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  • ID: I37
  • Name: WILLIAM FREDERICK POOLE
  • Given Name: WILLIAM FREDERICK
  • Surname: POOLE
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 02AADD582C394C7598FA4C2BB261DB272539
  • Change Date: 2 MAR 2016 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
  • Birth: 21 DEC 1821 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts 18
  • Education: 1842 Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts
  • Education: MAY 1846?1849 Yale University
  • Occupation: Asst. Librarianship, Boston Athenaeum 1850?ABT JUN 1852 Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
  • Occupation: JUN 1852?MAY 1856 Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
  • ADDR: Librarian, Boston Mercantile Library Assoc.
  • Occupation: Librarian, Boston Anthenaeum MAY 1856?JAN 1869 Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
  • Occupation: Librarian, Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio NOV 1869?1873 Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Event: Lived 1873?1884 Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
  • Occupation: 1874?1887 Librarian, Chicago Pub. Library
  • Event: Doctor of Law Degree 1882 Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois
  • ADDR: Northwestern University
  • Event: Lived 1884?MAR 1894 Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois
  • ADDR: 729 Grove St.
  • Event: Elected 1885?1887 Founder & President of the American Library Assoc.
  • Event: President of the American Historical Association Elected 1887?1888
  • Occupation: 1887?1 MAR 1894 Librarian, Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois
  • Will: 18 JAN 1888 Cook Co., Illinois 19 20
  • Death: 1 MAR 1894 in Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois 21 22
  • Event: Obituary
  • _SDATE: 2 MAR 1894 23
  • Burial: 4 MAR 1894 Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
  • ADDR: Harmony Grove Cemetery 24
  • Probate: 15 MAR 1894 Cook Co., Illinois 20 25
  • Event: American librarian, bibliographer, historian, writer. Wrote the well-known, "Poole's Index to Perio Additional Information
  • Event: Funeral 26



    Father: WARD POOLE b: 30 JAN 1799 in Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    Mother: ELIZABETH WILDER b: 6 APR 1801 in Keene, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire

    Marriage 1 FRANCES MARIA GLEASON b: 1 MAR 1834 in Mercer, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania
    • Married: 22 NOV 1854 in Rochester, Monroe Co., New York 27
    Children
    1. Has Children Alice POOLE b: 17 SEP 1855 in So. Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children Hellen POOLE b: 17 SEP 1855 in So. Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts
    3. Has Children ANNA POOLE b: 22 SEP 1857 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Mary POOLE b: 7 APR 1859 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
    5. Has No Children Fanny POOLE b: 17 JAN 1862 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Eliza POOLE b: 18 DEC 1865 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
    7. Has Children William Frederick POOLE b: 14 JAN 1868 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Memorial Sketch of Dr. William Frederick Poole
      Title: Memorial Sketch of Dr. William Frederick Poole (Newberry Library, Chicago: 1895)
      Repository:
        Name: New York Public Library, NYC

      Text: Copy made by New York Public Library. Thirty-four pages.
    2. Abbrev: William Frederick Poole and the Modern Library Mov
      Title: Williamson, William Landram, William Frederick Poole and the Modern Library Movement (NY & London: Columbia University Press, 1963)
      Repository:
        Name: Malden Public Library (through Boston Public Library) 1/02. Borrowed book and copied it.

      Page: Pages 1-191.
    3. Abbrev: Miscellaneous
      Title: Miscellaneous
      Text: Dictionary of American Library Biography, Ed. by Bohdan Wynar, Littleton, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc., 1978. Pp. 404-412.
    4. Abbrev: Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois
      Title: Hurd, Harvey & Robert Sheppard, editors, Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois (Chicago: Munsell Pub. Co., 1906)
      Repository:
        Name: FHL, Salt Lake City, Utah

