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Buford Young Smith
Birth: May 1, 1896
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1977
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

~ღ~ Beloved Grandfather ~ღ~

After marriage on Dec 1, 1917, and a year following the birth of their daughter, my grandparents, Buford and Mallie, moved from Barren County where all three were born, to Louisville to begin a new job and a new life. Having been raised on his dad's farm, he wanted nothing to do with agriculture. Buford was employed by L&N, where he worked until well past retirement age. He was Deacon Emeritus at Victory Memorial Baptist Church, Louisville, where they were members for many years, and where their daughter and two grandchildren were raised. Showing love for his family as a whole and individually came easily for him. It was tangible. He was son of Harrison Novel "Nove" Smith, and Arabelle Letitia "Belle" Martin Smith, and raised in Barren County, Ky.

Buford and Mallie had only one child, a daughter.

Home in 1910: Barren, Kentucky
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Harrison N Smith
Mother's Name: Belle Smith
Household Members:
Harrison N Smith 40
Belle Smith 42
Geneva D Smith 15
Buford Y Smith 14
Hurbert M Smith 10
Cecil B Smith 7



I know an unpretentious house
locked in the embrace of trees
Its faded walls, graying roof
mellowed with memories.

A house that grew into a home
with joy and sorrow each a part
Braving storm, bearing heat
A family near its heart.

The years have made it beautiful,
for time, in taking daily toll,
Of pristine walls and shiny roof,
Has left it with a Soul.

-Sybil L Armes
I Shall Meet Tomorrow Bravely 1941


Family links: 
  Harrison Novel Smith (1870 - 1944)
  Arabelle Letitia Martin Smith (1866 - 1954)
  Mallie Beulah Jackman Smith (1898 - 1993)
  Ruby Louise Smith Hall (1918 - 2009)*
  Geneva Douglas Smith Albany (1895 - 1985)*
  Buford Young Smith (1896 - 1977)
  Herbert Martin Smith (1899 - 1986)*
  Cecil Woodford Smith (1903 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Resthaven Memorial Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Mar 31, 2011
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 Added: Jul. 3, 2015
Love you, Granddaddyღ
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