Biography of Fanny Ward aka Buchanan 1872-1952

Fanny Ward aka Buchanan 1872-1952 is in Actors.

On 22 Feb 1872 Fanny Ward aka Buchanan was born at St Louis, MIssouri.

In 1900 [her illegitimate daughter] Dorothé Mabel Lewis was born illegitimately to Charles Vane-Tempest-Stewart 7th Marquess of Londonderry (age 21) and Fanny Ward aka Buchanan (age 27).

In or after 1918 [her son-in-law] Terence Plunket 6th Baron Plunket (age 18) and [her illegitimate daughter] Dorothé Mabel Lewis (age 18) were married. She the daughter of Charles Vane-Tempest-Stewart 7th Marquess of Londonderry (age 39) and Fanny Ward aka Buchanan (age 45).

On 24 Feb 1938 [her son-in-law] Terence Plunket 6th Baron Plunket (age 38) and [her illegitimate daughter] Dorothé Mabel Lewis (age 38) died in a plane crash. They were bound for the Hearst ranch at San Simeon, now known as Hearst Castle. In the coastal fog surrounding the airstrip on the ranch, the pilot overshot the field by nearly a mile and a half. One wing struck the ground, causing the plane to burst into flames and crash. James Lawrence was the only survivor, having been thrown clear of the plane. He suffered burns and a broken ankle. Her son Patrick Plunket 7th Baron Plunket (age 14) succeeded 7th Baron Plunket of Newtown in County Cork.

On 27 Jan 1952 Fanny Ward aka Buchanan (age 79) died.