David Buchan or Buchanan

14 November 1650–after 1692 (Age 41)
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Buchan or Buchanan was born on 14 November 1650, in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Buchanan, was 25 and his mother, Dorathie, was 22. He married Agnes Burn on 2 February 1677, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1692, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

David Buchan or Buchanan
1650–1692
Agnes Burn
1655–
Marriage: 2 February 1677
Margaret Buchanan
1678–1749
Christean Buchan
1679–
David Buchan
1681–
John Buchan
1684–
James Buchan
1688–
William Buchan
1691–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1677
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Buchanan

    Male1625–Male

    Dorathie

    Female1628–Female

siblings

(4)

    Jeane Buchanan

    Female1648–Female

    Male1650–1692Male

    Jeane Buchanan

    Female1652–Female

    Marie Buchanan

    Female1654–Female

Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name from a district north of Aberdeen. There was also a barony of Buchquane in Strathore, Fife, a settlement called Buchan in Kirkcudbrightshire, and several other places in Scotland so named, but these are less likely to be the source of the surname.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Buchannan, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • David Buchannan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • David Buchanan in entry for Margaret Buchanan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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