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FUNK, Jacob S., undertaker and lumber dealer; sec. 21; P. O. Beverly; was born in Lancaster county, Penn., in 1818; came to Adams county in Sept. 1835; married to Mary Sykes in 1838. She was born in 1815 and died in 1877; has had nine children, six of whom are living: Mary A. (now Mrs. Shepherd), James, William, John, Frank and Nellie. Mr. F. carried on the undertaking and lumber business in Beverly and is always ready to supply the demand for coffins, of all sorts and sizes, at prices to suit the times; also keeps a stock of the best Chicago lumber, which he will dispose of at reasonable prices; makes contracts for carloads for other parties, owns 200 acres of land, worth $8,000; value of stock in trade $5,000; is a member of the M. E. church and politically is a Republican. (Family Group Sheet for Jacob's wife, Mary Sykes)

The History of Adams County, Illinois. Chicago: Murray, Williamson & Phelps, 1979, p814.

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