POOLE, Charles L. 1786-1893
Posted By: Errin Wilker (email)
Date: 11/19/2006 at 03:40:56
Charles L. Poole, Age 107 Years
Died December 10, 1893 at New Albin
-source: Abstracted death notices from the Lansing Mirror, Allamakee Journal, New Albin Gazette, Herold, Spectator, and Courier Globe newspapers; from the book: 'The First 100 Years of New Albin'
Added by S. Ferrall 7/5/2020:
New Albin, Dec. 12: At 1 o'clock Sunday morning Chas. Lukus Pool, probably the oldest man in the state, passed away to his eternal rest.
He was born in Somersetshire, England, March 15th, 1786, being at the time of death 107 years 8 months 25 days old, and has always enjoyed good health until the past two years.
He emigrated to America in 1849, settling in Kane county, Ill., remaining there until 1851, when he came to Allamakee county, Iowa, which has been his home ever since with the exception of two years spent in Dakota, he going there at the age of 93 and taking up a claim.
~Sumner Gazette; Sumner, Bremer co., IA; Thursday, December 14, 1893; pg 4
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