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Reuben Elisha Pool
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1844
Carroll County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1933
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA

Married Lydia Ann Weller on 23 Dec 1872 in Muskingum County, OH. Father of Clarence Orion b. 19 Sep 1874, Ruba b. 25 Aug 1878, Garfield Arthur b. 5 Sep 1880 and Hellen Mae b. 3 Feb 1882.
Civil War Veteran - Corp., Co C, 6th Maryland Infantry.

CIVIL WAR VET TAKEN BY DEATH
R. E. "Daddy" Pool Dies Monday At Home in Lawton

Reuben E. Pool, who resided at 920 South Seventh street, died Monday at 1:20 a.m. following a brief illness, although he had been in failing health for the past four months.
"Daddy" Pool, as he was known among his friends, was born near Baltimore, Md., March 14, 1844. He moved to Bedford, Iowa, thence to Lawton in 1901, residing on his farm 11 miles southwest of the city until 1913, when he moved to Lawton, residing here since.
Early in life he united with the Methodist Church, and has always been a close church man, lived a consistent Christian life, and by his genial disposition and friendly nature, he endeared himself into the hearts of many who sympathize with the members of his family in his death.
Served In Civil War

He entered the Civil War as a private in 1862, served throughout the war. He was mustered out as a corporal in company "C," 6th Maryland Infantry. He was a member of the local G. A. R. post.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Otto Elling, of Lawton, R. F. D., two sons, C. O. Pool, of Beaver Lodge, Alberta, Canada, and G. A. Pool, of Bedford, Iowa. A sister, Mrs. Ruth Parrish, of Baltimore, the sole survivor of a family of 14. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at the Ritter Funeral Home, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. following which other services will be held at Wesley chapel at 3 p.m. Mr. Pool formerly resided near Wesley chapel and had a large part in the building of the church.
Services will be conducted by Rev. John Walker Coontz, pastor of the First Methodist Church, of which Mr. Pool was a faithful member. Burial will be made in Highland cemetery beside his wife who passed away on Sept. 21, 1921.

(Copied from an obituary furnished by Brad Pool). 
 
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 Parents:
  Reuben Pool (1812 - 1898)
  Rachel Shipley Pool (1812 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia Ann Weller Pool (1848 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  Clarence Orion Pool (1874 - 1954)*
  Ruba Pool (1878 - 1881)*
  Garfield Arthur Pool (1880 - 1967)*
  Hellen May Pool Elling (1883 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary J. Pool Gorsuch (1834 - 1916)*
  Asenath Pool (1836 - 1841)*
  George William Pool (1837 - 1913)*
  Caroline Pool Barnes (1839 - 1932)*
  Lloyd Poole (1840 - 1926)*
  Nathan B Pool (1841 - 1928)*
  Alice Pool (1843 - 1856)*
  Reuben Elisha Pool (1844 - 1933)
  Ruth Naomi Pool Parrish (1846 - 1935)*
  Hannah Pool (1848 - 1871)*
  Lucretia Pool (1850 - 1878)*
  Zenath T. Pool (1852 - 1852)*
  Thomas F. Pool (1855 - 1866)*
  Benjamin Peyton Pool (1857 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
Record added: Oct 18, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5853012
Reuben Elisha Pool
Added by: Robert "Rob" Weller
 
Reuben Elisha Pool
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Reuben Elisha Pool
Added by: Robert "Rob" Weller
 
 
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You're a true hero whether the history books mention your name or not. Risking your life for a cause you believe in is the most gallant thing a person can do!!
- Heather in VA
 Added: Nov. 28, 2002
 
 
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