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Ancestors of Jane (Jean) Buchanan

This information is from Tony & Margo at ashdon@ix.netcom.com. Margo Doughty-Ashdon is the 2nd great grand niece of this Jane Buchanan.

Generation No. 1

1. Jane (Jean) Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA. She was the daughter of 2. James Patton Buchanan, Maj and 3. Isabel Hall. She married (1) James Parks on May 04, 1786 in Rockbridge Co, VA. Here is a jpg of their marriage bond.

Generation No. 2

2. James Patton Buchanan, Maj, born 1749 in Augusta Co, VA; died 1808 in Rockbridge Co, VA. He was the son of 4. John Buchanan, Col and 5. Margaret "Peggy" Patton. He married 3. Isabel Hall 1763 in Botetourt Co, VA.

Notes for James Patton Buchanan, Maj:
Major in the American Revolution.
DAR Patriot Index pp 96.
Member of Major McCowell's regiment.

3. Isabel Hall, born Abt. 1735 in New Monmouth, Rockbridge Co, VA. She has been said to be the daughter of James William Hall I and Jean (Mitchell?) 

This William Hall is not the William Hall who was said to have a history with Catawba Valley.  Please see this posting:  http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/hall/2007-03/1174475760

Children of James Buchanan and Isabel Hall are:

i. William Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA. Notes for William Buchanan:
Single.
ii. Isabel Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married // Scragens.

iii. Hannah Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married Adam Reed October 29, 1805 in Rockbridge Co, VA; born in Eaton, OH.

iv. Mary "Polly" Buchanan, born 1779 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died 1831; married (1) John Holt Rice, DD; born: 28 Nov 1777 at Bedford, Virginia. His parents: were Benjamin RICE and Catherine HOLT. He died 1816; married (2) Ephraim James Walker; born 1772 in York Co, SC; died 1863 in Tishemingo Co, MS.

v. Jane (Jean) Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married James Parks May 04, 1786 in Rockbridge Co, VA.

vi. Nancy Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married John Acton January 17, 1809 in Rockbridge Co, VA; born in Eaton, OH.

vii. Paxi Washington Buchanan, born in Rockbridge Co, VA; married Samuel Pettigrew.

viii. James Buchanan, born 1780 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died in Nobel Co, IN; married Katharine (Catharine Bodle) Bogle.

ix. George Buchanan, born April 23, 1781 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died July 20, 1862 in Covington, Miami Co, OH; married Nancy (Casady) Cassady June 23, 1803 in near Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Co, VA; born December 16, 1782 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died about 1871 in Covington, Miami Co, OH. Notes for George Buchanan: Ancester of the large connection in Shelby & Miami Cos. OH

x. Andrew Buchanan, born 1783 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died in FL; married Nancy Burnes.

xi. John (Buckaman) Buchanan, born December 31, 1785 in Augusta Co, VA; died January 05, 1866 in on the Old Farm, Rockbridge Co, VA; married Rhoda Corby 1816 in Rockbridge Co, VA; born July 1792 in Rockbridge Co, VA; died March 1855 in Rockbridge Co, VA. Notes for John (Buckaman) Buchanan: Blacksmith?? from Rockbridge death records of John Buckaman..


Generation No. 3

4. John Buchanan, Col, born Commonwealth Pennsylvannia, 1726, died August 16, 1769 in "Greenfield", Augusta Co, VA. He was the son of 8. James (or John?)  Buchanan and 9. Jane Sayers (or Sawyer/Sawyers). He married 5. Margaret "Peggy" Patton June 17, 1749 in Augusta Co, VA.

5. Margaret "Peggy" Patton, born in Newton, Lumwaddy, Ireland; died March 08, 1827 in Franklin, TN. She was the daughter of 10. Col. James Patton, MHB and 11. Mary Osborne.

Notes for John Buchanan, Col:
J Patton & Apalachian book pp 20. states he was of the Buchanan family from Northumberland Co, PA.
Living at Cherry Tree Bottom (Buchanan, VA) in 1756 when George Washington came to visit them on his tour of frontier forts.

Children of John Buchanan and Margaret Patton are:

i. William Buchanan, died/killed in KY.
ii. John Buchanan II, died 1777 in Battle of Saratoga.

Notes for John Buchanan II:

pp 184 WP

Served with Lewis's army of mountain men assaulting Dunmore at Gwynn's Island. On July 9 1776 the attack began with Lewis firing the first shot. Buchanan said Dunmore "sworn by his God which I presume to be Belzebub that if we begun with our dam'd 4 pounders he would pay us such a tune as we never heard but instead of that we made him lead of such a dance as he never before was taught to the tune of Yankedoodle. The rougues march at every fire."

 iii. James Patton Buchanan, Maj, born 1749 in Augusta Co, VA; died 1808 in Rockbridge Co, VA; married Isabel Hall 1763 in Botetourt Co, VA. Parents of Jane Buchanan et. al.

iv. Mary "Little Molley" Buchanan, born Abt. 1750 in Augusta Co, VA; died Aft. 1809 in Wythe or Botetout Co, VA; married (1) William Jones; married (2) Andrew Boyd 1767; born 1745 in VA; died May 06, 1820 in Pattonsburg, Botetout Co, VA.

