Susan Anne Buchanan

Brief Life History of Susan Anne

When Susan Anne Buchanan was born in September 1859, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Everett Buchanan, was 26 and her mother, Susan Virginia Goodwin, was 23. She married William Tarpley Ingram on 4 February 1883, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 6, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 7, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 3 February 1929, in Trenton, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Trenton, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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William Tarpley Ingram
Susan Anne Buchanan
Marriage: 4 February 1883
Tommie Ingram
William Mason Ingram

Sources (14)

  • S A Buchannan in household of Thos Buchannan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: S.A. Buchanan - Government record: birth-name: S.A. Buchanan
  • Ann Buchanan, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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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