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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Buford Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Buford Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Buford family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Buford

Wikipedia John Buford, Jr.
Wikipedia Maury Anthony Buford (born February 18, 1960 in Mount Pleasant, Texas) was an American football punter in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants.
Wikipedia Rodney Alan Buford (born November 2 1977, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Joe Buford (born June 19, 1967) at Franklin, Tennessee) is a racecar driver.
Wikipedia Abraham Buford (July 21 1747 ? June 30 1833) was a Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War, best known as the commanding officer of the American forces at the Battle of Waxhaws.
Wikipedia Damon Buford (born June 12, 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a retired Major League Baseball player.
Wikipedia Napoleon Bonaparte Buford (January 13, 1807 ? March 28, 1883) was an American soldier, Union general in the American Civil War, and railroad executive.
Wikipedia Bill Buford (born 1954) is an American author and journalist.