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 Martha Ellen <I>Hunt</I> Buchanan

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Martha Ellen Hunt Buchanan

  • Birth 23 Apr 1863 Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 24 May 1935 Replete, Webster County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Hacker Valley, Webster County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 84615509

Martha Ellen Buchanan, wife of M.S. Buchanan, was born April 23, 1863, died May 24, 1935, age 72 years 1 month and one day.
She was the daughter of the late W.H. Hunt and Lydia J. Howes Hunt and was united in marriage to M. S. Buchanan November 18, 1881. To this union were born five children, four girls and one boy, namely: Mrs. Effie Samples, Alexander, W.Va.; Mrs. Verna Conrad, deceased; Mrs. Laura Fisher, Replete, W.Va.; Mrs. Carrie Rexroad, Big Chimney, W. Va.;and Clark of Replete, W. Va. she also raised two boys as her own, one adopted Lloyd Cornell of Fairmont, W. Va. and grandson, Kenneth Buchanan, at home. Four brothers and two sisters also survive, Abner and James both of Jane Lew, W.Va.; Walter of Weston, W.Va.; John of Bentonsville, Ohio; Mrs. Verna Loudin of Morgantown, W.Va.; Mrs. Elizabeth Andrew, of Baltimore, Maryland. She leaves several grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren besides a host of friends.
She professed faith in Christ when about 15 years of age and united with the United Brethren Church and later with the M. E. Church and lived a consistent Christian. She was a loving mother and friend to everyone.

When the sun is sinking at the close
of lifes day
"Tis so sweet to know that angels will
attend on earths dark way.
No night in heaven but cloudless and
never a sorrow there.
For God shall wipe all tears away and
banish every grief and care.
A friend.



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  • Maintained by: bison
  • Originally Created by: Nancy Fleetwood Miller
  • Added: 7 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84615509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Ellen Hunt Buchanan (23 Apr 1863–24 May 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84615509, citing Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Hacker Valley, Webster County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by bison (contributor 46993114) .