in the Pacific Islands as a Marine in World War II; he saw much action on Wake Island. After his return, he and Betty made their home in Price, Utah. They had 3 children, all b. in Price:

(1)       Janet Lee Dimick, b. 1940s.

(2)       Kathryn Dimick, d. 1950s.

(3)       Lewis Daniel Dimick, b. 1950s.

5.       Jack H. Taylor, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].

6.       Chester Von Taylor, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].

7.       Geary Lavar Taylor, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s]. [p. 40]


      FRANKLIN COX, 8th child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, b. 28 Nov. 1903, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1920s]; m 1920s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Georgia Charlesworth, dau. of John Thomas & Cora Cynthia (Peterson) Charlesworth. She was b. 11 Mar. 1908, Clawson, Utah [bapt., end. & S.to H. 1920s].

      They had 6 children:

1.       Jack Lemoyne Cox, b. 1920s, Clawson, Utah [bapt. 1930s] m. 1940s, in Manti (L D.S. Temple), to Neva Jensen. [They were probably endowed and sealed the same day they were married.]

2.       Frances Phea Cox, b. 1920s, Consumers, Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. Donald W. Anderson.

3.       Harold Gene Cox, b. 1930s, d. 1930s.

4.       Gail Russell Cox, b. 1930s, Consumers [bapt. 1940s], not married.

5.       Mary Louise Cox, b. 1930s; m. Garth Partridge.

6.       Karen ReNei Cox, b. 19 Sept., probably abt. 1936 [bapt. 1950s].


      ELMER LEWIS COX, 9th child of Arthur & Amanda (Funk) Cox, b. 4 Nov. 1906, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1910s]; m. 1920s, Salina, Sevier Co., Utah, to Alta Day, dau. of Abraham & Margaret (Tatton) Day. She was b. 20 Feb. 1907, Sunnyside, Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1910s]. [They were end. & sealed H. and W. 17 Sept. 1942].

      They had 4 children:

1.       Alta Ladean Cox, b. 1920s, Salina, Utah [bapt. 1930s, S. to P. 1940s]; m. 1920s, to Clarence Junior Allred. He was b. 1920s, Hiawatha, Utah [bapt. 1930s].

2.       Verna Lue Cox, b. 1920s, Wallis, Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. James Alfred Hoopes. He was b. 1920s, Hiawatha, Utah.

3.       Lewis Dale Cox, b. 1920s, Consumera, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. Patricia Jean Jones, b. 1930s [bapt. 1930s], Price, Utah.

4.       Meldon A. Cox, b. 1930s, Orangeville, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1940s]. [p. 41]


MYRA LOVINA (FUNK) HANSON

      MYRA LOVINA FUNK, 2nd child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, was b. 17 Aug. 1871, Manti, Utah [bapt. end. & S.to H. 5 Nov. 1890, Manti (L.D.S. Temple)]; m. Joseph Hanson, s. of Jens & Sophia C. D. (Peterson) Hanson. He was b. 9 Mar. 1868, Manti [bapt. 6 July 1876, end. 5 Nov. 1890].

      They had 6 children:

1.       Harold Joseph Hanson, b. 11 Dec. 1891; m. Florence Ruby Williams.

2.       Ruth Hanson, b. 14 Feb, 1893; m. James L. Oviatt.

3.       Henry Daniel Hanson, b. 15 Jan. 1896; m. Mary Adrean Peterson.

4.       Lucile Hanson, b. 3 Dec. 1902; m. Joseph Parmley.

5.       Alice Alvira Hanson, b. 16 Nov, 1905, Ferron, Utah; m. 1930s, to William John Starr, s. of William Albert & Sarah Ann (Cooper) Starr, at Nephi, Juab Co., Utah.

6.       Ruby June Hanson, b. 23 June 1909, Ferron, Utah; m. 1930s, Klamath Falls, Oregon, to Carl Edward Peterson, s. of Swan & Maria (Monson) Peterson. He was b. 21 Nov, 1899, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.


      HAROLD JOSEPH HANSON, eldest child of Joseph &. Myra Lovina (Funk) Hanson, was b. 11 Dec. 1891, Manti, Utah; m. 1910s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple ), to Florence Ruby Williams, dau. of Samuel M. & Esther Susan (Miles) Williams. She was b. 3 Oct. 1893, Emery, Emery Co., Utah. [No bapt. or end. dates given, but it is probable they were end. & sealed the same day they were married.]

      They had 4 children:

1.       Dorr William Hanson, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah; m. in Salt Lake City, to Elizabeth Mathis, b. in Price, Utah.

            They had 3 children:

(1)       Dorr Hanson.

(2)       Carla Joy Hanson.

(3)       Lowell Scott Hanson.

2.       Harold Mark Hanson, b. 1920s, Ferron, Utah; m. Wilma Oliver.

            They had 1 child:

(1)       Dennis Mark Hanson, b. 1940s.

