Name: George BUCHANAN
Birth: ABT 1721 in Romelt,Donegal,Ireland
Death: 1815 in Madison,Jefferson Co.,Indiana
Burial: Buchanan Cem.,Ripley Co.,Indiana
According to a Ripley Co., Indiana, genealogist, George was a soldier in the
Note: Grave is marked with a government marker: 4 PA REG REV WAR 1815
American Revolutionary War. And, according to the DAR, there is an established
patriot from Pennsylvania who died in 1818 in Indiana; his wife was Esther
CAMPBELL, and his children were Wilson, Mary, John, David, and William.
Immigrated from Ireland to York County, Pennsylvania, in about 1774. Remarried
in Pennsylvania. Moved from Fayette County, Pennsylvania, to Kentucky in 1790.
Listed on tax list in Woodford County, Kentucky in 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795.
Moved to Jefferson County, Indiana by 1813.
The "Buchanan Station" blockhouse was built on his property in 1812 or 1813 as
protection from Indians who were still in the southern Indiana area. "Buchanan
Station" was constructed in Brown Township, Ripley Co., Indiana, in 1812 or
NOTE: Some family genealogists claim that this man's father was William
Alexander Buchanan, born about 1698 in County Donegal, Ireland. HOWEVER, no
proof has been offered to support the claims. It is highly speculative that
George was the son of William b. 1698 in County Donegal. Consequently, this
database will not link George to any parent.
Esther CAMPBELL b: in ,Ireland
- Mary BUCHANAN b: 15 MAR 1764 in ,Ireland
- William BUCHANAN b: ABT MAR 1771
- Margaret BUCHANAN b: 1771 in ,Ireland
- Wilson BUCHANAN b: 1775 in ,New York
- John BUCHANAN b: ABT 1779
- Martha E. BUCHANAN b: 1780 in York,Pennsylvania
- David BUCHANAN b: 1785