I have an Elijah Pool b. abt 1795 in NC m. Rebecca ? b. 1798 SC; Childrend include Melissa Jane b. 1828 in ILL (probably Lima area) (m. 1. James S. Laughlin & 2. James M Laughlin); sons include a William A. (m. Nancy Faulconer), Elias, Elijah, & dau. Malinda.They went from Ill to Jasper Co., MO by 1850.My Pool ancestors were reportedly at least part Cherokee. Do you have an Elijah on your lines?