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John Moffat Buchanan

John Moffat Buchanan

Male 1896 -

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  • Name John Moffat Buchanan  [1
    Born 4 March 1896  Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I74579  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 July 2003 

    Father Alexander Magowan Buchanan,   b. 28 July 1859, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1934, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Moffat,   b. about 1853, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1916, Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 16 June 1885  St. Rollox, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Extract of an entry in a Register of Marriages
      No. 169
      1885 on the Sixteenth day of June, at 102 Parson street, Glasgow. By declaration , in presence of Alexander Walker, Mason Journeyman, residing at 11 Mallomire place, Govan Parish and Jane Hunter, Domestic Servant, residing in Portland street, Troon.
      Alex Buchanan, Ploughman, Bachelor, 23, Portland street, Troon
      Father: Alexander Buchanan, Ship Carpenter Journeyman
      Mother: Janet Buchanan m.s. Buchanan
      and
      Elizabeth Moffat, Domestic Servant, Spinster,29, 8 Rosslyn terrace, Kelvinside
      Father: Robert Moffat, Shipbuilder's labourer
      Mother: Elizabeth Moffat m.s. Skelly
      Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Lanarkshire, dated June 16th, 1885
      Registered: 1885 June 16th at Glasgow (signed) Hugh M. Jamieson, Assist. Registrar
      The above particulars are extracted from a Register of Marriages for the District of St. Rollox in the County of Lanark.

      Note: The Alexander Buchanan listed as Alexander Buchanan's father does not exist. Alexander is the son of Janet Buchanan and Alexander Magowan, born July 28, 1859 at Troon. Janet was working as a domestic in the Magowan household. The couple married in 1868.

      Alexander Walker is the husband of Jeanie Moffat, Elizabeth's sister; Jane Hunter is possibly her cousin, daughter of Robert Hunter and Catherine Skelly. [1]
    Family ID F52132  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Isabella Hamilton,   b. about 1898 
    Married 3 September 1920  Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Transcript (by Cameron Research, February 2003)
      On 3 September 1920, at St. Mungo's Halls, South York Street, District Hutchesontown, Burgh Glasgow, after publication of Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland,
      John Moffat Buchanan, aged 24 years. Bachelor. Housepainter (Journeyman) residing at 119 Main Street, Gorbals. Son of Alexander Buchanan, Carter and Elizabeth Buchanan m.s. Moffat (deceased)
      married
      Isabella Hamilton, aged 22 years. Spinster. Shirt Machinist residing at 141 Gallowgate, Glasgow. Daughter of Alexander Hamilton, Ham Curer and Maria Hamilton m.s. McLean (deceased)
      Witnesses: Andrew Hamilton, Annie Templeton
      Clergyman: James Padkin
      Ref: 644/15/254 [1]
    Family ID F52196  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH (image downloaded July 7, 2003)
      1896. Births in the District of Gorbals in the Burgh of Glasgow
      No. 388
      John Moffat Buchanan
      1896. March Fourth 11h 0m P.M. 220 Main Street, Glasgow
      Male
      Father: Alexander Buchanan, Contractors Carter
      Mother: Elizabeth Buchanan M.S. Moffat
      Married: 1885. June 16th St. Rollox District, Glasgow
      Informant: (signed) Alex Buchanan, Father, Present
      Registered: 1896 March 26th at Glasgow
      (signed) William Potter Assistant Registrar
      (initialled) J.B. (J. Brown, Registrar) [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.



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