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Fuqua, Thomas J.

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Fuqua, Thomas J.
March 16, 2007 04:02PM
County of Christian, Kentucky. Historical and Biographical. Edited by
William Henry Perrin. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1884, p. 515.

THOMAS J. FUQUA was born in Robertson County, Tenn., February 22, 1822;
he was the sixth child of James H. and Judith (Forbes) Fuqua. At the age
of seventeen he began clerking at Cadiz; he remained there for about
three years, and then came to this county in 1842; he settled at
Lafayette, and merchandized here for about five years; he then turned
his attention to farming, and settled northwest of Lafayette. In 1862 he
came to his present farm, where he has since resided; he now owns about
300 acres, of which there are about 180 acres in cultivation; he was
married, in this county, January 15, 1845, to Miss Susan E. Randle, a
daughter of Henry L. and Elizabeth M. (Burke) Randle, natives of this
State. Mrs. Fuqua was born January 1, 1829, and is the mother of
thirteen children, of whom eleven are now living, viz.: James H., in San
Juan, Col,; Samuel B., Alexander A., Thomas J., Willie W., Malcom M.,
Price, Fulton F., all at Lafayette; Robert L., in Clarksville, Eliza H.
and Carrie. Mr. Fuqua is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church
South, Mrs. Fuqua of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He served as
Township Constable for about thirteen years; he is now acting as Notary
Public; he is a member of Lafayette Lodge, No. 151, and Mount Olivet
Chapter, No. 24, A. F. & A. M. In politics he gives his support to the
Democratic party.

Burke Forbes Fuqua Randle
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Clarksville-TN Robertson-TN San_Juan-CO

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