This information is from the Pool book by James R. Poole.
JOHN VANPOOL (Jacob, Sr.,) was probably born about 1754 but it is not known if he was born in Rowan County, NC. He died in Rowan Co in 1827. It is believed he was probably buried in St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cemetery but no markers have been found. His wife's name is not known. She was probably deceased between 1810 and 1825. Children of John VANPOOL:
JACOB VANPOOL b. abt 1779
NANCY VANPOOL b abt 1781 m 1802 Samuel McNEELY
MARGARET VANPOOL b abt 1783 m John McNEELY Jr.
JOHN VANPOOL m abt 1806 Elizabeth ?
DAVID VANPOOL b 1792 d 1862 m 1813 1.) Peggy BERGER m 1826 2.) Margaret LESLIE
MARY VANPOOL b abt 1802 m 1826 Hugh MORGAN