The Booker Family Genealogy.
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Gloucester to the part of Prince George County which is now Amelia, and was appointed justice of the peace of Prince George in 1733; was one of the first justices of Amelia at its formation in 1736, and was one of its first representatives in the House of Burgesses in the same year. (Va. Historical Register, IV, 135). In 1736 and 1743, he was presiding justice of the county. Col. Edward Booker married twice: (1) Mary __; (2) Judith, sister of William Archer, of Amelia County. The will of "Edward Booker, Sr.," was dated July 18 and proved in Amelia, November 16, 1750. His legatees were: wife Judith; son Edward Booker, Jr.; daughter Judith Booker; makes provision in case Stith Hardaway or any other person in his own right, "or in the right of the daughters of my wife by her first husband, should bring suit against my executors, in regard to the father or grandfather's estates;" refers to the plantation at Winterham where he lives; appoints his son Richard Booker, and Edward Booker, Jr., and sons-in-law, Richard Clarke and Samuel Tarry, executors. The inventory of the personal estate of "Colonel Edward Booker," was appraised at 1,288.2.6 lbs. The will of Judith (who died Jan. 7, 1750) widow 6.