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Benjamin Pond

  • Birth 1768 Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 6 Oct 1814 Schroon Falls, Essex County, New York, USA
  • Burial Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 5834556

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1811 to 1813. During the War of 1812 he served in Walker's Company of the 37th New York State Militia regiment, and fought in the September 1914 seige of Plattsburg, New York. His health was wrecked by the exposure during the campaign, which caused his death at Schroon, New York. He had been elected to another Congressional term, but he died before he could serve it. Orignially interred in Pine Ridge Cemetery, North Hudson, New York, he was reinterred in Elizabethtown in 1923.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 9 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5834556
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Pond (1768–6 Oct 1814), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5834556, citing Riverside Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .