Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameBUCHANAN, James, 5G Uncle
Birth1761, Ramelton, Donegal, Ireland
Death11 Jun 1821, Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Penn.
FatherBUCHANAN, John (1716-1802)
MotherRUSSELL, Jane (1729-)
Misc. Notes
James was orphaned at age 2, and was sent to live with his mother (Jane's) brother, Samuel Russel in Ireland. Age 22 (1783) came to USA to live with mother's brother, Joshua in Gettysburg, Pa.
Research
Information Re: James Buchanan's family found on America On Line
Marriage16 Apr 1788, South Mountain, Franklin Co. PA
SpouseSPEER, Elizabeth
Birth1767, Stony Batter, Franklin, (Or Lancaster Co.) Pennsylvania
Death14 May 1833, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Penn.
Children
Birth1789, Cove Gap, Franklin, Penn.
Death1791
Birth23 Apr 1791, Cove Gap, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
Death1 Jun 1868, Wheatland Estate, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Birth1793, Cove Gap, Franklin, Penn.
Death1839
SpouseLANE, Elliot Tole (1784-1840)
Birth17 Dec 1795, Cove Gap, Franklin, Penn.
Death1849
Birth4 Nov 1798, Cove Gap, Franklin, Penn.
Death27 Jan 1825
Birth1800, Mercersburg, Franklin, Penn.
Death1801
Birth5 Aug 1802, Mercersburg, Franklin, Penn.
Death23 Jan 1840, Greensburg, Penn
SpouseHENRY, Rev. Robert (1801-1838)
Birth1804, Mercersburg, Franklin, Penn.
Death1804
Birth2 Oct 1805, Mercersburg, Franklin, Penn.
Death26 Sep 1832
Birth16 Apr 1808, Mercersburg, Franklin, Penn.
Death1832
Birth1810
Death1840
Birth1810/1816
Birth1811
Death1895
Last Modified 7 Oct 1997Created 23 Jan 2020 using Reunion for Macintosh
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