Martha Jane <I>Best</I> Buchanan

Martha Jane Best Buchanan

Louisiana, USA
Death 24 Dec 1901 (aged 59)
Brazos County, Texas, USA
Burial Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 2, Space 305
Memorial ID 23796100 · View Source
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Transcription of Obituary from The Bryan Weekly Eagle, 26 Dec. 1901

Mrs. Martha Jane Buchanan

Mrs. Martha Jane Buchanan, wife of Mr. S. B. Buchanan, died at her home in this city Tuesday morning at 3:10 o'clock, and the funeral will take place from the family residence this morning at 8:30; interment at Steep Hollow cemetery.

Mrs. Buchanan was born in Louisiana and was 54 years, 4 months and __ days old. She was married to Mr. S. B. Buchanan in Louisiana and came with him to Texas thirty-two years ago, settling in the Steep Hollow community. She was one of the charter members of the Steep Hollow Baptist church, organized thirty years ago, and one of the purest and best women whose lives ever blessed and brightened the world. She leaves a husband and seven children, Mrs. Laura Kestler, Mr. S. W. Buchanan, Mrs. P. L. Barron, R. L. Buchanan, C. A. Buchanan, Miss Olivia Buchanan and Hamp Buchanan.

Daughter of William B. and Sarah S. (Adams) Best

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  • Created by: B. Coker
  • Added: 6 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23796100
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Jane Best Buchanan (29 Jul 1842–24 Dec 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23796100, citing Steep Hollow Cemetery, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by B. Coker (contributor 46964846) .