The Booker Family Genealogy.
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In the York County records for the date given below, on page 38, the following appears: "Know all men by these presents that I, Richard Booker, by virtue of a letter of attorney from Samuel Edwards, have constituted and appointed my father in law, Mr. John Leake, to be my lawfull attorney (&c., &c.,) this 20th day of ffebruary, 167 2/3." On July 20, 1692, David Coghills, of Rappahannock County, conveyed to Richard Booker, of Gloucester County, 250 acres of land near the head of Port Tobacco Creek, Rappahannock county. On September 24, 1692, Mr. John Underhill and Mary his wife, made a deed for 200 acres of land to Captain Richard Booker (York Records, p. 170). In another column of the York records, the above Richard Booker is alluded to as being of "ye parish of Abington, in ye County of Gloucester," and on the upper side of Fellgate's Creek. In July, 1685 (L. Book, 7, p. 540) Captain Richard Booker received a grant of 740 acres in Gloucester County, on April 20, 1694, a grant of 180 in Gloucester, and on October 20, 1704, a grant of 613 acres in Essex. Captain Richard Booker married, first, Rebecca (Leake?), and secondly, Hannah Hand. Issue (by first marriage): 1. Edmund; 2. Judith; 3. Edward; 4. Ann; 5. Richard; 6. John, baptized 3.