Name: Mabel C. FONDA
Given Name: Mabel C.
Birth: 08 AUG 1869 in Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY 1
Death: 30 AUG 1924
Age: 55y 0m 22d in Bedford, Westchester Co., NY
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas Co., NE 1
Note: b. Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY; 1870 US Federal Census, Montgomery Co., NY; 1880 & 1900 US Federal Census, Omaha, Douglas Co., NE; 1885 Nebraska State Census, Omaha 4th Ward Pre, Douglas Co., NE (Mabel Fonda, age 15, b. New York); 1889-90 Omaha, NE Directory (Miss Mabel Fonda); 1910 US Federal Census, Washington, DC; bur. Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas Co., NE; [R102] Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley; [Mrs. James Stewart is entertaining Mrs. Harry McCormick of Omaha, Neb. Mrs. McCormick is the daughter of a well remembered former Fondanian, Ten Eyck Fonda. Amsterdam NY Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat, July 7, 1904]; [In accordance with the wishes of Mrs. Mabel Fonda Gereissen, wife of Oscar Gereissen of Arnold court, Rochester, her body was cremated and the ashes scattered. Mrs. Gereissen, who was a member of the Douw Fonda family of Albany and Fonda, died in New York Saturday. She had been visiting at the home of her brother, Douw Fonda in Katonah. Mrs. Gereissen founded the Children's Theatre Guild of Rochester, the first of its kind in the country and was active in the Festival Chorus of Rochester which her husband directs. She was a member of the City club and the Century club. A son, Lieutenant Scott Gereissen went to France in Red Cross work. Besides her husband, she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Ten Eyck Fonda and three brothers. Amsterdam NY Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat, Wednesday, September 3, 1924] >> www.fonda.org <<
Father: TenEyck Hilton FONDA b: 15 DEC 1838 in Fonda, NY
Mother: Harriet MCNEILL b: 25 FEB 1848 in Charleston-Four Corners, NY
Harry T. MCCORMICK b: 11 NOV 1868 in Nebraska
19 JUN 1890
in Douglas, NE
- Note: m. Douglas, NE; [McCormick-Fonda Nupitals - A charming wedding took place yesterday morning at Trinity cathedral, the contracting parties being Harry McCormick and Miss Mabel Fonda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ten Eyck H. Fonda. Omaha World Herald (Omaha, NE), Friday, June 20, 1890]; one child: Josiah (Scott) McCormick b. 1892, Lieutenant, who was killed in France during WWI on January 17, 1918. Mabel went to France with the YMCA in May 1918 to help in the relief effort.
Oscar GAREISSEN b: 06 JUN 1866 in Monterey, Mexico
15 APR 1905
in Baltimore, MD 1
- Note: m. Baltimore, MD
- Title: Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley
A Record of the Achievements of her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation
Publication: Baltimore, MD
Publisher: Clearfield Co.
Publication Date: 1914
Author: Reynolds, Cuyler