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  1. JOHN ADAMS POOLE: Birth: 12 DEC 1919 in Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois. Death: 16 MAR 1989 in Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

  2. Judith Adams Poole: Birth: 19 SEP 1922 in Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois. Death: 3 MAR 1978 in Clearwater, Pinellas Co., Florida


Sources
1. Title:   1910 U.S. Census
2. Title:   1920 U.S. Census
3. Title:   1930 U.S. Census
Name:   Ancestry.com
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
RepositoryId:   R2
Repository:   R5
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889
4. Title:   1940 U.S. Census
5. Title:   Birth information
6. Title:   Death Certificate
7. Title:   Cemetery Plat card
8. Title:   Note
9. Title:   Find A Grave, internet
10. Title:   Marriage Information

Notes
a. Note:   orie Adams Poole. Additional information: Autopsy done. Informant was Evanston Hospital Records. Disposition: Burial January 16, 1953; Cemetery: Memorial Park, Skokie, Illinois. Funeral Director: John L. Hebblethwaite, Inc., 1567 Maple Ave., Evanston, Illinois. --------------- Marjorie possibly went to the University of Michigan. Her name appeared in the University of Michigan. University Musical ... - 1909. _______________ Obituary: "Chicago Daily Tribune January 15, 1953 Mrs. Clarence F. Poole Services for Mrs. Marjorie Adams Poole, 61 of 1319 Greenwood Blvd., Evanston, wife of Clarence F. Poole, a patent attorney, will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. in St. Mark's Episcopal church, Evanston. Mrs. Poole died Tuesday. Mrs. Poole and her husband, who is associated with the law firm of Parker and Carter, 8 S. Michigan av., were residents of Evanston for 33 years. Also surviving are son, John Adams Poole of Alameda, Cal.; a daughter, Mrs. Judith Goff of Northbrook, and four granddaughters." _____________________________________ Several years ago, I requested information from the Oak Hill Cemetery in Battle Creek....... Letters to Oak Hill Cemetery: From John A. Poole, 31 Locust Ave., Lexington, MA. April 5, 1961 Oak Hill Cemetery Company 255 South Ave. Battle Creek, Mich. Gentlemen: In [sic] working up a genealogy for the Adams branch of my family, I have come across records stating that my grandfather and grandmother, also some great grandparents are buried at Oak Hill. I have very little information on them and would appreciate any data you might have on the following:; 1. Sarah Belle Adams 2. Yates Adams 3. Martha Anderson Adams 4. Charles A. Hamilton, first husband of Sarah (1.) 5. John Adams, brother? of Yates (2) 6. Wife of John (5.) A letter from my mother, Marjorie Anderson Adams Poole, indicates that the lot number is 797 for the above. In lot 665, are my great grandparents as follows: 7. John N. Farmer 8. Lana? Scramlin wife of (7.) 9 Elsie Farmer 10. Nannie? Farmer 11. Mary? second wife of (7.) I would greatly appreciate any vital statistics of the above families. To my knowledge, no plats were ever made up for my family as indicated in your letter to my father Clarence F. Poole, Chicago, Ill., dated Feb. 3, 1953. If these plats are available, I would appreciate a copy of them. Sincerely yours, John A. Poole --- My grandfather, Clarence F. Poole wrote to Oak Hill Cemetery on January 30, 1953. Gentlemen: I am writing to inquire regarding the status of Lot 797 which, I believe, is entered in the names of John A. Adams and Yates A. Adams, and the East 1/2 of Lot 665 which, I believe is entered in the name of John N. Farmer. I am executor of the estate of Marjorie A. Poole who passed away a few weeks ago.. Among her papers, I find a letter which was hand written to you but never mailed, this letter being dated June 6, 1948, and reading as follows: 'Oak Hill Cemetery Co: Dear Sirs: I have made an effort to trace the heirs of John A. Adams to whom is ascribed the ownership of Lot 797, W 1/2 and have not been able to trace them. They were last in Texas - Beeville - in 1910 or 1912 and there was a Howard Adams and two daughters, but I have heard nothing of them since. I have hoped to go to Battle Creek before this time to settle the matter of perpetual care, etc., but have been ill and unable to do so. However, I expect to be in Battle Creek in the near future. Yours Sincerely, /s/ Marjorie A. Poole' So far as I know, the statement in the letter above is correct since Mrs. Poole had never been able to find any trace of the John A. Adams branch of the family. -------------- http://2338wwashingtonblvd.blogspot.com/2011/01/spoons-of-berenice.html Old Colonial Sterling Silver Flatware, Silverware by Towle Silversmiths Old Colonial is one of Towle's longest running designs, debuting in 1895 (originally called Colonial). One of Old Colonial's most notable features is the grooves in the bowls of the spoons and forks. And it has always been quite common for a young lady's Hope Chest to be filling up with silver monogrammed with her maiden initial, silver which she would expect to use for all of her married life, whatever the initials of her husband. And husbands, as a rule, don't give a thought to the fork, but what's on it. My mother has lovely flatware from her parents engraved with the first initial of her last name. We use it all the time and no one has ever said a thing. ______ Notes: At University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Sang in The University Choral Union, was a bass. Sang at the twenty-first annual May Festival of the University of Michigan, 1914, also Marjorie Anderson Adams as a soprano.
Note:   Death Certificate from State of Illinois. State File Number 566. Marj


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