Samuel was born January 2, 1810 at Wake County, North Carolina. He was the first son of McCaslin Frost and Penina Smith, of the Carolinas, Tennessee and Illinois and Fremont County, Iowa). The first three children were born in Wake County, North Carolina. Before Samuel was six, his family moved to Knox County, Tennessee.
Samuel went on mission in 1841-43 in Tennessee.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Utah
Samuel and Rebecca with were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and were pioneers to Utah in 1861 with the William K. McKissack Co.
Samuel married August 7, 1834 in Hancock County, Illinois to 1) Rebecca Forman. Family resided Fremont County, Iowa, and after 1861, in Spring City, Utah.
Samuel married 1863 at Salt Lake City 2) Esther Davis, born April 24, 1839, (daughter of William and Keziah Davis of Gloucestershire, England. They were pioneers in 1861, with the Joseph Horne company). Alternate marriage date for Samuel and Esther, "Sealing of a spouse," was 23 May 1870 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. A marriage could have been performed prior to a sealing ceremony.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Samuel Buchanan by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Samuel Buchanan:
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