Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Buchanan

Male 1748 - 1824  (76 years)


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  • Name William Buchanan 
    Born 7 Jul 1748  St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1824  St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54191  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father George Buchanan,   b. 7 Jul 1696, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1750, Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor Rogers,   b. Bef 1713,   d. 16 Oct 1758, Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1729  St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Hill Dorsey,   b. 20 Jun 1752, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1797, St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1772  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F30839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BUCHANAN, GEORGE, Baltimore Co., surgeon. 4 Feb, 1749/50; 28 May, 1750
      To son Lloyd Buchanan and hrs., tract called "Habnabat Adventure," 350 A.; addition to tract containing 28½ A; also tract containing 200 A., called "Jones Level"; 150 A., pt. of "Selset," bought of Richard King Stevenson, Baltimore Town; Negro Tom that I bought of Dallam and Negro girl Peggy.
      To son Andrew Buchanan and hrs., tract called "Letterkenny" of 320 A.; also that I bought of Nicholas Rogers, adjoining it, containing 78 A.
      To son Archabald Buchanan, tract called "Landinkind" and "Pearce Folly," of 250 A.
      Following tracts to be divided bet. sons George and James: tract "Murphey's Delight", 200 A.; addition to ditto 50 A., "Golden Forrest", 100 A. addition to 60 A.; "Food Plenty" 160 A.
      To son George, certain slaves.
      To dau. Elizabeth, 100 pounds sterl.
      To son William Buchanan, 25 pounds sterl.
      Sons Loyd, Andrew, Archabald, George and James Buchanan.
      My dau. Croxall is not mentioned in this will, I being assured she hath money and full share of my estate already paid to Mr. Croxall.
      To Elizabeth Rogers 5 pounds sterl. to buy her mourning, if she pleases to use it.
      Wife Elliner Buchanan, extx.
      Wit: Wm. Rogers, Nicholas Rogers, H. Rogers; 29 Oct, 1748.
      May 28, 1750: then came Wm. Rogers, Nicholas Rogers and Nicholas Rogers, Jr., state they saw Testator Doctor George Buchanan, sign his will. 27.280
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      BUCHANAN, ELEANOR, Baltimore Co., widow. 19Aug1758; 16Oct1758
      To son Loyd, my house Bible & a mourning ring, & to his dau. a piece of silver plate worth £5 sterling.
      To dau. Elizabeth Croxall, £50 sterl. & my saddle.
      To sons Andrew & Archibald, a mourning ring each.
      To son George a bridle & saddle.
      To dau. Elizabeth Buchanan, as much as will make her fortune £250 sterl. incl. the sum devised her by her father, negro boy Ben, son to Old Sarah, & negro girl Deanah, dau. to Penny, & a set of silver spoons marked BB.
      To son James, a bridle & saddle.
      To my mother [not named] negro boy Duke for life.
      To sister Elizabeth Rogers, sd. Duke on my mother's d..
      To dau. Elizabeth & sister Elizabeth, equ. div., £50 sterl. & my wearing appl.
      To sister Catharine Rogers, £5 sterl.
      To son William Buchanan, negro girl Rachel, negro boy Joshua, son & dau. to Rubie, negro girl Ruth, the younger son of Penny, & the residue.
      Extr: son Loyd, to whom I leave the care of son William.
      Witn: William Rogers, John Merryman, Jr.
      16 Oct. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

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