|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1790|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 1816|
Inscription on Stone:
This token of respect is dedicated to the memory
of Albert Booker of Richmond. He was born in
Cumberland Co. Virginia, 6 Mar 1790, and departed
this life on Oct 9, 1816.
White marble slab on pedestals surrounded by an iorn railing.
He served 10 days as a Private Captain Samuel Jones's Company, 19th Regiment
from Richmond under the command of Col John Ambler during the period 25 Mar to
3July 1813. He served again for one month and 14 days as a Private during the
period 25 Aug to 5 Oct 1814 in Capt William Murphy's Co of Light Infantry Blues
from the 19th Regt of Richmond city and attached to the First Corps de'Elite
under the command of Colonel Thomas M. Randolph. His units were at various
portions of New Kent County in the defense of Richmond.
Specifics of his 1812 service may be found in his war records in Box 20, records
1365 and 1366 at the National Archives. Sources of unit service: Rolls of
Companies in the Auditor's Office, Richmond, VA printed 1852, Muster rolls, pgs
502 and 607; Rolls of Companies in the Auditor's Office, Richmond, VA printed
1851, Pay roll, pg 259; Butler, S.L., "A Guide to VA Militia Units in the War of
1812", pgs 183-4, and 249-250
Source: The Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Saint Johns Episcopal Churchyard
Created by: Pat Sproat
Record added: May 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36636893
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