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The Box Family

The search for the Box Family history is a never-ending process. Whenever a new family path is discovered, this same path leads into several more paths that need to be explored. It is, with great delight, that we present, what information we have obtained through countless sources, our Box Family history. Our particular line is displayed here, from John Box of the late 16th Century to the current generation four hundred years later. It is important for us to note that our direct ancestral line is listed in the following generational path. We apologize for not including every 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th cousin in our list, but we do hope that you will be able to link your family tree to ours. As we said earlier, our history is always being uncovered.

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Generation No. 1 - John Box (1599)

John Box was born in 1599 in Kent, England and died in 1636 in Virginia. John married Mary, last name unknown. Mary was born in 1615 in England in Henrico, Virginia. John and Mary had one son.

(1) John Box was born in 1625 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. There is no record to whom his wife was, but they had one son, John.


Generation No. 2 - John Box (1625)

John Box was born in 1625 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. The name, birth and death dates of his wife are unknown. They had one son.

(1) John Box was born in 1670 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. John married Rachel, last name unknown. They had one child, Robert.


Generation No. 3 - John Box (1670)

John Box was born in 1670 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. John married Rachel, last name unknown. Rachel was born in 1670 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. They were the parents of one child.

(1) Robert Box was born in 1691 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. Robert married Mary Allen in 1709 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. Robert and Mary had seven children - Robert, William, Samuel Pleasant, John, Michael, Edward, and a son that little is known about.


Generation No. 4 - Robert Box

Robert Box was born in 1691 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. Robert married Mary Allen in 1709 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. Mary was the daughter of Arthur Allen and Elizabeth Bray. Mary was born in 1693 in Warrosquyoake, Isle of Wight, Virginia. They were the parents of seven children.

(1) Robert Box was born in 1734 and died in 1786. Robert married Mary Williams. Mary was born in 1747.

(2) William Box was born in 1741.

(3) Samuel Pleasant Box was born in 1745.

(4) John was born in 1749.

(5) Michael Box was born in 1751.

(6) Edward Box was born in 1754.

(7) Robert and Mary had a son that little information is known about. What is known is that this son of Robert and Mary had two sons of his own - Henry and Seth.


Generation No. 5 - Unknown Box

Little is known about the seventh child of Robert Box and Mary Allen-Box. What is known is that he had two sons.

(1) Henry Box was born in 1760 in Laurens County, South Carolina. Henry married Cassandra, last name unknown.

(2) Seth Box.


Generation No. 6 - Henry Box

Henry Box was born in 1760 in Laurens County, South Carolina. Henry married Cassandra, last name unknown. They were the parents of three children.

(1) James S. Box was born in 1787 in Laurens County, South Carolina and died August 13, 1860. James married Cassandra, last name unknown, in 1816 in Tennessee. James and Cassandra had three children - Margaret, James A., and Ava.

(2) Allen Box was born 1794.

(3) Henry Box was born 1796.


Generation No. 7 - James S. Box

James S. Box was born in 1787 in Laurens County, South Carolina and died August 13, 1860. James married Cassandra, last name unknown, in 1816 in Tennessee. Cassandra was born in 1797 in South Carolina. They were the parents of three children.

(1) Margaret Box was born in 1819. Margaret married John M. Mitchell. John was born in 1818.

(2) James A. Box was born in 1825 in St. Clair, Alabama and died in 1880. James married Frances Caldonia Webb. James and Frances had one son, James Clayborn.

(3) Ava Rilla Box. Ava married John J. Swafford.


Generation No. 8 - James A. Box

James A. Box was born in 1825 in St. Clair County, Alabama and died in 1880. James married Frances Caldonia Webb. Frances was born in 1833 in Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama. They had one son.

(1) James Clayborn Box, Sr. was born October 13, 1865 in Jackson County, Alabama. James married Elizabeth Clem October 20, 1888 in Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.


Generation No. 9 - James Clayborn Box, Sr.

James Clayborn Box, Sr. was born October 13, 1865 in Jackson County, Alabama. James married Elizabeth Clem October 20, 1888 in Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama. Elizabeth was the daughter of George W. Clem and Catherine Smith. Elizabeth was born December 31, 1870 in Gurleysville, Madison County, Alabama and died September 1, 1952 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. They were the parents of six children.

