m. 17 Jun 1749 Augusta County, Virginia
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John Buchanan and his family were Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia []
1. JOHN3 BUCHANAN, COL. (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1720 in prob. Ireland, and died 16 Aug 1769 in Buchanan, Botetourt County, Virginia. He married MARGARET PATTON 17 Jun 1749 in Augusta County, Virginia, daughter of JAMES PATTON and MARY BORDEN. She was born Abt. 1725 in Lumwaddy, Ireland, and died 08 Mar 1827 in Franklin County, Tennessee.
Notes for JOHN BUCHANAN, COL.: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mysouthernfamily/myff/d0091/g0000052.html#I45795
John BUCHANAN ABT 1720 - ABT 1770 ID Number: I45797
RESIDENCE: Augusta & Pattonsburg, & Botetourt Co. VA
BIRTH: ABT 1720 DEATH: ABT 1770, Greenfield, Botetourt Co. VA  RESOURCES: See: [S1650] [S2310]
Family 1 : Margaret "Peggy" PATTON
"Margaret 'Peggy' Patton m. John Buchanan. John's sister, Martha Buchanan married a cousin newly arrived in America, another John Buchanan. His other sister, Margaret Buchanan married Maj. Charles Campbell, parents of Gen. William Campbell."
"Whilst Col. Preston lived at Greenfield, John Buchanan determined to leave his residence near Pattonsburg and remove to Reed Creek to settle at Anchor and Rope, a splendid estate Col. Patton had given his daughter Margaret. On his journey he stopped at Greenfield, took sick and died after several weeks illness. Whilst on his death bed he desired Mrs. Preston to take care of his daughter, Jane, then ten years old; this was done. Col. Buchanan made Col. Preston the executor of his immense estate, a long and unbroken friendship existed between them. Buchanan is favorably mentioned by Gen. Washington in Spark's Life of Washington."
 died while on a visit to Wm Preston
Generation No. 3
4. John Buchanan, Col, born 1699 in Ireland (NOTE: birthdate incorrect, should be abt. 1720); died August 16, 1769 in "Greenfield", Augusta Co, VA. He was the son of 8. James Buchanan and 9. Jane Sayers. He married 5. Margaret "Peggy" Patton June 17, 1749 in Augusta Co, VA.
5. Margaret "Peggy" Patton, born in Newton, Lumwaddy, Ireland; died March 08, 1827 in Franklin, TN. She was the daughter of 10. Col. James Patton, MHB and 11. Mary Osborne.
Notes for John Buchanan, Col: From Ireland 1736, Settled in Augusta Co, helped organize Staunton. J Patton & Apalachian book pp 20. states he was of the Buchanan family from Northumberland Co, PA. Living at Cherry Tree Bottom (Buchanan, VA) in 1756 when George Washington came to visit them on his tour of frontier forts.
Children of John Buchanan and Margaret Patton are:
i. William Buchanan, died/killed in KY. ii. John Buchanan II, died 1777 in Battle of Saratoga. Notes for John Buchanan II:
pp 184 WP Served with Lewis's army of mountain men assaulting Dunmore at Gwynn's Island. On July 9 1776 the attack began with Lewis firing the first shot. Buchanan said Dunmore "sworn by his God which I presume to be Belzebub that if we begun with our dam'd 4 pounders he would pay us such a tune as we never heard but instead of that we made him lead of such a dance as he never before was taught to the tune of Yankedoodle. The rougues march at every fire."
iii. James Patton Buchanan, Maj, born 1749 in Augusta Co, VA; died 1808 in Rockbridge Co, VA; married Isabel Hall 1763 in Botetourt Co, VA. Parents of Jane Buchanan et. al.
iv. Mary "Little Molley" Buchanan, born Abt. 1750 in Augusta Co, VA; died Aft. 1809 in Wythe or Botetout Co, VA; married (1) William Jones; married (2) Andrew Boyd 1767; born 1745 in VA; died May 06, 1820 in Pattonsburg, Botetout Co, VA.
