Bennetta A Buchanan

Brief Life History of Bennetta A

When Bennetta A Buchanan was born in February 1878, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Clancy Buchanan, was 24 and her mother, Mary 'Mollie' Elizabeth Bacon, was 26. She married Walter Roy Carlisle on 16 September 1903, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Center Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1946, at the age of 68, and was buried in Farmington, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Walter Roy Carlisle
Bennetta A Buchanan
Marriage: 16 September 1903
James Clay Carlisle
Jack Aubrey Carlisle
Christine Carlisle
Leonard Elmo Carlisle
Nina E. Carlisle

Sources (12)

  • Bennie E Cariole, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bennie Buchanan, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Bennie E Carlisle, "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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 (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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