Thursday, March 19, 2009

Great Grandpa Ora Pearl Poundstone

Time to concentrate on finding information on my Great Grandfather Ora Pearl Poundstone.  
Below is the chronology of the facts that are known. Now I need to review the information to see what is lacking and where I might look for the information.

Name: Ora Pearl Poundstone

Parents: Richard Poundstone (1838-1919) and Susannah Zeck (1841-1916)
Life Range: 13 Sep 1875 - 24 Jul 1960
Age:

-5 1870 Jul 8 Census: USA, Indiana, Cass, Deer Creek Township.  United States Federal.  
1875 Sep 13 Birth: USA, Indiana, Cass, Young America.  
2 1878 Aug 25 Spouse (#1): USA, Indiana, Knox, Monroe City.  Stella Ann Adams (1878- 1918).  born in Monroe City, Knox, Indiana, USA.  Died on 25 Oct 1918 in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, USA.
4 1880 Jun 1 Census: USA, Illinois, Macon, Whitmore.  1880 United States Federal Census.  
8 Abt 1883 Spouse (#2): USA, Arkansas, Prairie, Des Arc.  Mary Blanche Fall (Abt 1883- 1965).  born in Des Arc, Prairie, Arkansas, USA.  Died on 20 Oct 1965.
20 1895 Alt. Marriage: Arkansas, Poinsett, Marked Tree.  
21 1897 Feb 12 Marriage (1): USA, Arkansas, Lonoke, Carlisle.  Stella Ann Adams (1878- 1918).  in Carlisle, Lonoke, Arkansas, USA. An alternate marriage date listed in the obituary of Ora Pearl Poundstone list his marriage to Stella Adams in 1895 at Marked Tree, Ark.
22 1898 Mar 15 Daughter born (1-#1): USA, Arkansas, Lonoke, Carlisle.  Edna Bell Poundstone (1898-1898).  born in Carlisle, Lonoke, Arkansas, USA.  Died on 18 Jun 1898 in Carlisle, Lonoke, Arkansas, USA.
22 1898 Jun 18 Death of Child (1-#1): USA, Arkansas, Lonoke, Carlisle.  Edna Bell Poundstone (1898-1898).  
23 1899 Jul 17 Son born (1-#2): USA, Arkansas, Poinsett, Marked Tree.  Vernon Earl Poundstone (1899-1976).  born in Marked Tree, Poinsett, Arkansas, USA.  Died on 13 Sep 1976 in Monticello, Piatt, Illinois, USA.
24 1900 Jun 26 Census: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Cerro Gordo.  1900 Census.  
26 1902 Mar 23 Son born (1-#3): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Milmine.  Herbert Poundstone (1902- 1979).  born in Milmine, Piatt, Illinois, USA.  Died on 25 Oct 1979 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA.
28 1904 Jan 10 Son born (1-#4): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Milmine.  Ival Ward Poundstone (1904- 1976).  born in Milmine, Piatt, Illinois, USA.  Died on 20 Oct 1976 in Grant City, Worth, Missouri.
30 1906 Apr 23 Son born (1-#5): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Judson Poundstone (1906- 1991).  born in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, USA.  Died on 13 Mar 1991 in Bull Shoals, Marion, Arkansas, USA.
32 Abt 1907 Son born (1-#6): _______________.  Lewis Erwin Poundstone (Abt 1907- 1951).  Died on 26 Oct 1951.
32 1908 Apr 3 Daughter born (1-#7): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Cerro Gordo.  Ruby Pearl Poundstone (1908-1979).  born in Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, USA.  Died on 5 Mar 1979 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA.
34 1910 Apr 20 Census: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  1910 United States Federal.  
35 1911 Jan 24 Son born (1-#8): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Virgil E. Poundstone (1911- 1994).  born in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, USA.  Died on 15 Apr 1994 in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA.
37 1913 Apr 7 Daughter born (1-#9): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Susie B. Poundstone (1913-1982).  born in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, USA.  Died on 7 May 1982 in Erie, Whiteside, Illinois, USA.
40 1916 Jun 21 Death of Mother: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Susannah Zeck (1841-1916).  
42 1917 Dec 31 Son born (1-#10): _______________.  James Poundstone (1917-          ).  
42 1918 Sep 12 Military Registration WW1: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Draft Registration Cards.  
43 1918 Oct 25 Death of Spouse (#1): USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Stella Ann Adams (1878-1918).  
43 1919 Jan 26 Death of Father: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Richard Poundstone (1838-1919).  
44 1920 Jan 2 Census: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  1920 United States Federal.  
52 1928 Aug 29 Marriage (2): USA, Illinois, Macon, Decatur.  Mary Blanche Fall (Abt 1883- 1965).  in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA. 
55 1930-1960 Residence: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  801 N. Morgan Street.  
54 1930 Apr 30 Census: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  1930 United States Federal.  
76 1951 Oct 26 Death of Child (1-#6): _______________.  Lewis Erwin Poundstone (Abt 1907-1951).  
84 1960 Jul 24 Obituary: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  The Bement Register.  
84 1960 Jul 24 Death: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Monticello.  
84 1960 Jul 27 Cemetery: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Bement Cemetery.  
84 1960 Jul 27 Burial: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  
Occupation: USA, Illinois, Piatt, Bement.  Drayman at Bement Grain Company.  
Social Security Number: _______________.  333-16-5552A.  

Research Notes: The Decatur Review
Wednesday, March 3, 1920, Page 7
Seventeen Join Army In Month
The first month of the United States Army recruiting drive for recruits in the different branches of the regular army has proved a success in Decatur, the local recruiting sation having accepted and forwarded to different parts of the world, seventeen young men from Decatur and nearby towns.  The list is as follows:
...Ora P. Poundstone, Bement, Ill., llth, Field Arty., Camp Grant, Ill.  ...

Medical Notes: Cancer of Signoid, chronic myocarditis

2 comments:

Randy said...

Are you aware of Poundstone Corner in Cass County?

Coordinate: N40° 37' 36.11", W86° 20' 10.00"

Amy said...

Randy thank you for the Poundstone Corner information. Yes I have heard of it before now I just need to locate information on the area. I guess it is time to contact the Cass County historical folks to see if they can shed some light on the name of the town.