Elisabeth Platt Fouquet

Female13 December 1848–21 December 1894

Brief Life History of Elisabeth Platt

When Elisabeth Platt Fouquet was born on 13 December 1848, in Plattsburgh, Clinton, New York, United States, her father, Amherst Douglas Fouquet, was 38 and her mother, Elisa Mooers, was 33. She died on 21 December 1894, at the age of 46, and was buried in Plattsburgh, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amherst Douglas Fouquet
Elisa Mooers
Susan Abigail Fouquet
Benjamin Mooers Fouquet
Mary Platt Fouquet
Moss Platt Fouquet
Elisabeth Platt Fouquet
Anna Douglas Fouquet

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth P Foquet in household of Eliza Foquet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Platt Fouquet, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Elizabeth P Fouquet in household of Eliza Fouquet, "United States Census, 1860"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (6)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 27

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Alain, Jean-Michel, Marcel, Raoul.

French: from a pet form of the personal name Fouque, itself from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic names formed with folk ‘people’. Compare Fuqua and Fuquay .

History: This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (along with its altered forms Fuqua and Fuquay) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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