Jerusha Jerome

1750–18 February 1828 (Age 78)
Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jerusha

When Jerusha Jerome was born in 1750, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Zerubabel Jerome, was 35 and her mother, Phoebe Cook, was 36. She married Jonathan Pond in 1770. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 18 February 1828, in Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Pond
1740–1817
Jerusha Jerome
1750–1828
Marriage: 1770
Jonathan Pond
1773–1855
Martha Pond
1777–1842
Eli Pond
1782–
Jerusha Pond
1785–1831
Nancy Pond
1788–
Martin Pond
1774–1827
Patty Pond
1776–
Philip Pond
1778–1835
Lydia Pond
1780–1867
Harriet Pond
1790–
Ambrose Pond
1792–1869

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1770
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 26

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 41

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 French (Jérôme) and English: from the medieval personal name Jérôme (French), Jerome (English), from Greek Hierōnymos ( see Hieronymus ). This achieved some popularity in France and elsewhere, being bestowed in honor of St Jerome ( ?347–420 ), creator of the Vulgate, the standard Latin version of the Bible.2 English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, Gerram, composed of the Germanic elements gār, gēr ‘spear’ + hraban ‘raven’.

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

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  • Jerusha Jerome Pond, "Find A Grave Index"

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