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BUCHANAN, William Atkinson

Male 1827 - 1891  (64 years)


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  • Name BUCHANAN, William Atkinson  [1
    Born 1827  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • census records indicate 1825-1827 probably 1827 more likely
    Gender Male 
    Census Details of 1850 Census, District 65, Wood County, Virginia:
    (ancestry.com page 151 of 217), Sept 11, 1094/1094
    21. William Buchanon, age 24, male, white, farmer, real estate 150, born in Ohio, married within the year
    22. Margaret Buchanan, age 17, female, white, born in Ohio, married within the year

    Details of 1860 Census, Unknown Township, Wood County, Virginia:
    page 16, (ancestry.com page 16 of 278), June 5, 93/93
    19. William A. Buchannan, age 33, male, white, farmer, real estate 1000, personal estate 400, born in Ohio, cannot read or write
    20. Margaret Buchannan, age 27, female, white, wife, born in Ohio
    21. Jane Buchannan, age 7, female, white, born in Virginia, attended school
    22. Rebecca Buchannan, age 4, female, white, born in Virginia
    23. Ebinezer Buchannan, age 2, male, white, born in Virginia
    [Note: living next door to a Kinza, age 44 and Alice, age 38, Atkinson and a Cornelius, age 57 and Catherine, age 52, Atkinson.]

    Details of 1870 Census, Steele Township, Wood County, West Virginia:
    page 22, (ancestry.com page 352 of 510), 28 June, 165/143
    9. Buckhannen, William A., age 45, male, white, farmer, real estate 3000, personal estate 500, born in Ohio
    10. Buckhannen, Margaret, age 37, female, white, keeping house, born in Ohio, cannot write
    11. Buckhannen, Rebecca, age 14, female, white, born in Virginia, attended school
    12. Buckhannen, Ebenezer, age 12, male, white, born in Virginia, attended school
    13. Buckhannen, Sarah, age 8, female, white, born in Virginia, attended school
    14. Archer, Michael, age 50, male, white, farm hand, born in Ohio
    [Note: living next door to daughter Jane and her husband Elza Shepard, also a Ramsey family, then an Elza Shepard, possibly a brother to Hartley Shepard, then an Atkinson.]

    Details of 1880 Census, Grant District, Jackson County, West Virginia:
    page 24/520D, ED 46, (ancestry.com page 74 of 121 ed 45), June 1, 189/200
    21. Buchannan, William (I?), white, male, age 53, head, married, farmer, born in Ohio father born: Virginia, mother born: Ohio
    22. Buchannan, Margaret, white, female, age 47, wife, married, keeping house, cannot read or write, born in Ohio, father born: Maryland, mother born: Maryland
    23. Ramsey, William R., white, male, age 1, grandson, single, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia
    24. Buchannan, Rebecca, white, female, age 20, servant, single, domestic servent, cannot read or write, born in West Virginia, father born: Ohio, mother born: West Virginia
    25. Williams, Calvin, white, male, age 24, laborer, single, farm laborer, cannot read or write, born in West Virginia 
    Census 1830  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See father’s census notes for details.
    Census 1840  Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See father’s census notes for details.
    Census 1850  District 65, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1860  Unknown Township, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1870  Steele, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1880  Steele, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1880  Grant District, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Died 21 Jun 1891  Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I34  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

    Father BUCHANAN, Ebenezer,   b. Abt 1798, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882, Rockport, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F1092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MOBLEY, Margaret,   b. Abt 1833, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1883, Garfield, Grant District, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1850 
    • according to 1850 census they were married within the year
    Children 
     1. BUCHANAN, Jane,   b. 10 Oct 1852, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1925, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. BUCHANAN, Rebecca,   b. 25 Apr 1856, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. BUCHANAN, Ebenezer (Ebon) M.,   b. 1 Mar 1858, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. BUCHANAN, Sarah,   b. Dec 1861, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 DUKE, Emily 
    Married 23 Jun 1884  Roane County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Bride’s father’s house
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William and Margaret Mobley Buchanan
    William and Margaret Mobley Buchanan
    This picture is thought to be of William Buchanan and his wife Margaret Mobley Buchanan, but we don't know for sure.

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