Winfield Deforest Pond

Male 1880 - 1964  (83 years)

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  • Name Winfield Deforest Pond 
    Born 12 Nov 1880 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Aug 1964 
    Person ID I52990  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Adelbert D. Pond,   b. 27 May 1851,   d. 16 Jan 1923  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Augusta Josephine Manwarren 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F20035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Della Louise Cross,   b. 29 Mar 1882,   d. 14 Nov 1943  (Age 61 years) 
     1. Doris Louise Pond  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F49838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Winfield DeForest Pond - November 12, 1880 - August 29, 1964. Son of Adelbert A and Augusta Josephine Manwarren Pond. Husband of Della Louise Cross Pond. Married October 25, 1905.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, September 3, 1964 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Rites Held for W. D. Pond, 83 - Last rites for Winfield D. Pond, 83, of Adams Center, a former resident, of Pulaski, were held Wednesday at. 1:30 p.m. at the Reed and Benoit Funeral Home in Watertown. The Rev. Ivan M. Cash of Syracuse, a former pastor of the First Baptist Church in Adams Center, officiated with, burial in Willis Cemetery at Fernwood. Mr. Pond died Saturday evening at the Madonna Home in Watertown where he had been a patient since December 26, 1963. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Doris P.) Benoit, Phoenix; four grandchildren; .a niece, Mrs. Robert E. (Eleanor A.) Walklett of Pulaski who had made her home with Mr. Pond before her marriage. The son of Adelbert and Josephine Manwarren Pond, he was born November 12, 1880, in South Richland. He attended Mexico High School. In August, 1903, Mr. Pond began his career as a telegrapher for the Ontario division of the New York Central Railroad. In 1923 he was transferred to Pulaski, and from 1925 until his retirement in 1945 he was a telegrapher at Adams Center. Mr. Pond married Delia Cross of Pulaski on October 25, 1905. She died at Adams Center in 1943. For seven years after his retirement Mr. Pond was tax collector for the Town of Adams. He was a member of the Adams Center First Day Church, a member and past master of Pulaski Lodge, 415, F. & A. M.; and of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers.