Fonda Family Genealogy

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Descendants of Jellis Douw Fonda (1614-1659)

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  • ID: ind00308
  • Name: Henry Douw FONDA
  • Given Name: Henry Douw
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 21 JUL 1809 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind00308
  • Baptism: 2
  • Death: 08 MAR 1891
  • Age: 81y 7m 15d in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY 3
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=118579884
  • Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY 1 2 3
  • Note: b. Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY; 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1880 US Federal Census, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY; 1855 New York State Census, E.D.2, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY; 1869-70 Town of Mohawk, NY Directory (Henry Fonda, farmer 100); 1875 New York State Census, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY; o. Farmer; Douw Henry and Henry Douw were twins; prior to Henry Douw's death in 1891, they had the distinction of being the oldest male twins in the country (81 yrs); [R041] Fonda Family History; [R063] Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs; [R028a] The Dockstader Family; [NYG&B] Record 57:272; [Old Twins - Henry Fonda and Douw Fonda are the oldest natives of the town of Fonda and they are also the oldest pair of twins in the entire country. July 21 they will enter their seventy-ninth year. They are farmers and live on the land inherited from their ancestors, who settled there five generations ago. This inheritance formerly included the entire site of the village of Fonda, which their father sold to the company that located the place. Troy Weekly Times 1888-05-31] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Henry Adam FONDA b: 1766 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    Mother: Hester Toll MABIE b: 1766 in New York

    Marriage 1 Eveline Dillenbeck DOCKSTADER b: 27 JUN 1816 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY
    • Married: 12 NOV 1835 Religious Marriage in Dutch Reformed Church, Caughnawaga, Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY
    • Note: m. Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Caughnawaga, Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Henry FONDA b: 18 NOV 1836 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    2. Has No Children Anna Eliza FONDA b: 02 JUN 1838 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    3. Has No Children Adaline Dockstader FONDA b: 18 JUL 1839 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    4. Has No Children Anna Dockstader FONDA b: 1840 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    5. Has No Children Phoebe Dillenbeck FONDA b: 08 AUG 1842 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Esther Dockstader FONDA b: 02 NOV 1844 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    7. Has No Children Alice Dockstader FONDA b: 24 SEP 1847 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    8. Has No Children Sara Eleanor FONDA b: 03 SEP 1849 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    9. Has No Children Frances FONDA b: 28 MAR 1851 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    10. Has No Children Eliza Dockstader FONDA b: 05 NOV 1855 in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY

    Sources:
    1. Title: Fonda Family History
      Fonda Family
      Publication: Fonda, NY
      Publisher: Montgomery County Dept. of History & Archives
      Publication Date: 1940
      Issue: F9
      Edition: 27 pgs.
      Author: Fonda, Cornelia Dockstader
      Note:
      FondaHistory
    2. 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
    3. Title: The Dockstader Family
      Descendants of Georg Dachstatter, Palatine Emigrant of 1709 who settled in the Mohawk Valley of New York
      Allied Families
      Publication: Dodge City, KS
      Publisher: High Plains Publishers, Inc.
      Publication Date: 1994
      Issue: A27
      Edition: 4 volumes
      Author: Rooney, Doris Dockstader
      Note:
      AlliedDockstader1

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