April 5, 1792, Milford, Vermont.
March 12, 1871, Brooklyn, New York.
Pond was a piano maker in Albany, New York by 1820. In 1832, he moved to New York City and joined the Firth brothers, and in 1863 began the business known as William A. Pond & Company. He wrote and compiled tune music, especially for Sunday Schools, and conducted the New York Sacred Music Society and the New York Academy of Sacred Music. His works include: