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Adolph Abraham Funk

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Palanga, Lithuania
Death: October 17, 1937 (85)
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
Place of Burial: Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
Immediate Family:

Son of Mendel Funk and Amalie Funk
Husband of Berta Funk
Father of Fanny Werblonski (Funk); Felix Funk; Jenny Neumann; Paul Funk; Selma Funk and 2 others
Brother of Isidor Eduard Funk, (Israel Edward)

Occupation: Administrator for shipping, emigration
Managed by: Gisela Odéen
Last Updated:

About Adolph Abraham Funk

Adolf Abraham Funk was born in Palanga Lithuania /Russia As a young man he came in 1870 to Prussia. He married 3 July 1874 in Berlin to Bertha Haushalter (from Danzig - prev called Gedanz). They had 7 children. In Königsberg he lived 1878 in Höckergasse 29, Same adress as Charlotte Stein, the bride and wife of Isidor Edward Funk. later on 1888 Adolf and his family lived in Vorstädtsche Freigasse 1, and then at Kaiserstrasse 35, (see Jewish Community members list, 1927) and at the time of his death 1937 in Vorstädtsche Langgasse 65..

Adolf spoke russian and german

He worked as agent for "Auswanderungsgeschäft", Altstädtische Langgasse 48 in 1898. 1906 he worked as Generalvertreter for Hamburg Amerika Linie, HAPAG Vordere Vorstadt 3. He may have used his position to help Jews to emigrate as many were forced to leave the area due to subscription to the army, or to their German citizenship. In 1874 young boys of 13 had to be "offered" to the army, therefore they were "happy" to emigrate. He owned 3 hourses: 31, 33 and 35 Kaiserstrasse: Gisela Odeean to Margie Goldman on 11 Ju 2009: "I visited my great aunt Jenny in #31. Adolf lived in #35. Jenny was a widow and took in tenants. She didn't seem to be very happy".

Tamara Donn, 13 Oct 2018: Source Berlin telephone directory 1938: Funk Adolf. Backermstr. N58 Stargarder Str 69,70. Tel: 45 20 48. .

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Adolph Abraham Funk's Timeline

Palanga, Lithuania
October 28, 1874
Age 22
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
May 26, 1876
Age 24
Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
February -3, 1878
Age 26
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
Age 28
Kaliningrad, т.п.г. Калининград, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
April 12, 1883
Age 31
Kaliningrad, т.п.г. Калининград, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
Age 32
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
Age 33
Kaliningrad (was Königsberg < 1945), т.п.г. Калининград, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia (was Germany)
- 1932
Age 40
Königsberg, Prussia, Germany