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A Collection of Photos 
Submitted by: Nancy Davis, Nancy Elbertson, 
Brenda Heriford & Rebecca Taylor

Thomas Jefferson Funkhouser

b. Oct 2,1875 Champaign County, IL. d. April 16, 1957.
Son of Benjamin Franklin Funkhouser July 8 1844 and 
Mary Ann Brannon Feb. 7, 1867 
He Married Anne Elizabeth Lemay  Aug .25, 1895
Anne was b. Aug. 21, 1877 and d. Dec. 2, 1933
Grandfather and Grandmother Funkhouser and first three 
children born to them are interred at Essary Cemetery Walpole, IL.
#1 Martha Ann Funkhouser      Apr. 6,1896 - Aug. 8,1897 Dale, Hamilton Co. IL. 
#2 Carrie Funkhouser          Oct.27,1898 - May 18,1899 Dale, Hamilton Co. IL.
#3 Frances Marion Funkhouser  May 20,1900 - Jul 12,1902 Dale , Hamilton Co. IL.
#4 Edward Leland Funkhouser   Jul 29,1903 - Dale, Hamilton Co. IL. 
Died Dec. 23,1989 Henderson, Clark Co. Nevada. 
Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon IL.
#5 Cleatis Stanley Funkhouser June 19,1907 - Dec. 14 1963
#6 Elzie Thomas Funkhouser    June 29,1912 - Oct.1954

T. J. Funkhouser's 75th Birthday Oct. 2, 1950
The Family got together at the City Park in Mt.Vernon IL. 
to honor my Grandfathers Seventy Fifth Birthday. 
Everyone came
Front Row - Nancy E., Lynn N., Lynette, Annette, Myrna, Earl, & Johnny.
Middle Row - Alice, Jo Alice , Dolores, Lillian, Anna, Roberta &  Frances Fay.
Back Row Standing- Edward, Ray Thomas, Wayne, T.J. ( holding Robert & Mary's 
boy) Elzie, Robert and Mary, Lewis Gray & Stanley 

Elzie Thomas Funkhouser

Elzie Thomas Funkhouser married Lillian Church
Their Children:
#1 Ray Thomas Funkhouser M.-? 2 daughters
#2 Frances Fay Funkhouser M Frank Torres  
   2 sons and 2 daughters 
Fran d. May 8, 2003 after open heart surgery #3 Earl Eugene Funkhouser M-? ! daughter #4 Myrna Darline Funkhouser M-? children ? This family are all deceased and all died of heart trouble except Ray Thomas,who died in his sleep not too long ago.

Stanley with his wagon
Edward standing. 
Elzie on the goat cart, 
and the goat must be Billy?

The Goat Cart

T. J. & wife Anne Lemay Funkhouser

This picture was taken on 
Jones Street in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
Left to right back row-
Stanley Funkhouser, G.Grandma Lemay, wife of 
T. A. Lemay Grandma Anne  Lemay Funkhouser and 
Grandpa T.J. Funkhouser
Middle row- Alice Strattan Funkhouser, Edward L. Funkhouser
Front- Elzie Funkhouser.

Edward Funkhouser
Age 32


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