Malissa Massie Shortridge
- Born: 28 Jul 1787, Montgomery County, Kentucky
- Marriage: Thomas Lawson Fuqua in 1805 in Kentucky
- Died: 9 Sep 1853, Hancock County, Indiana at age 66
- Buried: Eden Cemetery, Eden, Hancock County, Indiana
Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1830, Kentucky, Burbon County, Millersburg Township, Roll 33 Book 1, Page 345a.
• Census, 1840, Indiana, Hancock County, Green Township, Roll 82 Book 1, Page 204a.
• Census, 1850, Indiana, Hancock County, Green Township, Roll 149 Book 1, Page 270a. Age 61 yrs.
Malissa married Thomas Lawson Fuqua, son of John F. Fuqua Jr. and Margaret Lawson, in 1805 in Kentucky. (Thomas Lawson Fuqua was born on 9 Aug 1786 in Charlotte County, Virginia and died in 1877 in Lafayette County, Missouri.)