Fonds - Abram Bond family fonds

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Abram Bond family fonds

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  • 1836-1999 (Creation)

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12 cm of textual records 9 photographs

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Abram Bond was born on January 11, 1838. His parents were Thomas and Sarah Bond. His siblings were Harriet, Thomas, David, and Frances Ann. On May 22, 1869, he left London, England on the ship "American Union". He arrived in London, Ontario on July 8, 1869. He married Elizabeth Ann (Edes) Nunn on August 24, 1872 in London, Ontario. Together they had seven children- Arthur, George, Emma, Fredrick, Charles, Rosa, and Thomas. The Bond, Nunn, Edes, and Geach families moved to Perry Township in the Perry Sound District in 1879- part of the Free Grants and Homestead Act in Ontario. Abram moved to St. Thomas in 1887 and worked as a carpenter in the car shops for the Michigan Central Railway. He died on July 17, 1906.

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This fonds consists of various documents and photographs relating to Abram Bond and his family, including father-in-law John Edes and son Charles Abram Bond. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Correspondence (Abram Bond), 1869-1903 2. Travel Documents and Journal (Abram Bond), 1869 3. British Navy and London Metropolitan Police records (John Edes), 1836-1891 4. Photographs (Abram Bond family), 1881-1945 5. Legal Documents (Abram Bond family), 1868-1954 6. Miscellaneous genealogical records (Abram Bond family), 1849-1999

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