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Biography of John Thomas Pool

JOHN THOMAS POOL. This successful farmer and stock dealer of Howell County, Missouri, owes his nativity to Humphreys County, Tennessee, where he first saw the light in 1833. His parents, Joel and Sarah Ann (Thomas) Pool, were worthy people, and the father died in Humphreys County, Tennessee, before the subject of this sketch was born. When he was about one year old, he was brought by his mother to Howell County, Missouri, after her marriage with Matthew A. McCammon, and in this section the rest of their lives were spent. They died some years after the close of the Civil War, worthy members of the Methodist Church. John Thomas Pool was the youngest of four children born to his parents: James Henry (deceased) was a farmer of Dallas County, Tex.; William died before the war, in Illinois; Martha Ellen became the wife of Levi Hedges, and during the war got separated from the rest of the family and died in southeast Missouri. The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm, in Howell County, from his infancy, and all the schooling he ever received was one month and thirteen days, which was owing to the extreme newness of the country at the time his mother and stepfather located here, there being no schools to attend. When fifteen years old he began life for himself as a farm hand, but at the end of six months took up a claim in what is now Howell County, which he improved and cleared, and which he still owns. His sole possessions when he commenced for himself consisted of an ax and...

Humphreys County, Tennessee Cemetery Transcriptions

Tennessee Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Tennessee county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Humphreys County, Tennessee Tombstone Transcription Project) Dudley Cemetery (hosted at Humphreys County Tennessee USGenNet) J. A. Knight Cemetery (Prepared by Robert Knight) B. Parker Cemetery Tubbs Cemetery Following Cemeteries  (hosted at Humphreys County, Tennessee, ancestors and kinfolk of Holly Hall Couch Cooley Cemetery Latimer Cemetery...

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