Mary " Polly" Fuqua

1796–1832 (Age 36)
Charlotte, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary " Polly"

When Mary " Polly" Fuqua was born about 1796, in Charlotte, Virginia, United States, her father, Doctor Franklin Fuqua, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth B. Weatherford, was 24. She married Gravett Tatum Lewis on 2 March 1818, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1832, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Gravett Tatum Lewis
Mary " Polly" Fuqua
Marriage: 2 March 1818
Sally Lewis
Elam Lewis
Joseph Lewis
Benjamin Lewis
William A. Lewis
John W Lewis
Gabriel Lafayette Lewis

Spouse and Children

2 March 1818
Williamson, Tennessee, United States


    Sally Lewis


    Elam Lewis



    Benjamin Lewis



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 0

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 12

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Pally Ferqua, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Polly Fugua, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Polly Fugua, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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