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William, infant child of Mr. and Mrs. W. Piisila, aged 2 weeks and 2 days, died Tuesday morning. The little body was laid to rest in the Belle Vernon cemetery on Wednesday afternoon. Daily Independent, Monessen, Pennsylvania, November 15, 1902, page 1, column 1.

Mrs. Arthur POOLE

Epidemic made new inroads on Poole home.

Wife and Child of Coy Superintendent, Who Died Last Friday, Passed Away Yesterday, Two Others in Hospital...

Other Conditions

Extreme sorrow was expressed yesterday when it became known that Mrs. Arthur Poole, widow of the former superintendent at the Coy mines, had died from the Spanish influenza. The husband died last Friday, Mrs. Poole was, at the time, affected with the disease and the shock of her husband's death, coupled with the passing away of her baby girl from the same contagion was more than her constitution could stand. There are three boys and a girl left in the Poole family and two of the former are seriously ill with the disease in the Ernest emergency hospital. A brother of Mr. Poole from Greensburg is attending to the funeral arrangements. Indiana Evening Gazette, Indiana, Pennsylvania, October 14, 1918, pages 1 and 3.


Adam PORE died in 1861.

Oct. 14th (?), Adam Pore, husband of the above * died of consumption, in Mt. Pleasant tp., Westmoreland county, Pa., aged about 80 years. *Elizabeth. The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown, Pa., November 7, 1861. Vol. 1. No. 40, pg 5, col. 3. Contributed by Roy Lockhart.

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Braden PORE died in 1906.


Chief Braden Pore Died at Mt. Pleasant Saturday Morning.

Mt. Pleasant, April 7. —Chief of Police Braden Pore who was shot and fatally wounded by Andrew Lindsay at 10:45 o'clock Thursday night, died this morning at 8 in the Memorial hospital. No trace has been found of Lindsay, for whom a warrant has been issued charging murder. His companion Thomas Wilson also escaped. The Morning News. Uniontown, Pa. Monday, April 9, 1906. vol. 1. No. 4. Pg2, Col. 2. Contributed by Roy Lockhart.

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David PULLIN died in 1888.

David Pullin, one of the wealthiest farmers in Westmoreland county, died at Unity last week from the effects of a fall. He is 71 years old and is estimated to have been worth $300,000. The Keystone Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Friday, January 6, 1888, page 1. Contributed by Nancy Lohr,

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