i think i can help you, but you have to see how your line connects to these burchetts in lawrence county.
from the book THE BURCHETTS OF EAST KENTUCKY by Margarette Sue Burchett Holden i see a burchett who was killed by a burchett, with remaining family moving from floyd county to lawrence county, kentucky.
"George W. Burchett, son of Benjamin and Nancy LewisBurchett, b ca 1834,d 1870-73, a resident of Ivy Creek,KY, when he married 14 Oct 1855 Mary Hunt a daughter of William and Sarah Hunt.
George was killed by his cousin, Drury Burchett. (and brother-in- law,drury being the son of druryburchett/elizabeth mccowan, andmarried to minera jane burchett, 1852 sister ofgeorge w. burchett) (i understand it was said 'on cow creek, you marry your cousin, or go without'
George was in Co.F 10 Reg.KY Confederate Cav. during the Civil War. He was a prisoner of war in Tennessee and paroled 28 April 1865.
note: drury burchett Jr. who killed George was in the same Co.F 10 Reg., a prisoner of war in Tennessee, and paroled the same day as George.
After George was killed Mary and children moved to Lawrence County, Kentucky.
Per Floyd County Court Records Book 12 page 31 and 1399, 11 Nov 1873, J.H.Herald was appointed administrator for the estate of George Burchett, his security was J.Jarvis. Reported no assets belonging to the deceassed.
children: 1.John G. Burchett b.03 Sep 1855, this birth date per shepherd's book. 2.Nancy Jane Burchett b. ca1858 3.Elizabeth Burchett b.ca 1860 4.Benjamin Burchett b.ca1861 m.Elizabeth D.Marcum,09 Apr 1897 @Lawrence Co KY 5.William Burchett b.ca 1864 m.Annie Rose, 09 Dec 1898 @ Lawrence Co KY 6.Lewis Kid Burchett b.ca 1865,d.19 sep 1941 lawrence co ky m.Martha Adkins, 1887 @Lawrence County KY 7.Joseph Burchett b.ca 1869 m. wife #2: Florence Craig, 1901 @lawrence county, kentucky --end of quote from book.
i also found in the 1880 floyd county census: mary burchett, self widow 35 benjamin burchett, son 18 william burchett, son 16 louis burchett, son 14
hope this is helpful, let me know, carol burchett email@example.com