My blog has been changed to make it more appealing for those who have New England ancestors and want to see the area through photos. Things I’ll include are typical white New England churches, libraries showing their genealogical collection, historical societies, cemeteries, war memorials, in general, anything to do with history.

For four years I’ve blogged mostly about my personal genealogy in New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire), New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. I still will, can’t forget my own roots.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday -- POOLE (2 generations) -- Washington, D.C.

Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. is where two generations of my Poole line are buried.  I made a trip in May 2001, and my photos didn't come out, so my cousin David, of Maryland, went in December 2001 and took these pictures. Thank you David, my 3rd cousin, once removed.
Charles Henry Poole
Born:  February 05, 1825, Danvers (now Peabody), Essex Co., Massachusetts
Died:  January 25, 1880, Washington, D. C.

His wife was Mary Abby Daniels
Born:  February 15, 1824, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
Died:  March 04, 1907, Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois

They were my 2nd great-grandparents.

Son of Charles and Mary Poole was Charles Clarence Poole
Charles Clarence Poole
Born:  November 27, 1856, Benicia, Solano Co., California
Died:  December 03, 1914, Winnetka, Cook Co., Illinois

His wife was Annie Poole (2nd cousin)
Born:  September 22, 1857, Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Died:  October 30, 1930, Winnetka, Cook Co., Illinois

They were my great-grandparents.

Records from the Cemetery were quite thorough.  I ordered four different records, they were expensive and it took a very long time, over six weeks to receive them.

Tombstone Tuesday -- POOLE (Massachusetts)

Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
Four generations of my Poole family are buried here.

William Frederick Poole (of the long obituary)
Born:  December 21, 1821, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
Died:  March 01, 1894, Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois

His wife, Frances "Fanny" M. Gleason Poole
Frances "Fanny" M. Gleason Poole
Born:  March 01, 1834, Mercer, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania
Died:  January 19, 1904, Brookline, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts

They were my 2nd great- grandparents.