Jean Thompson Buchanan

1696–22 May 1750 (Age 54)
County Donegal, Ireland

The Life of Jean

When Jean Thompson Buchanan was born in 1696, in County Donegal, Ireland, her father, Thomas Buchanan, was 20 and her mother, Jean McCalpin, was 16. She married Robert Edmondson in 1720, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 22 May 1750, in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edmondson
1690–1749
Jean Thompson Buchanan
1696–1750
Marriage: 1720
Martha Edmiston
1693–1800
Mary Edmondson
1720–1763
Jean Edmondson
1726–
William Edmondson
1742–1800
James Edmiston
1720–
Jane Edmondson
1720–
Dorothy Edmiston
1721–1786
Jane Edmiston
1723–
James Edmiston
1724–1793
James Edmondson
1725–1793
John Edmiston
1726–
William Robert Edmondson
1730–1789

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1720
Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1676–1748Male

    Jean McCalpin

    Female1680–1747Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (1)

1714

Age 18

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jean Buchanan Edmondson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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