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 Isaac Quincy Fugate

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Isaac Quincy Fugate

  • Birth 4 Apr 1820 Russell County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 20 Sep 1895 McDonough County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial McDonough County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 22978328

Isaac Fugate was born in Russell County, Virginia, a son of Martin and Nancy B. (Hobbs) Fugate.

Isaac Fugate married Elizabeth Matthews, January 10, 1849 in McDonough County, Illinois. They owned a farm on section 21 in Bethel Township, McDonough County, Illinois. He served in the 1840's "Mormon War" as a soldier from McDonough County. Isaac and Elizabeth Fugate were the parents of George (Nov. 4, 1850); Nancy Caroline (b. April 1852) [m. John Haney]; Mary Catherine "Kate" (b. Oct 1855)[m. John Raymond Gunning]; Martha J.(b. 1857) [m. Samuel Bowman]; Benjamin Martin (1860), Sarah Eleanor "Ella" (Oct. 1863) [she is interred in this cemetery], and Edward (1865).

Isaac Fugate's parents were natives of Virginia who moved their family to Monroe County, Indiana in about 1830. In 1832 they moved to McDonough County, Illinois where they purchased 160 acres of land on section 30 in Bethel Township. His brother John W. Fugate was also a well-known farmer in Bethel Township.

Biographical information is summarized from: History of McDonough County, Illinois, 1885, Continental Historical Co., Springfield, Illinois. Transcribed by Karl A. Petersen for McDonough County ILGenWeb.

Additional biographical information comes from census records, the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, and from Duane Lester's, "Rural Cemeteries of McDonough County, Illinois, Volume II, Bethel-Industry."



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  • Created by: Carolyn.Complete
  • Added: 18 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22978328
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Quincy Fugate (4 Apr 1820–20 Sep 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22978328, citing Cost Cemetery, McDonough County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn.Complete (contributor 46945853) .