Emma Furse

1852–9 April 1899 (Age 47)
Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Furse was born in 1852, in Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Henry Furse, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Harvey, was 40. She married Thomas Archer on 4 September 1875, in Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 April 1899, in Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 47, and was buried in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Archer
1849–1909
Emma Furse
1852–1899
Marriage: 4 September 1875
Ellen Emma Archer
1876–1918
Thomas Andrew Archer
1885–1886
Ann Eliza Archer
1877–
Margaret Archer
1878–1945
Sara Selina Lyle or Lillier Selina Archer
1881–1949
Edward Thomas Archer
1887–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 September 1875
Wellington, New Zealand
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    William Henry Furse

    Male1838–1885Male

    Elizabeth Ann Furse

    Female1840–1912Female

    Margaret Furse

    Female1842–1884Female

    Eliza Furze

    Female1845–1924Female

    Samuel Furse

    Male1849–1906Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1858 · New Provinces Act

Age 6

The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.
1884

Age 32

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): topographic name for someone who lived on a piece of land that was thickly grown with gorse, from Old English fyrse ‘gorse’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Furze in Devon and Cornwall.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emma Furse in household of William Furse, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Emma Archer in entry for Edward Archer, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Emma Archer in entry for Emma Ellen Archer, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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