FUQUA CEMETERY

    FUQUA CEMETERY (REMOVED)
                          (PRIOR TO PERCY PRIEST LAKE & DAM CONSTRUCTION)
 
PP-96:  NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.   Relocated in 1966.
 
U. S. Corps of Engineers removed the Fuqua Cemetery (#96), Davidson County, prior to the construction of Percy Priest Lake and Dam.  Re-interments took place at Mt. Juliet Cemetery, Wilson County, TN.,  in Sections V & W.   Corps recorded the following names and death dates:
 
Jackson, Rev. B. T.   1895
Jackson, Lydia J.   1876
Baker, T. G.   1876
Fuqua, Elmina.   1876
Fuqua, Peter.  1864
Fuqua, Nancy H.   1853
Fuqua, Thomas.  1861
Stanfield, Thomas C.   1894
Brent, Joseph A.  No date
Brent, Sarah.  No date
Brent, Amanda W.  No date
22 Unknown.  Graves without markers.
 
For additional historical information on the Percy Priest Dam and Lake Project, click-on “Percy Priest. Cemeteries Removed”                                                       

Report.  4-30-2004

Addition to Fuqua Cemetery (Removed)  PP-96
 
Additional Research Information
On October 14, 2004, Fran Nichols reported to the Davidson County Cemetery Survey that her great, great, great, great grandfather Peter Fuqua had been  buried in the Fuqua Cemetery which was relocated to Mt. Juliet Cemetery. Peter Fuqua was the first pastor at New Hope Baptist Church from 1846 to 1861.
 
Additions to Fuqua Cemetery (Removed) to web site listing.  October 2004
 
Addition to Fuqua Cemetery (Removed)  PP-96                                      
 
ELVIRA FUQUA  (1876)
Spelling correction of the name from Elmina Fuqua
(“Elmina” Fuqua on U. S. Corps of Engineers records for Percy Priest Removals)
 
Correction submitted to Davidson County Cemetery Survey
By Fran Nichols.  October 20, 2004
 
Addition to Fuqua Cemetery (Removed) PP-96 web site listing.  May 2005
 
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