Ethel L Buchanan

April 1884–1956 (Age 71)
Gossip, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Ethel L

When Ethel L Buchanan was born in April 1884, in Gossip, Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, William Washington Buchanan, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Botts, was 23. She married Thomas Jefferson Crabtree on 16 February 1918, in Young, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Richland Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in 1956, at the age of 72, and was buried in Fairview Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Crabtree
Ethel L Buchanan
Marriage: 16 February 1918
Mary "Ona" Crabtree
Thomas Ferman Crabtree
Ike Wilson Crabtree

Spouse and Children

16 February 1918
Young, Texas, United States


    Mary "Ona" Crabtree


    Thomas Ferman Crabtree


    Ike Wilson Crabtree


Parents and Siblings

    William Washington Buchanan





    Albert Winslow Buchanan




    Willie Buchanan


    Everett Ernest Buchanan


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Ethel L Crabtree in household of Willian W Buchanon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Crabtree in household of Thos J Crabtree, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Crabtree in household of Tom J Crabtree, "United States Census, 1930"

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