Meridith Pool (m) 1825 birth, I want to know his birth place and parents.

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I'm looking for information on Meridith(or any variation of) Poole/Pool. I want to know where he was born and who his parents were. I know he was in the '42 of the Confederate army', he lived in Davidson County, NC in the 1850's. His est birth year is 1823-1828, and he married Mary(Molly/Polly) Simerson in 1849. I know of 3 children, Thomas (son) is my line.

in Genealogy Help by Living Unknown G2G Rookie (220 points)
Background on the naming of a Poole son "Meredith:

When William Pettypool came to the Colonies in 1653, his ocean voyage had been paid for by a man named Davis.Mr. Davis assigned the Bounty offered by the Virginia Company( of 50 acres per soul brought to the Colonies) to a man named Meredith.

     This information a part of Dr. Carolyn Hartsough's paper on Her ancestor, William Pettipool.

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According to the 1850 and 1860 census he was born in Davidson Co. NC in 1826. His birthplace is listed as North Carolina. FamilySearch does not find anything about a marriage or family.

I assume you aready have this information.
by Tom Bredehoft G2G6 Pilot (197k points)
selected by Vincent Piazza
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Hi: I found confirmation of their marriage: Meredith Pool to

Mary Simirson. Notice the different spelling of surnames. Record states marriage

date of Oct 30,1849 North Carolina USA. Record with info. North Carolina,

Marriage Collection 1741-2004. His residence in 1850 and 1860 is Davidson NC.

Meredith Poole  Fort Macon was the residence in January 1865.

There are 2 trees on surname : Bear and Brink. His date of birth is

recorded as 1826. You might know this already but I will type it:

The Civil War

Soldiers Details   Poole, Meredith

Regiment Name 42 nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Side: Confederate

Company: A

Soldier's Rank in: Private

Soldier"s Rank Out: Private

Alternate Name:

Film Number: M230 roll 31


Plaque Number:

If you would like a copy of this info:

detail.htm  I could not find any info on his family. Hope this helps. If you have

anymore info please post it and we can search on...Marie

by Marie Chantigny G2G6 Mach 2 (26.5k points)

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