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Dr James Sylvester Buchanan
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Birth: 1852
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1886
Wilmington
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Bio:

Son of James Buchanan and Mary Jane McCutcheon Buchanan of Walkers Creek, Augusta County, Virginia;

Grandson of James Buchanan and Margaret Hanna Buchanan of Walkers Creek, Augusta County, Virginia, and of Robert Wardlaw McCutcheon and Rachel McCrory Armstrong McCutcheon of Little Calf Pasture, Augusta County, Virginia;

Brother of Rachel Armstrong Buchanan (Mrs. James LaPradda S. McCutcheon), William Montgomery Buchanan (Wife, Mattie H. Buchanan), Arutha Ann Buchanan, Robert H. Buchanan, Bolivar Baxter Buchanan (Wife, Frances Belle Moffett Buchanan) and John Buchanan.

In the early 1800's, James moved across the country to settle in Wilmington, Los Angeles County, California, to be near many of his Aunts, Uncles and Cousins, who had moved out from Virginia years earlier. By this time, James was already a Physician, as were some of his McCrory and Armstrong family members.

Dr. James Sylvester Buchanan died in 1886, at the age of 34. He is buried with his Aunt, Margaret Armstrong Wallace, her daughter (his cousin) Leila Wallace McCutcheon and Leila's husband (another of James' cousins), Frank McCutcheon.

He is fondly remembered by all of the families who loved him and the friends whose lives he touched.



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Buchanan (1815 - 1864)
  Mary Jane McCutchan Buchanan (1825 - 1862)
 
 Siblings:
  Rachel Armstrong Buchanan McCutchan (1848 - 1896)*
  William Montgomery Buchanan (1850 - 1926)*
  James Sylvester Buchanan (1852 - 1886)
  Antha A. Buchanan (1854 - 1877)*
  Robert Hanna Buchanan (1856 - 1902)*
  Bolivar Baxter Buchanan (1858 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:


FRANK MCCUTCHEN
MAR. 16, 1865 - NOV. 26, 1911

LEILA MCCUTCHEN
APR. 4, 1863 - MAY 28, 1931

MARGARET WALLACE
DEC. 5, 1831 - JULY 21, 1908

J.S. BUCHANAN
1852 - 1886


MCCUTCHEN (At bottom of monument)


 
Burial:
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section G - Lot 37 - Grave 1 N.E. -- Entrance from Washington Blvd., through Section D, past Section F, then G begins.. There are 4 names on a Tall Standing Monument: Margaret Wallace d 1908, Frank McCutchen d. 1911, Lelia McCutchen, d. 1931 and Jas Buchanan, d. 1888..
 
Maintained by: Diane Parker
Originally Created by: Ann
Record added: Aug 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75452918
Dr James Sylvester Buchanan
Added by: TLS
 
Dr James Sylvester Buchanan
Added by: TLS
 
Dr James Sylvester Buchanan
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Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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- LSP
 Added: Jun. 23, 2012

- ....in Remembrance
 Added: Apr. 5, 2012

- quebecoise
 Added: Mar. 2, 2012
 
 
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