The Bucher/ Bookers came from Germany in 1732. They ended up in Decater Ill. area and in the early 1900s had several Bookers were jockeys. A Newspaper article I have from 1965, Decatur Ill speaks of Decatur area jockeys. J. L. Roltz riding in the Kentucky Derby on Native Charger and H. Booker who won the Derby in 1903 on Judge Himes. A.W. Booker and Arthur Booker are also metioned I'm Looking for info on this era of Bookers of Ill 1890-1940 and the Jockey info.