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Charles Pool

POOL, Charles, a most creditable representative of the younger element of the farmers of McDonough County, Ill., was born in Fulton County, Ill., in 1873, the son of John and Amanda (Ringelke) Pool, his father being a native of Fulton County, and his mother of the State of Wisconsin. Charles L. attended the district school in his boyhood, was reared on the farm, and has always followed farming as his occupation. In 1892, he moved from Fulton County to Warren County, Ill., whence he came, in February, 1895, to McDonough County, and purchased a farm of 160 acres in Section 35, Bushnell Township, where he is engaged in general farming and stock-raising.

In 1900, Mr. Pool was married to Monina Spur, who was born and received her education in Fulton County, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Pool have become the parents of two children, — Marion and Leota.

Source: The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, compiled by Dr. Newton Bateman, and Paul Shelby, 1907, volume 2, page 983, extracted 17 Mar 2020 by Norma Hass.

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