Kreider Family History: 16 Jun 1919; colume 4 & 5

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Kreider Family History:  16 Jun 1919; colume 4 & 5 - non township In 1774. He is taxed for 25S acres...
non township In 1774. He is taxed for 25S acres in 1780. He doubtless was next neighbor to George Steltz, the founder of Lebanon, to the Glonlngers, one of whose sons by the way fell victim to a maiden of the Funk home; and surely a neighbor little removed from Rev. Casper Stoever, the father of Luther- anlsm In this section. His brother Mennonite, John Light, Joined him on the northwest. Martin is found among the non-associators of 1777. Ho is among the assessed. Was taxation without representation practiced on the Mennonltes? Martin Funk. Sr., of Lebanon township, died in Dec., 1796, leaving a wife, Judith, and children: Martin; Aon, m. Henry Fo*; Barbara, m. Henry Neave; Mary, m. George Glonlnger; Magdalenu, m. Henry Light, Jr.; Christina, m. Christian Oberholtzer; and Elizabeth, m. John Howery—one boy at the head ol si* girls. We suppose that from this lonely boy all our Funks have come. No name is doomed so long as one male is left. We might yet add that Hans Funfc was one of the original Mennonite settlers on Pe«u*a Creak, county, ln,J70» the publication of The Martyr's Mirror at Bphrata. completed In 1749. J. F. Funk was president of the Mennonite Publishing Company at Elkhart, Indiana; he was one of tha promoters of the Mennonite Colleg* at Goshen, Indiana. Next to the Bible to the Mennonites is The Martyr's Mirror. J. F. Funk helped to retranslate this work, which transition was published in 1837 at Klkhart. It is pronounced perhaps the most reliable edition in America. "Among the men still living, who have been most influential within recent years in the church (Mennonite) are John Funk, founder of the Herald of Truth and the Mennonite Publishing Company, author, publisher and preacher," etc. In 1832 Joseph Funk published a note book of sacred melodies, "The Harmpnia Sacra." "It passed through seventeen editions, and was for many years the recognized compendium of church music, in Virginia, Pennsylvania and other eastern elates."—Smith's Mennonkea In America. The name of Funk Is no mean one among a very worthy people. Put we are forfeiting Mary Krei- 4jr> «n *¥»<>, to OUT present , vfeo married

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 16 Jun 1919, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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  • Kreider Family History: 16 Jun 1919; colume 4 & 5

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