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 Robert Grant Buchanan

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Robert Grant Buchanan

  • Birth 11 Oct 1866 Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 10 Jun 1954 Bulls Gap, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 76932535

Robert Grant Buchanan was the son of Allen Buchanan 1833 – 1904 and Harriet Setser 1838 – 1880. His siblings were: Millard Fillmore Buchanan 1859 – 1892; Winfield S Buchanan 1861; Sarah C Buchanan 1863 – 1929; and Alice Buchanan 1869.

About 1871, when Robert was about 5 years old his mother, Harriet Setser Buchanan, passed away. It is not known the exact date, the cause of her demise, or where she is buried.

Tennessee, Marriages, 1851-1900 confirms that Robert Buckhanan became the groom of Dorthula Short on April 11, 1887 in Hawkins Co., Tennessee. Mary gave birth to the following known children: Della Buchanan 1888 – 1971, she married John Robert Wolfe; Samuel G Buchanan 1891 – 1966, he married Mary V Moore; Clyde Charles Buchanan 1894 – 1981, he married Barbara Wallace; Jodie Lee Buchanan 1896 – 1960; Earnest Frank Buchanan 1900 – 1976; Anna Byrd Buchanan 1903 – 1990, she married John Houston Taylor; Rassie Buchanan 1906 – 1986, he married Mary Francis Hawkins; Mary Eunav Buchanan 1909 – 1982, married Calvin B. Long; Parley R Buchanan 1912 – 1998, married Nonnie "Ruth" Smith.

Some time between 1930 census and 1940 census Robert and Mary were divorced.

On Aug.31, 1950 Mary Dorthula Short Buchanan passed away. She was buried in the Gulley Cemetery on Walker Church Road.

On June 10 1954 Robert Grant Buchanan passed away. He is buried in the Gulley Cemetery next to Mary Dorthula, and they share a tombstone. (bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman)


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  • Maintained by: L. Hill
  • Originally Created by: Ken - TN
  • Added: 22 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76932535
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Grant Buchanan (11 Oct 1866–10 Jun 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76932535, citing Gulley Cemetery, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by L. Hill (contributor 48452249) .