Irving Kane Pond

Male1 May 1857–29 September 1939

Brief Life History of Irving Kane

When Irving Kane Pond was born on 1 May 1857, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Elihu Bartlit Pond, was 30 and his mother, Mary Barlow Allen, was 31. He married Katherine Latimer Nancrede in 1930. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1926 and lived in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 39 years. He died on 29 September 1939, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Irving Kane Pond
Katherine Latimer Nancrede
Marriage: 1930

Sources (12)

  • Irving K Pond in household of Elihu B Pond, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Irving Kane Pond, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Irving K Pond, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · The Chicago Water Tower

    Age 10

    The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 24

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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