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Buchanan Breckenridge Adrian
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1857
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1933
Kaufman County
Texas, USA

Name: B B Adrian
Death Date: 24 Jun 1933
Death Place: Terrell, Kaufman, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 76 years 4 months 20 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 04 Feb 1857
Birthplace: Smith Co. Tx.
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mrs B B Adrian
Father's Name:J.D.G. Adrian
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Farmer
Place of Residence: Terrell, Texas
Burial Place: Prairie Springs, Ben Wheeler, Tx.
Burial Date: 26 Jun 1933
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2115548
Digital Film Number: 4163871
Image Number: 2464
Reference Number: cn 28768

Adrian, CANTON HERALD, July 7, 1933: The ranks of the pioneer citizens of Van Zandt county were thinned Saturday, when Buchannan Breckenridge Adrian, 76, a resident of Ben Wheeler, passed away. Funeral services for the deceased were held at the Prairie Springs cemetery near Ben Wheeler 9:30 Sunday morning. Rev. Major Brown of Murchison and the members of the Pine Hill Masonic Lodge of Ben Wheeler had charge of the rites at the cemetery. B.B. Adrian was the son of John David German Adrian, a man who distinguished himself in the Civil War. B.B. Adrian was born in Smith county, east of Edom, Texas, but at an early age moved into Van Zandt County. He was a member of the Methodist church and of the Ben Wheeler Masonic Lodge. B.B. Adrian is survived by his wife, five children and one brother. The children are: A.F. Adrian, Grand Saline; C.C. Adrian, Athens; Mrs. A.C. Shivers, Grand Saline; Mrs. J.J. Colley, Ben Wheeler; Mrs. Otto Huddle, Goose Creek; K.L.M. Adrian, Ben Wheeler, is the only surviving brother. A large group of friends from Grand Saline, Ben Wheeler, and other parts of the country were present Sunday morning to pay their last respects to this highly esteemed citizen. Grand Saline Sun.

Buchannan's father, John David German Adrian (Adrain)married Sarah McDonald, buried in Wood-Verner Cemetery, Smith Co. Tx. He was one of the first citizens of Smith County, Texas and one of the earliest representatives to the Legislature; he rode horseback to Austin to participate. He was a charter member of First Baptist Church of Tyler, April 8, 1848, listed as J.G. Adrain, according to a historical sketch by R.A. Dean Church Clerk, written in 1938. This account states J. G. had grandchildren living in Ben Wheeler at that time.

Family links: 
  John David German Adrian (1815 - 1887)
  Sarah Adrian (1825 - 1866)
  Mary Ellen Davidson Adrian (1856 - 1940)
  Oliver J. Adrian (1876 - 1883)*
  Andrew Franklin Adrian (1878 - 1940)*
  Rosa Adrian Colley (1880 - 1953)*
  Acy Jerome Adrian (1883 - 1913)*
  A. Arlillian Shivers (1886 - 1971)*
  Claude Culberson Adrian (1891 - 1971)*
  Mary Omega Adrian Huddle (1904 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Prairie Springs Cemetery
Ben Wheeler
Van Zandt County
Texas, USA
Plot: Old Section Row # 28
Maintained by: Wayne Smith
Originally Created by: Paulette
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39809972
Buchanan Breckenridge Adrian
Added by: Wayne Smith
Buchanan Breckenridge Adrian
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His full name is Buchanan Breckenridge.
- Wayne Smith
 Added: Jan. 12, 2010

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