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Maria Elizabeth Driskell Murchison
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1837
Death: Mar. 30, 1896

~~Maria Elizabeth~~
Born to D.A. and Mary Witt Driskell.
The second wife of Murdoch Killough Murchison was Maria Elizabeth Driskell b. March 2, 1837. She was Post Mistress at Ninevah, Leon Co, Texas and Murdoch was a mail carrier when they met. They were married June 23, 1863.
Shortly after this marriage, Murdoch served as a soldier in the Civil War.
Children of this marriage were;
1. Lorena E. b. 1866
2. Fanny Arabella b. 1868
3. Minnie Witt
4. Murdoch Daniel b. 1873
The children remained in Grapeland, Texas where they married and reared their own children.
Maria E. Murchison died the 30th of March 1896 and was buried in the Old Crockett Cemetery (Glenwood Cemetery) as well. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Murdoch Killough Murchison (1826 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Lorena C. Murchison Darsey (1866 - 1951)*
  Fannie Arabella Murchison Boykin (1868 - 1961)*
  Minnie Witt Murchison Richards (1871 - 1957)*
  Murdoch Daniel Murchison (1873 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
2nd w/o M. K.
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50320388
Maria Elizabeth <i>Driskell</i> Murchison
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Maria Elizabeth <i>Driskell</i> Murchison
Added by: Carol Hoch was Johnson
 
Maria Elizabeth <i>Driskell</i> Murchison
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The Crockett Weekly Courier, Friday April 3, 1896: Mrs M. K. Murchison died.
- Carol Hoch was Johnson
 Added: Apr. 11, 2013

- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Jun. 28, 2012
 
 
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