Louis Jackson Buchanan

10 March 1873–11 December 1959 (Age 86)
Wabash, Illinois, United States

The Life of Louis Jackson

When Louis Jackson Buchanan was born on 10 March 1873, in Wabash, Illinois, United States, his father, Lewis Jackson Buchanan, was 28 and his mother, Mary E Newkirk, was 26. He married Cora Bell Shipley on 3 October 1893, in Wabash, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Friendsville Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Friendsville, Wabash, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 December 1959, in Wabash, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Louis Jackson Buchanan
Cora Bell Shipley
Marriage: 3 October 1893
Clara B Buchanan
William Lewis Buchanan

Spouse and Children

3 October 1893
Wabash, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Jackson Buchanan





    Paul Buchanan


    Bertha Buchanan



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Louis Buchanan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis J Buchanan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lewis J Buchanan, "United States Census, 1920"

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