William Oswald

Male 1866 - 1928  (61 years)


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  • Name William Oswald 
    Born 15 May 1866  Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • William, age 4, born in Kirkcudbrightshire, Dalbeattie
    Census 1881  Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1900  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • William is renting a house on 109 Water Street in Qunicy. His wife and two sons are living in the household. He is a stonecutter by trade. He arrived in the United States in 1884.
    Census 1910  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920 
    Obituary 4 May 1928  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Oswald: In Quincy, May 4, William Oswald. in his 62nd year. Funeral services at the home of his son, Charles A Oswald, 7 Bedford St., Sunday, May 5 at 2:30 P.M. Relatives and friends invited.
    Died 4 May 1928  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • I visited the cemetery monument marker at Mount Wallaston cemetery in Qunicy, Massachusetts. Directions to it are as follows: South corner of cemetery, 212 degrees about 40 yards from tall civil war monument: Only red stone in the area. Old Section, Lot 1223
    • (Research):Qunicy directory
      1909-1910 Oswald; Charles A, shmkr b 271 Water St; William, stonecutter b 67 Phipps: 1912 Oswald; Charles A, shoemaker b 271 Water St
      1932; Oswald A Charles (Alice B) abrasives mfg. h 7 Bedford 4489R phone
      1939; Oswald Alice B Mrs. h 70 White
      1940; Oswald Alice B Mrs. h 70 White WQ last year in directory
    Person ID I201  Winnifred Mackenzie
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2005 

    Father James Oswald,   b. 14 Dec 1823, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1889, St. Breward, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Ann Ridley,   c. 11 Sep 1825, Brampton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1879, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1846  St. Peters, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bessie Ellen Reynolds,   b. 19 Mar 1868, St. Breward, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1907, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1886  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Arthur Charles Oswald,   b. 11 Apr 1887, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1946, St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Mabel E Oswald,   b. 20 Apr 1889, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1889, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. William James Oswald,   b. 20 Jun 1890, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2005 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1866 - Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jun 1886 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 4 May 1928 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1928 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Oswald Monument in Quincy Cemetery
    Oswald Monument in Quincy Cemetery
    The monument names William and his wife Bessie, their infant daughter, Mabel. Also Bessie's parents William and Matilda Runnalls

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] Scotland, Civil Registration, Births, General Register Office for Scotland, (Certificate in possession of Don Jaggi), Kirkcudbrightshire, Dalbeattie, 1866 / #44.

    2. [S91] Census of Kirkcudbrightshire 1871, Scotland. Census Office , (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1952, 1985), James Oswald household, Dalbeattie, enumeration district [E.D.] 1, page 3, 13 May 2001.

    3. [S81] Census of Kirkcudbrightshire 1881, Scotland. Census Office , (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1959, 1985), John Oswald household; Urr; E.D. 1, page 27 family #153; FHL film 224056.

    4. [S116] Massachusetts - 1900 census, United States. Census Office., (Washington : The National Archives, [19--?]), William Oswald household; Quincy, Norfolk county; roll ???, E.D. 1061, sheet 19, line 18; FHL film 1240671.

    5. [S48] Massachusetts, Norfolk, Qunicy - newspaper, ((Qunicy, Massachusetts) ), 4 May 1928; page 4.

    6. [S54] Cemetery Records of Mount Wollaston Cemeteryn cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts, Old Section, Lot 1223.

    7. [S34] England, Civil Registration, Marriages, General Register Office for England and Wales, (Certificate in possession of Don Jaggi), Liverpool district, 3rd Quarter 1846; vol XX, page 218.

    8. [S100] Massachusetts - Vital records 1841 to 1971, Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth, (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974, 1985 Microfilm of original records in the Division of Vital Statistics, State House, Boston, Massachusetts), Quincy; 1886; Vol 371, page 335, no. 53.