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  1. Jonathan Poole: Birth: 14 SEP 1692 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 8 FEB 1755 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

  2. Benjamin Poole: Birth: 17 APR 1694 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 17 DEC 1732 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

  3. Zachariah \ Zacharias Poole: Birth: 25 APR 1696 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 16 MAY 1698 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

  4. Elizabeth Poole: Birth: 28 MAR 1698 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  5. Samuel Poole: Birth: 10 APR 1700 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 8 MAY 1752

  6. William Poole: Birth: 24 FEB 1701/2 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  7. ZACHARIAH \ Zackariha POOLE: Birth: 25 MAR 1708 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 20 FEB 1776 in Medford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

  8. Mary Poole: Birth: 30 JUN 1711 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 5 JUN 1737

  9. Judith Poole: Birth: 29 APR 1714 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 8 SEP 1717 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

  10. Bridget Poole: Birth: ABT 1719 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 2 MAY 1723 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts


Sources
1. Title:   The Essex Genealogist: "John Poole of Lynn and Reading" by Marcia W. Lindberg (Essex Society of Genealogists, Vol. 21, No. 4, November 2001)
Page:   pgs. 216-221
2. Title:   Eaton, Lilley, Town of Reading (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1874)
Page:   pgs. 41, 107-108, and numerous other pages
3. Title:   Poole, Charles H., Genealogical Records of the Poole Family & Particularly the Descendants of John Poole of Reading.... (1876)
Page:   pgs. 51, 58-70
4. Title:   Clara Pierce Olson Overbo, Ancestors & Descendants of Clark Proctor Nichols: In England and America 1620-2001 (Decorah, Iowa: The Anundsen Publishing Co., 2002).
Page:   pg. 11
5. Title:   Massachusetts Vital Records for Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Page:   pg. 186
6. Title:   Massachusetts Vital Records for Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
7. Title:   Visited Burial Site
8. Title:   Find A Grave, internet
9. Title:   Massachusetts Vital Records for Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Page:   pg. 421
10. Title:   Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1985)
Page:   pg. 593

Notes
a. Note:   arly the Descendants of John Poole of Reading....," (1876). Pp. 51, 58-70. "He succeeded his father, Captain Jonathan on the old family homestead on the site of the Wakefield rattan works, at the death of the latter in 1678. He was a noted magistrate, always known as Esquire Jonathan by the townspeople and held the usual offices of trust conferred upon prominent citizens. He was also a soldier in early life and served a campaign against the Indians in Canada. In 1690 a company of troops under Capt. Savage went from Reading on the Canada expedition during the war with France, in which Jonathan Poole was 1st Lieut. and Nath. Goodwin 2nd Lieut. In 1697 was appointed to teach in 'Free Scolle; (established in 1693) 'the young people to wright, reade and cast up accounts' (and haply to spell also) 'said scoole to be opened on the 27th of Nov. and soe to continue two months Sartain', he being allowed 2 pounts per month money and so proportionable for a longer time. In 1691 Lieut. John Poole was appointed to carry the soldiers debentures to Boston and bring them the Bills of Credit for services in the Indian War. Jonathan Poole of Reading made a Justice April 7, 1715. (Sewall's Diary, Vol. 3, -. 45). --------------- Lilley Eaton, Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Mass: Including the present towns of Wakefield, Reading and No. Reading (Boston, MA: A. Mudge & Son, Printers, 1874). pg. 107 "POOLE, Capt. Jonathan, son of John and Margaret, b. 1634, probably at Cambridge. Succeeded his father on the homestead, and also owned, in conjunction with his son John, much land at the north end of the pond. Was the second captain of the Reading company. "Was much valued in Philip's Indian war ;" "was a Captain under Major Appleton, at Hadley ;" "was President of a Council of War in the winter of 1675-6 ;" was selectman, justice of the peace, and representative, and d. 1678, aged 44. By wife, Judith had chil. : Sarah, b. 1656, and m. 1673, Thomas Bancroft ; Judith, b. 1658, and m. 1681, Wm. Hescy ; Mary, b. 1660, and d. 1661 ; Mary, b. 1662 and m. 1682, James Nichols ; John, b. 1665 ; Jonathan, b. 1667 ; Thomas, b. 1667 ; Thomas, b. 1673 ; and m. 1695, Rebecca __; William, b. 1677 ; Elizabeth, b. 1678." POOLE, Jonatha, Esq., son of Capt. Jona. and Judith, b. 1667 ; succeeded his father on the place now occupied by the Rattan Works ; m. 1691 or '92 Bridget Fitch. They both died in 1723, he at the age of 56. He was selectman and justice of the peace. Chil. : Jona., b. 1692 ; Benja., b. 1694 ; Zachariah, b. 1696, and d. 1698 ; Elizabeth, b. 1698, and m. 1720, Nicholas Belknap, of Boston ; Samuel, b. 1700 ; Wm., b. 1702 ; Zachariah 2nd, b. 1708, and lived on the place formerly owned by Dea. Jacob Eaton, at the corner of Crescent and Eaton Streets ; sold and removed to Medford ; Mary, b. 1711 ; Judith, b. 1714, and d. 1714 ; Bridget. His will, made 1723, divided his real estate among his sons Benjamin, Samuel, and Zachariah ; and after providing for his wife Bridget, and remembering his daughters Elizabeth (Belknap), Bridget, and Mary, goes on to say :-- "I give to Jonathan (the eldest son), my cloak and cane, and this is over and above what I have given him before, by Deed, which I count was more than a double portion--that I gave by Deed."
Note:   Poole, Charles H., "Genealogical Records of the Poole Family & Particul


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