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Frances M. Warren Buchanan
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1845
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1952
Orange County
Indiana, USA

Oldest Citizen, Mrs. Buchanan, dies at 97. A life which started almost a century ago ended Sunday with the death of Mrs. Frances M. Warren the oldest citizen of Orange County, Indiana. Mrs. Buchanan died Sunday evening at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Cleve Boyer, in the Syria vicinity at the age of 97 years, seven months, and one day. Final rites were conducted Wednesday afternoon at Pleasant Grove. Services were conducted by Elder William C. Hancock. A daughter of william and Amariah (Rigney) Warren, she was born Jan. 02, 1855, near Syria, Indiana. After living in Terre Haute, Indiana a few years when young, she returned to Orange County where the rest of her life was spent. Her marriage to Jasper Newton Buchanan in 1873 ended with his death in 1909. Wars have punctuated the life of this woman whose father was a Mexican War Soldier. A son served in the Spanish-American War, another in World War I. Four grandsons fought overseas during World War II and a grandson and great-grandson are now in Korea. Mrs. Buchanan leaves almost 100 descendants. With the six children surviving, Elbert Buchanan and Mrs. Harry Monyhan, Paoli, Indiana; Pearl, Eli and Arrie Buchanan and Mrs. Boyer of the Syria vicinity are 27 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Three children preceded her in death.

Marry on Jan. 19, 1872 at Orange County, Indiana to Jasper Newton Buchanan (child of William Buchanan and Mahulda Austin) 
Family links: 
  William Warren (1822 - 1875)
  Amariah Rigney Warren (1825 - 1919)
  Jasper Newton Buchanan (1843 - 1909)
  Marion S. Buchanan (1873 - 1946)*
  Ray Emery Buchanan (1875 - 1947)*
  Elbert Henry Buchanan (1878 - 1958)*
  Louisa Buchanan Moneyhan (1880 - 1963)*
  Pearl Buchanan (1881 - 1969)*
  Eli Buchanan (1886 - 1954)*
  Ira Arvie Buchanan (1889 - 1954)*
  Ella Buchanan Boyer (1892 - 1960)*
  Frances M. Warren Buchanan (1845 - 1952)
  Polly Ann Warren Buchanan (1848 - 1872)*
  Sarah Jane Warren Cornwell (1856 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: JBuck
Originally Created by: Grave Digger
Record added: Feb 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65143476
Frances M. <i>Warren</i> Buchanan
Added by: Grave Digger
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- Lisa Lindley-Ross
 Added: Mar. 11, 2016
with respect
- Goddess
 Added: Aug. 30, 2011

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