Smith Cemetery (African-American)

Surveyed by Patricia Hall  in Dec. 2001

This cemetery is located on the Buckland Plantation. Buckland Plantation located five miles south of the Virginia line, in Gates County, NC (US 37 North:1/2 mile from the Buckland Elementary School.)  Actually there are two cemeteries on the Buckland Plantation: First cemetery– Approximately 26 crepe myrtle trees line the driveway leading to the mansion & each tree represents an unmarked grave of a slave.  Buckland Plantation. Second cemetery–this is the Smith Family Cemetery.  Location: North of the Mansion approximately 30 yards. No fence or walls. The oldest grave: 1915.

Charlie D. Smith
Born: 29 May 1918
Died: 25 July 1985

Mildred Evelyn Smith
Born: 17 July 1913
Died: 1 Jan 1935

Percell Smith, Jr.
Born: 1 May 1965
Died: 12 Sept 1993

Reginald V. Smith
Born: 15 Sept 1925
Died: 7 Feb 1946

Lewis F. Smith
Born: 20 Feb 19?5
Died: 25 May 1962

Antonia N. Hayes
Born: 4 Jan 1926
Died: 28 April 1973

George S. Hayes
Born: 5 Nov 1885
Died: 22 Feb 1968

George S. Hayes
Born: 23 Nov 1928
Died: 8 Oct 1991

Charlie Hall
Born: 15 Mar 1891
Died: 24 Jan 1981

Helen Summer
Born: 19 Dec 1913
Died: 6 July 1982

Donnie M. Hinton
Born: 28 Oct 1916
Died: 27 Jan 1997

R.B. Hollomon
Born: 29 Mar 1889
Died: 1915

Gramby Hollomon
Born: 23 Nov 1854
Died: 31 Dec 1942

Rachel A. Hollomon
Born: 9 Mar 1859
Died: 15 Oct 1917

Hollomon
Unreadable

Rudolph Dempsy Smith, Sr.
Born: 19 Aug 1911
Died: 2 Feb 2002

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