Biography of Re Qua Family
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The Re Qua family in America descended from a father and four sons who came from France at an early date. Elijah Re Qua was a soldier in the Revolution. His son, Nathaniel Martin Re Qua, was born in Westchester county, N. Y. August 22, 1795, and for several years was a boat captain on the Hudson River between New York and Albany. In 1839 he left Tarrytown, N. Y., and came to Kendall, where he settled on a farm now owned by Gideon RandalL He died at Kendall Corners, July 27, 1867, and his wife, Nancy See, August 21, 1889. Their children who attained maturity were: Emily (Mrs. R. P. Vorce), deceased; Harriet (Mrs. Warren Elmore), who died in November, 1890; Ann Augusta (arst Mrs. Obed W. Clougio and afterwards Mrs. Frederick Hatch); Sarah T. (Mrs. Meuzo W. Butler), of Kendall, and George C. of Illinois

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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