Winnie Buchanan

Brief Life History of Winnie

Winnie Buchanan was born about 1804, in Person, North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Arthur Buchanan and Lucy Guthrie.

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Arthur Buchanan
1771–1858
Lucy Guthrie
Lucy Buchanan
1802–
Susan or Sussannah Buchanan
1804–
Winnie Buchanan
1804–
Frankie Buchanan
1807–
John S Buchanan
1806–
Henry B Buchanan
1808–1893
Frances Elizabeth Buchanan
1809–1887
James Buchanan
1812–
William W. Buchanan
1814–1860
Elijah Allen Buchanan
1816–1874
Jesse William Buchanan
1816–1880

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    World Events (3)

    1804

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

    With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.

    1804 · Walton War

    The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

    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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