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Buchanan - Joseph


Source: Crawfordsville Review, January 17, 1916

The funeral of Joseph BUCHANAN was conducted from the Presbyterian Church at Judson today. Mr. Buchanon (sic) was 75 and was a life resident of this vicinity have been born in the farm south of here where he died. Death followed an operation which he underwent Friday afternoon at 3. The deceased was one of the most prominent farmers of Parke Co. He is survived by a son, James of Rockville. kbz

Source: Waveland Independent Jan 21, 1916

Joseph C. Buchanan, who was a familiar figure upon our streets died at his home near Judson on Friday of last week, following an operation to relieve intestinal trouble. He was taken ill on Wednesday. He was born on the farm entered by his father, James Buchanan, the first white settler in Washington Township March 2, 1840. He graduated fromt he Waveland Academy inn 1860. In 1862 he enlisted int he 78th IVI and aftewards in the 137th, serving to the close of the war. Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon. kbz
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