James Harvey Buchanan

20 December 1804–27 September 1890 (Age 85)
Augusta, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James Harvey

When James Harvey Buchanan was born on 20 December 1804, in Augusta, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, his father, Col. George Buchanan, was 23 and his mother, Nancy Cassity, was 22. He married Joanna Hall on 5 January 1826, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 September 1890, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Covington, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Buchanan
Joanna Hall
Marriage: 5 January 1826
William Warren Volney Buchanan
George Preston Buchanan
Henrietta Buchanan
Mary B Buchanan
James Harvey Buchanan
Nancy Jane Buchanan
Jennie B King

Spouse and Children

5 January 1826
Montgomery, Ohio, United States


    William Warren Volney Buchanan


    George Preston Buchanan


    Henrietta Buchanan


    Mary B Buchanan


    James Harvey Buchanan


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 6

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Jas Buchanan in entry for Mary B Devoe, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • J H Buchanan in entry for Jennie B King, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James Henry Buchaver, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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