There is information that ties the Bolton family to the Box family by way of Mary Keys, widow of William Bolton, marrying Michael Box, (Sr.), probably in Orange Co. NC in 1783.I have no information as to the family relationships of Sarah Box or Elizabeth Bolton.
This concerning Joseph and Rebecca Key’s Children and who they married
Mary Keys, married William Bolton and after his death She married Michel Box
Rebaca Keys married John Noblet and after his death She married William Meredith
Jane Keys married John Murry
Ruth Keys married Dempsy Hunnicut
Ester Keys married Barney Murry
Joseph Keys married Mary Pigott and after her death he married Ruth Marshall widow of Joseph Marshall and Daughter of Simeon and Bridgett Hadley
Lydia Keys Married Dennis Mullen and after his death She married John P. Cobb
From the Abstracts of the Minutes of theInferior Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Orange County, North Carolina abstracted by Alma Cheek Redden:
Court of February 1782: Adm. On Estate of Wm. Bolton decd. Granted to Mary Bolton, Bonds 300 pounds, Jacob Albright, Nicholas Gibbs.
Court of May 1782,29 May 1782: Inventory of Estate of Wm. Bolton Decd. returned on oath of /? Bolton, Admix.
Court of August 1782, 27 August 1782: Acct. Of Estate of -?- Bolton duly returned by Mary Bolton (See 2 - 120 1/2)
Court of November 1783, 24 November 1783 29-175.Acc’t. Of Estate ofWm. Bolton provedby Sarah Box, Adm.
From South Carolina Archives On-Line: On 19 November 1784, MichaelBox was issued a plat for250 acres on Walnut Creek in Ninety Six District SC adjacent to Mrs. Box.Mrs. Boxwas probably Margaret Box, widow of Joseph Box and mother of Michael Box.