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  • Name George BUCHANAN 
    Title Dr. 
    Born 7 Jul 1698  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1723 
    Will 4 Feb 1750  Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Apr 1750  "Druid Hill," St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 28 May 1750  Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rogers-Buchanan Family Cemetery, Baltimore (Independent City), MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Smith, John Guthrie, Strathendrick and Its Inhabitants from Early Times, Glasgow, Scotland: James Maclehose and Sons, 1896, pp. 333-334:

      GEORGE BUCHANAN, third son of Mungo Buchanan, W.S., of Hiltoun and Auchintorlie, was admitted a member of the Buchanan Society of Glasgow, 14th February 1727, under the designation of "George Buchanan, Doctor in Maryland, sone to Mungo Buchanan of Hiltoun." He was born 1698, went to America in 1723, and acquired lands in Maryland, eventually known as Druid Hill, and now included within the city of Baltimore as Druid Hill Park. He was a Member of the Assembly of Maryland, 1745-1749. He died at Druid Hill, 23rd April 1750. By his wife Eleanor (born 1705, died 1758), daughter of Nicholas Rogers, he had nine children: (1) Lloyd of Druid Hill (born 1729), whose only child, Eleanor, married her cousin, Nicholas Rogers, and had issue; (2) Eleanor, married Richard Croxall, but died s.p.; (3) Andrew, of whom afterwards; (4) Archibald, died s.p.; (5) George, died unmarried; (6) Elizabeth, married James Gittings, and had issue; (7) James, died unmarried; (8) Katherine, probably died young; and (9) William (born 1748, died 1824), who was married twice, and had fourteen children - the Hon. James Madison Buchanan (born 1802, died 1876), U.S. Minister to Denmark, 185S-1861, and Charles A. Buchanan being sons of the second marriage.

      (2) Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties <http://www.colonial-settlers-md-va.us/getperson.php?personID=I066480&tree=tree1>:

      Name: George Buchanan
      Born: 23 Jun 1740, St Paul Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland
      Gender: Male
      Person ID: I066480 Tree1
      Last Modified: 27 May 2018

      Father [?]: George Buchanan, b. 7 Jul 1696, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, d. 28 May 1750, Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate (Age 53 years)
      Mother [?]: Eleanor Rogers, b. Bef 1713, d. 16 Oct 1758, Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate (Age > 45 years)
      Married: Bef 1729, St Paul Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland
      Family ID: F12329 Group Sheet | Family Chart

      Notes:

      MARYLAND HISTORICAL MAGAZINE VOLUME XXIV, March 1929 No. 1

      MARYLAND PHYSICIANS AT THE PERIOD OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. Henry J. Berkley, M.D
      Buchannon, George, of Baltimore County. This physician was on the Committee of Safety of the County in 1776. Arch. XVI

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      BUCHANAN, GEORGE, Baltimore Co., surgeon. 4 Feb, 1749/50; 28 May, 1750
      To son Lloyd Buchanan and hrs., tract called "Habnabat Adventure," 350 A.; addition to tract containing 28½ A; also tract containing 200 A., called "Jones Level"; 150 A., pt. of "Selset," bought of Richard King Stevenson, Baltimore Town; Negro Tom that I bought of Dallam and Negro girl Peggy.
      To son Andrew Buchanan and hrs., tract called "Letterkenny" of 320 A.; also that I bought of Nicholas Rogers, adjoining it, containing 78 A.
      To son Archabald Buchanan, tract called "Landinkind" and "Pearce Folly," of 250 A.
      Following tracts to be divided bet. sons George and James: tract "Murphey's Delight", 200 A.; addition to ditto 50 A., "Golden Forrest", 100 A. addition to 60 A.; "Food Plenty" 160 A.
      To son George, certain slaves.
      To dau. Elizabeth, 100 pounds sterl.
      To son William Buchanan, 25 pounds sterl.
      Sons Loyd, Andrew, Archabald, George and James Buchanan.
      My dau. Croxall is not mentioned in this will, I being assured she hath money and full share of my estate already paid to Mr. Croxall.
      To Elizabeth Rogers 5 pounds sterl. to buy her mourning, if she pleases to use it.
      Wife Elliner Buchanan, extx.
      Wit: Wm. Rogers, Nicholas Rogers, H. Rogers; 29 Oct, 1748.
      May 28, 1750: then came Wm. Rogers, Nicholas Rogers and Nicholas Rogers, Jr., state they saw Testator Doctor George Buchanan, sign his will. 27.280

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      BUCHANAN, ELEANOR, Baltimore Co., widow. 19 Aug 1758; 16 Oct 1758
      To son Loyd, my house Bible & a mourning ring, & to his dau. a piece of silver plate worth £5 sterling.
      To dau. Elizabeth Croxall, £50 sterl. & my saddle.
      To sons Andrew & Archibald, a mourning ring each.
      To son George a bridle & saddle.
      To dau. Elizabeth Buchanan, as much as will make her fortune £250 sterl. incl. the sum devised her by her father, negro boy Ben, son to Old Sarah, & negro girl Deanah, dau. to Penny, & a set of silver spoons marked BB.
      To son James, a bridle & saddle.
      To my mother [not named] negro boy Duke for life.
      To sister Elizabeth Rogers, sd. Duke on my mother's d.
      To dau. Elizabeth & sister Elizabeth, equ. div., £50 sterl. & my wearing appl.
      To sister Catharine Rogers, £5 sterl.
      To son William Buchanan, negro girl Rachel, negro boy Joshua, son & dau. to Rubie, negro girl Ruth, the younger son of Penny, & the residue.
      Extr: son Loyd, to whom I leave the care of son William.
      Witn: William Rogers, John Merryman, Jr.
      16 Oct. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

      (3) www.findagrave.com:

      Dr George Buchanan
      Birth: 7 Jul 1698, Scotland
      Death: 23 Apr 1750 (aged 51)
      Burial: Rogers-Buchanan Family Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA

      Memorial ID: 12612374
      Created by: Izzebella
      Added: 5 Dec 2005
    Person ID I40936  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Mungo BUCHANAN,   d. Apr 1710 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anna BARCLAY 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1687 
    Family ID F17549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor ROGERS,   b. 1705,   d. Bef 16 Oct 1758, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 53 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Nov 1729 
    Children 
     1. Lloyd BUCHANAN,   b. 10 Nov 1729, St.Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     2. Eleanor BUCHANAN,   b. 4 Sep 1732, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD. Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Andrew BUCHANAN,   b. 22 Oct 1734, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1786, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     4. Archibald BUCHANAN,   b. 12 May 1737, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1800, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     5. George BUCHANAN,   b. 23 Jun 1740, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth BUCHANAN,   b. 28 Jun 1742, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. James BUCHANAN,   b. 24 Jul 1744, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Katherine BUCHANAN,   b. 4 Aug 1746, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Youth  [natural]
     9. William BUCHANAN,   b. 7 Jul 1748, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, St. Paul Parish, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F17550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart