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Phillip BOOKER
Sarah BIRD
Louisa Jane PLEW
Husband:  Phillip BOOKER
Birth:  1800/01, Jefferson Co., KY
Death:  4 Mar 1889, Bement, Piatt Co., IL 
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  David BOOKER
Mother:  Theodocia SMITH
Marriage-1:  ca. 1828, Sullivan Co., IN
Wife-1:  Sarah "Sally" BIRD
Birth:  ca. 1805
Death:  bef. 1 May 1837, Sullivan Co., IN 
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Edward BIRD
Mother:  Ann TRIMBLE
Marriage-2:  1 May 1837, Sullivan Co., IN
Wife-2:  Martha PURCELL
Birth:  ca. 1816, Knox Co., Indiana Territory [now Sullivan Co., IN]
Death:  1 Sep 1845, Sullivan Co., IN
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  John PURCELL
Mother:  Ms. __?__
Marriage-3:  1846, IN
Wife-3:  Louisa Jane PLEW
Birth:  1826/7, IN
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Simon PLEW
Mother:  Elizabeth JONES
Children with Sarah BIRD born in Sullivan Co., IN:
  1.  Sarah BOOKER, b. 11 Dec 1830; d. 11 Dec 1830, Sullivan Co., IN
  2.  Jackson BOOKER, b. 11 Dec 1830; d. 11 Dec 1830, Sullivan Co., IN 
  3.  David BOOKER, b. 22 Aug 1832; d. 22 Aug 1889 
  4.  Cynthia Ann BOOKER, b. 1832/3 
  5.  Josiah Joseph BOOKER, b. 13 Mar 1836
Children with Martha PURCELL born in Sullivan Co., IN:
  6.  Elizabeth Ann BOOKER, b. 17 Feb 1838; d. 12 Sep 1864, Sullivan Co., IN; m. Jacob Nelson BOOKER
  7.  John Ross BOOKER, b. 11 Nov 1839 
  8.  George W. BOOKER, b. 11 Dec 1841
  9.  Sarah Ann BOOKER, b. 14 Oct 1843; d. bef. 1850, Sullivan Co., IN
10.  Perry Ruffin BOOKER, b. 18 Jul 1845; m1. 1866, Margaret Ann GOTT; m2. 1919, Nancy FLOYD; m3. 1924, Mary T. DEFORE
Children with Louisa Jane PLEW born in Sullivan Co., IN:
11.  Thomas Benton BOOKER, b. 18 Oct 1846
12.  Richard C. BOOKER, b. 2 Jan 1848
13.  Mahala Saphronia BOOKER, b. 17 Jan 1850; d. 10 Dec 1937, Larned, Pawnee Co., KS
14.  Nancy E. BOOKER, b. 3 Apr 1852
15.  Ruel Howard BOOKER, b. 17 Jul 1856; m. Mary Delila GRIZZLE
16.  James F. BOOKER, b. 29 Oct 1857
17.  William Nelson BOOKER, b. 13 Oct 1858
18.  Marquis Lafayette BOOKER, b. 13 Oct 1860
19.  Strauder H. BOOKER, b. 10 Oct 1863
20.  Winifred Ann BOOKER, b. 17 Dec 1865
21.  Samuel Francis BOOKER, b. 3 Jun 1868
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1.  LDS.  International Genealogical Index (online):
Phillip BOOKER
Spouse: Sarah BIRD
Marriage: 1830, Carlisle, Sullivan, Indiana
The LDS Ancestral File says "ca. 1830," so this record would appear to be a guess, probably based on the birthdates of their firstborn.

2.  1830 Census.  Not found.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):
1840 Booker, Philip IN Sullivan Co. p. 50

4.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  District No. 105, Haddon Township, Sullivan Co., IN, p. 212, 190/192, enumerated 15 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Philip Booker 49 M Farmer   Ky
Louisa Booker 23 F     Ind'a
David 18 M Labourer   Ind'a
Syntha A 17 F     Ind'a
Elizabeth 12 F     Ind'a
John 11 M     Ind'a
George  9 M     Ind'a
Perry  5 M     Ind'a
Benton  4 M     Ind'a
Richard  2 M     Ind'a
Mahala 5/12 F     Ind'a
Josiah Booker 15 M Labourer   _____
David, Cynthia, and Josiah would be Philip's children by his first wife.
Elizabeth, John, George, and Perry are Philip's children by his second wife.
Benton, Richard, and Mahala are Philip's children with Louisa. 

5.  Letter from Eliza Trimble to Winifred Markee Miles, 1906. 

6.  The Booker Family and The Solomon Family  by George H. Drennon (Home Pages at RootsWeb.com).


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