Notes for Mary "Little Molley" Buchanan: They lived on Cherry Tree Bottoms. AKA Anderson's Ferry, and later as Boyd's Ferry. v. Margaret Buchanan, born December 28, 1755 in Cherry Tree Bottom; died March 08, 1827 in Franklin Co, TN; married Joseph Drake March 1773 in Town House, Washington Co, VA. Joseph Drake born Abt. 1750; died August 1778, killed in KY.
vi. Jane Buchanan, born 1763 in Augusta Co, VA; married (1) John Floyd, Col November 1778; born 1751; died April 13, 1783; married (2) Alexander Breckinridge, Maj Unknown; born 1744. Notes on Col. John Floyd
vii. Ann Buchanan, born November 28, 1765 in Augusta Co, VA; married William Ephraim Drake in KY.
Notes for MARGARET PATTON:
Col. John BUCHANAN was born in c1720 (NOTE: source incorrectly says 1699) in Ireland. He died on August 16, 1769 in Augusta County, VA. 
Children of Margaret5 Patton and Col. John Buchanan were as follows:
130. i. Lieut. John6; born 1724 (This date is obviously incorrect, possibly 1754) in Augusta Co., VA; married Martha (--?--) 1745; died 1777, killed in the Battle of Saratoge during the Revolutionary War.
131. ii. James Patton; born 1749 in Augusta County, VA; married (other) to Isabel Hall 1763 in Botetourt Co., VA; died 1808 in Rockbridge Co., VA. 
He moved to KY and was living there in 1799
132. iii. Mary; born circa 1750 in Augusta County, VA; married William Jones; married Andrew Boyd 1767; died after 1809.
133. iv. Margaret; born December 28, 1755; married Joseph Drake March, 1773 in Washington Co., VA; died March 8, 1827 in Franklin Co., Tenn, at age 71.
134. v. Jane; born circa 1760; married Col. John Floyd 1785. 
135. vi. William; died in KY; born circa 1760.
136. vii. Ann; born November 28, 1765 in Augusta County, VA; married William Ephraim Drake between 1779 and 1812.
24. MARGARET (BORDEN)5 PATTON (JAMES (LYNN)4, HENRY (PATTEN)3, HENRY (UNKNOWN)2, WILLIAM1) was born Bet. 1711 - 1732 in Lumwaddy, Ireland. She married JOHN BUCHANAN, COL. He was born 1699 in Ireland.
Notes for MARGARET (BORDEN) PATTON: The Roseberry-Keister Family Tree 7221 total entries, last updated Thu Mar 22 09:52:13 2001 All questions, comments or suggestions regarding information on this page should be addressed to: G. E. Roseberry <email@example.com> ID: I5820 Reference Number: 5820 Name: Margaret Patton 1 Name: Buchanan 2 Sex: F Change Date: 03 FEB 2001 Birth: ABT 1725 in Lumwaddy, Ireland 3 Death: 08 MAR 1827 in Franklin Co., Tenn. 3
Father: James Patton b: 08 JUL 1692 in Newton Limavady, Limavady, Londonderry, Ireland Mother: Mary Borden b: 1696 in Whitehaven, Cumberland Co., England
Marriage 1 John Buchanan b: 1720 (source incorrectly says 1699) in Ireland Married: 17 JUN 1749 in Augusta County, Virginia 4 5
Children John Buchanan James Buchanan William Buchanan Mary Buchanan Margaret Peggy Buchanan Anna Buchanan b: 1765 Baby Girl Buchanan Jane Buchanan
Marriage 2 William Anderson b: 1752 in Augustus Co. Va Married: 5 SEP 1774 in Botetourt Co, Va Children William Preston Anderson b: 1774 in Botetourt Co, Va James Patton Anderson b: 1781 in Botetourt Co, Va
Sources: Title: Marriages of some Virginia Residents 1607-1800 Abbrev: Marriages of VA Residents, Vol 2 Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1995 Page: p. 169 Title: Early Adventurers On The Western Waters, Vol. I Abbrev: Early Adventurers, I Author: Mary B. & F. B. Kegley Publication: Green Publishers, Inc., Orange, VA, 1980 Note: History of SW Virginia's earliest settlers that has family sketches and numerous SW Virginia county records. Page: p. 200 Title: World Family Tree Vol. 27, Ed. 1 Abbrev: World Family Tree Vol. 27 Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc. Publication: Release date: September 15, 1998 Note: Customer pedigree. Page: Tree #2183, Date of Import: Aug 12, 2000 Title: Marriages of some Virginia Residents, Vol. 1 Abbrev: Marriages of VA Residents, v. 1 Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore, MD, 1995 Page: Buchanan, John, Col. Title: Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia (Records of Augusta County, Virginia, 1745-1800 (three volumes) Abbrev: Scotch-Irish in VA Publication: Baltimore, MD, 1912 Page: v. 2, p. 275
Margaret Belle PATTON [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1728 in Limavaddy, Ireland. She died after 1796 in Davidson County, Tennessee. Margaret married William ANDERSON on 5 Sep 1774 in Botetourt Co., Virginia. Other marriages: BUCHANAN, John (Col.) They had the following children: M i James Patton ANDERSON 1 was born 1781 in Botetourt Co., Virginia. He died 24 Oct 1810 in Bedford Co., Virginia. M ii Colonel William Preston ANDERSON was born 1774 and died 25 Apr 1831. John BUCHANAN (Col.) was born in Ireland?. He died 1769 in Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia. John married Margaret Belle PATTON on 1749.
John BUCHANAN (Col.) was born in Ireland?. He died 1769 in Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia. John married Margaret Belle PATTON on 1749. Margaret Belle PATTON [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1728 in Limavaddy, Ireland. She died after 1796 in Davidson County, Tennessee. Margaret married John BUCHANAN (Col.) on 1749. Other marriages: ANDERSON, William They had the following children: F i Mary Burke BUCHANAN was born 1750 and died 1820. M ii James BUCHANAN died after 1799 in Kentucky?. M iii William BUCHANAN died in Kentucky. M iv John BUCHANAN died 1777 in Saratoga, New York. F v Margaret BUCHANAN. F vi Ann BUCHANAN was born 28 Nov 1765. F vii Jane BUCHANAN.
MARRIAGES LICENSES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY. 1749--June 17, John Buchanan and Margaret Patton;
Notes for JOHN BUCHANAN, COL: MARRIAGES LICENSES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY. 1749--June 17, John Buchanan and Margaret Patton;
Page 505.--27th February, 1749. Deed for the Glebe. Robert Campbell, Gent., to James Lockhart and John Madison, Church Wardens, and the other vestrymen, viz: James Patton, John Buchanan, Patrick Hays, John Christian, John Buchanan, Robert Alexander, Thomas Gordon, John Archer, John Mathews, John Smith, 200 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner James Clarke. 350 acres conveyed to Robert by Beverley, 24th July, 1740. Teste: Patrick Cook, John Risk, Matthew Wilson, Nathan Patterson, Samuel Walker.
Page 401.--16th May, 1771. Bill of sale by Andrew Boyd to William Preston, executor of James Patton, of 5 negro slaves and sold by Preston to Andrew Boyd and Mary Boyd, his wife, eldest daughter of Col. John Buchanan, deceased, and Margaret, his wife, in compliance with the will of James Patton.
CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VIRGINIA; Vol 2, pp 170 - 179 by Lyman Chalkley Drake vs. Campbell--O. S. 214; N. S. 75--Bill, 8th June, 1807. Orator is John Drake of Kentucky. John Buchanan of Augusta died testate, leaving remainder to three younger daughters or the survivors of them come of age. Orator's father, Joseph Drake, in 1773 married Margaret, one of the daughters of John Buchanan. Prior to 1778 Joseph moved to Kentucky, where in that year he was killed by the Indians, leaving orator infant of very tender years. Margaret afterwards married _____ Jones. Josiah Ramsey deposes, 1809, that the Indians were troublesome in Washington County from 1776 to 1779. Col. Robert Sawyers deposes at Fort Chesel in Wythe County, 1808. He was present at marriage of Joseph Drake and Peggy Buchanan. John Buchanan, son of Col. John Buchanan, deceased, grandfather of orator, was second lieutenant in same Company with deponent in Seventh Regiment of Virginia line on Continental Establishment and in spring of 1777 was detached under command of then Col. Morgan from Middle Brook, New Jersey, against Burgoyne, and was killed at battle of Saratoga. John Floyd sailed in a privateer against the enemy in the fall of 1776, and returned in 1779. Widow of Col. John Buchanan, deceased, married William Anderson shortly after marriage of Joseph Drake and some time before the death of her son John. Patent 23d December, 1779, to Wm. Campbell and Wm. Preston, executors of John Buchanan, deceased, assignee of James Patton, deceased, by survey 1749-50, 1,150 acres part of order of Council to James Patton et als on Sinking Creek waters of Middle Branch of Indian River. Mary Boyd, wife of Andrew Boyd and daughter of Col. John Buchanan, deposes in Wythe, 18th November, 1809. Col. William Preston died in 1784. Anna Buchanan married Ephraim