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
1791–1833
Mary " Polly" Fuqua
1796–1832
Marriage: 2 March 1818
Sally Lewis
1819–
Elam Lewis
1822–
Joseph Lewis
1823–1854
Benjamin Lewis
1824–
William A. Lewis
1826–1884
John W Lewis
1830–1892
Gabriel Lafayette Lewis
1831–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 March 1818
Williamson, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    Sally Lewis

    Female1819–Female

    Elam Lewis

    Male1822–Male

    Male1823–1854Male

    Benjamin Lewis

    Male1824–Male

    Male1826–1884Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+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.
1808

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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