Mary Fisher Martin

29 November 1785–1 March 1856 (Age 70)
Cratfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Fisher

When Mary Fisher Martin was born on 29 November 1785, in Cratfield, Suffolk, England, her father, Robert Martin, was 25 and her mother, Mary Fisher, was 24. She married William Hurren on 2 May 1814, in Linstead Parva, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Linstead Parva, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 1 March 1856, in Linstead Parva, Suffolk, England, at the age of 70, and was buried in Linstead Parva, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Hurren
1795–1856
Mary Fisher Martin
1785–1856
Marriage: 2 May 1814
Mary Martin Hurren
1814–1869
Sarah Hurren
1817–1849
William Hurren
1819–1819
William Hurren
1820–1824
Elizabeth Hurren
1822–1890
William Hurren
1825–1888
James Hurren
1827–1909
Francis Hurren
1828–1882
Edmund Hurren
1831–1874
Robert Hurren
1834–1834

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 May 1814
Linstead Parva, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 2

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 4

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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Story Highlight

James Hurren 1828-1909 & Eliza Reeder Hurren 1830-1912

JAMES AND ELIZA REEDER HURREN Mormon PIONEER'S Excerpts taken from the History compiled by Myrtle T. Ashcroft, Steven Hyde, David Reeder Family History Book compiled by Adolph Madsen Reeder Arrang …

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hurren in household of William Hurren, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Hurren in household of William Hurren, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Martin in entry for Edmond Harren and Susanna Hunter, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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