Margaret Buchanan

22 May 1794–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Buchanan was born on 22 May 1794, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Gilbert Buchanan, was 43 and her mother, Marion Stewart, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Buchanan
1750–1833
Marion Stewart
1766–1856
Elisabeth Buchanan
1785–1858
Walter Buchanan
1785–
Michael Buchanan
1789–
William Buchanan
1791–1824
Margaret Buchanan
1794–
John Buchanan
1796–
Janet Buchanan
1799–1851
Isabel Buchanan
1799–
Marion Buchanan
1801–
Margaret Buchanan
1804–
Isabella Stewart Nelson Buchanan
1806–1892
Gilbert Buchanan
1809–

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 8

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 21

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 29

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (1)

  • Margaret Buchanan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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