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Patsy Mitchell Box biography - Alcorn County, Mississippi

April 1785 - October 1859

(submitted by Vicki Burress Roach)



Patsy Mitchell Box was born 15 or 18 April 1785, in Virginia (1850 census) or South Carolina (1860 Mortality Schedule).


Patsy Mitchell married Robert Box in Laurens County, South Carolina about 1803 and had eleven children (four died before 1810 and seven children are named in 1856 deed "heirs of Robert Box").


Patsy and Robert Box family lived in South Carolina, Livingston County, Kentucky in 1810, Perry County, Tennessee in 1820, Hardeman County, Tennessee in 1830, then Tippah County, Mississippi by 1837 where they resided till their deaths.


The 1860 Mortality Schedule of Mississippi states that Patsy Box died of a fever at age 72, (actually 74) in October of 1859 in an area of Tippah County, Mississippi that would later become Alcorn County, Mississippi.




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