Making History: Transcribe is made possible in part by federal funding provided through the Library Services and Technology Act program administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Booker Family Genealogy.

image 22 of 25

Zoom in to read each word clearly.
Some images may have writing in several directions. To rotate an image, hold down shift-Alt and use your mouse to spin the image so it is readable.

This transcription is complete!

Tabb. To Major Richard Booker, and Purify Booker. To the poor of Raleigh parish, Amelia County, 25 lbs. To Judity, daughter of Col. Edward Booker. 1. EDMUND BOOKER, lived for a time in Essex County. There is recorded in Amelia a deed, dated June 1736, from Edward Booker, of Amelia, conveying to Edmund Booker, of Essex, a tract of land in Amelia, near Richard Booker's mill. He afterwards removed to amelia, which he represented in the House of Burgesses in 1757, (Journal) and 1758 (Burk's Va. vol. III). He died in 1758. The will of "Edmund Booker, Sr." was dated November 10, 1757, and proved in Amelia, September 28, 1758. His legatees were his wife Jane, daughter Frances Clement, sons Edmund, John, William, and Edward, and daughter Rebecca Overton. Issue of Edmund and Jane Booker: 9. Edmund; 10. John; 11. William; 12. Edward; 13. Frances, married __ Clement; 14. Rebecca, married __ Overton.. 3. COL. EDWARD BOOKER, of "Winterham," Amelia County, was baptized June 2, 1680 (Abingdon Register) and died November 2, 1750 (Family Bible). He removed from 5.