Drake in Kentucky. She was born 28th November, 1765. Joseph Drake and Margaret Buchanan were married in March, 1773. Thomas Boyd deposes. Andrew Boyd deposes. Daniel Young, son of Jacob Young, deposes in Nashville. Col. John Buchanan's will. John Drake lived in Nicholas County, Kentucky. Answer by John and Francis Preston, John Breckenridge, and John Brown, executors of Wm. Preston and administrators with will annexed of John Buchanan, and also of Elizabeth Madison, John Preston, Francis Preston, James McDowell and Sarah, his wife, William Preston, Nathaniel Hart and Susannah, his wife, James P. Preston, John Lewis and Mariah, his wife, and Letitia, Thomas and Peggy Preston, infants, by John Preston, their guardian; which said John, Francis, Elizabeth, Sarah, William, Susannah P., James P., Mary, Letitia, Thomas and Peggy are children of William Preston, deceased. Col. James Dysart, aged 65 years, deposes in Lincoln County, 22d June, 1808. In 1776 on account of Indians, Joseph Drake moved to New River near his father's. In 1778 or 1777 he moved to Kentucky. In 1769 deponent and Joseph made a hunting tour of seven months in Kentucky; again in 1771 a tour of nine months, and in 1772 a tour of eleven months. Deponent and Col. Buchanan came from same neighborhood in Ireland and were remotely connected. When Joseph moved to Kentucky, Anna Buchanan was about 10 or 12 years old. John Campbell deposes in Washington County, 18th March, 1808, he is 66 years old. James Buchanan, power of attorney dated Bourbon County, Virginia, 26th June, 1787. Col. Wm. Donalson deposes in Davidson 172 County, Tennessee, 5th July, 1808, is 48 years old. Deed 8th July, 1788, by Thomas Madison, attorney for James Buchanan, son and heir to John Buchanan, deceased, to John Campbell, 1,150 acres in Washington County on Indian, now called Holstein, River. Recorded in Washington County. James Newell deposes in Wythe County, was present at marriage of Joseph Drake. Deponent and Joseph were in 1774 on the Shawnese expedition together. Col. Robert Craig deposes at own house in Knox County, Kentucky, 18th June, 1808. James Buchanan deposes 21st March, 1799, at house of Patton Anderson in Fayette County, Kentucky. James Thompson deposes in Abingdon, 19th October, 1809, was present at Joseph Drake's marriage; none of Margaret's people was present except William Buchanan. They were married at the town house about 17 miles east of Abingdon; there were present, viz: Ephraim Drake, William Anderson, Widow Cartey, Peggy Campbell, Anna Campbell et als. Ephraim Drake deposes in Bedford County, Tennessee, 26th June, 1809. Joseph and Margaret were married agreeable to the established custom by Mr. Wolsey, a Baptist preacher; her elder brothers were present. Col. Mathew Willoughby, aged 59, deposes 26th March, 1813, in Washington County, Virginia. John Young, son of Jacob, was notorious for bonestealing; also Daniel Young, son of Jacob. Deed 23d October, 1810, by Margaret Jones, now living in Franklin County, Tennessee, widow and relict of William Jones, deceased, also of Joseph Drake, to John Drake, of Bedford County, Tennessee. Recorded in Washington County, July, 1811. John Campbell answers. When Joseph moved to Kentucky, Margaret had three brothers, viz: William, killed in Kentucky; John, killed at Saratoga in 1777; James, now living in Kentucky. Margaret, widow of Col. Jno. Buchanan, married _____ Anderson and was living with him in Botetourt in 1777. John Buchanan's will of Augusta County. Sons, James, William and John; wife, _____, daughter of Col. James Patton; daughter, Mary Boyd; three younger daughters; nephew, William Campbell.
CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VIRGINIA; Vol 2, pp 260-269 by Lyman Chalkley Page 115--David Buchanan, aged 56, deposes, same time and place, 415 acres were conveyed to his father, James Buchanan Page 115--James Buchanan, aged 65, deposes, ditto, 480 acres of Borden's grant were conveyed to his father, Wm. Buchanan; 400 acres were bought from Borden, Sr.; also 200 acres were conveyed to John McCroskey, father of Alexr. McCroskey.
Child of MARGARET PATTON and JOHN BUCHANAN is: i. MARTHA6 BUCHANAN, b. 1726, Chester Co., Pennsylvania; d. 1764, Wythe Co., Virginia; m. JOHN BUCHANAN.
Notes for MARTHA BUCHANAN: Gene Pool Individual Records Martha Buchanan Birth: 1726-- , Chester, PA Death: 1764 -- Wythe, VA Spouse: John Buchanan Parents: John Buchanan Buchanan, Margaret Peggy Patton
Children of JOHN BUCHANAN and MARGARET PATTON are:
Notes for JAMES PATTON BUCHANAN: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jlopp/janebuchananancestry.htm
2. James Patton Buchanan, Maj, born 1749 in Augusta Co, VA; died 1808 in Rockbridge Co, VA. He was the son of 4. John Buchanan, Col and 5. Margaret "Peggy" Patton. He married 3. Isabel Hall 1763 in Botetourt Co, VA.
Notes for James Patton Buchanan, Maj: Major in the American Revolution. DAR Patriot Index pp 96. Member of Major McCowell's regiment.
3. Isabel Hall, born Abt. 1735 in New Monmouth, Rockbridge Co, VA. She has been said to be the daughter of James William Hall I and Jean (Mitchell?)
This William Hall is not the William Hall who was said to have a history with Catawba Valley. Please see this posting: http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/hall/2007-03/1174475760
Children of James Buchanan and Isabel Hall are:
i. William Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA. Notes for William Buchanan: Single. ii. Isabel Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married // Scragens. iii. Hannah Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married Adam Reed October 29, 1805 in Rockbridge Co, VA; born in Eaton, OH.
iv. Mary "Polly" Buchanan, born 1779 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died 1831; married (1) John Holt Rice, DD; born: 28 Nov 1777 at Bedford, Virginia. His parents: were Benjamin RICE and Catherine HOLT. He died 1816; married (2) Ephraim James Walker; born 1772 in York Co, SC; died 1863 in Tishemingo Co, MS.
v. Jane (Jean) Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married James Parks May 04, 1786 in Rockbridge Co, VA.
vi. Nancy Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married John Acton January 17, 1809 in Rockbridge Co, VA; born in Eaton, OH.
vii. Paxi Washington Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married Samuel Pettigrew.
viii. James Buchanan, born 1780 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died in Nobel Co, IN; married Katharine (Catharine Bodle) Bogle.
ix. George Buchanan, born April 23, 1781 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died July 20, 1862 in Covington, Miami Co, OH; married Nancy (Casady) Cassady June 23, 1803 in near Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Co, VA; born December 16, 1782 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died about 1871 in Covington, Miami Co, OH. Notes for George Buchanan: Ancester of the large connection in Shelby & Miami Cos. OH
x. Andrew Buchanan, born 1783 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died in FL; married Nancy Burnes.
xi. John (Buckaman) Buchanan, born December 31, 1785 in Augusta Co, VA; died January 05, 1866 in on the Old Farm, Rockbridge Co, VA; married Rhoda Corby 1816 in Rockbridge Co, VA; born July 1792 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died March 1855 in Rockbridge Co, VA. Notes for John (Buckaman) Buchanan: Blacksmith?? from Rockbridge death records of John Buckaman..
Notes for ANDREW BOYD: http://users.fastermac.net/gbockmon/appndxa.html
Boyd, Andrew is listed on the 1787 Davidson County tax roll as one taxable.44 His name appears on the 1787 military payroll.45 Boyd, James is listed on 1787 Davidson County tax roll showing 1 taxable.46 In 1801 he bought from Richard Mirick "a negro named Judy."47
MARRIAGE LICENSES, MARRIAGE BONDS, AND MARRIAGES.
page 275 - 1749--June 17, John Buchanan and Margaret Patton;