City Directories and History: “Oswald, George Washington of “Ravenswood,” plantation and Walterborough. Born May 27, 1818 (S.C.); married Apr. 14, 1842, Jane Stiles Rivers (May 13, 1822-Feb. 3, 1876); died Dec. 10, i882. Church: Presbyterian (Trustee, Bethel, Pon Pon and Walterborough). Public Service: Magistrate; Warden, Walter-borough; [State Senator, postwar]. Slaves: 106 (St. Bartholomew’s Parish, Colleton District).”
The Last Foray, C. Gaston Davidson, SC Press – 1971
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