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Mrs Jane "Jennie" Trindle Buchanan
Birth: 1740
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1792
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Jane "Jennie" Trindle Buchanan was the daughter of Lt. William Trindle and Margaret Trindle. She maried John Buchanan, Sr. prior to 1758 in Pennsylvania. She and her family were early settlers of Nashville having arrived 14 December 1778. She was the mother of five children, John (Major), Jane "Jennie" who married James Todd, Alexander, Samuel, Nancy who married James Mulherin. Alexander was mortally wounded by Indians during the attack known as "The Battle of the Bluffs" on the French Lick Station on April 2, 1781, and died shortly thereafter. Samuel was killed about 1783 a mile below the fort (Buchanan Station) on Mill Creek.

Her grandson Henry was elected to the legislature of Tennessee in 1875 and her great grandson John Price Buchanan was elected to the legislature in 1886 and 1888 and elected Governor of Tennessee in 1890.

John Sr. was killed by the Indians in his cabin near the fort (Buchanan Station), in April 1787. Jane is believed to have died after 1792 at Buchanan Station on Mill Creek.

Both Jane and her husband John are believed to buried in the Buchanan Station Cemetery on Mill Creek along with sons,Samuel, Alexander, and Major John and probably her daughter, Jane Buchanan Todd. One report says that "the center of the cemetery where there is a bushy area with broken stones is the last resting place of Jane and John." 
 
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 Parents:
  William Allen Trindle (1709 - 1774)
  Margaret Cathey Trindle (1711 - 1770)
 
 Spouse:
  John Buchanan (1725 - 1787)
 
 Children:
  John Buchanan (1759 - 1832)*
  Jane "Jennie" Buchanan Todd (1760 - 1802)*
  Alexander Buchanan (1763 - 1781)*
  Samuel Buchanan (1765 - 1786)*
 
 Siblings:
  John D. Trindle (1731 - 1784)*
  Alexander Trindle (1739 - 1785)*
  Jane "Jennie" Trindle Buchanan (1740 - 1792)
  Margaret Trindle McCuiston (1746 - 1808)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
John Buchanan Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Mary Jane Hobbs Pattillo
Record added: Jun 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38933080
Mrs Jane Jennie <i>Trindle</i> Buchanan
Added by: Mary Jane Hobbs Pattillo
 
Mrs Jane Jennie <i>Trindle</i> Buchanan
Added by: Mary Jane Hobbs Pattillo
 
 
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The Love of Family is life's greatest blessing!
- Carole Whittemore
 Added: Dec. 17, 2013
Jane is my 5 great grandmother.Her son John would be my 4 great grantfather. May they all reat in peace.
- Peggy Sample Reen
 Added: Nov. 30, 2013

- Melanie Carothers Hall
 Added: Mar. 4, 2013
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