3.       Joseph Nolan Hanson, b. 1920s, Leamington, Carbon Co., Utah; m. April 1951, Jonny Juanita Warlick.

4.       Ruby Alice Hanson, b. 1930s, Hiawatha, Carbon Co., Utah. [p. 42]

      RUTH HANSON, 2nd child of Joseph & Myra Lovina (Funk) Hanson, was b. 14 Feb. 1893, Manti, Utah [bapt. 6 June 1902, end. & S.to H. 5 Apr. or 4 May 1917]; m. 5 Apr. or 4 May 1917 in Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to James L. Oviatt. [There is the possibility she had her end. 5 Apr. and then was m. and S.to H. on 4 May 1917]. He was b. 1 Apr. 1889, Huntington, Emery Co., Utah [bapt.; end. 1910s or 4 May 1917], s. of Henry Herman & Annie C. (Madsen) Oviatt.

      They had 7 children:

1.       Theron H. Oviatt, b. 1910s, Cleveland, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Barbara Elaine Liddell, dau. of John Wilton & Memphis (Myers) Liddell. She was b. 1910s, Edra, Tooele Co., Utah [bapt.; end. & S.to H. 1940s]. They had 3 children:

(1)       Janes Liddell Oviatt, b. 1940s, Price [bapt. 1950s].

(2)       Lynn Marie Oviatt, b. 1940s, Price [bapt. 1950s].

(3)       Allen Liddell Oviatt, b. 1940s, Price, Utah.

2.       Theresa M. Oviatt, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. Garth A. Frandsen, s. of Burgess Lyman & Elizabeth (Anderson) Frandsen.

            They had 3 children:

(1)       Laurel Ann Frandsen, b. 1940s, Price, Utah.

(2)       Ronald Neil Frandsen, b. 1940s, Price

(3)       Ralph Lyman Frandsen.

3.       Gerald Lyman Oviatt, b. 1920s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. 1940s, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Marian Louise Jerdon, dau. of Walter Jerdon. They had 2 children:

(1)       Gerald Lyman Oviatt.

(2)       Marian Louise Oviatt

4.       Joseph LaDahl Oviatt, b. 1920s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to Joy Lillian Campbell, dau. of William & Lillian (Searcy) Campbell. [She was bapt. 1920s, probably end. & S.to H. the same day as her marriage.] They had 1 child:

(1)       Colleen L. Oviatt, b. 1940s, Logan, Cache Co., Utah.

5.       Mary Lucile Oviatt, b. 1920s, Hiawatha, Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1940s, at Price, to Jack E. Judi, s. of John & Clara Judi. They had 2 children, b. in Price, Utah:

(1)       Shaunna Lee Judi.

(2)       Vaughn E. Judi. [p. 43]

6.       Myra Dawn Oviatt, dau. of James Lyman & Ruth (Hanson) Oviatt, b. 1920s, Hiawatha, Carbon Co , Utah; m. 1950s, Price, Utah, to Kenneth M. Ricks, as his second wife. He had 2 children by his former marriage.

7.       Kathryn June Oviatt, b. 1930s, birthplace not given.


      HENRY DANIEL HANSON, 3rd child of Joseph & Myra Lovina (Funk) Hanson, b. 15 Jan. 1896, Manti, Utah; m. 1910s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple) to May Adreen (Adrean, Adrien) Petersen, dau. of Christian & Annie Margrethe (Lorentzen) Petersen. She was b. 17 May 1896, Ferron, Utah. [No dates were given, but this couple were probably end. & sealed the same day as their marriage.]

      They had 10 children:

1.       Ruth Hanson, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s].

2.       Louise Hanson, b. 3 Mar. 1520, Ferron [bapt. 1920s] m. Edwin Lyman. They had 5 or more children but correspondence with relatives has failed to give any trace of this family.

3.       May Hanson, b. 1920s, Farron, d. 1920s.

4.       Lenora Hanson, b. 1920s, Rochester, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. Leon McCall.

5.       Daniel Lorenzo Hanson, b. 1920s, Ferron [bapt. 1930s]; m. Lucille Turner. They had 3 children - no further records.

6.       Carol Hanson, b. 1920s, Delta, Utah.

7.       Henry Kimball Hanson, b. 1920s, Delta.

8.       Joseph Ferron Hanson, b. 1930s.

9.       Christian Ballard Hanson.

10.       Margaret Myra Hanson.


      LUCILE HANSON, 4th child of Joseph & Myra Lovina (Funk) Hanson, was b. 3 Dec. 1902, Ferron, Utah; m. 1930s, Castle Gate, Utah, to Joseph Parmley, s. of Henry & Mary Ellen (alias Nellie) Parmley. He was b. 15 Apr. 1895, in Castle Gate, and is maintenance superintendent for the United States Fuel Co., at Hiawatha, Utah; has worked for this company 37 years excepting 13 months while he served in World War I. He enlisted in the Signal Corps of the United States Army, May 13, 1918; was honorably discharged June 13, 1919. His hobbies are fishing, hunting, and movie making.

      Lucile had two years of college at University of Utah; at present is teaching first grade. She has worked in al. the church organizations, as [p. 44] president of Primary, counselor in Primary, in Relief Society, Mutual Improvement Assn., and at present is a teacher in Sunday School. She was been a chorister in various organizations. All her children participate in Church activities--all sing and play the piano.

