Diana Durrant

about 1787–8 September 1844
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Diana

When Diana Durrant was born about 1787, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Durrant, was 25 and her mother, Frances Pain, was 26. She married Thomas Eke on 20 September 1810, in Shipdham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She was buried in Southburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eke
1787–1857
Diana Durrant
1787–1844
Marriage: 20 September 1810
William Lock Durrant
1808–1808
Thomas Eke
1811–
Anne Eke
1813–
Edny Eke
1815–1870
Sophy Eke
1815–
James Eke
1820–
Diana Eke
1822–1869
Elizabeth Eke
1822–1889
Henry Eke
1824–1897
Phoebe Eke
1826–1828
Charles Eke
1827–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 September 1810
Shipdham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    William Lock Durrant

    Male1808–1808Male

    Thomas Eke

    Male1811–Male

    Female1813–Female

    Female1815–1870Female

    Sophy Eke

    Female1815–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Durrant

    Male1762–1844Male

    Frances Pain

    Female1761–1830Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1787–1844Female

    William Gunton Durrant

    Male1789–1865Male

    Susanna Durrant

    Female1792–1873Female

    Mary Durrant

    Female1794–Female

    Deborah Ann Durrant

    Female1797–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 14

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 21

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 28

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Durant .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dianna Eke in household of Thomas Eke, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Dinah in entry for Elizabeth Eke, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Dinah Barrow in entry for James Eke, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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