Mercy Furner

1785–
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
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 1802Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    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 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Fournier

    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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