      Children of Joseph & Lucile (Hanson) Parmley, 4, b. in Salt Lake City:

1.       Mary Ellen Parmley, b. 1930s. Has won a scholarship for her 3 college years, one at the Brigham Young University, 1953-19,4.

2.       Alice Parmley b. 1930s.

3.       Paul Hanson Parmley, b. 28 , July 1939 [bapt. 1940s].

4.       Virginia Kay Parmley, twin to Paul [bapt. 1940s].

EZRA K. FUNK

      EZRA K. FUNK, 3rd child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, b. 5 Nov. 1873, Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah, d. 1930s, at Ferron, Utah. [bapt.; d. without having his endowment work done.] He m. (1) 22 Oct. 1891, Manti, Utah, to Esther Henrietta Anderson, dau. of Peter Henry & Esther (Smith) Anderson She was b. 15 Oct. 1867, Manti, d. 1920s, Ferron, Utah. Ezra K. m. (2) Lois Fugate.

      Ezra K. & Esther had 7 children, all b. in Ferron, Utah:

1.       Kenneth Funk, b. 4 July 1892, d.

2.       Claud Henry Funk, b. 30 Apr. 1895; m. Martha Ann Henrie.

3.       Eva Mae Funk, b. 19 May 1897; m. Rual Antone Christensen.

4.       Izenna Funk, b. 3 July 1899; m. Alvin Richardson. They had 2 children:

(1)       Lee Richardson.

(2)       Etta Lou Richardson.

5.       Lura Funk, b. 9 Feb. 1902; m. Hector Pay Herring, s. of Jesse Smith & Caroline A. (Peterson) Herring. They had 2 children:

(1)       Iris Herring.

(2)       Earl H. Herring.

6.       Henrietta Funk, b. 3 Oct. 1909, d. same day.

7.       Estella Funk, b. 1910s; m. Clyde Edward Jenkins. [p. 45]


      CLAUD HENRY FUNK, 2nd child of Ezra K. & Esther Henrietta (Anderson) Funk, was b. 30 Apr. 1895, Ferron, Utah; m. 1940s, at Castle Dale, Utah, to Martha Ann Henrie, dau. of Ephraim & Sarah Jane (Hancock) Henrie. She was b. 29 Sept. 1895, Panguitch, Garfield Co., Utah [bapt. 3 July 1908], and d. 1940s, Price, Carbon Co., Utah, bur. at Ferron, Utah, Oct. 17. [S .to P. 29 Apr. 1947]. (See p. 216.)

      They had 3 children:

1.       Kenneth Henrie Funk, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. 1930s, Price, Utah, to Hilda E. Olson, dau. of Ervin Lorenzo & Rhoda (Worthen) Olson. She was b. 1910s, in Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s]. They had 4 children:

(1)       Max Kenneth Funk, b. 1930s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 25 Mar. 1945].

(2)       Jean Funk, b. 1930s, Ferron [bapt 1940s].

(3)       Darlene Funk, b. 1940s, Ferron [bapt. 1940s],

(4)       Larry E. Funk, b. 1940s, Price, Utah.

2.       Clark K. Funk, b. 1910s, Molen, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. 1930s, Delma Lorene Blackham.

3.       Bort Claud Funk, b. 1920s, Molan, Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Castle Dale, Utah, to Edna Mae Behling, dau. of Ferdinand & Nellie (Fish) Behling. She was b. 1920s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1930s]. They had 2 children:

(1)       Gayle Funk, b. 1940s, Ferron [bapt. 1950s].

(2)       Fred Bert Funk, b. 1940s, Price, Utah.


      EVA MAE FUNK, 3rd child of Ezra K. & Esther Henrietta (Anderson) Funk, was b. 19 May 1897, Ferron, Utah; m. 1910s in Ferron, to Ruel or Ural Antone Christensen, s. of Niels & Annetta (Olson) Christensen. He was b. 11 Dec. 1892, in Ephraim, Utah.

      They had 7 children, all be in Ferron, Utah:

1.       Ervin Christensen, b. 1910s, d. 1910s.

2.       Evert Christensen, b. 1910s, d. 1910s.

3.       Selma May Christensen, b. 1910s [bapt. 1920s]; m. Wayne L. Robinson.

4.       Clyed or Clyde Christensen, b. 1910s [bapt. 1920s]; m. Lola Ware.

5.       Rex K. Christensen, b. 1920s [bapt. 1930s]; m. Betty Marjorie Duke. [p. 46]

6.       Lyle Ural Christensen, b. 1920s.

7.       Paul Niels Christensen, b. 1930s.


      ESTELLA FUNK, 7th child of Ezra K. & Esther Henrietta (Anderson) Funk, was b. 1910s; m. Clyde Edward Jenhins, s. of Ralph Edward & Viella (Peterson) Jenkins. He was b. 1910s, Clawson, Utah. They were m. 1930s, in Price. Utah.

      They had 3 children:

1.       Kaye Jenkins, b. 1930s, Ferron, Utah; m. Kirk Edward Snow, 31 Oct 1947, at Ferron. He was a s. of Perry E. & Pauline (Overson) Snow. [Kaye was bapt. 1940s.] They hard 2 children:

(1)       Wayne Snow, died.

