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     Israel B. (Baldwin) Funk was a farmer born in Preston County, W. Va. He enrolled at Grafton, W. Va., and was 21 when he mustered in at Wheeling on 27 Aug 1862; mustered out 16 Jun 1865 at Richmond. He is mentioned in the biography of his brother, by H. H. Hardesty:

John Amos Funk, deceased, was born in Preston county, Virginia, August 10, 1836, was married in Taylor county, and took up his residence in Tyler county on the 19th of December, 1874. George and Sarah (Buckalew) Funk were his parents, and his father died in Taylor county; his mother still lives in Preston county, both counties now part of West Virginia. He had two brothers, William and Baldwin Funk, members of Company H, 12th West Virginia Infantry. His wife was Nancy, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Thomas) Rosier. She was born in Taylor county, March 22, 1840, her father still living in that county, and her mother there deceased. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Funk were born: Mary J., October 21, 1857; Jacob H., August 23, 1862; George E., February 4, 1865; Ulysses G., March 27, 1870; Franklin O. T., February 15, 1874. The oldest daughter is now living in Pleasants county, West Virginia, and the other children are at home. Mrs. Funk is still living on the farm on which her husband settled in Meade district, and has a happy home, where, surrounded by her children and the books she is fond of reading, her time is pleasantly and profitably occupied. Her post office address is Twiggs, Tyler county, West Virginia.

Contributed by Linda Fluharty.