(1) Frances Elizabeth Box was born June 16, 1890 in Sebastian County, Arkansas and died January 19, 1986 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Frances married Henry Foster Richmond, Sr. Henry was born May 16, 1869 and died August 23, 1935 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Henry and Frances were the parents of nine children.

a. Ira M. Richmond, Sr. was born October 3, 1909 and died January 13, 1997 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. Ira married Ethel Hogan.
b. James Clifford Richmond was born June 26, 1913.
c. Frances Elizabeth Richmond was born November 9, 1915 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Frances married George Alred Raines, Jr. February 12, 1939 in Sebastian County, Arkansas. George was born March 21, 1919.
d. Flossie Rubybelle Richmond was born July 4, 1918 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died June 26, 1997 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Flossie married James Hamilton Briley December 23, 1939 in Crawford County, Arkansas. James was born December 19, 1917 and died May 7, 1986.
e. Elvin Richmond was born March 5, 1921 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Elvin married Marilyn Jean Daniel on February 1, 1969 in Stillwell, Adair County, Oklahoma. Marilyn was born July 12, 1941.
f. Henry Foster Richmond, Jr. was born March 24, 1924.
g. Mary Ellen Richmond was born January 31, 1927 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Mary married Claudy Fay Jeremiah December 24, 1946 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. Claudy was born January 7, 1921 in Muldrow, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma and died April 14, 1985 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.
h. Rosa Lee Richmond was born January 31, 1927.
i. Dorothy Jean Richmond was born December 19, 1929 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Dorothy married Raymond Edward Claburn April 17, 1946 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. Raymond was born December 2, 1928 and died November 4, 1975 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.

(2) An unknown infant female was born April 2, 1894.

(3) Louis Box was born March 8, 1898 in Huntington, Sebastian County, Arkansas and died April 18, 1945 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado. Louis married Mathilda Mae Foste January 23, 1923 in Sebastian County, Arkansas. Mathilda was born May 17, 1900 in Belleville, St. Clair County, Alabama and died November 24, 1981 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado. They were the parents of six children.

a. Viola Mae Box was born March 24, 1922 in La Junta, Otero County, Colorado. Viola married Eugene Valentine Allen July 19, 1946 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado. Eugene was born May 8, 1922.
b. Harvey Louis Box was born September 17, 1923 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. Harvey married Leota Ruth Morrison June 22, 1946 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado. Leota was born March 1, 1928.
c. Edgar Eugene Box was born August 27, 1927.
d. Norma Jean Box was born April 14, 1934.
e. Hilda June Box was born August 18, 1936 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado.
f. Dolores LaVerne Box was born November 27, 1938 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado.

(4) George B. Box was born March 2, 1898 in Sebastian County, Arkansas and died April 24, 1929 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. George married Minnie Lee Davis April 17, 1923 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Minnie was born October 7, 1904 in Leflore County, Oklahoma and died July 15, 1932 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.

(5) Wallace Monroe Box, Sr. was born September 15, 1902 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas. Wallace married Mary Ellen White July 17, 1920 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Mary was born December 19, 1904 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died June 19, 1996 in Paso Robles, California. Wallace and Mary were the parents of nine children - Wallace Monroe, Ruby Gertrude, Edna Lorene, William Franklin, Herbert Jimmie, Virginia Pauline, Ola Mae, Ruthie Marie, and Robert Leon.

(6) James Clayborn Box, Jr. was born April 26, 1905 in Crawford County, Arkansas and died March 30, 1960 in Hood River County, Oregon. James married Irene Young.


Generation No. 10 - Wallace Monroe Box, Sr.

Wallace Monroe Box, Sr. was born September 15, 1902 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas. Wallace married Mary Ellen White July 17, 1920 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Mary was born December 19, 1904 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died June 19, 1996 in Paso Robles, California. Mary was the daughter of Herbert Leavitt White and Ethel Phillips. Wallace and Mary were the parents of nine children - four boys and five girls.

(1) Wallace Monroe Box, Jr. was born July 7, 1921 and died February 25, 2004. Wallace married Iva Martin. Iva was born June 21, 1923 in Arkansas and died August 2, 1994 in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, California. Wallace and Iva are the parents of three children.

a. James Earl Box was born October 7, 1941 and died December 8, 1985 in San Luis Obispo County, California.
b. Betty Louise Box was born December 21, 1946.
c. Linda Kay Box was born April 21, 1948.

