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Benjamin Pond
Birth: 1768
Stockbridge
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1814
Schroon Falls
Essex County
New York, USA

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1811 to 1813. During the War of 1812 he served in Walker's Company of the 37th New York State Militia regiment, and fought in the September 1914 seige of Plattsburg, New York. His health was wrecked by the exposure during the campaign, which caused his death at Schroon, New York. He had been elected to another Congressional term, but he died before he could serve it. Orignially interred in Pine Ridge Cemetery, North Hudson, New York, he was reinterred in Elizabethtown in 1923.  (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Dan Pond (1726 - 1783)
  Mehitabel Munson Pond (1730 - 1793)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Ashley Pond (1771 - 1835)*
 
 Children:
  Clarissa Pond (____ - 1853)*
  Laverna Pond Rawson (1788 - 1847)*
  Jared Pond (1790 - 1856)*
  Ashley Pond (1792 - 1827)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dan Pond (1751 - 1838)*
  Abel Pond (1753 - 1828)*
  Rebecca Pond Leonard (1755 - 1825)*
  Josiah Pond (1756 - 1840)*
  Silas Pond (1759 - 1827)*
  Nathaniel Pond (1760 - 1835)*
  William Pond (1763 - 1838)*
  Asahel Pond (1765 - 1830)*
  Ira Pond (1766 - 1837)*
  Benjamin Pond (1768 - 1814)
  Thankful Pond Ashley (1770 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Elizabethtown (Essex County)
Essex County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Oct 09, 2001
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I light a candle for Benjamin Pond ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Benjamin -son of Dan and Mabel Pond, their 12th son, and was in the Contress of the US. In memory of a distant cousin !
- Cathie S
 Added: May. 26, 2011
Where is your Gravestone Honorable Benjamin Pond?...If there is none...someone should get one done 4 u...Blessings...ur in my tree.
- Layna Jan Wilson
 Added: Feb. 12, 2011
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