When John Furner was born about 1764, in Brede, Sussex, England, his father, Samuel Furner, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Eldridge, was 23. He married Elizabeth Barnes on 9 February 1790, in Westfield, Sussex, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.
English: occupational name from Middle English furner, fourner ‘baker, person in charge of a bake-house or oven’ (Old French fornier, furnier ‘baker’; Late Latin furnarius, a derivative of furnus ‘oven’). Compare Fournier .