John Rollin Buchanan

31 May 1927–3 October 2009 (Age 82)
Teasdale, Wayne, Utah, United States

The Life of John Rollin

When John Rollin Buchanan was born on 31 May 1927, in Teasdale, Wayne, Utah, United States, his father, George Franklin Buchanan, was 44 and his mother, Louisa Jane Allen, was 40. He married Donna Todd on 5 December 1952, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in World for about 30 years and United States in 2009. He died on 3 October 2009, in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rollin Buchanan
1927–2009
Donna Todd
1932–2019
Marriage: 5 December 1952
Todd R. Buchanan
1953–1953
Todd D Buchanan
1953–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 December 1952
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Todd R. Buchanan

    Male1953–1953Male

    Todd D Buchanan

    Male1953–1953Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 1

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.
1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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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Story Highlight

Memories of My Hero

Journal entry of the day my Grandpa died (October 3, 2009): My grandpa John Rollin Buchanan has passed away today, and I need to write all my thoughts and feelings down, because I feel they are ove …

Sources (3)

  • John Rollin Buchanan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Rollin Buchanan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rollin Buchanan in household of George Franklin Buchanan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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