Texas Family Group Sheet for the Laban Estes BUCHANAN Family


Husband: Laban Estes BUCHANAN
Birthdate: 21 Oct 1827
Birthplace: Davidson Co, TN
Death date: 8 Jan 1910
Place of death: Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Burial: Midgett Family Graveyard (aka Fordtran Cem), Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Father: Robert BUCHANAN
Mother: Barbara ESTES

Marriage date: 9 Sep 1855
Marriage place: Smith Co, TN

Wife: Martha Jane SAULMON
Birthdate: 29 Nov 1833
Birthplace: TN Death date: 24 Jul 1910
Place of death: Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Burial: Midgett Family Graveyard (aka Fordtran Cem), Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Father: Elijah SAULMON
Mother: Martha MORRIS

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" BUCHANAN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 23 Jul 1858
Birthplace: Smith Co, TN
Death date: 11 Nov 1931
Place of death:
Burial: Midgett Family Graveyard (aka Fordtran Cem), Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Marriage date: 6 Feb 1878
Marriage place: Smith Co, TN
Spouse's name: Joshua B. BRANCH

Child No. 2: Sarah Caroline "Sallie" BUCHANAN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 29 Feb 1860
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 21 Feb 1952
Place of death: El Campo, Wharton Co, TX
Burial: Midgett Family Graveyard (aka Fordtran Cem), Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Marriage date: 1 Nov 1877
Marriage place: Smith Co, TN
Spouse's name: Hugh Mack MIDGETT

Child No. 3: Robert Thomas BUCHANAN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 20 Sep 1866
Birthplace: Smith Co, TN
Death date: 21 Jul 1956
Place of death:
Burial: Midgett Family Graveyard (aka Fordtran Cem), Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Marriage date: 14 Aug 1888
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Mary Green BARNETT

Child No. 4: Elijah John BUCHANAN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 25 Jan 1870
Birthplace: Smith Co, TN
Death date: 22 Dec 1943
Place of death:
Burial: Midgett Family Graveyard (aka Fordtran Cem), Fordtran, Victoria Co, TX
Marriage date: 6 Dec 1893
Marriage place: Williamson Co, IL
Spouse's name: Cora HUDGENS
 
 
Documentation:
   1. Latter Day Saints Family History Site.
   2. Illinois State, 1891 Tax Collectors Book, Williamson County, IL, Southern Township, Township 10 South, Range 2 East of the 3rd P.M.
   3. Barrnett, Albert, The Barnetts of Smith County, Tennessee - Some Ancestors and Descendants, Appendix J, p 94.
   4. Photo of tombstone, Fordtran Cem., Victoria Co, TX.
   5. Victoria Advocate, published in Victoria, Victoria Co, TX, Jan. 21, 1910.
   6. History of Tennessee, Goodspeed's History of Tennessee (Goodspeed Publishing Company, Nashville, TN. 1887. Online at
http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnsmith/tngen/goodspeedsmithbio.htm>) Biographical Appendix, Smith Co.
   7. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1860 Smith Co, TN Dist. 19, Pg. 83B, image 32, National Archives Film T9-1280.
   8. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1860 Smith Co, TN, Reel M653-1271, p 414B, enum 7/10/1860.
   9. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1910 Victoria Co, TX, ED 158, sheet 14A, p 277, line 25-28 (ancestry.com image 27). Prec. 5.
   10. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1870 Smith Co, TN, Dist 17 Reel No. M593-156 p 178A : Enum 28 June 1870 by James A. Thomas (image 11).
   11. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1850 Smith Co, TN, South Div., enum 14 Nov 1850, Dwell/Fam 986/986, p 375B, image 332.
   12. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1900 Victoria Co, TX, Justice Prec. 5, ED 91, Sheet 9, pg 140A, enum 14 June 1900 by John W. McCullough, Dwell 119, Fam 120, ancestry image 17.
   13. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1860 Smith Co, TN, Dist 17 - New Middleton P.O., p 405B , Image 22, Enum 3 July 1860.
   14. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1870 Smith Co, TN, Dist 17 Reel M593-156 p 178B Enum 28 June 1870 by James A. Thomas, New Mddleton PO (image 12).
   15. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1880 Smith Co, TN, Dist. #17 pg. 186; image 9.
   16. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1870 Smith Co, TN, District No 17 Reel No. M593-156 p 178A : Enum 28 day of June by James A. Thomas (image 11).
   17. Regena Williamson, her mother in law's mother was Joshua Branch's daughter Lillie who married Nick Marthiljohni. <regena@elc.net>.
   18. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule - 1920 Jackson Co, TX, (Edna Town) ED: 103; pg. 17A; Ancestry image 12 , 14 & 16 April 1920 - House 840/547; Inez Road.
   19. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1910 Victoria Co, TX, ED 158, sheet 11B, Dwell/Fam 196, ancestry image 22. Halletsville- Victoria Rd.
   20. Victoria Advocate, published in Victoria, Victoria Co, TX, Afternoon, Nov. 11, 1931, Number 67.
   21. Dodd, Jordan R., Tennessee Marriages, 1851-1900. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000-. Original data: See extended description for original data sources listed by county. (Smith County was created in 1799 from Sumner County and Indian lands. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1851 through 1900. Original data: Smith County, Tennessee Marriages, 1851-1900. County court records located at Carthage, Tennessee or Family History Library microfilm #0319168- 0319172.)
   22. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1880, WIlson Co, TN, Dist. 9, TN census, Vol. 35, ED 253, Sheet, 32.
   23. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1900 Victoria Co, TX, Justice Prec. 5, ED 91, Sheet 9, pg 140A, Dwell/Fam 121/122, enum 14 June 1900 by John W. McCullough, ancestry image 17.
   24. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1920 Victoria Co, Fordtran Dist, TX, ED 155, (ED 155; Prt. 5-Fordtran Dist.); sheet 11A; Ancestry Image 21-22.
   25. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule - 1930 Uvalde Co, TX, Prec 6, ED 9, Roll T626-2404, p 3B.
   26. Minnie Belle Brady Midgett, Minnie Belle (Brady) Midgett Bible.
   27. Kerry Moody (Jp0909@aol.com ), Kerry Moody(Jp0909@aol.com), descendant of Henry A. Midgett / Minerva Elizabeth Badgett, through their son Josiah "Sar"Midgett / Louisa Dockins, through their daughter Dora Etta Midgett / William Charles Roberts (great-grandparents). Dora Etta Midgett knew my grandfather, Claude Herbert Midgett - shared pictures.
   28. Partlow, Thomas E., Wilson County, Tennessee, Deeds, Marriages, and Wills, 1800-1902 (Easley, S.C. : Southern Historical Press, c1987. Descript. vii, 235 p. ; 23 cm.), p 96.
   29. Barrnett, Albert, The Barnetts of Smith County, Tennessee -Some Ancestors and Descendants, Appendix J, p 95.
   30. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1900 Victoria Co, TX, Justice Prec. 5, ED 91,Sheet 9, pg 140A, enum 14 June 1900 by John W. McCullough, ancestry image 17.
   31. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1920 Victoria Co, Fordtran Dist, TX, ED 155, ED 155 - Prct. #5 Fordtran Dist, sheet 9A; Roll T625_1847, Ancestry image 17.
   32. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule - 1930 Victoria Co, TX, Prec. 5, ED 12, Nat'l Arch Roll T626-2405, p. 6B.
   33. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1900 Victoria Co, TX, Justice Prec 5, ED 91, Sheet 9, p 140A, enum 14 June 1900 by John W. McCullough, Dwell/Fam 118/119, ancestry image 17.
   34. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1910 Victoria Co, TX, ED 158 (ancestry.com image 23) Sheet 12A-B, Family/Dwelling 211.
   35. US Federal Census, Federal Population Schedule 1920 Victoria Co, Fordtran Dist, TX, ED 155, ED 155 (ancestry.com image 22).
   36. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900 http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp, Vol. H, pg 147.
   37. US Army Enlistment Records, Microfilm M233, Roll 22, covering dates July 1847 - Oct 1850, p 334.
   38. TN State Library & Archives, Nashville TN, Smith Co., TN Wills (Microfilm Roll 105 - Vol. 8 (Sept. 1859-Nov 1895); pg. 414.

Notes:
I have the military file for Laban Estes Buchanan and would be happy to share the information. Please email me if interested.
 

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