Mary Furner

12 February 1792–30 March 1851 (Age 59)
Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Furner was born on 12 February 1792, in Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Furner, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Barnes, was 26. She married Jesse Catt on 26 December 1810, in Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ore, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 30 March 1851, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ore, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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Jesse Catt
Mary Furner
Marriage: 26 December 1810
Francis Catt
Jesse Catt
James Catt
Richard Catt
David Catt
Helen Catt
Mary Ann Catt
Spencer Catt
Martha Catt

Spouse and Children

26 December 1810
Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 9

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 16

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 23

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a baker, from Old French fo(u)rnier(Late Latin furnarius, a derivative of furnus ‘oven’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Catts in household of Aaron Foord, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Ann in entry for Maria, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Anne in entry for Jesse Catt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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