George Matthew Buchanan

10 February 1855–23 January 1938 (Age 82)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Matthew

When George Matthew Buchanan was born on 10 February 1855, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, George A Buchanan, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ann Nanney, was 24. He married Judith W Cox on 11 February 1875, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 January 1938, at the age of 82, and was buried in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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George Matthew Buchanan
Rox Anne "Roxie" Arnold
Marriage: 27 April 1892
Verdie Ellen Buchanan
Darion Buchanan
Veron Kater Buchanan

Spouse and Children

27 April 1892
, Muhlenberg, Kentucky


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 23

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Buchanan, a place near Loch Lomond, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George M Buchanan in household of Veron C Buchanan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georg M Buchanon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George M Buchanan, "United States Census, 1910"

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