      Page: Pages 404-412.
    5. Abbrev: Genealogical Records of the Poole Family & Particu
      Title: Poole, Charles H., Genealogical Records of the Poole Family & Particularly the Descendants of John Poole of Reading.... (1876)
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: Poole, Charles H., "Genealogical Records of the Poole Family & Particularly the Descendants of John Poole of Reading....," 1876. Pp. 219, 246-249.
    6. Abbrev: Miscellaneous
      Title: Miscellaneous
      Text: Note: See Notes Section for 19 additional sources.
    7. Abbrev: 1850 U.S. Census
      Title: 1850 U.S. Census
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: For Ward 4, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. Ward Poole age 51 a farmer; Eliza W. age 48 (born N.H.); William F. age 28 student; Lucius age 17; Eliza W. age 14; George S. age 10 and Peggy Joyce age 35 b. Ireland. Ward and children born Massachusetts.
    8. Abbrev: 1860 U.S. Census
      Title: 1860 U.S. Census
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: For Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Wm. F. Poole age 38, Boston Atheneum Librarian; Frances M. age 26 b. Penn.; Alice age 4; Annie age 2 and Mary 1 (all born Mass.) and Kate Quinn age 26 b. Ireland.
    9. Abbrev: 1870 U.S. Census
      Title: 1870 U.S. Census
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: For Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Wm. F. Poole age 48, Supt. of Libraries, wife Fannie M. age 36. Children: Lilian age 15; Annie age 12; Mary age 11; Bessie age 4 and Wm. Fred age 2. Katy Fitzgerald age 25 b. Ireland, domestic servant.
    10. Abbrev: 1880 U.S. Census
      Title: 1880 U.S. Census
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: For Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois. Wm. Poole age 58 b. Mass., a librarian, wife Fannie age 46 b. Penn. Children: Annie age 22; Mary age 20 and Wm. F. age 12. Children born in Massachusetts.
    11. Abbrev: State Census
      Title: State Census
      Text: For 1865 for Melrose, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Pg. 97. W.F. Poole age 43 b. Salem, MA, married librarian; Fanny M. age 29 b. Mercer, PA; Alice age 9 b. So. Danvers, MA; Anna age 7 b. Melrose, MA; Mary age 6 b. Melrose, MA; Alma B. Goodrich age 25 b. Mercer, PA is a wid. Willie Poole Goodrich age 7 b. Rochester, NY and Alice Hammill age 20 b. Ireland.
    12. Abbrev: City Directory
      Title: City Directory
      Text: For 1870 Cincinnati, Ohio. Poole W. F., Librarian Public Library Ohio Mechanics' Institute. Page 488.
    13. Abbrev: City Directory
      Title: City Directory
      Text: For 1873 Cincinnati City Directory. Poole WM. F., Librarian Public Library of Cincinnati, Boards Crawford House. Page 671.
    14. Abbrev: City Directory
      Title: City Directory
      Text: For 1875, The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago 1875. "Poole William F. librarian Public library, r19 Aldine Sq. Page 806"
    15. Abbrev: City Directory
      Title: City Directory
      Text: For 1880, The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago 1880. "Poole William F. librarian pub library 40 Dearborn, house Evanston. Page 900"
    16. Abbrev: City Directory
      Title: City Directory
      Text: For 1885, The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago 1885. "Poole William F. librarian 40 Dearborn, house Evanston. Page 1111"
    17. Abbrev: City Directory
      Title: City Directory
      Text: For 1892, The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago 1892. "Poole William F. librarian Newberry library. State nw. cor. Oak, h. Evanston" Page 1207
    18. Abbrev: Massachusetts Vital Records for Danvers, Essex Co.
      Title: Massachusetts Vital Records for Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts
      Repository:
        Name: Various Massachusetts libraries

      Text: Page 270. "Poole, William Frederick, s. Ward, jr. and Eliza (Wilder), at Salem, Dec. 21, 1821."
    19. Abbrev: Will
      Title: Will
      Text: Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999
      Name: William F Poole
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1894
      Inferred Death Place: Illinois, USA
      Item Description: Executors bonds and letters, Book 11-12, 1893-1894; Book 13, 1894-1895
      http://interactive.ancestry.com/9048/007655945_00392?pid=497676&backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2f%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3findiv%3d1%26db%3dusprobateil%26gss%3dangs-d%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26gsfn%3dWilliam%2bfrederick%26gsln%3dpoole%26gsln_x%3dXO%26mswpn__ftp%3dillinois%26MSAV%3d1%26msddy%3d1894%26cp%3d0%26catbucket%3drstp%26mswpn__ftp_x%3dXO%26gsfn_x%3dNN%26pcat%3d36%26fh%3d0%26h%3d497676%26recoff%3d%26ml_rpos%3d1&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true
    20. Abbrev: Blog, "Life From The Roots"
      Title: Blog, "Life From The Roots"
      Text: http://lifefromtheroots.blogspot.com/2013/10/probate-for-william-frederick-poole.html
    21. Abbrev: Note
      Title: Note
      Text: Died in Evanston, Illinois and brought back to Salem, Massachusetts for burial at the family plot at Harmony Grove Cemetery. Have been to the cemetery many times.
    22. Abbrev: Death Information
      Title: Death Information
      Text: Requested copy of death certificate twice (Jan. 1999 & May 1999). No record located.
    23. Abbrev: Obituary
      Title: Obituary
    24. Abbrev: Cemetery visit
      Title: Cemetery visit
      Text: Visited Burial Site many times since 1999. Plot 785, Highland Avenue. Lot#20. Interment #9065. Died in Evanston, IL, married, age 72-2-5.
    25. Abbrev: Probate
      Title: Probate
      Repository:
        Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

      Text: Catalogue of W.F. Poole's private library of 1,087 books. See: http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015020833938;view=1up;seq=68
      See my blog post at: http://lifefromtheroots.blogspot.com/2015/10/there-were-27-books-about-witchcraft.html
    26. Abbrev: Funeral Records
      Title: Funeral Records
    27. Abbrev: Marriage announcement
      Title: Marriage announcement
      Text: From: Rochester Daily Union Newspaper, Rochester, New York. Thursday, Nov. 23, 1854. Pg. 2; Col. 6. "Married At St. Peter's Church, on the 22d instant, by Rev. John Cort?, Mr. Wm. F. Poole, of Boston, Mass., and Miss Fanny M. Gleason, of this city, formerly of Boston." http://www2.libraryweb.org/orgMain.asp?orgid=650

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