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Class of 1925
Birth: 11 Feb 1904, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death: 25 Mar 1986, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
William Henry Hammill, Jr. (1882-1954)
Fannie Dora Rinehardt Hammill (1881-1973)
Roy Davis Hammill (1906-1989)
Lee Elbert Hammill (1908-1909)
Willie Dora Hammill Helderman (1911-2000)
Lena Mae Hammill Corl (1918-2000)
Ruth Elizabeth Hammill Black (1921-2018)
Alma Lee Hammill Crowell (1922-2001)
Spouse: Oscar Lee Poole (1901-1985)
Frances Poole Staton
West Lawn Memorial Park, China Grove, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Source: www.findagrave.com, # 172165002.
Ben Callahan (ECHS director, 29 Aug 2017): Before attending Mont Amoena she attended the old Nussman School near St. Stephen’s Church. She was a member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church.
Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), January 8, 1928, p. 18.
Miss Kate Hammill and Oscar Poole Wedded December 28
CONCORD, Jan. 7. – A wedding of marked interest to their many friends was that of Miss Kate Hammill and Oscar L. Poole, on Wednesday afternoon, December 28, at St. Stephens Lutheran church parsonage. Rev. M. N. Dutton, pastor of the bride, performed the ceremony. It was a quiet and simple affair, being witnessed only by a few near relatives and friends. After the wedding the nuptial party was given a bounteous supper by the pastor of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hammill.
Mrs. Poole is a graduate of Mont Amoena seminary of Mt. Pleasant, Mr. Poole is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Poole is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Poole of Rockwell. The young people will make their home in High Point, where Mr. Poole is engaged in business.
Kannapolis Daily Independent (Kannapolis, NC), 26 Mar 1986, 6.
LANDIS – Mrs. Kate Hammill Poole, 82, of 1012 Highland Avenue, died Tuesday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. James (Frances) Staton, 1011 S. Zion Street.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was a member, by Rev. James C. Stirewalt. Interment will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park.
The body will remain at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home here until taken to the church at the funeral hour. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 until 8:30 p.m. today and at other times they will be at the home of her daughter.
Born Feb. 11, 1904, in Cabarrus County, Mrs. Pool was the daughter of the late William H. Hammill and Fannie Rhinehardt Hammill and was a graduate of Mont Amoena Seminary. Her husband, Oscar Lee Hammill (sic Pool), died March 31, 1985.
Surviving in addition to her daughter are one brother, Roy Hammill of Troy; four sisters, Mrs. J. R. (Willie) Helderman, Mrs. Judson (Alma) Crowell, both of Albemarle, Mrs. Gilmer (Lena) Corl and Mrs. Coy (Ruth) Black, both of Gold Hill; two grandchildren.