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 Reuben Elisha Pool

Reuben Elisha Pool

Birth
Carroll County, Maryland, USA
Death 16 Jan 1933 (aged 88)
Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Block 7, Lot 16, Space 2
Memorial ID 5853012 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
  • Added: 18 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5853012
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Elisha Pool (14 Mar 1844–16 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5853012, citing Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Rob" Weller (contributor 46505507) .