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Archibald Waller Overton Buchanan, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1830
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 7, 1915
Venice
Sevier County
Utah, USA

Son of John Buchanan and Nancy Ann Bache

Married Amelia Helen Whiting, 22 Aug 1854, Manti, Sanpete, Utah

Married Mary Ann Brown, 1 Jan 1860, Manti, Sanpete, Utah

Married Annie Marie Larsen, 11 Oct 1869, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Caroline Sophia Sorenson, 27 Sep 1876, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

The following is taken from the Deseret Evening News of May 18, 1915:

VENICE, UTAH

LAST TRIBUTE PAID TO VALIANT PIONEER

(Special Correspondence)

Venice, Sevier Co. May 17 - The funeral of Archibald W. Buchanan was held here Sunday. Mr. Buchanan died May 7 of infirmities incident to old age, being past 85 years old. He was born in Kentucky, Feb. 9, 1830. His parents joined the Church during the early persecutions and helped to build the city of Nauvoo where their son Archibald, while a youth, became acquainted with the Prophet Joseph Smith. He remembered the martyrdom of the prophet and his brother Hyrum and was present at the meeting in the groves when it was made manifest to the Saints that the leadership of the Church had fallen upon Brigham Young. Mr. Buchanan remained all his life a faithful and devoted member of the Church and always bore fervent testimony to the divine calling of Joseph Smith and his successors and to the truthfulness of the gospel principles. He came with his parents to Utah in 1862 [1852]. He became a pioneer of Sanpete and Sevier counties and in those early days he was known as a mediator and peacemaker between the Indians and the pioneers. He was the father of 30 children; and had 104 grandchildren and 76 great-grandchildren. He served as bishop of Glenwood for a period of years and went to Mexico in 1890, returning after a few years and making his home in Venice, where he lived the remainder of his days.

At the funeral the Venice ward choir sang appropriate selections and duets were rendered by Misses Ence and Christensen and by Mr. and Mrs. Payne. The opening prayer was by James M. Peterson and the closing prayer by Prest. James Christensen. The speakers were A. T. Oldroyd, Patriarch J. S. Horn, Prest. Robert D. Young, Mrs. Hepler, Newell K. Young and Patriarch W. H. Seegmiller. All spoke in the highest terms of the rugged, faithful pioneer and devoted father and friend, the exponent of peace and love and the sterling and valiant worker in the cause of truth.

Interment was in the Glenwood cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Buchanan (1786 - 1839)
  Nancy Ann Bache Buchanan (1790 - 1884)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Ann Brown Buchanan (1842 - 1901)
  Caroline Sophia Sorensen Buchanan (1858 - 1928)
  Helen Amelia Whiting Buchanan (1836 - 1910)*
  Ane Maria Larsen Buchanan (1852 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Elizabeth Buchanan Lemmon (1856 - 1926)*
  Rozina Buchanan Powell (1858 - 1923)*
  Archibald Walter Buchanan (1859 - 1951)*
  James Alonzo Buchanan (1860 - 1896)*
  Helen Amelia Buchanan Payne (1861 - 1936)*
  Mary Jane Buchanan Oldroyd (1862 - 1894)*
  Lorenzo Dow Buchanan (1864 - 1939)*
  William Wallace Buchanan (1865 - 1938)*
  Jacob Joseph Buchanan (1867 - 1958)*
  Theda Jane Buchanan Oldroyd (1867 - 1954)*
  Effie Buchanan Hackett (1871 - 1927)*
  Henry Pomeroy Buchanan (1871 - 1941)*
  Osmond Buchanan (1871 - 1939)*
  Amy Lorette Buchanan Ence (1873 - 1946)*
  Arthur Adelbert Buchanan (1875 - 1896)*
  Castina Maria Buchanan Young (1876 - 1944)*
  Charles Vertner Buchanan (1877 - 1903)*
  James Carlos Buchanan (1879 - 1954)*
  John Loren Buchanan (1879 - 1880)*
  Anna Delilah Buchanan Poole (1881 - 1954)*
  Ethelyn Buchanan Breinholt (1883 - 1973)*
  William Aaron Buchanan (1885 - 1887)*
  Nancy Edna Beecroft (1885 - 1967)*
  Parley Ammon Buchanan (1888 - 1889)*
  Carrie Myrl Buchanan Brugger (1892 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane B Buchannon Davis (1813 - 1848)*
  Elizabeth Buchanan Coolidge (1815 - 1913)*
  Emmeline Buchanan Curtis (1820 - 1884)*
  John Buchanan (1825 - 1897)*
  Mary Ann Buchanan Williamsen (1827 - 1912)*
  Archibald Waller Overton Buchanan (1830 - 1915)
  Martha Marie Buchanan Howell (1833 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Glenwood
Sevier County
Utah, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Jul 07, 2007
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Archibald Waller Overton Buchanan, Sr
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Archibald Waller Overton Buchanan, Sr
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