The Booker Family Genealogy.
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He was appointed a justice of James City County in 1730 and again in 1738 (Council Journal), but towards the end of his life removed to York County, where he died. Richard Booker, of James City and York counties, married twice. First Margaret, daughter of William Lowry, and Frances Purefoy, his wife, and second, Martha __. All of the children appear to have been by the first marriage. Issue: 19. Richard, was left land in Gloucester. In 1743 he had sons, Richard and Joseph; 20. William; 21. John; 22. Frances, married __ Warburton; 23. Rebecca, married John Coulthard. A Bible entry gives the death of a "Rebecca Douthart, Feb. 16, 1763," doubtless the same; 24. Martha, married __ Barrett. In 1743 she had a son, James Barrett, named in her father's will. In 1785, William Booker, of Amelia conveyed certain land in Amelia to his nephew, Thomas Barrett, for life. 25. Purefoy, married in 1756, Stith Hardaway (marriage bond, Amelia, Dec. 5, 1756). 9. EDMUND BOOKER (3) (Edmund,2 Richard1), of Amelia County, was born __, and died in 1792. He was justice of the peace for Amelia. He married Edith Marot, daughter 8