Elnora Buchanan

26 July 1824–17 December 1887 (Age 63)
Donelson, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Elnora

When Elnora Buchanan was born on 26 July 1824, in Donelson, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Buchanan, was 61 and her mother, Lucinda Mary "Lucy" East, was 31. She married Samuel B Brown Sr. on 6 December 1851, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 17 December 1887, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel B Brown Sr.
1823–1887
Elnora Buchanan
1824–1887
Marriage: 6 December 1851
James William Brown
1854–1927
William J Brown
1854–
Nancy Elizabeth Brown
1855–1950
Robert Brown
1856–
Elenora Nora Brown
1859–1924
Ellender Brown
1859–
Phobe Brown
1861–1869
Charles Franklin Brown
1861–1933
Samuel B Brown
1864–1909
Catherine "Kate" Brown
1868–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1851Davidson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 11
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1846
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (western Scotland): habitational name from Buchanan in Stirlingshire, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.Irish: adopted for Ó Buadhachanáin, see Bohannon .History: This is the name of a Scottish clan associated with lands on the eastern shores of Loch Lomond and in the Lennox. — The name Buchanan was brought independently to North America from Scotland by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. George Buchanan came to MD in 1698. — James Buchanan (1791–1868), 15th President of the US (1857–61), was born near Mercersburg, PA, the son of a successful land speculator and store keeper, who had emigrated to PA from Scotland in 1783.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Buchannon
    Buckhanan
    Bohannon
    Buchanon
    Buchannan

    Sources (11)

    • Ellen Buchanan in household of Lucinda Buchanan, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ellen B Buchanan, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Ellen Buchanan in entry for James William Brown, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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