Foster Morse Buchanan

June 1883–29 May 1917 (Age 33)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Foster Morse

When Foster Morse Buchanan was born in June 1883, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Buchanan, was 35 and his mother, Mary Rosina Morse, was 29. He lived in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 29 May 1917, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Buchanan
Mary Rosina Morse
Harry Julius Buchanan
Foster Morse Buchanan
Foster M Buchannon

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 3
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 13
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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Sources (3)

  • Foster M Buchanan in household of Thomas J Buchanan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Foster Morse Buchanan, "New York Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952"
  • Foster M. Buchanan, "Find A Grave Index"

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