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*William B. Buchanan

Male 1771 - 1845  (73 years)


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  • Name *William B. Buchanan 
    Born 1 Mar 1771  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1845  Buchanan Family Plot, Brown Township, Several Hundred Feet Southwest Of Buchanan Station, Ripley County, Indiana; Headstone Moved To Buchanan Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Feb 1845  73y, 11M, 24D; Shelby Township, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19194  My Genealogy

    Father *George Buchanan,   b. 1721, York County, Pennsylvania, Per The Dar Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother Esther Campbell,   b. Abt 1721, Possibly Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. McLaughlin Cemetery Near Buchanan Station In Brown Township, Ripley County, Indiana Per Grandson George W. Buchanan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1770  Possibly Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Wife Unknown,   b. Abt 1771, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1795  Possibly Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William H. Buchanan,   b. 22 Aug 1796, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1877, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Margaret Buchanan,   b. Between 1800 and 1801, Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, 49y; Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)  [related]
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fanny,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 May 1801  Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Buchanan,   b. 31 Jul 1810, Franklin County, Kentucky Or Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1889, Rice County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine Elizabeth Yount,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1813  Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Buchanan,   b. Oct 1814, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1841, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. *Martha H. Buchanan,   b. 1815, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1847, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     3. Nancy Buchanan,   b. 1816, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NOTE: On the Ripley County, Indiana - INGENWEB Site,
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~inripley/gbuchanan.htm
      You will find five Biographies posted by Bob Scott on the site. Theyare in regards to: George Buchanan and four of his sons, William,John, David, and Wilson Buchanan. If you are interested in thisfamilies history then it is an advantage to have the information thatBob Scott has so graciously shared with other researchers. Hediscusses in some detail the problems incurred with many things inresearching information relating to the family's origin here inAmerica and each individuals families, starting with George Buchanan.Below is a sample of the information he has provided on the web site.

      SOURCE: An outline of assistance: Updated: 2007-08-11 02:45:38 UTC(Sat) Contact: Bob W. Scott AT: BobWScott@aol.com; somereferences and sources given.
      www.RootsWeb.com WorldConnect; Obtained 02 December 2007, SLJuhl,compiler.
      Excerpts:
      "The probate of William's estate in Ripley County includes a map whichshows the division of his land. (Probate Record C page 323) The estatewas partitioned after a suit bought by John W. and Elizabeth Cowen.
      Elizabeth's will in Jefferson County names the same children. Her willwas filed in 1848 (Probate order Book H p. 212, Will written 24 March1848. Recorded 6 Dec. 1848.) Her will, calling her as a resident ofShelby Township, Jefferson County, lists the following heirs: Oldestson, William H. Three daughters, Margaret Cowan, Elizabeth Cowan,Nancy Sheperd. Two daughters, deceased, Martha Hamilton and MaryMeans. Son, William H., executor. Witnesses: Henry O'Neel, WilliamJarvis."

      OTHER BY COMPILER:
      SOURCE: Census Record
      SOURCE: Land Record

      "1820 U.S. Federal Census; Ripley County, Indiana; "Series: M33 Roll:15 Page: 46; http://persi.heritagequestonline.com
      Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace State CountyLocation Year
      Listed directly one under the other on the same census sheet/page:
      HAMILTON HENRY IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820 (son ofJames McHaffey Hamilton)
      1-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-1-0-0
      HAMILTON JAMES IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820 (JamesMcHaffey Hamilton)
      2-1-1-2-0-1-1-1-0-0-1-0-3-0-0
      WILSON BUCHANAN IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820 (son ofGeorge Buchanan)
      1-1-1-3-0-1-4-1-0-1-0-0-5-0-0
      WM. B. BUCHANAN IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820 (son ofGeorge Buchanan & Martha H. Buchanan Hamilton's father-w/o John W.Hamilton)
      1-0-0-1-0-0-1-0-1-0-0-0-1-0-0
      WM. H. BUCHANAN IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820 (son ofWilliam B. Buchanan)
      0-0-0-1-0-0-1-0-1-0-0-0-1-0-0
      JOHN MOORE IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820
      0-0-0-0-1-0-5-0-0-1-0-0-1-0-0"
      NOTE: Listed directly under both Henry & James Hamilton are WilsonBuchanan, Wm. B. Buchanan, and Wm. H. Buchanan, Plus John Moore.[Transcribed 10 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      LAND RECORD: " Accession/Serial #: IN0300__.270 BLM Serial #: IN NOS/N; http://www.glorecords.blm.gov
      Names Patentee: WILLIAM BUCHANAN
      Survey State: INDIANA
      Acres: 40 Metes/Bounds: No
      Title Transfer Issue Date: 9/16/1835
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Numbers Document Nr.: 5281
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IN0300__.270
      BLM Serial Nr.: IN NO S/N Aliquot Parts Sec./Block Township RangeFract.
      Section Meridian State Counties Survey
      Nr. NWNE 34/ 6-N 11-E No 2nd PM IN Ripley County"
      [Transcribed 10 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]