Lavina Burris

Female 1813 - 1906  (92 years)


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  • Name Lavina Burris 
    Born 15 Dec 1813  Fleming County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Alt. Birth 1814 
    Kentucky, United States 
    Alt. Birth 1815 
    Kentucky, United States 
    Name Louvina Burris 
    Name Lurena Burris 
    Residence 19 Nov 1850 
    Residence 6 Jul 1860 
    Residence 8 Jul 1870 
    Residence 14 Jun 1880 
    • Washington Democrat, April 13, 1906

      Death of Aged Citizen

      Lavina Burris, the oldest resident of Daviess County, died Sunday morning near Alfordsville. Funeral services were held at Old Union, conducted by the Rev. T.J. Alford. Interment at the Christian Cemetery Monday afternoon.

      Lavina Burris was born in Fleming County, Kentucky, 1813. She was married to Nicholas Baker March 14, 1832. Thirteen children were born to this union of whom two survive, Mrs. Hester Sullivan and Mrs. Amanda Goble , both residents of Reeve township. The deceased united with the Christian Church when she was six years old and has been a devout member till death.

      They removed to Daviess County in 1848, the deceased has spent sixty-eight years of her life in Reeve township.
    Died 8 Apr 1906  Martin County, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Alfordsville Cemetery, Alfordsville, Daviess, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6025  McKelleb
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 

    Father Living 
    Mother Hannah Harmon,   b. Between 1794 and 1800, Fleming County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nicholas C. Baker,   b. 1813, Madison County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1892, Alfordsville, Daviess, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1834  Boone County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hester Ann Baker,   b. 31 Oct 1834, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1923, Reeves Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Robert Baker,   b. 1841,   d. 8 Oct 1862  (Age 21 years)
     3. Henry Baker,   b. 23 Apr 1843,   d. 12 Aug 1864, Vinings, Cobb, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. George W. Baker,   b. 3 Mar 1846, Daviess County, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1904, Reeves Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. Amanda M. Baker,   b. 6 Oct 1849, Daviess County, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1936, Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Nancy M. Baker,   b. 30 Jun 1852, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Benjamin Woodford Baker,   b. 23 Aug 1854, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1892, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F2710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Washington Democrat, April 13, 1906

      Death of Aged Citizen

      Lavina Burris, the oldest resident of Daviess County, died Sunday morn ing near Alfordsville. Funeral services were held at Old Union, conduc ted by the Rev. T.J. Alford. Interment at the Christian Cemetery Monda y afternoon.

      Lavina Burris was born in Fleming County, Kentucky, 1813. She was marr ied to Nicholas Baker March 14, 1832. Thirteen children were born to t his union of whom two survive, Mrs. Hester Sullivan and Mrs. Amanda Go ble , both residents of Reeve township. The deceased united with the C hristian Church when she was six years old and has been a devout membe r till death.

      They removed to Daviess County in 1848, the deceased has spent sixty-e ight years of her life in Reeve township.