John Buchanan

about 1796–
Haywood, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Buchanan was born about 1796, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Buchanan Sr, was 31 and his mother, Martha Black, was 25.

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Family Time Line

James Buchanan Sr
1765–1858
Martha Black
1771–1854
Samuel Buchanan
1792–1850
George James Buchanan
1796–
John Buchanan
1796–
Samuel Buchanan
1798–
Betsy Buchanan
1808–
Joseph B. Buchanan
1794–1880
William Ramsey Buchanan
1794–1881
James Buchanan Jr
1796–1874
Patsy Buchanan
1798–
Martha Buchanan
1807–1840
Eleanor Nellie Buchanan
1810–1866
Eve Jane Buchanan
1814–1891
Margaret Elizabeth Buchanan
1816–1898
Patricia Buchanan
1819–
Patsy Buchanan
1819–

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World Events (3)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 3

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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