John Silas Fuqua

August 1845–
Illinois, United States

The Life of John Silas

When John Silas Fuqua was born in August 1845, in Illinois, United States, his father, Isom Fuqua, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Ann Parker, was 28. He married Harriett Beard on 29 December 1869, in Jasper, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jewett, Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Grove Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

John Silas Fuqua
1845–
Harriett Beard
1853–
Marriage: 29 December 1869
Cora E Fuqua
1874–1955
George W Fuqua
1875–1878
James Earl Fuqua
1878–1953
Charles Fuqua
1880–
Oscar Edward Fuqua
1884–1943
John Fuqua
1886–
Hattie Fuqua
1887–1888
Leon Jesse Fuqua
1891–1945
Emery Fuqua
1892–1945
Mary L Fuqua
1895–1895

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1869
Jasper, Illinois, United States
children

(10)

    Cora E Fuqua

    Female1874–1955Female

    George W Fuqua

    Male1875–1878Male

    James Earl Fuqua

    Male1878–1953Male

    Charles Fuqua

    Male1880–Male

    Oscar Edward Fuqua

    Male1884–1943Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 3

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of French Fouquet . This name is concentrated in TN and TX.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Fuqua, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Fugua, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Fuqua, "United States Census, 1900"

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