Diana Durrant

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)

  • Dianna Eke in household of Thomas Eke, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Dinah Bar... in entry for James Eke, "England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997"
  • Dinah in entry for Elizabeth Eke, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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.


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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