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  • ID: ind00122
  • Name: Jellis Abraham FONDA
  • Given Name: Jellis Abraham
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 OCT 1759 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind00122
  • Baptism: 28 OCT 1759 Dutch Reformed Church, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY 2
  • Death: 27 AUG 1834
  • Age: 74y 10m 2d in Chittenango, Schenectady Co., NY 3
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15411461
  • Event: Funeral 4
  • Burial: Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY 5 1 2 3 4
  • Note:
    b. Schenectady, Albany Co., NY; bp. First Dutch Reformed Church, Schenectady, Albany Co., NY; 1790 & 1800 US Federal Census, Schenectady, Albany Co., NY; 1810, 1820 & 1830 US Federal Census, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY; 1819 Albany NY City Directory (Fonda, Jellis A); d. Chittenango, Schenectady Co., NY; bur. Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY Inscription: Jelles A Fonda - Oct 15 {25th?}, 1759 - Aug 27, 1834); [U.S. The Pension Roll of 1835 - Name: Jellis A. Fonda; Rank: Lt. and Capt; Age: 73; Birth Year: abt 1758; Pension Enrollment Date: 4 Mar 1831; Residence Place: Madison Co., New York; Service Description: New York militia]; [New York Wills and Probate Records - Name: Jellis A Fonda; Probate Date: 18 Sep 1834; Probate County: Schenectady; Adminstrator: Alexander G. Fonda]; [Died - At Chittenango, on the 27th ulr. Col. Jellis A. Fonda, formerly an inhabitant of Schenectady, in the 76th year of his age. Albany Argus (Albany, NY), Friday, September 5, 1834]; [Christian Intelligencer of the Reformed Dutch Church - Sep. 27, 1834 - At the residence of his daughter, at Chittenango, Madison County, on the 27th ult., Colonel Jellis A. Fonda of Schenectady, in the 75th year of his age. At an early age (16) Col. Fonda entered the Army of the Revolution with a Lieutenant's commission... (Obituary)]; o. County Clerk, elected Member of Assembly for City and County of Albany (1791); 2nd Albany Co. Militia (Schenectady District), CPT; served as an ENS in CPT Jesse VanSlyck's company in 1777; performed service at Fort Ann, Fort George and Fort Edward, and was in the Battle of Bemis Heights; enrolled in CPT John Mynderse's company in 1778 and attached to General Frederick Visscher's brigade, promoted to the rank of LT; Board of Directors (1792, company formation) - Western Inland Lock Navigation - Jellis A. Fonda and Douw Fonda; represented Albany County in the NY State Assembly from 1792 to 1794; [R118c] A History of Schenectady During the Revolution; [R099b] Centennial Address Relating to the Early History of Schenectady and Its First Settlers; [R099] Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady from 1662 to 1800; [R063] Hudson- Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs; [R077a] The Bloodied Mohawk; [R038a] The Fonda Family; [R044] Innes Getty Collection: Jellis Douwse Fonda; SAR Graves Registry >> www.fonda.org <<
    [Jellis A. Fonda, RWPA #S10684: born in Schenectady on October 25, 1759. He died on August 27, 1834 and is buried in Schenectady's Vale Cemetery (HSDRW). In the spring of 1780, he was enrolled in COL Morris Graham's Regiment of Levies for four months. In the Mohawk Valley Partisans spring of 1781, he entered COL Marinus Willett's Regiment and served therein until November 1, 1781. While thus engaged he served at Fort Plain, Fort Paris, Fort Plank, Fort Herkimer, and other places. On the first of November 1781, he was promoted to the rank of captain in Lieutenant COL Willett's Regiment and thus served till the war's end. He fought in the Battles of Turlough and Johnstown. His file contains a deposition by Daniel Darrow. Fonda mentions his presence at Fort Plank in the files of John McIntosh, Simon J. Vrooman, and Garret S. Veeder]




    Father: Abraham Jellise FONDA b: 1715 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    Mother: Susanna Swits GLEN b: 04 AUG 1722 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Elisabeth Bradt YATES b: 03 MAY 1763 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    • Married: 1783 Religious Marriage in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    • Note: m. Schenectady, Albany Co., NY
    Children
    1. Has Children Alexander Glen FONDA b: 17 AUG 1785 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    2. Has No Children Jannetje Elisabeth FONDA b: 28 OCT 1786 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    3. Has Children Susanna Yates FONDA b: 23 SEP 1788 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    4. Has Children Christopher Yates FONDA b: 24 NOV 1790 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    5. Has No Children Jane Helen FONDA b: 04 MAY 1793 in Williamstown, Oswego Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Jane Helen FONDA b: 01 MAR 1795 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    7. Has No Children Catherina Yates FONDA b: 27 SEP 1796 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    8. Has No Children Annatje Yates FONDA b: 10 JUN 1798 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    9. Has No Children Eliza Yates FONDA b: 02 FEB 1803 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    10. Has No Children Mary Ann FONDA b: 12 SEP 1804 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY

    Sources:
    1. Title: A History of Schenectady during the Revolution
      Military
      Publication: Brattleboro, VT
      Publisher: E.L. Hildreth & Co.
      Publication Date: 1916
      Issue: M15
      Author: Hanson, Willis T. Jr.
      Note:
      WarRevSchen
    2. Title: Centennial Address Relating to the Early History of Schenectady and Its First Settlers
      Delivered at Schenectady, July 4th, 1876
      Geographic
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: VanBenthuysen Printing House
      Publication Date: 1879
      Issue: G36
      Author: Sanders, John
      Note:
      GeoNYCoSchenAddr
    3. Title: Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady from 1662 to 1800
      Compendium
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: J. Munsell Co.
      Publication Date: 1873
      Issue: C22
      Author: Pearson, Jonathan
      Note:
      CompSchenFirstSett
    4. Title: Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs
      Compendium
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publisher: Lewis Historical Pub. Co
      Publication Date: 1911
      Issue: C13
      Author: Reynolds, Cuyler
      Note:
      CompMohawkHudson
    5. Title: The Bloodied Mohawk
      The American Revolution in the words of Fort Plank's Defenders and other Mohawk Valley Partisans
      Military
      Publication: Rockport, ME
      Publisher: Picton Press
      Publication Date: 2000
      Issue: M8
      Author: Johnson, Ken D.
      Note:
      WarBloodiedMohawk
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