Elbert B Buchanan

1877–29 July 1906 (Age 29)

The Life of Elbert B

When Elbert B Buchanan was born in 1877, his father, Thomas Newton Buchanan, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth 'Betty' Denton Buchanan, was 26. He died on 29 July 1906, at the age of 29, and was buried in Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States.

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Thomas Newton Buchanan
Sarah Elizabeth 'Betty' Denton Buchanan
Elbert B Buchanan
Columbus Buchanan
Paul Buchanan
Dee Buchanan
Thomas A Buchanan
James Arthur Buchanan
David Elias Buchanan
Amos A Buchanan

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Elbert Buckannan in household of T N Buckannan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E B Buchanan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elbert B Buchanan - birth: 1877; Texas, United States

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