Anna Box

5 February 1817–25 January 1860 (Age 42)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Box was born on 5 February 1817, in Alabama, United States, her father, Robert Box Jr, was 52 and her mother, Jane Goodwin, was 40. She married Jackson Green McCown on 11 April 1835, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Mine Creek Township, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 25 January 1860, in Hempstead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Hempstead, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jackson Green McCown
Anna Box
Marriage: 11 April 1835
John McCown
John Newton Mccown
Francis Marion Mccown
William H. Mccown
Elizabeth Jett McCown
Sarah Eliza Mccown
Nancy Ann McCown
Pamelia Emily Mccown
Susan Zenatope McCown
Mary Matilda Mccown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1835Hardeman, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1819 · Alabama Becomes a State
    Age 2
    Alabama became the twenty-second state admitted to the Union on December 14, 1819.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 13
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from various major and minor places called Box, including parishes named Box in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, Box Farm in Awre (Gloucestershire), Boxfield Farm in Hertfordshire (recorded as Boxe from 1086 to 1428), and Box Hill in Dorking, Surrey, all named with Old English, Middle English box ‘box-tree’. The surname may sometimes also be purely topographic, where the reference is solely to residence by a box-tree, not to a farm or hamlet so named.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (10)

    • Anna Box in household of Robt Box, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Anna Box, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Anna Mccain in household of Jackson G Mccain, "United States Census, 1850"

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