Mercy Furner

Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mercy

When Mercy Furner was born in 1785, in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Furner, was 23 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
Mercy Furner
Marriage: 30 June 1802
Thomas Richardson
Mercy Richardson
William Richardson
Martha Richardson
James Richardson
Henry Richardson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1802Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    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.
    Age 30
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 38
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Sources (4)

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

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