Alice E. Buchanan

8 March 1863–13 November 1913 (Age 50)
Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alice E.

When Alice E. Buchanan was born on 8 March 1863, in Allegan, Michigan, United States, her father, George V Buchanan, was 44 and her mother, Eliza A Darrow, was 38. She married Frank P Heath on 16 June 1892, in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Gunplain Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 13 November 1913, in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Allegan, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Frank P Heath
Alice E. Buchanan
Marriage: 16 June 1892
Russell B Heath

Spouse and Children

    Frank P Heath



16 June 1892
Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States


    Russell B Heath


Parents and Siblings

    George V Buchanan


    Eliza A Darrow




    Orris Buchanan


    George Buchanan


    John Buchanan



    Charles V Buchanan


World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 16

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

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)

  • Alice B Heath in household of Frank P Heath, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Buchanan in household of George Buchanan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice E Buchanan in household of George V Buchanan, "United States Census, 1880"

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