Jennette Bleasdale

10 February 1826–20 May 1921 (Age 95)
Thornley, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Jennette

When Jennette Bleasdale was born on 10 February 1826, in Thornley, Lancashire, England, her father, William Bleasdale, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Moss, was 27. She married John Rawlston Poole on 6 July 1848, in Farmington, Van Buren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 20 May 1921, in Menan, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Little Butte Cemetery, Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rawlston Poole
Jennette Bleasdale
Marriage: 6 July 1848
Mary Elizabeth Poole
Joseph Ewalt Poole
Addaline Malinda Poole
John Bleasdale Poole
Rebecca Margaret Poole
William Micajah Poole
Jeanette Alice Poole
Susanna Rosetta Poole
Reuben Mack Poole
Christena Jane Poole
Milburn Benton Poole

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1848Farmington, Van Buren, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 4
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 37
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Bleasdale (Lancashire).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    Jennette Bleasdale Poole, Pioneer, Mother of Rebecca Margaret Poole Porter

    Jennette Bleasdale Poole, Pioneer, mother of Rebecca Margaret Poole Porter (Note: This history was written by Edna Margaret Porter Hegsted, and minimal corrections have been added by Roger Porter. …

    Sources (65)

    • Jenetta Poole in household of John H Yearsley, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Jennette Poole, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Jeannette Poole in household of John Poole, "United States Census, 1880"

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