Diana Durrant

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

The Life Summary 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
Diana Durrant
Marriage: 20 September 1810
William Lock Durrant
Thomas Eke
Anne Eke
Edny Eke
Sophy Eke
James Howes Eke
Diana Eke
Elizabeth Eke
Henry Eke
Phoebe Eke
Charles Eke

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+6 More Children

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+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 and French: variant of Durant .

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (21)

  • 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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