The Sumter Daily ItemMonday, March 7, 1983
MRS. FRANCES SMITH OSWALD, died Sunday night at the TUOMEY Hospital.
Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late PERCY and MAY BOSSARD SMITH.
and the widow of G. D. OSWALD.MRS. OSWALD was a member of the church of the Holy Comforter.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, SARA (SARA DENORMANDIE OSWALD) TROTT of the home, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren,
Arrangements will be announced by ELMORE-HILL Funeral Home.
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Name: Frances Oswald
Last Residence: 29150Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States of America
Born: 21 Sep 1896
Died: Mar 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Florida (Before 1951)
Descendants of GEORGE DOUGLAS OSWALD
Generation No. 1
1.GEORGE DOUGLAS2 OSWALD(ROBERT1) was born August 07, 1862 in South Carolina.He married FLORENCE ERNESTINE DAVIS, daughter of WILLIAM DAVIS and CAROLINE WALTER.She was born September 1869 in Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, and died December 19, 1922 in Charleston County, South Carolina.
Children of GEORGE OSWALD and FLORENCE DAVIS are:
2. i. ALMA LOUISE3 OSWALD, b. March 1890, South Carolina.
3. ii. GEORGE DOUGLAS OSWALD, JR., b. December 1893, South Carolina.
iii. SARA DENORMANDIE OSWALD, b. January 28, 1896, South Carolina; d. May 15, 1991, Mississipi; m. CHARLES HARD TROTT; b. December 21, 1889, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina.
iv. ROBERT DAVIS OSWALD, b. December 31, 1899, South Carolina; d. August 1964.
v. CAROLINE WALTER OSWALD, b. Abt. 1902, South Carolina.
vi. RUTH OSWALD, b. Abt. 1903; m. DRUE BIRMINGHAM.
vii. FLORENCE DAVIS OSWALD, b. January 29, 1891, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina.
Generation No. 2
2.ALMA LOUISE3 OSWALD (GEORGE DOUGLAS2, ROBERT1) was born March 1890 in South Carolina.She married KEFF ALEXANDER SMITH, son of LEE KEFF.He was born February 07, 1884 in Georgia, and died August 1965.
Children of ALMA OSWALD and KEFF SMITH are:
i. FLORENCE CLEVELAND4 SMITH.
ii. ALMA DOUGLAS SMITH.
iii. KEFF ALEXANDER SMITH, JR., b. 1922, Tennessee.
3.GEORGE DOUGLAS3 OSWALD, JR. (GEORGE DOUGLAS2, ROBERT1) was born December 1893 in South Carolina.He married FRANCES CONYERS SMITH Abt. 1907.She was born Abt. 1895 in Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina.
Child of GEORGE OSWALD and FRANCES SMITH is:
i. GEORGE DOUGLAS4 OSWALD, 111, b. July 10, 1926, North Carolina
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Mrs. Florence Davis Oswald.
DAR ID Number: 19554
Born in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Wife of George Douglas Oswald.
Descendant of Col. William Davis, Alfred Walter and Christopher Peters,of South Carolina.
Daughter of William C. Davis (b. 1840) and Caroline Walter, his wife (m.1863).
Granddaughter of William H. Davis (b. 1807) and Susan Pope Frampton (b.1809), his wife (m. 18 26); Alfred Walter (b. 1806) and Charlotte King Seaman (b. 1807), his wife (m. 1827).
[p.207] Gr.-granddaughter of Charles J. Davis (d. 1824) and Anne Ulmer(d. 1825), his wife; Al fred Walter and Mary Peters, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of William Davis and Anne McLeon, his wife; Alfred Walter and Jeannette Stevens, his wife; Christopher Peters and Sarah deNormande, his wife.
William Davis, (1748-1801), entered the army as captain and was promotedfor gallant service . He was a member of the first State legislature andhis zeal for the cause rendered him obnox ious to the Tories who burned his buildings. He died in Hampton county, S. C.
Alfred Walter and Christopher Peters were patriots of South Carolina.
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FLORENCE (DAVIS) OSWALD was my 1/2 third cousin, twice removed.We share the same ancestor SARAH DENORMANDIE who m. 1) CHRISTOPHER PETER (FLORENCE'S ancestor; m. 2) JOHN JOSEPH ABERCROMBIE.See my website for extensive research.
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