Benjamin L. Poole

Male27 December 1897–3 September 1900

Brief Life History of Benjamin L.

When Benjamin L. Poole was born on 27 December 1897, in Milam, Texas, United States, his father, Theodosius Labon Poole, was 45 and his mother, Mahala Reynolds Arnold, was 23. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Milam, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 3 September 1900, in Milam, Texas, United States, at the age of 2.

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Theodosius Labon Poole
Mahala Reynolds Arnold
Benjamin L. Poole
Thomas C. Pool
Albert P. Poole
Annie Mae Pool
Margaret Rose "Mattie" Poole
Mattie Lenora Poole

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  • Benjiman L Pool in household of Dosh L Pool, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 3

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pol(e), polle, poul(e) ‘pool, pond’ (Old English pōl). The name may be topographic, for someone who lived by a pool, or habitative, from a place so named.

English: variant of Paul .

Possibly an Americanized form of German Puhl or Pfuhl(e) (see Pool 4).

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

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