Diana Durrant

Femaleabout 1787–8 September 1844

Brief Life History of Diana

When Diana Durrant was born about 1787, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Durrant, was 26 and her mother, Frances Pain, was 28. She married Thomas Eke on 20 September 1810, in Shipdham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She was buried in Southburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eke
Diana Durrant
Marriage: 20 September 1810
William Lock Durrant
Thomas Eke
Anne Eke
Edny Eke
Diana Eke
James Eke
Elizabeth Eke
Henry Eke
Phoebe Eke
Charles Eke

Sources (23)

  • Dinah ... in entry for Henry Eke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Dianna Eke in household of Thomas Eke, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Diana in entry for William Lock Durrant, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1810Shipdham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +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.


    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 (East Anglia and southeastern England): of Norman origin, a variant of Durant 1.

    French: variant, mostly Americanized, of Durant 1.

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

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