(2)       Linda K. Snow b. 1950s, Provo, Utah

2.       Edward Ralph Jenkins, b. 1930s, Clawson, Utah.

3.       Jay Clyde Jenkins, b. 1940s, Standardville, Utah.


EMERETTA LaVERNA (FUNK) LARSON

      EMERETTA LaVERNA FUNK, 4th child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, was b. 1 Oct. 1875, in Manti [bapt. at 8 yrs. Of age]; m. 14-16 July 1896 at her fatherís home in Manti, to Lewis Larson, s. of Niel & Anna (Hansen) Larson. He was b. 7 Aug. 1872, Manti [bapt. 8 yrs. of age].

      They had 3 children:

1.       Lewis Larson Jr., b. 19 Apr, 1898, Manti, d. 19-20 Apr. 1898.

2.       Lewis Leland Larson, b. 6 Oct. 1899, Ann Arbor, Mich; m. LaVonne Maruine Vincent. Lewis Leland served in the U.S. Army during 1917-18; he attended the Utah State Agr. College, and received his degree Dr. of Laws at the University of Chicago in 1929 and was admitted to Utah State Bar that year. He practiced law for a time in Salt Lake City. After his marriage ha moved to Manti, where his father had a successful law practice and a well equipped office. His wife was not satisfied with the location there and their marriage ended in divorce. Leland is now in his 2nd term as 3rd Dist. Judge of the 7th Judicial Dist. He has filled numerous important positions in the state and community, has a nice home close to his parents. Lewis and LaVonne had 1 child.

(1)       Bonny Lee Larson, b. 1920s, Salt Lake City. She is a beautiful woman and talented in many ways. Moat of her life she has made her home with her Grandmother Vincent, who is a widow and lives in Salt Lake City, but visits her mother (who has remarried and is a portrait painter in [p. 47] California). Bonny works in television and is a model for shoes and dresses.

3.       Dean McKinley Larson, s. of Lewis & Emeretta LaVerna (Funk) Larson, was b. 28 Feb. 1902, in Manti, Utah; m. 1920s, in Provo, Utah to Lucille Allen, dau. of John W. & Nora (Ringwood) Allen. She was b. at Charleston, Utah. Dean studied law at Brigham Young University and in his fatherís office, but he was so enthusiastic over aviation he felt he had to have a try at it. While on a trip to Detroit from Ryan Air Field at San Diego, the plane was caught in a freak storm in Texas and the 3 occupants, all pilots, were killed. Lucille has since remarried to Ernest Ryan and lives in Salt Lake City. Dean and Lucille had 2 children:

(1)       Don Lewis Larson, b. 1920s, San Jose, Santa Clara Co., Calif. He is manager of his grandparentsí large ranch near Gunnison, Utah, known as the Larson Ranch; he breeds fine Hereford cattle and raises crops to feed them. He has a fine home, equipped with all modern conveniences and located near the State Highway. He m. a girl from Los Angeles, Calif., and had 2 children:

a.       Kristine Larson.

b.       L. J. Larson (a son).

(2)       Normae Jean Larson, b. 1920s, Salt Lake City; m. Kenneth Bailey. He is an officer in the Air Force; his duty is training pilots. They spent 3 years in the southern states and were sent on a war mission to Morocco. Their home is now in San Francisco.

OLIVE CHELNECHA (FUNK) STRINGHAM

      OLIVE CHELNECHA FUNK, 5th child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, was b. 24 Oct. 1877, Manti [bapt.; end. & S.to H. Dec. 1904]; m. 29 June 1899, at Ferron, Utah, to William George Stringham, s. of Walter & Mary Ellen (Tuttle) Stringham. He was b. 25 Aug. 1875, in Holden, Utah [bapt.; end. Dec. 1904].

      They had 4 children:

1.       Mary Anita (Annita) Stringham, b. 5 June 1900; m. Vernal Niela Erickson.

2.       Jesse George Stringham,b. 20 Oct. 1902, LaGrande, Ore., d. 2 Dec. 1903.

3.       Alton Ezra Stringham, b. 7 Dec. 1904; m. Reta Reids; m. (2) Lola Clyde.

4.       Willis Mark Stringham, b 1910s, Manti, Utah, d. 1910s. [p. 48]


      MARY ANITA (ANNITA) STRINGHAM, eldest child of William George & Olive Chelnecha (Funk) Stringham, was b. 5 June 1900, Gunnison, Utah [bapt. 8 June 1909]; m. 1910s, in Manti, at her fatherís home, to Vernal Niels Ericksen, s. of Eric Peter & Stena (Peterson) Ericksen He was b. 2 Apr. 1898, residence Manti, Utah [bapt. 1910s].

      They had 3 children:

1.       William Mc.Lloyd Ericksen, b. 1910s, Richfield, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Mary Marjorie Storm, dau. of Jamea Russell & Ida Mae (Brown) Storm. She was b. 1920s, Provo, Utah [bapt.; end. & S.to H. 1940s]. They had 3 children:

(1)       Larraine Ericksen, b. 1940s, Oakland, Calif.

(2)       John William Ericksen, b. 1940s, Salina, Utah.

