Categotry Archives: Buchanan Family

Robert Edwin Laird

Documented History Robert E. Lair was born in Indiana on 19 February 1913, per U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940 confirms this date. Robert Edwin Laird was born at 9:15am 19 February 1913 to Frank George Laird and Emma Edith Lingle who lived at 3852 Graceland, Indianapolis, Indiana. Frank was an Accountant at the time. They had 2 children, both living.   In 1920, per the United States Federal Census, Robert lived with his parents and […]

Lois Catherine Buchanan

Documented History Lois Catherine Buchanan was born 19 August 1914 according to Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 in Ridgeway, Illinois to Maurice Buchanan and Pearl Wilton.   Lois lived with her parents and siblings on Lafayette Street, Winslow, Pike County, Indiana according to the 1920 United States Federal Census. Morris G. Buchanan was 36, his wife Pearl was 29 years old. Versa was 9, Charles and Carlin were 7, and Lois was 5 years old. Maurice was a Preacher.   According […]

Philip Carlin Buchanan

Documented History Philip Carlin Buchanan was born 4 January 1913 in Shawneetown, Illinois per Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. His parents were Maurice Buchanan and Pearl Wilton.   Carlin lived with his parents and siblings on Lafayette Street, Winslow, Pike County, Indiana according to the 1920 United States Federal Census. Morris G. Buchanan was 36, his wife Pearl was 29 years old. Versa was 9, Charles and Carlin were 7, and Lois was 5 years old. Maurice was a Preacher.   […]

Versa E Buchanan

Documented History According to Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Versa E Buchanan was born 24 July 1910 in St. Francisville, Illinois to Maurice G. Buchanan and Pearl Wilton. In an effort to be transparent to our visitors, please understand that we may get small commissions from purchases made through the links in this article. Please review our full disclosure at the very bottom left side of this page. According to the 1920 United States Federal Census, Versa lived with her parents […]

Buchanan Family History

Buchanan Surname The Buchanan Family is what sparked my interest in researching our family history.  When I was a little girl, I heard that former President James Buchanan was my 5 x’s Great Uncle.  So, naturally, I set out to see if that was true…and how he was related exactly…more on that later.  And now here we are today. I did a quick search on Ancestry.com to find the origin of the surname Buchanan.  Buchanan originated in Scotland.  Interestingly, my great […]

Charles Beckett Buchanan

Documented History Charles Beckett Buchanan was born 4 January 1913 according to the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current. His social security number was issued by Indiana.  He is the first person I’m researching from the Buchanan family.   In 1920, Charles lived on Lafayette Street in Pike County, Pakota, Indiana according to the Census. He lived with his twin brother, Carlin age 7, their sisters Versa age 9 and Lois age 5 as well as their parents Maurice G […]