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.

PCB 1920 US Federal Census

PCB 1920 US Federal Census

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.

PCB 1930 US Federal Census

PCB 1930 US Federal Census

According to the 1930 United States Federal Census, Carlin lived with his parents and siblings in Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana. His father, Maurice Buchanan, was 46 years old and working as a Methodist Pastor. His mother, Pearl, was 39 years old. He and his twin, Charles, were 17 and their sister, Lois, was 15 years old. Maurice’s mother was born in Missouri. The rest were born in Illinois.

PCB 1934 U.S. City Directories

PCB 1934 U.S. City Directories

In 1934, per U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Carlin lived at 1233 N. State Av, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

PCB 1233 N. State Ave

PCB 1233 N. State Ave in 2014

Marriage


Carlin married Theresa L. Owens on 17 April 1935 in Marion County, Indiana, per Web: Marion County, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1925-2012.

PCB 1936 U.S. City Directories

PCB 1936 U.S. City Directories

Carlin lived at 2036 Houston, Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife Theresa L. in 1936, per U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. He was a shipping clerk with Royal Typewriter Co.

PCB 2036 Houston St

PCB 2036 Houston St in 2014

Carlin and Theresa had a baby girl on 19 April 1936 in Indianapolis, Indiana at 10:07pm. They named her Theresa Anita Buchanan. At the time, they lived at 2036 Hueston Street.

PCB 1936 Birth of Daughter Theresa Anita

PCB 1936 Birth of Daughter Theresa Anita

Carlin was 23 and Theresa was 22 years old. Carlin was a shipping clerk with Royal Typewriting Co. for a year. Theresa was a housewife.

PCB 1937 Birth of Daughter Carolyn Lois

PCB 1937 Birth of Daughter Carolyn Lois

Carlin and Theresa had another baby girl on 13 June 1937 at 9:41pm. They named her Carolyn Lois Buchanan. At the time, they lived at 3347 E. 20th, Indianapolis, Indiana. Carlin was 24 years old working as a Vacuum Sweeper Co. Salesman.

PCB 1940 US Federal Census

PCB 1940 US Federal Census

According to the 1940 United States Federal Census, Carlin lived with his wife and daughters at 2831 Kenwood Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana. He worked services and sales with a Typewriter Co. He was 29 years old. He was born in Illinois, the other three were born in Indiana. His wife was Theresa, age 23. Their daughter Anita was 3 and Carolyn was 5. Carlin received $832 in wages. He paid $20 per month in rent.



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PCB 1952 U.S. City Directories

PCB 1952 U.S. City Directories

In 1952, Carlin and Theresa lived at 3966 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana per U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.

Death


Philip Carlin passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana at 3:00pm on 5 January 1967 due to Exsanguination due to Ruptured Esophageal Varicose Vein due to Nutritional Chassis that had onset 36 hours prior. He was 54 years old as the time living at 661 Easy Street, Glendale Heights, Illinois. The informant was his son-in-law, Michael Feeney.

PCB 1967 Death Certificate

PCB 1967 Death Certificate

According to Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Philip Carlin Buchanan was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery on 9 January 1967.  Find A Grave had a memorial for Carlin but it did not contain much information on him, just his burial date.  It also didn’t have a photo of his headstone.  I updated the information and requested a photo of his headstone.  I will update this post as I get more information and photos.

If you have information you’d like to share about Carlin’s life, please leave it in the comments section below.  Let’s keep his memories alive for his descendants!

That’s all for now,

~Kris

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