Robert Box (b. abt 1734) of Raburns Creek, SC who married the daughter of James and Hester Williams was very likely the Robert Box Sr. of the 1790 census of Pendleton Co. SC It is also very likely he had two wives...and two families. Edward Box, Sr. (b. 1754) Henry, Jacob, Wiseman and Averilla were probably his family by his first wife, commonly assumed to be Mary Williams. Robert Box, Jr. of 1790 census of Pendleton Co.(later Robert Box of Franklin Co. TN), Stephen F., John Morris, and James were probably sons by his second wife.
Josiah Box was son of Michael and Mary Keys Box, and grandson of Joseph and Margaret Box of Walnut Creek,Laurens Co. SC.