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George Harrison Box
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1854
Itawamba County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1913
Oklahoma, USA

George Harrison Box was born in Itawamba County, Mississippi, the youngest son of William Bolton Box and Tebetha B. White. He had several siblings and half-siblings, including Elizabeth Box Curbow. The family came to Texas and settled in Hill County. On 7 Aug. 1878 he married Martha Louise Moore ("Mattie Lou") in Johnson County, Texas. The couple had two children: Mary Letha and Elvin L. Mattie Lou died about six months after the birth of Elvin. George Harrison Box then married Flora D. Willngham 26 Feb 1893 in Johnson County, Texas. The couple had three children: Opal, Ervin and Emma.

Published in the "Daily Ardmorite" on April 16, 1913
"Oil City, Okla, April 14--G H BOX, who lives four miles east of here left last week to go to Electra, Texas to work in the oil fields. He got as far as Charlie, Texas, where he had a stroke of paralysis. A long distance telephone came to Frank Davis telling him the news. Mr. Box drove across to Charlie, Texas, and found that he had been unconscious for three days. He was brought back in an automobile. He is 58 years old and Dr. Davis, who has been attending him says there is no hope for his recovery."
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bolton Box (1799 - 1887)
  Tobitha B. White Box (1817 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Flora B. Box (1876 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Elvin L. Box (1891 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Box Curbow (1822 - ____)**
  Martha Box McColough (1831 - 1912)**
  William Thomas Box (1836 - 1889)**
  Tabitha Elendar Box McKown (1837 - 1917)*
  William Floyd Box (1843 - 1912)**
  Harriett Jane Box Hodges (1847 - 1910)*
  George Harrison Box (1854 - 1913)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Newport Cemetery
Lone Grove
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Judy Montoya Curbow
Originally Created by: Stone Seeker
Record added: Apr 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18981396
George Harrison Box
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George Harrison Box
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Great-grandfather.... RIP
- Ron & Jeannie Box
 Added: Feb. 23, 2015
3rd great grand uncle to James L. Curbow
- Judy Montoya Curbow
 Added: Dec. 26, 2010
 
 
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