scenes, and in that crucible of character, the camp, there are living witnesses that he was uniformly the goo soldier, the generous friend, and the gentleman. *** After his return from the northwest, *** his services were again offered in defence of his country, and though very capable of bearing a high command, he is found a private soldier in the army of the Capital. *** Mr. Booker served his country in the legislature for thirteen years. He was much loved by his neighborhood; he was a generous friend, kind nd charitable to the poor, beloved by his servants, and has left memorials behind him far more enduring than those engraved in tablets of stone. ** The troop of Amelia interred him with military honors."
Captain Richard [superscript]1[superscript] Booker, of Gloucester, by his second marriage, with Hannah Hand, had, as far as known, two children: Mr. Frances Stokes and George Booker, of Gloucester County. The latter was living in that County in 1751, when his sister, Mrs. Stokes, bequeathed property to him, and then had issued: 71. Richard; 72
George; 73. Edward [superscript]3[superscript]; 74. Sarah, married ___ Munford. Of Rich