(3)       Susan Elaine Ericksen, b. 1950s, Gunnison, Utah.

2.       Kenneth Earl Ericksen, b. 1920s, Manti, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, in Logan (L.D.S. Temple), to Gretta Griffiths, dau. of John Heggie & Maybell (Butters) Griffiths. [She was bapt.; end. & S.to H. 1940s.]

3.       Leah Vernita Ericksen, b. 1920s, Manti, d. 1930s.


      ALTON EZRA STRINGHAM, 3rd child of William George & Olive Chelnecha (Funk) Stringham, b. 7 Dec. 1904, LaGrande, Union Co., Ore. [bapt. 1910s, end. 1920s]; m. 1920s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Reta Reid, dau. of Edward E. & Izenna (Anderson) Reid. She was b. 23 Oct. 1906, in Manti, d. 1930s, Manti, and bur. there 3 Jan. 1935. [She was bapt.; end. & S.to H. 1920s.]

      They had 3 children, all b. in Manti, Utah:

1.       LaRue Stringham, b. 1920s [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Robert James Larsen, s. of Christopher & Lillian Amelia (Bosen) Larson. He was b. 1920s, Ephriam, Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]. LaRue graduated from Snow Junior College in 1947, and Brigham Young University in 1949 with a major in Home Economics; she is Stake Speech Director of M.I.A. and a teacher in Sunday School. Robert served in World War II as Sgt. in Army Air Force, for 2 Ĺ years. He graduated from Snow Junior College, and from Brigham Young University in 1950. He is a bookkeeper and salesman for Sugar Valley Sales; holds the office of Ward Clerk in Gunnison 1st Ward, Gunnison, Utah. They had 2 children:

(1)       LaRita Larsen, b. 1950s, Provo, Utah.

(2)       Alan Robert Larsen, b. 1950s, Gunnison, Utah. [p. 49]

2.       Mary Dean Stringham, dau. of Alton Ezra & Reta (Reid) Stringham, b. 1920s.

3.       Alton Reid Stringham, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s, end. 1950s]; m. Lena Joan Nielson, dau. of Jannice David & Lucy Elenora (Haws) Nielson, b. 1930s, in Manti. They had 1 child. (1) Randal Reid Stringham, b. 1950s, Gunnison, Utah.

Alton Ezra Stringham m. (2) 8 Apr. 1936 in Manti, Utah, Lola Clyde, former wife of Thomas Lee Pritchett. She was b. 23 July 1904, in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, dau. of James Clarence & Mena Marie (Christensen) Clyde. Alton and Lola had 2 children, b. in Manti:

4.       William Clair Stringham, b. 1930s. [bapt. 1940s].

5.       Norma Jean Stringham, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s].

JOHN HENRIE FUNK

      JOHN HENRIE FUNK, 6th child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, was b. 16 Apr. 1880, Manti, Utah, d. 1940s, Ferron, Emery Co., Utah; m. 7 Mar. 1901, in Ferron, to Annie Matilda Conover, dau. of Abraham Golden & Elizabeth (Loveless) Conover. She was b. 30 Aug. 1880 [bapt. 14 Oct. 1888]. They had 6 children:

1.       Bruce Everett Funk, b. 20 Mar. 1905; m. Reva Henrie.

2.       John Rex Funk, b. 13 Feb. ;912; m. Kate Skidmore; m. (2) Gladys Eckelmyer; m. (3) Fern Rich

3.       Clyde Max Funk, b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. Melba Simonson, dau. of Archie & Flosaie (Broderick) Simonson. They had 3 children:

(1)       Judy Ann Funk.

(2)       Bruce Funk.

(3)       Carron Funk.

4.       Tessie Elizabeth Funk, b. 1910s, Rochester, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. (1) 10 Oct. 1933, Guy W. Davis. They had 1 child:

(1)       Betty Ann Davis, b. 1930s, Ferron, Utah.

      Tessie m. (2) Glendon Caldwell, s. of Sam & Bessie (Eeach) Caldwell. He was b. Mar. 1914. They had 4 children:

(2)       Owen Caldwell.

(3)       Lee Caldwell.

(4)       Sandra Caldwell.

(5)       Susan Caldwell.

5.       Jack Jesse Funk, b. 1910s, Rochester, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1930s] ; m. (1) 16 July 1939, in Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Jean Williams, dau. of Nephi & Dagmar (Miller) Williams. [She was end. & S.to H. 1930s]. Jean died. They had 2 children.

(1)       Craig Funk, b. 1940s, Murray, Utah.

(2)       Brent Funk, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City, Utah. [p. 50]

      Jack Jesse Funk m. (2) Louise Page, dau. of John Henry Page. They had 1 child:

(3)       Phil J. Funk, b. Oct. 1945, Salt Lake City.

6.       Genevieve Funk, 6th child of John Henrie & Annie Matilda (Conover) Funk, was b. 1920s, Rochester, Utah [bapt. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Olympia, Wash., to William Anderton, s. of Herbert & Annie (OíNeil) Anderton. They had 2 children:

(1)       Ann Anderton, b. 1940s, Ferron, Utah.

(2)       Dana Anderton, b. 1940s, Everett, Wash.


