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Archibald Buchanan

Archibald Buchanan

Male 1822 - 1898  (76 years)

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  • Name Archibald Buchanan 
    Born 1822  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Chair Maker 
    Religion 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-159250 
    Died 24 Dec 1898  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159250  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Buchanan,   b. 4 Jul 1773, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1829  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Margaret McArthur,   b. 1780, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1844  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F16113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary McGrigor,   b. 1826, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 May 
    Children 
     1. Henry J. Buchanan,   b. 1846, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F39828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Archibald about 1870
    Archibald about 1870
    Left to right Krista Buchanan, Robert Buchanan, Archibald (father) above Kate Buchanan, below Phoebe
    Archibald Buchanan about 1870
    Archibald Buchanan about 1870
    image from Ancestry.com 2014

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Buchanan, father of Mrs. Charles Hayes, died yesterday at his home in Chicago. The body arrived here on the 3 o'clock train this afternoon and was taken to the Hayes residence, 910 North Avenue, (Waugekan) where the funeral will be held at 3 o'clock tomorrow. Mr. Buchanan was well known to many Waukegan citizens.

      Unknown newspaper

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      An Early Settler of Winslow Passed Away in Chicago.

      Winslow, Jan 2 - News has been received here of the death of A. Buchanan, which occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. I.L. Holt, in Chicago, where he was kindly cared for. He was born in the township of Dumfries, near Galt, Ontario, and came to Winslow in the summer of 1856, and for many years worked at several branches of mechanism. He rebuilt the old sawmill at Honey Creek, and did business there until the death of his wife, which occurred in 1886, after which he has been traveling in the car with his son Robert, who is well known in the west as a musician and the conductor of a repertoire show. He was a man who had many good qualities of head and heart. He was aged 77 years, two months and five days. His remains were laid at rest in the cemetery at Waukegan, Ill., beside those of his wife and son Henry.2a

      2aUnknown newspaper

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      Death of a Former Galtonian.

      There died in Chicago on the 24th ult., Archibald Buchanan, an old resident of North Dumfries and Galt. He was born in Dumfries, near Branchton, in 1822, and was the youngest son of the late John Buchanan, of that township, who came to this section some years before. His relatives in Galt are two sisters, Mrs. Ferguson and Mrs. Brodish. He was a painter and turner, having learned his trade with Paul Hoffman, on North Water Street. In 1856 he went to Illinois, where he resided until the time of his death. His wife died some ten years ago, and a family of six children survive him. When in Canada he was one of the old line Reformers, but after going to the States he became an ardent Republican. He was an influential citizen wherever his lot was cast, and his kindly and genial disposition made him numerous friends. He died surrounded by all his family but one. The remains were interred in the family plot at Waukegan, Ill.3a

      3aUnknown newspaper

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.35.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1822 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Chair Maker - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1898 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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