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Grave has been located U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   James  BUCHANAN

  (b. 23 April 1791 Pennsylvania, USA   d. 1 June 1868 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA )  

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James BUCHANAN was born 23 April 1791 in Pennsylvania, USA. James BUCHANAN was the child of ?   and   ?

James BUCHANAN died 1 June 1868 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States

born at Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

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Did You Know?America - Did you know? When the laconic President Calvin Coolidge died, columnist Dorothy Parker wrote: "How could they...Read MORE...

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
Did You Know?Pennsylvania means 'Penn's woods' or 'Penn's land.' Quaker William Penn was granted the tract of land by King Charles II of England in 1681 as repayment of debt owed to Penn's father, Admiral William Penn. Originally, Penn suggested Sylvania (woodland) for his land. (

Prior to 1787 - Crown Colony of Pennsylvania
December 12, 1787 - Pennsylvania becomes 2nd U.S. state

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894

Woodward Hill Cemetery Lancaster Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section M, Lot 36.
23 April 1791
, Pennsylvania, USA


JAMES BUCHANAN, the fifteenth President of the United States, was born in a small frontier town, at the foot of the eastern ridge of the Alleghanies, in Franklin County, Pa., on the 23d of April, 1791. The place where the humble cabin home stood was called Stony Batter. His father was a native of the north of Ireland, who had emigrated in 1783, with little property save his own strong arms. Five years afterward he married Elizabeth Spear, the...Read MORE...

1857 - March 4 - James Buchanan (1791-1868) becomes 15th President of the United States - the only bachelor to be President.

He was elected president in 1856, defeating John C. Frémont, the Republican candidate, and former President Millard Fillmore of the American Party. The growing crisis over slavery presented Buchanan w
March 4, 1857

1 June 1868
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

James is buried at: Woodward Hill Cemetery Lancaster Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section M, Lot 36.
Name: James Buchanan
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1868
Event Place: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 23 Apr 1791
Death Date: 01 Jun 1868
Affiliate Record Identifier: 143
Cemetery: Woodward Hill Cemetery

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), James Buchanan, 1868; Burial, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Woodward Hill Cemetery; citing record ID 143, Find a Grave,

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