Samuel Sweezy Pond

Brief Life History of Samuel Sweezy

When Samuel Sweezy Pond was born on 9 August 1816, in Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Billious Pond, was 35 and his mother, Rhoda Orton, was 30. He married Emily Dufer in 1837, in Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Menard, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years. He died on 9 June 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Smoot Cemetery, Indian Creek Number 7 Precinct, Menard, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sweezy Pond
Emily Dufer
Marriage: 1837
Adaline Margaret Pond
Charles H. Pond
Truman Catlin Pond
Henry Kinney Pond
Jasper Newton Pond
Franklin Alfred Pond
Francis Albert Pond

Sources (23)

  • Samuel Pond, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel S Pond, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Samuel S. Pond, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries: 1821: Sangamon, Illinois, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or lake, from Middle English ponde ‘pond, artificial or natural pool’, denoting someone who lived or worked by such a feature.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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