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BUCHANAN, Ebenezer

Male Abt 1798 - 1882  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name BUCHANAN, Ebenezer 
    Born Abt 1798  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to census records, possibly Monongalia County using his father’s land records
    Gender Male 
    Census Details of 1820 Census, Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio:
    Page 1, enumeration date 29th December, (Ancestry.com images online pg. 1)
    2. Ebenezer Buckhannon
    males 1(-10) 1(16-26) 1(26-45) 1(45+)
    females 1(-10) 1(16-26)
    Engaged in agriculture.

    Details of 1830 Census, Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio:
    Page 108 (Ancestry.com images online pg. 7+8)
    1. Ebenezer Buckannon
    males 1(-5) 1(5-10) 1(30-40)
    females 2(-5) 1(10-15) 1(30-40)

    Details of 1840 Census, Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio:
    page 45 (Ancestry.com images online p. 9&10)
    9. Ebenezer Buchanan
    males 1(-5) 1(10-15) 1(15-20) 1(40-50)
    females 1(-5) 2(5-10) 1(10-15) 1(15-20) 1(40-50)

    Details of 1850 Census, District 106, Adams Township, Monroe County, Ohio:
    page 391, enumeration date July 20, 74/74 (Ancestry.com images online p. 11 of 28)
    Ebenezer Buchanan, age 52, male, white, farmer, value of estate 385, born in Virginia
    Rebecca Buchanan, age 50, female, white, born in Ohio
    Elvida Buchanan, age 18, female, white, born in Ohio
    Rachel Buchanan, age 16, female, white, born in Ohio
    Rebecca Buchanan, age 14, female, white, born in Ohio
    Kinsade Buchanan, age 10, male, white, born in Ohio
    [Note: Congers, Hendershots, Yohos and a few Moberly’s living in the neighborhood.] Purchased land in Virginia while living in Ohio in July of 1852, see land notes.]

    Details of 1860 Census, P.O. Limestone Hill, Unknown Township, Wood County, West Virginia:
    page 23, enumeration date June 6, 135/135 (Ancestry.com images online p. 23 of 278)
    Ebenezer Buchanan, age 63, male, white, farmer, real estate 450, personal estate 161, born in Virginia, cannot read or write
    Rebecca Buchanan, age 60, female, white, born in Virginia, cannot read or write

    Details of 1870 Census, Steele Township, Wood County, West Virginia:
    pg. 14 105/88 lines 23-30 (Ancestry.com images online pg. 344) June 25th
    Buckhannon, Ebenezer 73, m, w, farmer, 4600, 100, born in West Virginia
    Buckhannon, Rebecca 70, f, w, keeping house, born in Ohio
    Buckhannon, Kinsada 28, m, w, farmer, 500, 100, born in Ohio
    Buckhannon, Rachel 27, f, w, born in Virginia
    Buckhannon, Rebecca 9, f, w, born in Virginia
    Buckhannon, Harry 8, m, w, born in West Virginia
    Buckhannon, Jamie 4, m, w, born in West Virginia
    Buckhannon, William 1, m, w, born in West Virginia

    [Note: No Ebenezer or Rebecca Buchanan can be found in the 1880 census in any state in the US, including variations on the name. Used the LDS and Ancestry.com every name indexes.] 
    Census 1820  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1830  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1840  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1850  Adams Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1860  Unknown Township, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1870  Steele, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 1882  Rockport, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rockport, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1498  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2016 

    Father BUCHANAN, William,   b. Bef 1770, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813, Ohio County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Mother MCMULLEN, Mary,   b. Oct 1756,   d. 1799, Ohio County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1774  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ATKINSON, Rebecca,   b. 1802, Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Rockport, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1818  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BUCHANAN, William Atkinson,   b. 1827, Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1891, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. BUCHANAN, Elvida,   b. Abt 1832
     3. BUCHANAN, Rachel,   b. Abt 1834
     4. BUCHANAN, Rebecca,   b. 2 Apr 1837,   d. 18 Dec 1878, Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. BUCHANAN, Kinsada,   b. Abt 1840
     6. BUCHANAN, Mary Pauline
     7. BUCHANAN, James
     8. BUCHANAN, Jane
     9. BUCHANAN, Sarah
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rebecca Atkinson Buchanan and her husband Ebenezer Buchanan
    Rebecca Atkinson Buchanan and her husband Ebenezer Buchanan
    This was found online, but I don't know where. Possibly at Ancestry. It looks like, a very bad copy, of a painted image of the couple, not a photograph itself.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1112] using 1774 date as a reference from this orphan court record.