(2) Ruby Gertrude Box was born July 24, 1923 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died November 21, 2007 in Riverside, Riverside County, California. Ruby married Emil Lux in 1941. Emil was born October 23, 1918 and died February 20, 2003. Emil and Ruby are the parents of eight children.

a. Mary Francis Lux was born May 9, 1942 and died September 30, 1998 in La Jolla, San Diego County, California.
b. George Everett Lux was born September 27, 1945.
c. Carl Eugene Lux was born May 25, 1947.
d. Patricia Ann Lux was born April 4, 1948.
e. Norman Ray Lux was born June 28, 1949.
f. Jerry Lee Lux was born May 31, 1950.
g. Helen Diann Lux was born January 22, 1952.
h. Paul Wayne Lux was born March 10, 1953.

Ruby married Robert Leroy Cooper in 1954. Robert was born February 28, 1921 in Texas and died August 21, 1973 in California. Robert and Ruby are the parents of two girls.

a. Connie Marie Cooper was born February 18, 1955.
b. Linda Sue Cooper was June 21, 1957 in Norwalk, California.

(3) Edna Lorene Box was born May 25, 1925 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died February 10, 2005. Edna married John Dunn. John and Edna are the parents of two children.

a. Robert Lee Dunn was born July 6, 1947.
b. Edwin Eugene Dunn was born December 13, 1949.

Edna married Joseph Ronald Osburn. Ronald was born August 20, 1928 and died July 5, 2005. Ronald and Edna are the parents of four children.

a. Betty Lorraine Osburn was born August 24, 1952 and died October 7, 2002 in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, California.
b. Lyllys Berdine Osburn was born August 8, 1953 and died November 17, 2007.
c. Edna Laronny Osburn was born August 2, 1955.
d. Richard L. Osburn was born September 25, 1958.

(4) William Franklin Box, Sr. was born June 27, 1927 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died March 19, 1988 in Oregon. William married Mildred Irene Brown. William and Mildred are the parents of six children.

a. William Franklin Box, Jr. was born May 14, 1946.
b. Elda Rosanne Box was born November 27, 1947.
c. Dale Lee Box was born November 1, 1949.
d. Dixie Jane Box was born July 25, 1951.
e. Edward Leon Box was born July 20, 1957.
f. Lonnie Joe Box was born November 27, 1960.

(5) Herbert Jimmie Box was born January 11, 1930 in Lindsay, Garvin County, Oklahoma and died July 13, 1931.

(6) Virginia Pauline Box was born May 12, 1932 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Virginia married J. T. Crutchfield August 17, 1950 in Yuma, Arizona. J. T. was born March 3, 1927 in Nebraska. J. T. and Virginia are the parents of three children.

a. Shirley Mae Crutchfield was born February 5, 1951.
b. Virginia Sue Crutchfield was born May 1, 1953.
c. Betty Lou Crutchfield was born July 8, 1959.

Virginia married Billy Jack Murrell December 14, 1971 in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. Billy was born September 11, 1929 in Purcell, Oklahoma. Billy and Virginia are the parents of one son.

a. William Allen Murrell was born December 22, 1967 in San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California. On September 10, 2005, William married Carole Lee Flores. Carole is born on September 21, 1979 in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California.

(7) Ola Mae Box was born May 5, 1934 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died April 3, 1990 in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, California. Ola married Earl Lawrence Lamere. Earl was born May 26, 1929 in Wisconsin and died July 5, 1989 in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, California. Earl and Ola were the parents of six children.

a. Ricky James Lamere was born May 10, 1954.
b. Vickey L. Lamere was born September 10, 1956 and died June 11, 2002.
c. Leonard Lee Lamere was born November 20, 1957 and died May 25, 1984.
d. Thelma R. Lamere was born August 9, 1959.
e. Rocky Allan Lamere was born February 19, 1961 and died March 13, 1986.
f. Buddy L. Lamere was born February 3, 1964.

(8) Ruthie Marie Box was born April 13, 1937 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Ruthie married Marion Leroy Vernoy. Marion was born October 10, 1934 in Missouri and died January 2, 1988 in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, California. Marion and Ruthie are the parents of five children.

a. Robert Lee Vernoy was born August 2, 1954.
b. Rose M. Vernoy was born October 30, 1959.
c. Ruthie L. Vernoy was born December 19, 1961.
d. Leroy S. Vernoy was born November 30, 1963.
e. Johnny G. Vernoy was born August 27, 1965.

(9) Robert Leon Box was born May 5, 1939 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and died August 19, 2001 in Oildale, California. Robert married Donna Bobo. Donna was born September 20, 1940 and died March 31, 2007. Robert and Donna are the parents of three children.

a. Robert C. Box was born June 27, 1959.
b. Shelley J. Box was born July 25, 1961.
c. Kenneth L. Box was born September 13, 1962.

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