James Preston Appleby Box

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James Preston Appleby Box

  • Birth 1807
  • Death 27 Jan 1892
  • Burial Lowell, Henry County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Row 8
  • Memorial ID 41100657

James P. A. Box was the son of Robert and Martha Burgess Box. A short biography of James P. A. Box was included in the Directory of Henry Co. in the History of Henry County, Iowa and indicated he was the oldest citizen in the county at the time of publication.

James P. A. Box was enumerated in Henry Co. IA on November 24, 1850 as family number 1500. He was 49 years of age, b. in SC; a farmer. His wife, Elizabeth, was 33 years of age, b. in TN. They had 10 children: Hamilton, age 22, b. in KY, Thomas, age 15 b. in IA, Jane, age 14, b. in IA. Jasper N, age 13, b. in IA, Mary, age 11, b. in IA, Hiram, age 10, b. in IA , Francis, age 9, b. in IA, Andrew J., age 6, b. in IA, Eliza, age 4, b. in IA and Joseph, age 1, b. in IA

In the Census of 1870, James P. A. Box when enumerated in Henry Co. Iowa on June 24, 1870, was 70 years of age, b. in SC; a farmer,unable to write. His wife, Elizabeth, was 54 years of age, b. in TN; unable to read or write. They had 3 natural children: Sarah, age 22, b. in IA, Joseph R., age 21, b. in IA and Rachel A., age 17, b. in IA; and 1 adopted daughter, Lucy Lambert, age 2, b. in IA.


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  • Created by: Jessica
  • Added: 24 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41100657
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Preston Appleby Box (1807–27 Jan 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41100657, citing Bethany Cemetery, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jessica (contributor 47164398) .