George A Buchanan

27 December 1826–14 October 1890 (Age 63)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George A

When George A Buchanan was born on 27 December 1826, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Buchanan, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Smith, was 36. He married Sarah Ann Nanney on 18 September 1850, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 October 1890, in his hometown, at the age of 63.

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George A Buchanan
Sarah Ann Nanney
Marriage: 18 September 1850
Alfred C Buchanan
George Matthew Buchanan
Nancy Ellen Buchanan
Ann Elizabeth Buchanan
William N. Buchanan
Theodosia A Buchanan
Mary Elizabeth Buchanan
Lara or Lura Ephine Buchanen

Spouse and Children

18 September 1850
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Buchanan


    Nancy Smith




    James M Buchanan


    James Buchannon


    William Washington Buchanan


    William Buchanan



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 4

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • George A Buchanan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J A Buckhanan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George A Buchanan, "United States Census, 1860"

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