FREE – Readable and downloadable copy of the Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan published in 1892.
Edward Hunt’s “Weymouth ways and Weymouth people: Reminiscences” takes the reader back in Weymouth Massachusetts past to the 1830s through the 1880s as he provides glimpses into the people of the community. These reminiscences were mostly printed in the Weymouth Gazette and provide a fair example of early New England village life as it occurred in the mid 1800s. Of specific interest to the genealogist will be the Hunt material scattered throughout, but most specifically 286-295, and of course, those lucky enough to have had somebody “remembered” by Edward.
In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to succeed,
T.J. Buchanan, furniture dealer and undertaker, was born in Boone County, Ill., March 10th, 1856; removed to Rockford; thence to Harrison County, Ia., and engaged in farming three years in Union township. In Feb., 1881, he bought his present business of Rudd & Soper, and carries an elegant stock of goods. He married Alice A. Brownell, at Rockford, Ill., April 14th, 1876, and has one child, a daughter.
Solomon H. Buchanan is a native of Glen Rose, Somervell County, Texas. At the age of eight he was bereft of both of his parents, and those, into whose care he drifted, were not willing he should learn a letter. By some means he attracted the favorable notice of Miss Mary A. Pearson, a missionary of our Home Mission Board. Furnishing him the funds for the trip, she sent him at the age of 18 in 1903, to Oak Hill Academy with request to become an earnest Christian teacher. At the Academy Mrs. Mary R. Scott of Pittsburgh became his
On the roster of county officials of Latah county appears the name of William N. Buchanan, who is now serving as sheriff, and his fearless and prompt discharge of his public duties has gained him the commendation of all lawabiding citizens. For twenty-one years he has been a resident of the county, and has therefore witnessed the greater part of its growth and development. Throughout this period he has been connected with its agricultural interests, and is accounted one of the leading farmers of this section of the state. Mr. Buchanan was born in Newton County, Missouri, April 2, 1857,
La Grande, Union County, Oregon Gary J. Buchanan, 34, formerly of La Grande, died Sunday in Hermiston. Mr. Buchanan was born Sept. 25, 1953, to Harry and Laneta (Gray) Buchanan of La Grande. He lived in La Grande until moving to Echo last summer to work on the Mosgrove Ranch. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 259 of La Grande. He is survived by sons, Gary Dean and Jason, both of Ontario; brothers, Terry Ray Buchanan of Chatteroy, Wash., and Jack Thomas Buchanan of Seattle; sister Carol Kay Baycroft of Spokane; grandmother, Verda Gray
Harry Thomas Buchanan, of Kingsview Manor Apartments, died Tuesday, July 22 at his home. He was a purchasing agent for Boise Cascade Corp. He was 59. Mr. Buchanan was born Sept. 19, 1920 at Durango, Colo., the son of Ted and Dolly (Tovrea) Edwards. He served with the U. S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Eagles, Elks and V. F. W. Survivors include his sons, Jack of La Grande; Gary, of Elgin; Terry, of Seattle; daughter, Carol Baycroft, of Spokane; brother Doug, of Coos Bay; five grandchildren and other relatives. He
Cove, Union County, Oregon LaNeta Buchanan, 50, 205 20th St., died Friday at her home. Mrs. Buchanan was born on March 16, 1925, at Cove, the daughter of Joseph T. and Verda (Holmes) Gray. On March 19, 1942, she married Harry Thomas Buchanan at Wieser, Idaho. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors beside her husband include: a daughter, Carol K. Peterson of Spokane, Wash., three sons, Gary J. Buchanan of the U. S. Army in Colorado, Terrel Ray Buchanan and Jackie Thomas, both of Elgin; two grandchildren; mother Verda Gray of La Grande; two sisters, Reba Laird
Private, 1st class, Transport Corps, Co. B, 52nd Reg.; of Durham County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Francis Buchanan. Entered service March 30, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France June 7, 1918. With Army in Germany for four months. Returned to USA July 4, at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 17, 1919.