Mercy Furner

1785–
Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mercy

When Mercy Furner was born in 1785, in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Furner VI, was 25 and her mother, Mary Coleman, was 22. She married Thomas Richardson on 30 June 1802, in Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Richardson
1770–
Mercy Furner
1785–
Marriage: 30 June 1802
Thomas Richardson
1802–1877
Mercy Richardson
1804–
William Richardson
1810–
Richardson
1814–
Martha Richardson
1816–
James Richardson
1818–1892
Henry Richardson
1821–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 June 1802
Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Thomas Richardson

    Male1802–1877Male

    Mercy Richardson

    Female1804–Female

    William Richardson

    Male1810–Male

    Richardson

    Female1814–Female

    Martha Richardson

    Female1816–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 16

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.
1815

Age 30

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 38

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • Mercy in entry for Thomas Bataup, "Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842"
  • Mercy in entry for Thomas, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Mercy in entry for Thomas, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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