      BRUCE EVERETT FUNK, b. 20 Mar. 1905, Ferron, Utah, s. of John Henrie & Annie Matilda (Conover) Funk [bapt. 1910s, end. 1930s], d. 1950s, at Ferron, and bur. there Sept. 22. He m. 1920s, in Price, Utah, Reva Henrie, dau. of Ephraim & Sarah Jane (Hancock) Henrie. She was b. 17 June 1909, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. & S.to H. 1930s]. They had 5 children, all b. in Ferron: (See p. 216.)

1.       Doris Dee Funk, b. 1920s [bapt. 1930s, S.to P. 1930s]; m. 1950s, Ferron, Utah, to Hugh F. Behling, s. of Ferdinand & Nellie (Fish) Behling. He was b. 1920s, in Ferron.

2.       Dean Bruce Funk, b. 1930s, d. 1930s. [S.to P. 1930s].

3.       Everett Funk, b. 1930s, d. 1930s [S.to P. 1930s].

4.       Jerry Lee Funk, b. 1940s [bapt. 1940s].

5.       Janice Fe Funk, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s].


      JOHN REX FUNK, 2nd child of John Henrie & Annie Matilda (Conover) Funk, was b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1930s]; m. (1) 16 May 1932, in Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to Kate Skidmore [end. & S.to H. 1930s]. They had 2 children, b. in Los Angeles, Calif.:

1.       Sandra Funk, b. 1930s.

2.       Mignon Funk, b. 1930s.

      John Rex Funk m. (2) Gladys Eckelmyer and had 1 child:

3.       Jan Funk, b. July 1940, Los Angeles, Calif. [p. 51]

      John Rex Funk m. (3) Fern Rich, who was b. Dec. 1922, Los Angeles, Calif. They had 3 children:

4.       Rex Funk.

5.       Kim Funk.

6.       Jerry Funk.

GEORGE BYRON FUNK

      GEORGE BYRON FUNK, 7th child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, was b. 18 May 1882, Manti, Utah [bapt. 1 Oct. 1890, end. 26 June 1907], d. 1950s, Ferron, Utah. He m. 16 July 1901, in Ferron, Utah, Mary Abigail Olsen, dau. of Fredrick & Martha Caroline or Carlion (Stevens) Olson Jr. She was b. 17 Aug. 1883, Ferron [bapt. 4 Aug. 1892, end. & S.to H. 26 June 1907].

      They had 12 children:

1.       Zera Funk, b. 27 Dec. 1901, Ferron, Utah; m. Charles L. Larson.

2.       Naomi Funk, b. 6 Oct. 1903; m. Homer J. Edwards.

3.       Aerial George Funk, b. 24 Feb. 1905; m. Nancy Holbrook.

4.       Clarence Byron Funk, b. 24 Sept. 1907; m. Nola Pope.

5.       Foster James Funk, b. 12 Nov. 1909; m. Roma Pond.

6.       Deloyd Ezra Funk, b. 1910s; m. Ella Brockbank.

7.       Lyndon Fredrick Funk, b. 1910s; m. Neva Ann Skolich.

8.       Martha Laverna Funk, b. 1910s; m. Morris Alva Wall.

9.       Clyne Funk, b. 1910s, Rochester, Utah [bapt. 1920s]; m. 1940s, in Tacoma, Wash., Hulda Iverson, dau. of Magnus S. & Kersten Alveda (Halverson) Iverson. She was b. 31 July 190], in Bottineau, Bottineau Co., No. Dakota.

10.       Geneal Funk, b. 1920s; m. Orlon K. Mortensen.

11.       Donald Olson Funk, b. 1920s; m. Shirley Thompson.

12.       Gerald W. Funk, b. 1920s, Christenberg, Sanpete Co., Utah, d. 1920s. [p. 52]


      ZERA FUNK, 1st child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was b. 27 Dec. 1901, Ferron, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1910s]; m. Charles L. Larsen, s. of Charles & . . . . (Lowry) Larsen. [Zera was S.to P. 26 June 1907.] They had 4 children:

1.       Reese L. Larsen.

2.       Layne Larsen.

3.       George Revere Larsen.

4.       Rex Larsen.


      NAOMI FUNK, 2nd child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was b. 6 Oct. 1903, Sunnyside, Carbon Co., Utah [bapt. 1910s, S.to P. 26 June 1907, end. & S.to H. 1920s]; m. to Homer John Edwards, s. of Harrison M. & Annie (Jensen) Edwards. Ha was b. 15 May 1902, Sterling, Sanpete Co., Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1920s]. They had 6 children, all b. in Moore, Utah:

1.       Clark J. Edwards, b. 1920s, d. 1930s at Moore [bapt. 1930s, end. 1930s and S.to P. 1920s].

2.       Afton Edwards, b. 1920s [bapt 1930s, end. & S.to H. 1940s]; m. 1940s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Ronald Lee Petty, s. of Lloyd & Clara Mae (Rowley) Petty. He was b. 1920s Hiawatha, Utah (one source gives his birthplace as Milford, Utah) [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]. They had 2 children:

(1)       Ronald Scott Petty, b. 1940s, Dragerton or Price, Utah.

