John Pool

Male 1790 - 1878  (87 years)


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  • Name John Pool 
    Born 2 Aug 1790  Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 29 Jun 1812  Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    War of 1812 (US)
    Private assign to Capt Elijah Clarke's Co., Col, Peter Allen's Regiment, General Wadsworth's Division, service at Lewiston.
    Part of the Battle of Queenston Heights were Capt Clarke, Col Allen and Gen Wadsworth were all captured.
    Records do not list enlisted mens names, but it is assumed that John Pool was also a POW.
    Paid from 29Jun1812-26Oct1812 
    Died 4 Apr 1878  Honeoye, Richmond, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In Honeoye on 4 Apr 1878, JOHN POOL, age 87. Funeral 7 Apr by Rev. John F. Gates.
    Buried Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John and Deborah (Reed) Pool
    John and Deborah (Reed) Pool
    Lakeview Cemetery in Honeoye,NY
    Plot: Pool
    Notes 
    • At the age of 12, his father's family joined the tide of emmigrants west, and came to Bristol, Ontario County. At the age of 22, John elisted in the Army and served in the War of 1812 and served until he was brought home sick. When he was 27 he journeyed south to New Orleans and lived 3 years while working on the Mississippi River. Upon returning to Bristol he married the widow of Benjamin D. Wheeler. John taught school for 17 winters with uniform success. He was an outstanding reader and was fond of poetry, his memory was wonderful, could recite a page of Homer with no problem. Until a year of his death. John Pool was of cool temper, not easily unbalanced, yet he had strong affection and a warm heart. In his young age he loved to joke and could take as well as give. His last few years were held in the village of Honeoye, with eye sight failing, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Phillips(Eliza). (Taken form the Ontario County Times, Obituaries, 17 April 1878)
    Person ID I318  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew's Ancestor
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2015 

    Father Isaac Pool, Jr.,   b. 26 Jun 1751, Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1824, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Amea Shaw,   b. 30 Dec 1759, Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1851, Bristol, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1779  Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deborah Reed,   b. 12 Mar 1793, Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1860, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1819  Bristol, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Eliza Pool,   b. 4 Oct 1820, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1910, Honeoye, Richmond, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Pheobe A. Pool,   b. Dec 1822, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1893, Cheshire, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
    +3. Julia Ann Pool,   b. 30 Apr 1824, Richmond, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1909, Honeoye, Richmond, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. John Frank Pool,   b. 26 Apr 1826, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1892, Bristol, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1790 - Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - War of 1812 (US) Private assign to Capt Elijah Clarke's Co., Col, Peter Allen's Regiment, General Wadsworth's Division, service at Lewiston. Part of the Battle of Queenston Heights were Capt Clarke, Col Allen and Gen Wadsworth were all captured. Records do not list enlisted mens names, but it is assumed that John Pool was also a POW. Paid from 29Jun1812-26Oct1812 - 29 Jun 1812 - Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1819 - Bristol, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Apr 1878 - Honeoye, Richmond, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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