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Mary Frances Cramer Pool

1790– 1881

Born in Windsor, Maine; moved to Prince Edward Island, Canada; married John Pool, a widower with several children; gave birth to six children; baptized prior to sailing to California in 1846 on ship Brooklyn with two of her children, Elizabeth and Peter; at San Francisco in October 1850; immigrated to Utah in 1855; helped settle Franklin, Idaho, in 1860; lived there remainder of her life. (See “Ship Brooklyn Saints,” in Carter, Our Pioneer Heritage, 3:566–68; Bullock, Ship Brooklyn Saints, 212–13; “Died,” Deseret News Weekly, Feb. 2, 1881; GQC journal, Oct. 28, 1850.)