Notes for Mary "Little Molley" Buchanan: They lived on Cherry Tree Bottoms. AKA Anderson's Ferry, and later as Boyd's Ferry.

v. Margaret Buchanan, born December 28, 1755 in Cherry Tree Bottom; died March 08, 1827 in Franklin Co, TN; married Joseph Drake March 1773 in Town House, Washington Co, VA. Joseph Drake born Abt. 1750; died August 1778, killed in KY.

vi. Jane Buchanan, born 1763 in Augusta Co, VA; married (1) John Floyd, Col November 1778; born 1751; died April 13, 1783; married (2) Alexander Breckinridge, Maj Unknown; born 1744.
Notes on Col. John Floyd

vii. Ann Buchanan, born November 28, 1765 in Augusta Co, VA; married William Ephraim Drake in KY.


Parents of Isabel Hall who married Maj. James Patton Buchanan

This William Hall is not the William Hall who was said to have a history with Catawba Valley.  Please see this posting:  http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/hall/2007-03/1174475760

6. James William Hall I, born 1702 in bn Scotland, then to Ireland then to Landcaster PA; died December 1772. He was the son of 12. Thomas Hall and 13. Mary //. He married 7. Jean (Mitchell???) 1722.

7. Jean (Mitchell?), born Abt. 1710 in Ireland.

Children of James Hall and Jean ? are:

i. Ruth Hall, died April 23, 1809 in Montgomery Co, VA; married Howard Heavin September 01, 1758 in Montgomery Co, VA; born October 09, 1734 in Kent Co, MD; died April 23, 1809 in Montgomery Co, VA.

ii. Andrew Hall, born Abt. 1731 in Augusta County, Virginia; died 1803 Rockbridge County, Virginia; married (1) Margaret Thompson Abt. 1758 in Augusta County, Virginia; born Abt. 1735 in Of Augusta County, Virginia; married (2) Isabella McClure May 30, 1799 in Rockbridge Co, VA.

3 iii. Isabel Hall, born Abt. 1735 in New Monmouth, Rockbridge Co, VA; married James Patton Buchanan, Maj 1763 in Botetourt Co, VA.

iv. Agnes Hall, born Abt. 1737 in Augusta County, VA; married John-George Berry; born in Of Botetourt County, VA.

v. James Hall, born Abt. 1739 in Augusta County, VA; died Abt. 1830 in Tennessee.

Notes for James Hall: Bur Hall Cemetery under Boone Lake, Sullivan County, TN

vi. William Hall, Jr, born Abt. 1740 in Augusta County, VA; died in Sullivans Co, TN; married Rebecca Gilmore June 15, 1787 in VA; born 1740; died Bef. 1802.

Notes for William Hall, Jr:
Also shown as born 1766 and married 1792 to Isabella Hunter and then to Sally Moore

vii. John Hall, born Abt. 1741 in Augusta County, VA; married (1) Sarah Woods; married (2) Mary Lapsley 1790; born 1750 in Albemarle County, VA; married (3) Sally Wilson 1790.

viii. Elizabeth Hall, born September 10, 1746 in Augusta County, VA.

ix. Nathaniel Hall, born March 13, 1749/50 in Albemarle County, VA; died October 16, 1833 in Hall Farm, Sullivan County, TN; married Elizabeth Thankful Doak Bef. 1771 in VA; born January 13, 1746/47 in Fishersville, Tinkling Springs, Augusta County, VA; died December 20, 1848 in Johnson City, Kingsport, Sullivan County, TN.

Notes for Nathaniel Hall:
Nathaniel Hall came to Tennessee from Virginia in 1778.
Dixie Bogart Reports birth year as 1744 and Mother as Jeanette/Jean

Early Eastern TN Taxpayers:
1787 Nathaniel Hall - Wash Co. TN 200 A. - 1 White Poll Tax
1805 Nathaniel Hall - Greene Co. TN
Burr Under Boone Lake, Hall farm, Sullivan County, TN


Generation No. 4

8. James Buchanan, born in Ireland of Nothumberland Co, PA. He married 9. Jane Sayers.
Notes for James Buchanan:
Buried near Providence Meeting House, Rockbridge Co, VA

9. Jane Sayers, born in Ireland.

Children of James Buchanan and Jane Sayers are:

i. Sarah Margaret Buchanan, married Charles Campbell, Capt in Abingdon, VA; born 1718 in of Beverly's Manor; died 1767 in Augusta Co, VA.

  • Notes for Charles Campbell, Capt:
  • Served in the French-Indian Wars in 1742.
  • Ref King's Mountain and its Heroes pp 380
  • 1742 Enrolled as a militia-man in the company of John Buchanan.
  • Was chosen a Captain in 1752.
  • Ref King's Mountain and its Heroes pp 379
  • April 1748 made an exploring tour down the Holston, in company with Doctor Thomas Walker, Colonel James Patton, James Wood, and John Buchanan, together with a number of hunters and woodmen.


4 ii. John Buchanan, Col, born 1699 in Ireland; died August 16, 1769 in "Greenfield", Augusta Co, VA; married Margaret "Peggy" Patton June 17, 1749 in Augusta Co, VA. Father of Maj. James Patton Buchanan who was father of Jane Buchanan who married James Parks.