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Rev Leonard Buchanan
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1809
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1881
Cranberry
Avery County
North Carolina, USA

Died at age 70
Last Text
Preach the Word
II Timothy 4:2

The following information was given to me by a descendant of Rev. Buchanan.
The information that I have here was taken out of what was believed to be the family Bible of Arthur and Mary (Boswell) Buchanan. The Bible was owned by Naomi Sparks of Mitchell Co and given to a David Stamey who copied the information. Leonard was born October 24, 1809 and he died June 15, 1881. He was born in Rutherford Co., N. C. and married Elizabeth (Tate) Buchanan on January 18, 1829. She was born *1809-1810 and died September 12, 1886 in Mitchell Co., N.C.. They we married in Burke Co., N.C.

He was a 2nd Lieutenant Chaplain in the Civil War, founded Big Rock Creek Church, and was the first preacher at Yellow Mountain Baptist Church. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William John Buchanan (1765 - 1856)
  Elizabeth Jones Buchanan (1774 - 1861)
 
 Children:
  Jemima Buchanan Hughes (1827 - 1910)*
  William Marion Buchanan (1832 - 1909)*
  Avery Buchanan (1850 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Greenberry Buchanan (1799 - 1876)*
  James Buchanan (1800 - 1874)*
  Leonard Buchanan (1809 - 1881)
  Nancy Buchanan Hutchins (1814 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Wife Elizabeth Tate Buchanan b.1810 in Burke Co, NC-d.Dec 9, 1886 in Mitchell Co.,​ NC
 
Burial:
Yellow Mountain Cemetery
Plumtree
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Beth Blair
Record added: Jun 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91868560
Rev Leonard Buchanan
Added by: Beth Blair
 
Rev Leonard Buchanan
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Added by: P. Scarborough
 
 
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- Vickie Oates Woods
 Added: Nov. 20, 2012
 
 
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