Have you found Mariane and/or Johann in the 1920 census? That census asked for the naturalization year, which might enable you to determine where they were naturalized. Best of luck in your research!
Thanks. I was not aware of this. Unfortunately, Mary died in 1910 and John in 1919.
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I have not been able to find naturalization records for Martin Funk. If you were searching for the naturalization to determine where he was from in Prussia, I think I have figured that out.
I started with the Hamburg emigration list;
If you look at the passengers immediately before and after Martin and his wife and 2 children, you will find others from the same town and/or who are probably relatives.
Martin Funk from Daylub, 25, smith
Anton Haske?, 30, from Daylub, laborer
Anton Funk, 25, from ?olzin, laborer
Jos. Funk, 21, from ?olzin, laborer
Martin Funk 35 & his family, from Daylub, laborer
Jacob Rewa, 24, from Daylub, smith
Sometimes one has to trace other people to find information on an individual.
I found Jacob Rewa, Anton Funk, and Joseph Funk all living in Allegen Co Michigan. I would suspect that the others including Martin and his family were there between 1870 and 1879.
Daylub is not the correct spelling of the town. Rather it is Darslub, which is currently. "Darżlubie (Kashubian Darżlëbié, Darslub) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Puck, within Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland."
Baptism of Martin Funk at Mechau, West Prussia (where Catholic Church for Darslub was located prior to 1870's)
You will probably need to go to the link to see the entry large enough to read. A rough translation is:
Darslub, 29 29 (birth & baptism entry # for 1835), [father] Farmer Johann Funk, [mother] Catharina Fockta; [born] 22 August 1835, [baptized] 27 August, [name of child] Martin, [sponsors or godparents] Johann Schornak & Rosalia Maijke?. [# of male legitimate birth] 13, [name of priest] just says ditto (idem)