Scott W Buchanan

Brief Life History of Scott W

When Scott W Buchanan was born on 28 May 1911, in Venice, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, William Wallace Buchanan, was 46 and his mother, Nancy Madora Poole, was 35. He married Beth Hansen on 20 September 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Saguache, Saguache, Colorado, United States in 1950. He died on 23 November 1984, in Center, Saguache, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Scott W Buchanan
Beth Hansen
Marriage: 20 September 1937
William H Buchanan

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  • Scott W Buchanan, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Scott W Buchanan, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Scott W Buchanan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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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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