I think one of the biggest Treasure Chests for genealogists are old newspapers. Look what I found this week...
Andrew Jackson Pool was elected Tax Collector in Hall County, Georgia. I just found this in the Southern Banner newspaper from Athens, GA on page 3 of the 20 January 1853 edition. The entire newspaper can be viewed at:
Born in South Carolina, the future Brigadier General A.J. Pool (1815-1884) married Sarah Armstrong Norvell (ca1811-ca1892) and they are both buried in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Hall County.