|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1838|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1906|
Murdock married (1) Nancy Carter Royall, in 12 Feb 1868. She was born 17 Oct 1844, died 24 Oct 1882. They were parents of Richard, Archibald, John, Murdock, William, Lucy and Mittie. After Nancy passed away Murdock married (2) Minnie E. Harris on 3 Sep 1885. Minnie was born 14 Dec 1860 in Huntsville, Alabama and died 1 Feb 1937 in Paris, Texas. They had three children: Laura, infant daughter and Harry.
Mr. M. M. Baker died at his home near Crockett last Tuesday night after a lingering illness of several week's duration. He was buried Wednesday afternoon in Glenwood Cemetery at Crockett. A long concourse of sorrowing friends and relatives accompanied the remains to the grave to pay their last tributes to the dead. Everything known to medical skill was done to restore health, but to no avail. To the bereaved family, numerous friends and relatives, we tender sincere sympathy. Source: Grapeland Messenger of 15 Feb 1906.
There has been no death in Houston County in recent years that has been more universally mourned than that of Mr. M. M. Baker. Always true to his friends, they clung to him with that devotion that lasts to the end. Much genuine sorrow has been expressed over his death. Such a true and sympathetic friend of mankind in general is seldom met with in these days of traitors for the sake of gain. May his ashes rest in peace is the prayer of hundreds in Houston County. Source: Houston County Courier of 15 Feb 1906.
Archibald Malcolm Baker (1800 - 1846)
Mary Murchison Baker (1797 - 1872)
Nancy Carter Royall Baker (1844 - 1882)*
Minnie Eva Harris Baker (1860 - 1937)*
Richard Royall Baker (1868 - 1934)*
Archibald Baker (1870 - 1948)*
John Franklin Baker (1871 - 1934)*
Murdock Elmo Baker (1875 - 1951)*
William Henry Baker (1878 - 1926)*
Lucy Mae Baker Denny (1878 - 1971)*
Mittie Royall Baker Payne (1881 - 1931)*
Laura Alwilda Baker Anderson (1886 - 1950)*
Infant Daughter Baker (1888 - 1888)*
Harry Murdock Baker (1890 - 1976)*
Lucy Catherine Baker Burton (1836 - 1928)*
Murdock MacIntosh Baker (1838 - 1906)
In memory of M.M. Baker, born Apr. 1, 1838, died Feb 6, 1906. The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
Created by: William R. Long
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