FUQUA CEMETERY (REMOVED)
(PRIOR TO PERCY PRIEST LAKE & DAM CONSTRUCTION)
PP-82: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN. Relocated in 1966.
U. S. Corps of Engineers removed the Fuqua Cemetery (#82), Davidson County, prior to the construction of Percy Priest Lake and Dam. Re-interments took place at the Ellis Cemetery. Corps recorded the following names and death dates:
Fuqua, W. L. 1942 (Removed to Albert H. Ellis Cemetery)
Fuqua. No date (Removed to Albert H. Ellis Cemetery. Marked CEM 82 CR 2)
Note: Tombstone was placed for Melsura Fuqua, wife of W.L. Fuqua, on October 25, 2004.
Brewer, John H. Jr. 1925 (Reported as Removed to Albert H. Ellis Cemetery) *
Brewer, Delmer. 1926 (Reported as Removed to Albert H. Ellis Cemetery) *
Original location of the Fuqua Cemetery may be found on www.topozone.com/viewmaps.asp
(Available in 2004)
For additional historical information on the Percy Priest Dam and Lake Project, click-on “Percy Priest. Cemeteries Removed”
Information was received on April 18, 2016, from Sandy Bolick that tombstones for Delmer Brewer CEM 82 CR 4 and John Brewer, Jr. CEM 82 CR 3 are located Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Conclusion. Delmer Brewer and John Brewer, Jr. were not re-buried at Albert H. Ellis Cemetery on Old Hickory Blvd. during the removals from the Percy Priest area prior to the dam construction.No tombstones for the Brewers were recorded in the Albert H. Ellis Cemetery survey in 2001.