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Wirt Fruit Buchanan
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1856
Pine Township
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1934
Grove City
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA

Obituary taken from the New Castle News written on December 27, 1934.
"Wirt F. Buchanan, Sr., aged 78,
of Terrace Avenue, Grove City, died
suddenly from a heart attack Wednesday,
December 26. He made his
home with a grandson, H. L. Buchanan.
Mr. Buchanan had been a life
long resident of Mercer county, and
had been employed at the Bessemer
Gas Engine Works, until four years
ago when he retired on account of
his health.
"He is survived by a son, W. F. Buchanan,
Jr., Grove City; two daughters,
Mrs. Matthew Jenkins Brent,
and Mrs. James Magill, Grove City;
a step-son, Henry Payne, Greenville,
and a step-daughter, Mrs. Mary
Stone. Youngstown, Ohio.
"Funeral services will be held Friday
at 2 p. m. from the United Presbyterian
Church of Grove City, and
interment will be made in Finley
Cemetery."
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Buchanan (1813 - 1881)
  Mary Agnes Jennings Buchanan (1817 - 1894)
 
 Spouses:
  Rebecca Parton Clark (1858 - 1916)
  Isabella Millsop Buchanan (1853 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Charles F Buchanan (1876 - 1931)*
  Agnes Buchanan Jenkins (1886 - 1969)*
  Harriett M. Buchanan McGill (1888 - 1965)*
  Wirt Fruit Buchanan (1894 - 1959)*
  Harold Leroy Buchanan (1907 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Seth Buchanan (1834 - 1865)**
  James Buchanan (1839 - 1900)*
  Minerva Buchanan Hillkirk (1841 - 1911)*
  John Buchanan (1844 - 1865)*
  Hannah Buchanan McFarland (1849 - 1917)*
  Rachael Ann Buchanan Everhart (1850 - 1895)*
  Wirt Fruit Buchanan (1856 - 1934)
  Ephriam Buchanan (1859 - 1936)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Findley Cemetery
Mercer
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Judy Cain Bowser
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39250158
Wirt Fruit Buchanan
Added by: Judy Cain Bowser
 
Wirt Fruit Buchanan
Added by: Judy Cain Bowser
 
Wirt Fruit Buchanan
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Added by: Caroline in Virginia
 
 
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Rest in peace, dear uncle Wirt.
- Judy Cain Bowser
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016

- Victoria Cripps-Sauer
 Added: Sep. 3, 2011
 
 
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