Archibald Baker & Mary Murchison

1. Archibald Baker  was born 16 APR 1800 in Little River District, Cumberland Co., North Carolina, and died 17 JAN 1846 McNairy Co., TN.  


(The book of Houston County by Aldrich states: His son, Murdock McIntosh Baker was 8 years old at the time of his death leaving him the mainstay of the family.  In 1852 when he was 14 years old, the family came to Texas, overland from their home to Memphis, down the Mississippi by boat to a point below Natchez thence over land to Crockett ... and settled on a small farm 3 miles northwest from Crockett near Cook's mountain.)


He married Mary Murchison 5 JUN 1834, daughter of Murdock Murchison and Lucy McIntosh. She was born 13 JAN 1797 in Cumberland Co., North Carolina, and died 30 OCT 1872 in Houston Co., Texas. She is buried in  Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

Children of Archibald Baker and Mary Murchison are:


2 i. Lucy Catherine Baker was born 9 JUN 1836, and died 8 APR 1928 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX. She married David Lacy Burton abt. 1856. He was born Jun 1829 Alabama and died 27 Aug 1900 Crockett, Houston Co., TX.  He was the son of John Ingram Burton and Nancy Harriett Lacy.


Children of Lucy Baker and David Burton:

       a. Nannie L. Burton, female, b. 1862 TX, died 8 Oct 1882.

       b. Archibald "Archie" Burton, b. 1868 TX, died 11 Jan 1942 Houston Co., TX.

       c. Mattie A. Burton, female, b. 31 Dec 1869 TX, d. 17 Apr 1964 Memorial Baptist Hospital, S.W.,

                  Houston, Harris Co., TX, buried Evergreen Memorial Park, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

                  She married John Ellis.

       d. David Lacy Burton, II, male, b. 1872 TX


Children of David L. Burton & Nancy Hopkins:

       a. W.H.L. Burton, b. 1855 TX

       b. John H. Burton, born Feb. 1855 TX. died 11 Feb 1918 Houston Co., TX.

       c. Samuel Burton, b. 1857 TX.

       d. Hall L. Burton, male, b. 1859 TX.

       e. Lizzie E. Burton, b. 10-16-1861, d. 4-29-1877


      NOTES: 1850 Houston Co., TX census; father John J. Burton; 1860 Houston Co., TX census; father John I. Burton;  1880 Houston Co., TX census, mother living with son David L.; 1900 Houston Co., TX Census

3 ii. Murdock McIntosh Baker was born 1 APR 1838 in McNairy Co., TN near the town of Purdy, and died 6 FEB 1906 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX. He married Nancy Carter Royall 12 FEB 1868. She was born ABT. 1845, and died 1885 in Houston Co., TX.