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Capt. Alexander BUCHANAN

Male 1760 - 1810  (50 years)

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  • Name Alexander BUCHANAN 
    Title Capt. 
    Born 1760  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1810  Meadville, Crawford County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Buchanan, A. W. Patrick, The Buchanan Book - The Life of Alexander Buchanan, Q. C., of Montreal, Followed by an Account of the Family of Buchanan, Montreal, Canada: privately published, 1911, pp. 455-456:

      Captain Alexander Buchanan, was born in Ireland in 1760, and also emigrated to Cumberland co. He was an officer in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolution, and married, 30th March, 1796, Elizabeth Leonard, born 4th March, 1772. He removed, in 1797, to Meadville, Pennsylvania, where he died on the 8th May, 1810, leaving issue: -

      I. Robert Buchanan, of "Green Hill," Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio, born Westmoreland co., Pennsylvania, on the 15th January, 1797, and settled, in 1811, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He married, 31st October, 1822, Harriet Susan Lee-Wright Browning, born 2nd May, 1802, only daughter of Thomas Browning, of Mason co., Kentucky; and died on the 23rd April, 1879, having had issue: - Charles MacAllister Buchanan, of Clifton, Cincinnati, born 6th January, 1835; married, 9th June, 1857, Emily Cornelia, eldest daughter of A. J. Wheeler, of Clifton, Cincinnati, and had, Robert Buchanan, of Toledo, Ohio.

      II. James, died s.p.

      III. Mary, married William Compton, and had issue.

      IV. Alexander Buchanan, married Caroline Compton, and had issue: - (1) William Buchanan, died in 1894, without issue; (2) Edward Buchanan, White Cloud, Kansas; (3) Mary, married M. E. Shrom, whose daughter, Clara S., is married to Edwin S. Templeton, Attorney-at-Law, Greenville, Pennsylvania; (4) Elizabeth, married _____ Smith; (5) Colonel Robert Buchanan, St. Louis, Missouri; (6) Rebecca, married, in 1869, Corinth J. T. Bensen, Meadville, Pennsylvania, and had issue, Caroline Gertrude Bensen and Mary Buchanan Bensen, Meadville; (7) Sarah, married J. C. Smith, Meadville; (8) David Buchanan, Meadville; (9) Alexander Buchanan, died in 1866, without issue.

      V. Thomas Buchanan, died s.p.

      VI. Sarah, married to Dr. Edward Ellis, Meadville, and had issue: - Ruth Elizabeth, who married Revd. Morrison Byllesby, Pittsburg, and had issue.

      VII. John Buchanan, who married and left one daughter.
    Person ID I40917  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2020 

    Father Robert BUCHANAN,   b. of County Tyrone, Ireland [now Northern Ireland] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth LEONARD,   b. 4 Mar 1772 
    Married 30 Mar 1796 
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F17542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart