Elenor Ellen Axa Pond

14 October 1810–17 October 1881 (Age 71)
Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Elenor Ellen Axa

When Elenor Ellen Axa Pond was born on 14 October 1810, in Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Adam Pond, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Billings, was 38. She married Edward Topping in 1836, in Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 17 October 1881, in Childersburg, Talladega, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Cleveland
1818–1848
Elenor Ellen Axa Pond
1810–1881
Marriage: 17 December 1840
Sarah Buchanan Cleveland
1841–
Anabella Cleveland
1844–1884
Mary Douglas Cleveland
1848–1887
Emma Harriet Cleveland
1849–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1840
Coosa, Alabama, United States
children

(4)

    Sarah Buchanan Cleveland

    Female1841–Female

    Anabella Cleveland

    Female1844–1884Female

    Mary Douglas Cleveland

    Female1848–1887Female

    Emma Harriet Cleveland

    Female1849–1879Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 9

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Elinor Acsah Pond, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Ellen A. Cleveland, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Ellen A. Cleveland, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"

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