Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind00324
  • Name: Sybil Clark FONDA
  • Given Name: Sybil Clark
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 17 JUN 1923 in Fonda Farm, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind00324
  • Baptism: 2
  • Death: 15 JAN 1998
  • Age: 74y 6m 29d in Norristown, PA
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20416564
  • Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda, NY 1 2
  • Note:
    b. Fonda Farm, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY; 1925 New York State Census, Mohawk, A.D.01, E.D.03, Montgomery Co., NY; 1930 US Federal Census, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY; 1940 US Federal Census, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY (Sybil C Fonda, b. 1924, NY, Daughter, Albert D, Helen C); SSDI Norristown, Montgomery Co., PA; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda, NY; o. Artist - Painter - Impressionist; [U. S. Social Security Appl. and Claims Index - Sybil Clark Fonda; b. 6/17/1923 in Fonda, New York; d. 1/14/1998; Father: Albert D Fonda, Mother: Helen Clark]; [R036a] Century Farms, 1847-1947; [R028a] The Dockstader Family >> www.fonda.org <<

    [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: Sybil Fonda, Arrival Date: 9-Sep-1951, Port of Departure: London, England]; [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: Sybyl Fonda, Arrival Date: 25-Sep-1954, Port of Departure: Le Havre, France, Ship Name: Nieuw Amsterdam]

    [Sybil Fonda Wins Fulbright Fellowship - Fonda - Miss Sybil Fonda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fonda, Fonda-Johnstown road, has been selected for a Fulbright fellowship in fine arts for a year's study at the Institute of Archeology and Art at the University of Paris, France. She plans to sail for France in September and to study there until the summer of 1954. Miss Fonda was graduated from Johnstown high school in 1942 and from Mount Holyoke College in 1945, studied two years at the University of Iowa, where she received the degree of master of fine arts, and taught four years at Hood College, Frederick, Maryland. She has shown her paintings at a number of museum exhibitions and has two of her paintings now on exhibit at the Upper Hudson Valley show at the Albany Institute of Fine Art. Schenectady Gazette, Wednesday, May 20, 1953.]

    [graduated from Johnstown H.S. in 1942; attended Mount Holyoke College in Mass. where she received a BA degree in 1946 and was Phi Beta Kappa; then at Univ. of Iowa she received a MFA degree in 1948. Sybil taught Art at Tribes Hill, near Fonda, NY and was a member of Art Student League of NY and Columbia U. She was granted a Fulbright Scholarship in 1953 to study Art in Paris for one year. Afterwards, she resided on the Fonda Farm while exhibiting her art work locally, regionally, and nationally; illustrating 3 books by Ada Fonda Snell. She moved to Norristown, PA in 1962 with her mother and continued to exhibit and sell her paintings. Many of her paintings still remain in storage; Illustrator of Palatines Along the Mohawk by Great-Aunt Ada Laura Fonda Snell]




    Father: Albert Dow FONDA b: 08 MAR 1893 in Fonda Farm, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    Mother: Helen Scureman CLARK b: 01 JUN 1894 in Kingston, Luzerne Co., PA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Century Farms, 1847-1947
      The Fonda Farm, Montgomery County
      Fonda Family
      Publication: Ballston Spa, NY
      Publisher: New York State Agricultural Society
      Publication Date: 1947
      Issue: F4
      Note:
      FondaCenturyFarms
    2. 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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