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This page last updated on June 14, 2007 to add directions.

J. Buchanan Cemetery
Location: 501N
From Roxboro, go about 4 miles on 501N. Just past Tingen Mine Road on left at powerline.
In woods on private property
March 2007 by Ken and Becky Dalton
36 26 54.5 N 078 56 15.6 W
This cemetery is on the old Jack Hill Evans farm.


There are about 12 graves marked by fieldstone and depression. One fieldstone has the information below clearly and neatly carved:

J. BUCHANAN / Departed this life / Apr XX (20) / 1829  

The following information from the Kendall compilation may be useful in identifying the J. Buchanan buried here. Be aware that this data could refer to different men with the same given name.

  • A James Buchanan appears in the 1794 Tax list in Nash district. He has 200 acres, 1 white poll and 0 black polls
  • A James Buchanan purchased 100 acres Dec 17, 1828 on Castle and Mill Creeks
  • A John Buchanan witnessee documents in 1806 and 1859.
  • A James Buchanan witnessee a document in 1805
  • James B Buchanan and John William Buchanan are in Capt Webb’s tax district in 1814
  • There are no listings for any other J. Buchanans of any spelling.
  • The marked grave could be of a female and no research has been done in that direction.

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