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Joseph Anderson Fuqua

Male 1849 - 1915  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph Anderson Fuqua 
    Born 3 Jul 1849  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 May 1915  [1
    Buried Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9129  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2020 

    Family Eleanor Raphael Smith,   b. 1 Sep 1853,   d. 27 Nov 1928  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jean Raphael Fuqua,   b. 19 Aug 1879,   d. 4 Oct 1962  (Age 83 years)
     2. George McFerran Fuqua,   b. 15 Sep 1887, Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1960, Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F5386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Louisville Times, 27 May 1915:

      Joseph Anderson Fuqua, steward of the Central State Hospital at Lakeland and father-in-law of United States Senator, J. C. W. Beckham, succumbed to cardiac asthma at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, at his apartment at the hospital. The funeral will be conducted from the institution at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and at 3:30 o'clock at the grave at Cave Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Henry Sluyter, pastor of the Anchorage Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Mr. Fuqua had been confined to his room three weeks. His health had been declining several months. He was sixty-six years of age and a native of Cumberland, Va., being a son of Dr. William Fuqua. When of age he went to Owensboro, Ky., and engaged in the tobacco business. Later he represented P. Lorillard & Co., of New York, in the tobacco trade in that city. He was appointed steward at the asylum in 1905. He was a member of the Owensboro Lodge of Elks, the Owensboro Commandery, Knights Templar, and Kosair Temple, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eleanor R. Fuqua; four sons, Hampden Fuqua, of Owensboro; Joseph A. Fuqua, Jr., of Jacksonville, Fla.; George M. Fuqua, of Owensboro; Thomas L. Fuqua, of this city, and two daughters, Mrs. J. C. W. Beckham, of Frankfort, and Mrs. W. E. Gardner, of Louisville. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Bryant Strother, of Chester, Va.; Mrs. Mamie W. Vaughan and Mrs. Ellen J. Embrick, the latter two of Cumberland, Va.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4704] Find a Grave page for Joseph Anderson Fuqua.