Captain Pearl Durkee

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

The Life Summary of Pearl

When Captain Pearl Durkee was born on 25 May 1769, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, 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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Family Time Line

Captain Pearl Durkee
1769–1826
Mary Hankey
1774–1809
Marriage: 15 March 1797
Robert Aloysius Durkee
1798–1848
Pearl Francis Durkee
1805–1842
Stephen Durkee
1809–
John Aloysius Durkee
1800–1866
Eleanor M. Durkee
1800–1878
Marie Durkee
1809–1809

Spouse and Children

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

    (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    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 and Scottish: perhaps a late pet form in Scotland of Durkin . This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.History: The name was brought to the Massachusetts Bay Colony by William Durgy, who was born in Ireland c. 1632. He arrived from Barbados on November 9, 1663, as the indentured servant of Thomas Bishop.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Durkin

    Sources (9)

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

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