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Andrew BUCHANAN

Male - Bef 1794


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  • Name Andrew BUCHANAN 
    Gender Male 
    Will 13 Oct 1793  Washington County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 20 May 1794  Washington County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 20 May 1794  Washington County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Allison, Elizabeth Kelly, Early Southwest Virginia Families, Auburn, AL: 1960, p. 55:

      Andrew Buchanan . . . : son of Samuel Buchanan and wife Martha Keys; died In 1794; married Joanna Hay, daughter of David Hay of Augusta County, Virginia, who was said to be a direct descendant of Earl of Lindsay. She moved to Davidson County, Tennessee, after death of husband where she died. Andrew Buchanan was member of Augusta Militia between 1752-1763. Children: Isabella, Matthew, Mary, Samuel, Martha, Margaret, Jane, David, John, Eleanor, Hannah, Joseph.

      (2) Allison, Elizabeth Kelly, Early Southwest Virginia Families, Auburn, AL: 1960, p. 65-66:

      The Will of Andrew Buchanan

      In the name of God Amen - I, Andrew Buchanan of Washington County, Virginia, being ill of body but of sound mind, thanks be to God for his mercies, but calling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed unto all men once to die, do make this as followith my last will and testament - Viz. I cheerfully resign my soul to God who gave it and my body to the dust to be decently enterred by my executors - I do give and bequeath to my beloved wife Joannah Buchanan one third part of all my personal property consisting of horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, household furniture and implements of husbandry and one negro wench with the free and unmolested use of all the improvements upon my plantation during her widowhood. I do likewise give and bequeath to my son David Buchanan one hundred and eight acres of land to be taken the East side of my plantation with any improvements sold to Samuel Buchanan and now in possession of Samuel Buchanan. I do likewise give and bequeath to my sons John Buchanan and Joseph Buchanan my plantation at my wife's decease or marriage unless she requires it to be sold, then my executors to sell it and divide the price equally betwixt my sons John and Joseph reserving my wife third part to her own use, also one sorrel mare three years old to my son John Buchanan. The remaining two parts of my personal property to be equally divided between my three daughters Margaret Buchanan, Eleanor Buchanan, and Hannah Buchanan. Any lands to which a right shall hereafter be acquired by virtue of any contract which I have made to be disposed of by my executors equally between my sons Matthew Buchanan, David Buchanan, John Buchanan and Joseph Buchanan. I likewise bequeath to my wife one bay mare twelve years old - My just debts and funeral charge to be paid out of my whole estate and all debts due me to be collected by my executors. I do hereby appoint my sons Matthew Buchanan and David Buchanan and my wife Joannah Buchanan my whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have herewith set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety three. Signed, sealed and delivered presence of Moses Buchanan, Samuel Buchanan, Robert Buchanan.

      Andrew Buchanan

      Proved 20 May, 1794.
    Person ID I40974  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel BUCHANAN,   b. Ireland [now Northern Ireland] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 May 1783, Washington County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha KEYS,   d. Aft 11 Oct 1774 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joanna HAY 
    Children 
     1. Isabella BUCHANAN  [natural]
     2. Matthew BUCHANAN  [natural]
     3. Mary BUCHANAN  [natural]
     4. Samuel BUCHANAN  [natural]
     5. Martha BUCHANAN  [natural]
     6. Margaret BUCHANAN  [natural]
     7. Jane BUCHANAN  [natural]
     8. David BUCHANAN  [natural]
     9. John BUCHANAN  [natural]
     10. Eleanor BUCHANAN  [natural]
     11. Hannah BUCHANAN  [natural]
     12. Joseph BUCHANAN  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2020 09:55:40 
    Family ID F17565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart