Sand Springs Tombstones - Broom, Buffington  
Sand Springs Baptist Church - Floyd Co., GA
Broom, Buffington Tombstones (updated 04/23/2011)

Our Mother
MRS. MILLIE BROOM
Nov. 25, 1817
June 6, 1903
Asleep in Jesus
Erected By J.A.F. Broom & Alice Hicks
She was the mother of Alice Broom Hicks and great-grandmother of Gordon Buffington. (Notes from Tim Buffington)
Her maiden name may have been Wood. She was married to Joseph Harrison Broom.
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J. A. BUFFINGTON Tombstone - Full View
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J. A. BUFFINGTON
Dec. 9, 1846
May 29, 1906
He Died in The Lord and His Works Do Follow Him.
James A. Buffington was married to Martha J. Unknown (see below).
They were the parents of John Thomas "Tom" Buffington. (Notes from Tim Buffington)
I do not know if there were any additional children.
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MARTHA J. BUFFINGTON
Oct. 30, 1840
Nov. 30, 1022(sic)
A precious one from us has Gone a Voice We loved is Stilled a place is
vacans(sic) in our home Which never can be filled.
Martha J. Unknown married James A. Buffington (see above).
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BUFFINGTON
JOHN T.
Apr. 2, 1872
Jan 3, 1949
LULA M.
May 24, 1880
July 12, 1964
We will meet again.
John Thomas "Tom" Buffington was the son of James A. Buffington and Martha J. Unknown. (Notes from Tim Buffington)
He first married Sara Alva Cordle (December 18, 1890) and they had Lela M., Abner Cyrenous, John, Eula Irene, Enis L., and Inez.
He married second Lula Mae Hicks and they had Beatrice, Louise, J. Gordon, and Mary.
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MRS. ALVA BUFFINGTON
Born June 2, 1874
Died Jan 20, 1911
Gone But Not Forgotten
Sarah Alva Cordle was the daughter of Cyrenious "Rena" Cordle and Mary Hulda Carter.
She was married to John Thomas "Tom" Buffington.
(See information under Tom's tombstone photo.)
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BUFFINGTON
ABNER C.
July 17, 1893
Apr. 27, 1960
ESSIE V.
Feb. 15, 1896
Mar. 28, 1981
Abner Cyrenous was the son of John Thomas "Tom" Buffington and Sarah Alva Cordle.
Essie Virginia Green was the daughter of Henry Jasper Green & Sarah "Salley" Elizabeth Tolbert.
They were married Dec. 13, 1914.
Obituary donated by Emily O'Neal to GAGenWeb - ABNER
Obituary donated by Emily O'Neal to GAGenWeb - ESSIE
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JOHN W. BUFFINGTON
Feb. 1, 1898
May 14, 1917
At Rest
John W. was the son of John Thomas "Tom" Buffington and Sarah Alva Cordle.
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JAMES ALBERT BUFFINGTON
Oct. 10, 1932
Apr. 20, 1934
James Albert was the son of Abner Cyrenous Buffington and Essie Virginia Green.
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J. GORDON BUFFINGTON
May 1, 1917 - April 18, 2001
Rest in Peace
Joseph Gordon Buffington was the son of John Thomas "Tom" Buffington and Lula Mae Hicks.

OTHERS - LOCATED UNDER MARRIED NAME
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ALICE ALMIRA BROOM
(See HICKS)
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