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John FUQUA
Rebecca LEA
Husband:  John [W. or R.] FUQUA
Birth:  ca. 1815, Caswell Co., NC
Death:  30 May 1866, Caswell Co., NC
Occupation:  mechanic
Military Service:  Mexican War:  Pvt. (as John FUGA)
Father:  Unknown
Mother:  Mary FUQUA
Marriage:  29 Nov 1851, Caswell Co., NC
Wife:  Rebecca [V. or B.] LEA
Birth:  2 Feb 1833, Caswell Co., NC
Death:  4 Jun 1896
Disposition:  buried Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Caswell Co., NC
Father:  Archibald LEA (1799- )
Mother:  Lucinda HENDRICK (c1801- )
Children born in Caswell Co., NC:
1.  Georgia Ann / Georgiana FUQUA, b. 1852
2.  Lucinda "Lulu" FUQUA, b. 1856/7; m. Nathaniel "Nat" BARTS
3.  Mary C. "Mollie" FUQUA, b. 1861/2; m. Samuel A. HENSLEY
4.  John William FUQUA, b. 1862/3; married twice, once to a BURTON and once to a FERRELL
5.  Alexander Pinckney / Pinkney "Alec / Alex" FUQUA, b. 1866; d. 7 Aug 1932, Caswell Co., NC; m. Pencie Kelelia SATTERFIELD (-1919)
Others born in NC:
.  P. FUQUA, b. 1845/6
.  William FUQUA, b. 1845/6
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 160):  Caswell Co., NC, Roll M432_623, p. 179A, 74/75, enumerated 20 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Mary Fuqua 50 F       Virginia
John Fuqua 34 M   Farmer   Caswell NC
Francis Fuqua 30 F         do    "
Elizabeth P Fuqua 25 F         do    "
Martha Fuqua 21 F         do    "
Margaret C Fuqua 18 F         do    "
Augustin W Fuqua  6 M         do    "
Pinckney Fuqua  3 M         do    "
John H Dunivant 18 M   Labourer     do    "
Alexander Dunivant 13 M         do    "
Mary is John's mother (she's almost certainly fibbing about her age).  Frances, Elizabeth, Martha, and Margaret are John's unmarried sisters.  Augustin and Pinckney are attributed to Frances.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #45-46 of 153):  Yanceyville P.O., Caswell Co., NC, Roll M653_891, p. 327A-327B / 657-658, PN 45-46, 351/357, enumerated 3 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Jno Fuqua 45 M   Mechanic   150 NC
R Fuqua 23 F         NC
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G A Fuqua  8 F         NC
L Fuqua  3 F         NC
Ben Phillips 40 M   Laborer     NC
L Dunnivant 17 M   Laborer     NC
P Fuqua 14 M         NC
Wm Fuqua 14 M         NC
A standard reading of this record would have P. and Wm. FUQUA the children of a prior marriage of John.  But P. FUQUA is said to be John's nephew, Pinckney, son of his unmarried sister, Frances FUQUA, yet I find myself wondering if he isn't John's son by a prior marriage.  And who is William?  Is this the son of John's sister, Emeline FUQUA, enumerated a second time?

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #29 of 37):  Leasburg P.O., Leasburg Twp., Caswell Co., NC, Roll M593_1128, p. 365A, PN 29, 230/230, enumerated 26 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Fuqua Rebecca 36 F W Keeping house     N Carolina
_____ Gorgeeana 17 F W No occupation     "
_____ Lucinda 13 F W At home     "
_____ Marry  8 F W At home     "
_____ John  7 M W At home     "
_____ Alexander  4 M W At home     "

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 32 indexed "Fugua"):  Hightowers, Caswell Co., NC, Roll 957, p. 274B, PN 10, SD 2, ED 17, enumerated 5 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 11 13 22 23 24 25 26
98 102 Fuqua Roberca W F 48     / House Keeping / / NC NC  
          Mollie W F 19 Dau /   At Home / / NC NC NC
          John W M 16 Son /   Laborer / / NC NC NC
          Allex W M 14 Son /   Laborer / / NC NC NC

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Messages posted to the Fuqua Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

8.  WorldConnect / WorldTree (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  See especially the "Caswell County Family Tree" by the Caswell County Historical Association.  Supplies marriage bond in Notes.

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