Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday--William Steele and Elizabeth Ann Pool McClure

William Steel McClure and Elizabeth Ann Pool McClure are my paternal gg grand uncle and aunt. Elizabeth is my blood relation, the daughter of William Lanham Pool and Anne Louise Frum. Elizabeth was born in Monongalia County, (West) Virginia on May 24, 1840 and died on Barons Creek, Union District, Monongalia County, West Virginia on April 24, 1928. She married William Steel McClure, son of William McClure and Martha Steele on October 05, 1865 in Monongalia County, West Virginia. William was born on April 29, 1836 in Greene County, Pennsylvania and died on November 16, 1919 in the Morgan District, Monongalia County, West Virginia.

The McClures lived on a farm in Monongalia County and raised nine children.

Elizabeth, known to family as Aunt Sis, was a life long member of Rock Forge Methodist Church (now known as Brookhaven Methodist Church). She had attended a subscription school as a child.

The McClures are buried in East Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Aunt Sis McClure cropped from a Poole Family Reunion photograph


  1. Your Aunt Sis seems to have a broken arm in this photo. I wonder what happened?

  2. Hi Linda ~
    I just gave you the Kreativ Blogger award!! You have SUCH a great blog over here!