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Mary Dorthula Short Buchanan
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1868
White Horn
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1950
Bulls Gap
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

Mary Dorthula Short was the daughter of Samuel Short 1840 1907 and Sirena Jane Day 1845 1924. Her known siblings were: Joseph H Short 1881; William Short 1866; James Short 1875 and Virdie Short 1888.

On April 11, 1887 Mary Dorthula Short became the bride of Robert Grant Buchanan. This marriage was blessed with 9 children:
1. Della Buchanan 1888 1971, she married John Robert Wolfe;
2. Samuel "Greely" Buchanan 1891 1966, he married Mary V Moore;
3. Clyde Charles Buchanan 1894 1981, he married Barbara Wallace;
4. Jodie Lee Buchanan 1896 1960;
5. Earnest "Frank" Buchanan 1900 1976;
6. Anna Byrd Buchanan 1903 1990, she married John Houston Taylor (3rd marriage);
7. Rassie Marvin Buchanan 1906 1986, he married Mary Francis Hawkins;
8. Mary Eunav Buchanan 1909 1982, she married Calvin B. Long;
9. Parley R Buchanan 1912 1998, he married Nonnie "Ruth" Smith.

Some time between 1930 census and 1940 census Mary and Robert were divorced.

On Aug.31, 1950 Mary Dorthula Short Buchanan passed away. She was buried in the Gulley Cemetery on Walker Church Road.

When you visit this memorial please leave flowers. (bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman and refined by L. Hill)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Short (1840 - 1907)
  Sirena Jane Day Short (1845 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Grant Buchanan (1866 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Della Buchanan Wolfe (1888 - 1971)*
  Samuel Greeley Buchanan (1891 - 1966)*
  Clyde Charles Buchanan (1894 - 1981)*
  Rassie Marvin Buchanan (1906 - 1986)*
  Mary Eunav Buchanan Long (1908 - 1982)*
  Parley R Buchanan (1912 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: s/w Robet G
 
Burial:
Gulley Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: L. Hill
Originally Created by: Ken - TN (inactive)
Record added: Sep 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76932541
Mary Dorthula <i>Short</i> Buchanan
Added by: Sabrina K. Combs
 
Mary Dorthula <i>Short</i> Buchanan
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Added by: Peyton Davis (inactive)
 
 
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R.I.P. Mary Dorthula Buchanan
- Betty Buchanan Martin
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013

- Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 Added: Dec. 19, 2011

- Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 Added: Sep. 27, 2011
 
 
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