(2)       Leanne or Lee Ann Petty, b. 1950s, Price, Utah

3.       Clyde C. Edwards, b. 1920s [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]; m. 1950s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to LuWana King, dau. of Thomas Arthur & Myra (Spencer) King. She was b. 1930s, Escalante, Garfield Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s, end. & S.to H. 1950s].

4.       H. LeRoy Edwards, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].

5.       Ralph Evan Edwards, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].

6.       Joyce Ann Edwards, b. 1940s [bapt. 1950s].


      AERIAL GEORGE FUNK, 3rd child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk was b. 24 Feb. 1905, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1920s]; m. 1920s to Nancy Holbrook, dau. of Moses Angell & Jane Ann (Nighton) Holbrook. She was b. 28 Feb. 1902, Bountiful, Utah [bapt.; end. 1920s, S. to H. 1920s]. [p. 53]

      Aerial George & Nancy (Holbrook) Funk had 3 children:

1.       Beth Aileen Funk, b. 1920s, d. same day, Bountiful, Utah.

2.       Vaughn Aerial Funk, b. 1920s, Bountiful.

3.       Merla Jane Funk, b. 1930s, Salt Lake City.


      CLARENCE BYRON FUNK, 4th child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was b. 24 Sept. 1907, Ferron, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1930s]; m. 1940s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple), to Nola Pope, dau. of John William & Nellie (Beers) Pope. She was b. 1 May 1907, Vernal, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1930s, S. to H. 1940s]. She d. 9 Nov. 1949, Salt Lake City, and was bur. there Nov. 12. They had 2 children:

1.       Richard Clarence Funk, b. 1940s, Ogden, Utah [bapt. 1940s]

2.       Glenda May Funk, D. 1940s, Ogden [bapt. 1950s].


      FOSTER JAMES FUNK, 5th child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was b. 12 Nov. 1909, Ferron, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1920s], d. 1940s. He m. 1930s, Salt Lake City (L.D.S. Temple) to Roma Pond, dau. of Rufus Roland & Cora (Stocks) Pond. She was b. 1910s, Bench, Bannock Co., Idaho, chr. at Lewiston, Utah. [She was bapt. 1910s, end. 1930s & S.to H. 1930s]. They had 5 children, all b. at Fairfield, Camas Co., Idaho:

1.       Foster Dean Funk, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].

2.       Sheryl Pond Funk, b. 1930s [bapt. 1940s].

3.       Leonnie Funk, b. 1930s.

4.       Carolyn Funk, b. 1940s.

5.       Keith Pond Funk, b. 1940s (one reference says b. Wendell, Gooding Co., Idaho).


      DELOYD EZRA FUNK, 6th child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was b. 1910s, Ferron, Utah, d. 1940s, Big Bear, Calif. and bur. 4 Jan. 1949, Los Angeles, Calif. [bapt. 1920s]; m. 1930s, Los Angeles, Calif., to Ella Brockbank, dau. of Heber P. & Elizabeth (Brasher) Brockbank. She was b. 1910s, Huntington, Emery Co., Utah. They had 1 child, b. in Los Angeles, Calif.:

1.       Carl D. Funk, b. 1930s [bapt. Dec. 1943]. [p. 54]


      LYNDON FREDRICK FUNK, 7th child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, b. 1910s, Ferron, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. 1930s or 1944]; m. Nevenka Anastasiga Skocilic, dau. of Paul Skocilic & Marija (Jovanovija) Skocilic. She was b. 1910s, in Vrota, Jugoslavija. After coming to America she spelled her name Neva Ann Skolich. They had 4 children:

1.       Craig Skolich Funk, b. 1940s or 1944, Fairbanks, Alaska.

2.       Lynda Funk, b. 1940s, Fairbanks.

3.       Paula Funk, b. May 1948, Fairbanks.

4.       Mark Funk, b. 1950s, Price, Carbon Co., Utah.


      MARTHA LAVERNA FUNK, 8th child of George Byron & May Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was. b. 1910s, Rochester, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. & S.to H. 1930s]; m. 1930s, Castle Dale, Emery Co., Utah, to Morris Alva Wall, s. of Alva Fred & Ida May (Jones) Wall. He was b. 1910s, Castle Dale, Utah [bapt. 1910s, end. 1930s].

      Morris Alva Wall m. (1) Melba Jensen, dau. of Oliver & Nora Jensen, Cleveland, Utah, originally from Ephraim, Utah. They had a son Melvin Ned Wall, b. 1930s. His mother d. 1930s (5 days after his birth) and was bur. in Cleveland cem. The two grandmothers took care of the baby for 15 months, and Laverna took the baby over as her own from the day she moved from home to be Morrisí wife, which happened to be on Mothers Day and she was very proud to be the mother of such a beautiful baby boy. He has graduated from Price Junior College and is now attending the Brigham Young University, majoring in business and accounting. He is in the Marine Corps Reserve Officers training. After graduation he will give 2 years active duty and 6 years in the reserves. He is very active and ambitious, having earned most of his way since he entered college by running movies, playing trumpet in an orchestra. He also played football. He was b. in Price [bapt. 1940s].

