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Dora Orr Poole
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Birth: 1860
Death: Mar. 24, 1948

POOLE, Mrs. Dora (W. H.) of San Gabriel & Rodessa, LA. Age 88. Died 3/24/1948, at the home of her daughter in Rodessa, LA. Body was returned to Rockdale. "and several hours after the sister's body arrived the older sister, Mrs. Clark, died at the family home in San Gabriel". Services held for Mrs. Poole on Friday morning. Rev. W.R. Irving of Louisiana officiated. Burial in IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Both women were natives of Pontonoc, Mississippi and were educated in the Chichasaw Female College there. Mrs. Clark, as a young lady came to Texas and Rockdale in 1874, shortly after the town was founded. She accepted a position as teacher and soon after her sister, Mrs. Poole, followed to take up teaching. They taught in Milam Co. schools for some years.

Mrs. Poole was BORN c.1860 and was a resident in Rockdale until "10 years ago" and had operated a millinery shop in Rockdale. Mrs. Clark lived through the years at San Gabriel.

Mrs. Poole's SURVIVORS: 2 daughters, Mrs. Hugh Estell of Rodessa, LA. and Mrs. Gaddy Hall of Lake Arthur, LA.; 3 grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Fanny Brodnax (or Brodnak) of Georgetown (Liberty Hill). 
 
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 Parents:
  Valentine Barry Orr (1826 - 1897)
  Mary Jackson Mauldin Orr (1836 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  William Hines Poole (1850 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Hattie Lucille Poole Estell (1897 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mattie Orr Clark (1855 - 1948)*
  William Harry Orr (1857 - 1915)*
  Dora Orr Poole (1860 - 1948)
  Annie Orr (1865 - 1937)*
  Robert Lee Orr (1868 - 1947)*
  Frank Law Orr (1872 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Rockdale (Milam County)
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21180015
Dora <i>Orr</i> Poole
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 26, 2007
 
 
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