Family:Samuel Buchanan and Elizabeth Duncan (2)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] Abt. 1766 Augusta County, Virginia

Genealogy Report and Notes for Samuel Buchanan and Elizabeth Duncan:

Descendants of Samuel Buchanan, Jr.

Generation No. 1

1. SAMUEL6 BUCHANAN, JR. (SAMUEL5, ALEXANDER4, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1)1,2 was born Abt. 1748 in Augusta County, Virginia3, and died Abt. 1835 in Washington County, Virginia4,5. He married ELIZABETH DUNCAN6,7 Abt. 1766 in Augusta County, Virginia8, daughter of ANDREW DUNCAN and JANNET ???. She was born Abt. 1749 in Augusta County, Virginia9,10, and died WFT Est. 1780-184711,12.

Notes for SAMUEL BUCHANAN, JR.: From Chalkley's Augusta County, VA Court Judgements:

MARCH, 1796 (A to C). Suit between Samuel Buchanan and Elizabeth, his wife; David Craig and Mary, his wife; John Edmonson and Jennet, his wife; John McKinny and Jane, his wife; James Brownlee and Florence, his wife, vs. William McCutchen, John McCutchen and John McCutchen, Jr., heirs-at-law of Wm. McCutchen;--Spa. 23d July, 1791. Writ, redocketing, 27th September, 1793. Whereas, I, Andrew Duncan, of Lincoln County, have authorized and given to James Brownlee, Sr., of Augusta County, power of attorney to convey a tract of land on Pine Run, joining Hugh Torbet and William Brownlee and John Shields, which McCutchen claims by caveat from Andrew Duncan, heir by law. 25th May, 1785. Witnesses: Alexander Brownlee, Jr., and John Brownlee. James Brownlee and Florence Brownlee, heirs-at-law of Andrew Duncan, deceased; all the above wives were daughters of Andrew Duncan, deceased, who left also a son, Andrew. Andrew, Sr.'s widow was Jannet. Andrew, Jr., was dead, 1791, intestate. Widow Jannet married William McCutchen. Alexander Douglas bought the land from Francis Beatty. William McCutchen was dead, 1791, as also Jannet. Francis Beatty first improved the land. Francis Beatty, shortly after making his entry, went to Carolina. William McCutchen entered a caveat versus Beatty and obtained judgment in 1769 and a patent in 1773. William Alexander deposes that in 1766, November, he was with William McCutchen at Williamsburg, when William McCutchen told him he had put in a friendly caveat to save the land for Andrew Duncan's children.

Children of SAMUEL BUCHANAN and ELIZABETH DUNCAN are: i. JOHN BROWN7 BUCHANAN, b. Abt. 1775, Augusta County, Virginia; d. Abt. 1823, Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; m. ABIGAIL MCELROY; b. 1785, Wake County, North Carolina; d. Obion County, Tennessee.


(Note: earlier generations omitted because it appears to have several errors)

3.Samuel Buchanan II b. abt 1742 Augusta Co., VA m. abt 1765 d 1830 Lincoln Co. TN

    *Elizabeth Duncan b. abt 1745 Augusta Co., VA d. VA
     4.John Brown (aka David) Buchanan b. abt 1775 Augusta          Co., VA d, abt 1823 Fayetteville, Lincoln Co., TN
      *Abigail McElroy b. 1785 Wake Co., NC d. Obion Co. TN
       5.Samuel David Buchanan b.12/19/1816 Fayetteville, Lincoln Co., TN m. 1839 Polk Co., TN d. My 1858 Pirtle, Rusk Co., TX will probated May 5, 1858
        *Celia Ann Kennon b. 1820 Laurence Co., TN d. 1902 Van Zant Co., TX
         6.Mary Abigail Buchanan b. 1839 Lincoln Co., TN d. abt 1883
          *William Henry Kennedy b. abt 1839 AL d. abt 1866
           7.Julia A. Kennedy b. 1856 Smith Co., TX d. 1936 ElPaso Co., TX
            *Robert Mitchell Broyles b. 1851 Benton Co., AL d. aft 1917
             8.Enoch Jason Broyles b. 1875 Cherokee Co., TX d. 1917 Hill Co., TX
              *Margaret "Maggie" Smith b. 1871 Hill Co., TX d. 1960 Curry Co., NM
               9.Cliff Broyles b. 1903 Hill Co., TX d. 1976 Eastland Co., TX
                *Helen Marie Downs b. 1908 Jackson Co., AL d. 1993 Eastland Co., TX
                 10.Patricia Ann Broyles - private
                  *Luther Ray Gohlke - private

ii. MARY BUCHANAN13,14, b. 19 Mar 1777, Washington County, Virginia15,16; d. 19 Jun 1840, Davidson County, Tennessee17,18; m. JOHN EDMONDSON, JR.19,20, 08 Sep 179621,22; b. 09 Nov 1771, Virginia23,24; d. 09 Aug 1839, Davidson County, Tennessee25,26.

Notes for MARY BUCHANAN: Mary Buchanan, according to some sources was a cousin to her husband, John Edmondson.

iii. ANDREW BUCHANAN, b. WFT Est. 1778-1784.

  1. Matthew Buchanan.FTW.

    Date of Import: Aug 8, 2003