Edgar Amos Buchanan

Male25 July 1896–21 September 1978

Brief Life History of Edgar Amos

When Edgar Amos Buchanan was born on 25 July 1896, in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States, his father, Amos Milton Buchanan, was 31 and his mother, Frances Ruthama Turnidge, was 19. He married Ruby Leona Hoagland on 10 March 1922. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Valley, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Donnelly, Valley, Idaho, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 21 September 1978, in Cove, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Council, Adams, Idaho, United States.

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Edgar Amos Buchanan
Ruby Leona Hoagland
Marriage: 10 March 1922
Luella Fay Buchanan
Ethel Irene Buchanan
Eldon Edgar Buchanan
Allen Milton Buchanan
Lois Maxine Buchanan

Sources (27)

  • Edger A Buchanon in household of Ames M Buchanon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edgar Amos Buchanan - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: edgar amos buchanan
  • Edgar Amos Buchanan, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1922
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1898 · Oregon Historical Society

    Age 2

    The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 22

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (western Scotland): habitational name from Buchanan in Stirlingshire, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.

    Irish: adopted for Ó Buadhachanáin, see Bohannon .

    History: This is the name of a Scottish clan associated with lands on the eastern shores of Loch Lomond and in the Lennox. — The name Buchanan was brought independently to North America from Scotland by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. George Buchanan came to MD in 1698. — James Buchanan (1791–1868), 15th President of the US (1857–61), was born near Mercersburg, PA, the son of a successful land speculator and store keeper, who had emigrated to PA from Scotland in 1783.

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

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