The Booker Family Genealogy.
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May 1833, s. p.; 63. Judith, born Aug. 5, 1780, married Edward Eggleston, of "Locust Grove," Amelia County, and died June 30, 1916; 64. Elizabeth, born August 11, 1782, married Jan. 5, 1809, John Chaffin, of Amelia County, and died May 2, 1815; 65. Martha, born Aug. 17, 1784, died May 22, 1856; 66. William, born June 23, 1786, d.s.p.; 67. Daniel, born September 25, 1788, d.s.p.; 68. Richard; 69. Arthur I., born Feb. 26, 1794, d.s.p.; 70. Frederick, born Feb. 29, 1796, d.s.p. 68. RICHARD5 BOOKER (John 4, John 3, Richard 2, Richard 1), of Amelia, was born Jan. 22, 1791. He was a member of the House of Delegates from 1823 to 1836 inclusive. The following is an extract from his published obituary: "When a young man, he joined that body of patriotic men, the Petersburg Volunteers, and served with them on our northwest frontier under our late President, General Harrison. He was thus placed in all the trying positions of a soldier, enduring fatigue, cole and hunger, assisting in the defence of Fort Meigs against the combined attack of the English and Indians, and once, after making a perilous sortie, cutting his way with others back to the fort, through numerous foes. Yet in all these trying 16.