Stephen Fuqua

1810–1862 (Age 51)
Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Fuqua was born on 4 February 1810, in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Doctor Franklin Fuqua, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth B. Weatherford, was 38. He married Caroline Patton Gentry on 1 February 1834, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1862, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Gentrys Mill, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Stephen Fuqua
Caroline Patton Gentry
Marriage: 1 February 1834
Martha Jane Fuqua
Nancy Fuqua
Casander Fuqua
Mary E. Fuqua
George Washington Fuqua
Emily Fuqua
James Franklin Fuqua
Mollie C Fuqua
Newton Bonapart Fuqua

Spouse and Children

1 February 1834
Gibson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Feuqua, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Stephen Fuqua, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Stephen Fuqua, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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