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John BUCHANAN

Male Abt 1716 - Aft 1764  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name John BUCHANAN 
    Born Abt 1716  Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 8P4X-F7 
    Fact 1 Pedigree XIII, No. 30 
    Died Aft 1764 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Roberts, Gary Boyd, Ancestors of American Presidents, Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009, p. 48.

      According to this source, the portion of the lineage of President James BUCHANAN, Jr. that is more remote than his grandparents (John BUCHANAN and Jane RUSSELL) is largely unproven.

      (2) Browning, Charles H., Americans of Royal Descent, Second Edition, Philadelphia, PA: Porter & Coates, 1891, p. 48:

      30. - JOHN BUCHANAN, of Romelton, County Donegal, had:

      31. - JAMES BUCHANAN, who removed to America in 1783, and settled near Mercersburg, in Franklin County, Pa., where he d. in 1821, leaving issue by his wife, Elizabeth Speer, whom he m. in Adams County, Pa.

      (3) Smith, John Guthrie, Strathendrick and Its Inhabitants from Early Times, Glasgow, Scotland: James Maclehose and Sons, 1896, p. 352:

      JOHN BUCHANAN of Ramelton, married Jane, daughter of Samuel Russell, and had a son James:

      JAMES BUCHANAN removed to America in 1783, and settled near Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, where he died in 1821. He married Elizabeth Speer, in Adams County, Pennsylvania, and had four sons and a daughter. . . .
    Person ID I25413  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 

    Father --- BUCHANAN 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane RUSSELL,   b. Abt 1730, Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1764  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1751  County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James BUCHANAN, Sr.,   b. Abt 1761, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1821, Mercersburg, Franklin County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [natural]
     2. William BUCHANAN,   b. Abt 1753, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1828  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 15:49:28 
    Family ID F11094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart