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Who Are the Oxfords?

Mance Oxford was born in 1872 and died in 1955.  Sarah Ann Shepherd Oxford was born in 1877 and died in 1952.  They were husband and wife and lived most of their adult lives in Parrott, Georgia, where they were buried in the Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.  They were the parents of nine children:

  • Jethro “Jess” Oxford (1897-1971)

  • Froebish “Dock” Oxford (1899-1978)

  • John L. Oxford (1903-1958)

  • Otis “Kinch” Oxford (1908-1983)

  • Velma “Skunt” Oxford (1910-1979)

  • Martha Faye Oxford (1917-1998)

  • Nannie Mae Telafare (1902-1994)

  • Arie Delores Fordham Jackson (1919-1987)

  • Ozie B. Oxford 

Mance Oxford had two brothers (Boone and Wilkes “Bud”), and four sisters (“Scold,” Ophelia, “Hun,” and Ada Williams). Sarah Oxford had one sister (Emmaline Shepherd Moon), and two brothers (Alfred and Dennis)

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