Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

William Buchanan

Male 1826 - 1905  (78 years)


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  • Name William Buchanan 
    Born 3 Sep 1826  Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer 
    Religion 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1853  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Retired 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-63451 
    Died 21 Mar 1905  Glen Morris, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Suicide by Hanging 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I63451  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Alexander Buchanan,   b. CALC 20 May 1796, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betsy" Leese,   b. CALC 18 Jan 1802, of, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1841, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Family ID F37912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Caroline Harvie,   b. 3 Feb 1834, Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1904, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1853  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Catherine Buchanan,   b. 4 Dec 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Buchanan,   b. 8 Feb 1863, Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1937, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Harvie Buchanan,   b. 23 Feb 1866, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1947, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Dr. Daniel Buchanan,   b. 24 Nov 1868, Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1933, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Washington Buchanan,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Bessie Buchanan,   b. 7 Oct 1860, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F16570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Sep 1826 - Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1853 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1853 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Suicide by Hanging - 21 Mar 1905 - Glen Morris, Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    William Buchanan
    Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, M. (1826). William Buchanan (1826-1905) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 22 April 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/152887642/william-buchanan

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-7 Page 7.

    2. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 31.

    3. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 30.

    4. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [E] In memory of/ William BUCHANAN/ died March 21st, 1905/ in his 79th year/ Catherine HARVIE/ his wife/ died January 19th, 1904/ in her 70th year/ Hurd & Roberts/ HAMILTON/

    5. [S110] Church Records - ON, Waterloo Co., Cambridge - First United.
      William Buchanan Of Blenheim Married Catherine Harvey Of Beverly, Witn: Illegible Buchanan Jr. & John Harvey, By License Beverly

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 028449 (1905).
      Name:William Buchanan Gender:Male Age:79 Birth Date:abt 1826 Birth Place:Beverly Township Death Date:21 Mar 1905 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Suiside by Hanging Himself Temporanginsam