My Dad, George VanGilder Hughes, was born on July 1, 1921, sooo he would have been 88 this year thus the ahnentafel number I am looking for is 22. And the winner is......my paternal great great grandfather, Sampson Frum Pool.
Sampson was the son of William Lanham Pool and Ann Louise Frum. He lived his entire life in the Morgantown, West Virginia area. He was born on February 20, 1843 and died on December 14, 1909 in Sabraton, outside Morgantown. He was moved to his daughter's home in Sabraton, my great grandmother, Jessica Pool VanGilder, so he could be closer to medical help.
He is buried beside his wife, Sarah Harner Pool in Mt. Union Cemetery, north of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Sampson served during the Civil War as a private with Captain L.S. Hayes "B" Company, West Virginia Union Militia. I have a letter written for him while he was stationed in Martinsburg. He had a farm north of Morgantown near coal mine#5, which he worked until his death. In other Pool genealogical work, I have seen him referred to as "Bub" Pool.
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