Asa Pond

22 October 1791–26 November 1864 (Age 73)
Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Pond was born on 22 October 1791, in Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Pond, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Pond, was 35. He married Emeline Dresser on 9 March 1825, in Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 26 November 1864, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Asa Pond
Emeline Dresser
Marriage: 9 March 1825
Edward Whipple Pond
Adaline Elisabeth Pond
Melvin E. Pond
Henry Pond
Addison Augustus Pond
Emily Ward Pond
Franklin Pond
Mary E. Pond

Spouse and Children

9 March 1825
Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or lake, from Middle English pond ‘enclosed expanse of water’, in particular a man-made one (an altered form of Pound ).2 Dutch: from pond ‘pound’ (a measure of weight and a coin), probably a metonymic occupational name for a controller of weights and measures or a minter.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Asa Pond, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Asa Pond, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Asa Pond, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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