AfriGeneas States Research Forum
[SC] Richard Green aka Dick Buford - SC
As found in The Watchman and Southron (Sumter, SC), September 13, 1899, page 3, column 1.
115 Years Old and in Need.
“Richard Green, an old colored man, better known to many of our citizens as ‘Uncle Dick Buford,’ has requested us to make an appeal to the good people of Sumter in his behalf.”
“He has papers stating that he was born Feb. 15, 1785 in Charleston, S. C., as the slave of Edward Linning. He was afterwards owed for many years by the late Mrs. Buford…last owner was the late Myles Moran.”