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Margaret Jane Lee

  • Born: 6 Jan 1835, Manhattan, Putman County, Indiana
  • Marriage: Samuel Curtis Fuqua on 13 Dec 1853 in Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana
  • Died: 1 Apr 1900, Holdridge, Phelps County, Nebraska at age 65
  • Buried: Prarie Home Cemetery, Holdredge, Phelps County, Nebraska, Plot: B 77

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Note. It is written in family records that were put together by Nellie (Fuqua) Ault and some of her daughters in the early 1970's that Margaret Jane Lee was a neice of General Robert E. Lee but I have not been able to confirm this connection.

Census, 1850, Indiana, Putnam County, Madison Township, Image 3 of 28. Age 16 yrs.

Census, 1860, Iowa, Appanoose County, Shoal Creek Township, Centerville Post Office, Roll 311 Book 1, Page 464. Age 25 yrs.

Census, 1870, Iowa, Harrison County, Cincinnati Township, Yazoo Post Office, Roll 395 Book 1, Page 21b. Age 33 yrs.

Census, 1880, Iowa, Pottawattamie County, Rockford Township, Roll 361 Book 1, Page 403b. Age 46 yrs., keeping house.

Obituary, 6 Apr 1900, Holdrege, Phelps County, Nebraska. FUQUA - At her home near Holdrege at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, March 31, Mrs. Margaret Jane Fuqua, aged 65 years, 2 months and 25 days.

The deceased was born at Manhatin, Ind., January 6, 1835. At the age of nineteen she was married to Samuel Fuqua, at Green Castle, Ind, by Elder Parker.

She was a devoted member of the Christian church from the time she as thirteen years of age until her death, and tied triumphant in the Lord Jesus Christ. The deceased leaves a husband, sister, daughter and six sons, all of whom were present at the time of her death. They are John Fuqua of Palco, Kas., Curtis Fuqua of Lamar, Neb., Homer, William, Nash and Chas. Fuqua.

In her death the husband loses a devoted wife, the sons and daughter a loving and affectionate mother, the sister a dear and loving sister. While the family are grieved, they sorrow not as those who have no hope and they can say the Lord's will be done. "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord."


Margaret married Samuel Curtis Fuqua, son of John Thomas Fuqua and Margaret Call, on 13 Dec 1853 in Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana. (Samuel Curtis Fuqua was born on 24 Apr 1835 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, died on 17 Apr 1910 in Holdrige, Phelps County, Nebraska and was buried in Apr 1910 in Prairie Home Cemetery, Holdrege, Phelps County, Nebraska, Plot: B 77.)

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