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POOLE Family History, Part II

March 2017

Jacob POOLE (Sr.)3 (1790-1848)Top

11D.Jacob Poole (Sr.)3 was born on September 19, 1790, in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.[Dartmouth] He married Hannah Weaver of Rhode Island on June 14, 1814, reportedly either in Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island, or in Dartmouth. December 2016They had as many as six children before her death in 1840. After Hannah's death, Jacob remarried to the widow Mrs. Mariah (Mosher) Reed5 on May 22, 1842, in Dartmouth. She had four children from her first marriage and they went on to have three more children together:

11D1. Sarah Poole (Jan 1814) 19 May 1877 (63)
11D2. Meriam Poole 4 Jan 1817 16 Oct 1891 (74)
11D3. Abiathar Poole 17 Jul 1819 27 Feb 1909 (89)
11D4. Lindsey Weaver Poole (Sr.) (1822-1823) (1860-1865) (37-43)
11D5. Phillip Sanford Poole 25 Jan 1830 9 Oct 1914 (84)
11D6. Susan M. Poole (Apr) 1831 20 Nov 1841 (9)

-- Wilson Reed (1825-1826) (> 1850) (> 24)
-- Isaac M. Reed (1827-1828) (> 1850) (> 22)
-- Israel Reed (Jr.) 9 Mar 1834 9 Jun 1867 (33)
-- John Leonard Reed 8 May 1836 23 Oct 1910 (74)

11D7. Susan Maria Poole4 27 May 1843 24 Jun 1931 (88)
11D8. Jacob Poole (Jr.) (20 May 1845) (> 1860) (> 16)
11D9. Caroline (Hannah M.) Poole (19 Oct 1847) 2 Feb 1883 (35)

Hannah (Weaver) Poole died on October 28, 1840, in Westport, Bristol County, and was buried at Linden Grove Cemetery, north of Westport. She was 48 years old and they had been married 26 years. Daughter Susan died four weeks later at the age of 9 and was buried alongside her.[Westport, Grave]

Jacob remarried to Mariah Mosher, the widow of Israel Reed (Sr.), on May 22, 1842, in Dartmouth. She was in her early 30s and had four sons between the ages of 6 and 15; he was 51. Jacob and Mariah had three more children together.

Jacob Poole (Sr.) died on March 2, 1848, in Westport[Westport], only four months after the birth of his daughter. He was buried at Linden Grove Cemetery with his first wife and daughter Susan.[Grave]

After Jacob's death, Mariah remarried to John R. Russell on January 25, 1855, in Dartmouth. John had reportedly been widowed a year earlier, having been married to Caroline E. Cummings. In 1859, Mariah, John, and three Poole children all moved west to California.

Sources
  • Dartmouth Records, 1667-1884, Births, Intentions of Marriage, Forbidden Bans, Marriages, and Deaths
  • Cen 1850: 5 Sep 1850 Census, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  • Cen 1855: 1 Jun 1855 Census, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  • Cen 1860: 9 Aug 1860 Census, Coulterville, Mariposa County, California
  • Westport: Scott, Henry Edward, editor. Vital Records of Westport, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1918.
  • Grave: Cemetery, City, County, State, Find A Grave <http://www.findagrave.com>

Olive (POOLE) WEAVER (1806-1871)Top

March 201711I.Olive Poole was born on April 24, 1806, in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.[Dartmouth] She married Samuel Wilbur Weaver on May 19, 1833, in Dartmouth. Four years earlier, Olive's next younger brother, Sibrinus (Jr.) married Samuel's elder sister. Olive and Samuel had as many as four children:

11I1. Ruth W. Weaver (1833-1834) --  -- 
11I2. Elizabeth A. Weaver (1835-1836) --  -- 
11I3. Mary C. Weaver (1839-1840) --  -- 
11I4. Samuel V. Weaver (1843-1844) --  -- 

March 2017The first three children were born in Massachusetts and then the family moved west to Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, by 1844, where son Samuel was born. There they lived nearby Olive's next younger brother Sirbinus (Jr.).[Cen 1850]

Olive (Poole) Weaver died on December 18, 1871, and was buried at Glenford Cemetery in North Scituate. Her headstone reads that she was in her 69th year[Grave], but more likely was 65.

Sources
  • Dartmouth Records, 1667-1884, Births, Intentions of Marriage, Forbidden Bans, Marriages, and Deaths
  • Cen 1850: 3 Aug 1850 Census, Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island
  • Grave: Glenford Cemetery, North Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, Find A Grave <http://www.findagrave.com>

Sirbinus POOLE (Jr.) (1808-1885)Top

March 201711J.Sirbinus Poole (Jr.) was born on December 8, 1808, in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.[Dartmouth] He married Mary Elizabeth Weaver on October 12, 1829, in Dartmouth, and had as many as nine children:

11J1. John Weaver Poole 5 Dec 1830 21 Apr 1892 (61)
11J2. Mary Elizabeth Poole (13) Mar 1832 8 Nov 1906 (74)
11J3. William Henry Poole 11 Oct 1833 26 Sep 1904 (70)
11J4. Deborah W. Poole (1836-1837) --  -- 
11J5. Mercy I. Poole (1838-1839) --  -- 
11J6. Hannah W. Poole (1839-1840) --  -- 
11J7. Stephen Wilbur PooleBlue Star 26 Mar 1844 --  -- 
11J8. Charles H. Poole 4 Jun 1846 --  -- 
11J9. Ruth M. Poole (1848-1849) --  -- 

March 2017After their marriage, the Pooles moved west to Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, by 1830, where all their children were born except Charles, who was born in Massachusetts. Sibrinus' next elder sister Olive, who married Mary's younger brother, and their family moved nearby by 1844. In 1850, a Sarah T. Warren, 23 years old, was enumerated with the family.[Cen 1850]

Son Stephen, age 18, served in Company "G" of the Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry.[Grave] The 10th Regiment served three months during the summer of 1862 (May-August) in defense of Washingtion. Company "G" was assigned to Fort Gaines in the west corner of the District of Columbia. Fort Gaines was located near where American University now sits, in the vicinity of the School of International Service at the intersection of New Mexico Avenue NW and Nebraska Avenue NW. The regiment returned home and mustered out on September 1, 1862.

Mary Elizabeth (Weaver) Poole died on January 3, 1879, and was buried at Glenford Cemetery in North Scituate. Her headstone reads that she was 73 years old[Grave], but more likely was 72.

Sibrinus Poole (Jr.) died on October 4, 1885, at the age of 76. He was buried at Glenford Cemetery in North Scituate. His headstone spells his name as "Surbinas."[Grave]

Sources
  • Dartmouth Records, 1667-1884, Births, Intentions of Marriage, Forbidden Bans, Marriages, and Deaths
  • Cen 1850: 3 Aug 1850 Census, Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island
  • Grave: Glenford Cemetery, North Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, Find A Grave <http://www.findagrave.com>