      Martha Laverna and Morris had 3 children:

1.       La Juana Wall, b. 1930s, Castle Dale, Utah [bapt. 1940s] .

2.       Dennis Morris Wall, b. 1930s, Cleveland, Utah [bapt. 1940s].

3.       Rolland Clark Wall, b. 1940s, Salt Lake City [bapt. 1950s].


      GENEAL FUNK, 10th child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olsen) Funk, was b. 1920s, Rochester, Utah [bapt. 1920s, end. & S.to H. 1930s]; m. 1930s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple), to Orlan K. Mortensen, s. of Hans Fredrick & Ida (Knight) Mortensen. He was b. 1910s, Elmo, Emery Co., Utah [bapt. 1930s, and. 1 June 1939]. [p. 55]

      Geneal and Orlan K. Mortensen had 4 children:

1.       Stephen K. Mortensen, b. 1940s, Rochester, Utah.

2.       Wayne Douglas Mortensen, b. 1940s, Emery, Emery Co., Utah.

3.       Roger Clyne Mortensen, b. 1940s, Ferron, Utah.

4.       Keith Renear Mortensen, b. 1940s, Dragerton, Utah.


      DONALD OLSON FUNK, 11th child of George Byron & Mary Abigail (Olson) Funk, was b. 1920s, Hiawatha, Utah, [bapt. 1930s, end. 1940s]; m. 1940s, Manti (L.D.S. Temple) to Shirley Thompson, dau. of Christian Roy & Lola (Ashby) Thompson. She was b. 1920s, Lynndyl, Millard Co., Utah [bapt.; end. & S. to H. 1940s].

      Donald graduated from school at Ferron, Utah, in 1942, with 7 letters and a scholarship to Utah State Agr. College. Due to World War II he was unable to use the scholarship and entered the Air Force in Dec. 1942. He graduated from pilot school in April 1944 and was assigned to B-17's, commonly known as the Flying Fortress. He was assigned his first crew in Florida, where he and his crew took their overseas training. They flew their plane to England in Dec. 1944 and were assigned to the 384th Bomb Group in the 8th Air Force During the next year he was promoted to the rank of Capt. and flew a total of 25 combat missions. The last five were flown as wing leader. Capt. Funk returned to the United States in Feb. 1946, at which time he was released from active duty from the Air Force. He then made his home in Los Angeles, where he met his future wife. From 1946 to 1951 he worked as carpenter and studied architectural engineering. In Aug. 1951 Capt. Funk was recalled to Active duty with the Air Force. He was again assigned a crew, but mostly hand-picked in an effort to establish an all Mormon crew. Eight of the eleven were L.D.S. members. This time the crew participated in the Korean conflict and all returned safely. Capt. Funk wears the silver wings of a senior pilot, with 8 decorations: these include the Air Medal with silver and bronze oak leaf cluster, and the Foreign Service Medals.

      Donald and Shirley (Thompson) Funk had 3 children:

1.       Caren Marie Funk, b. 1940s, Inglewood, Calif.

2.       Paul Funk, b. 1940s Los Angeles, Calif.

3.       David Roy Funk, b. 1950s, Los Angeles.

WILLIAM ARTHUR FUNK

      WILLIAM ARTHUR FUNK, 8th child of Ezra Knight & Mary Amanda (Henrie) Funk, was b. 3 Apr. 1864-5, Manti, Utah; m. 2 July 1907, at Imbler, Union Co., Oro., to Zelma Annie Westenskow, dau. of Peter R. & Annie (Keller) Westenskow. She was b. 21 Aug. 1887, Manti. He d. 1940s, at Baker, Ore., and was bur. there Apr. 15. [p. 56]

      William Arthur & Zelma Annie (Westenskow) Funk had 6 children:

1.       Iris Funk, b. 17 Apr. 1908, Imbler, Ore., d. 1940s; m. Fredrick Christopher Hunt.

2.       Delray Funk, twin, b. 1910s, Imbler, Ore. [bapt. 1910s].

3.       Delora Funk, twin, b. 1910s, Imbler, Ore. [bapt. 1910s]; m. 1930s, to Sylvester Gover. They had 6 children, all b. in Baker, Ore.:

(1)       Franklin Eugene Gover, b. 1930s.

(2)       Zelma Louise Gover, b. 1930s.

(3)       Howard Dean Gover, b. 1930s.

(4)       Bonnie Jean Gover, b. 1940s.

(5)       Donna Kay Gover, b. 1940s.

(6)       Donald Ray, twin, b. 1940s.

4.       William Arthur Funk Jr., b. 1910s, Baker, Baker Co., Ore.; m. Mary Magdelene Deese. [He was bapt. 1920s.]

5.       Alvira Louise Funk, b. 1910s, Baker, Ore., d. 1910s].

6.       Robert Dean Funk, b. 1920s, Baker, Ore.; m. 1940s, Donna Mae Schults or Schuetz. She was b. 1930s, LaGrande, Union Co., Ore., dau. of Fred J. & Lila (Furman) Schults-Schuetz. They had 2 children:

(1)       William Conrad Funk, b. 1940s, Baker, Ore.

(2)       Robert Carl Funk, b. 1950s, Baker.


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