Captain Pearl Durkee

25 May 1769–23 January 1826 (Age 56)
Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Pearl

When Captain Pearl Durkee was born on 25 May 1769, in Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Phineas Durkee, was 38 and his mother, Phoebe Pearl, was 37. He married Joanna Gaile on 4 January 1794, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. He died on 23 January 1826, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Presbyterian, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States.

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Captain Pearl Durkee
Mary Hankey
Marriage: 15 March 1797
Robert Aloysius Durkee
Pearl Francis Durkee
Stephen Durkee
John Aloysius Durkee
Eleanor M. Durkee
Marie Durkee

Spouse and Children

15 March 1797
Saint Pauls Episcopal Church, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States


    Robert Aloysius Durkee


    John Aloysius Durkee


    Eleanor M. Durkee


    Pearl Francis Durkee


    Marie Durkee


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1782 · Lexington Market Opens

Age 13

The Legendary Lexington Market Opened in 1782. The market is as old as the America itself.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 17

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Durkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl Derga, "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970"
  • Pearle Durkee, "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970"
  • Pearl Dirga, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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