Emma Charles Buchanan

23 June 1894–
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Charles

When Emma Charles Buchanan was born on 23 June 1894, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles L. Buchanan Sr., was 28 and her mother, Emma Rebecca Coss, was 26. She married John H. Jack Jenkins on 7 December 1918, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 13, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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John H. Jack Jenkins
Emma Charles Buchanan
Marriage: 7 December 1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1918Davidson, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 4
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    Age 33
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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 (9)

    • Emma C Buckanan in household of Charles Buckanan, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Emma Buchanan in household of Charlie Buchanan, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Emma C Buchanan, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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