Paul Buchanan

8 July 1880–8 June 1971 (Age 90)
Alexander, Erath, Texas, United States

The Life of Paul

When Paul Buchanan was born on 8 July 1880, in Alexander, Erath, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Newton Buchanan, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth 'Betty' Denton Buchanan, was 29. He married Lucy Evelyn Upham on 24 February 1901, in Hamilton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Erath, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 June 1971, in Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Erath, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Buchanan
Lucy Evelyn Upham
Marriage: 24 February 1901
Herbert Tipton Buchanan
Violet Buchanan
Wilburn Fredrick Buchanan
Ernest Ammon Buchanan
Travis Volee Buchanan

Spouse and Children

24 February 1901
Hamilton, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

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 1

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 24

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Paul Buchanan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Buchanan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paul Buchanan, "United States Census, 1930"

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