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  • ID: ind00613
  • Name: Anthony Cornelius FONDA
  • Given Name: Anthony Cornelius
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 06 APR 1818 in New York
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  • Baptism: Dutch Reformed Church, Boght Becker, Colonie, Albany Co., NY
  • Death: 20 MAY 1893
  • Age: 75y 1m 14d in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20887974
  • Burial: Rowland Cemetery, Charleston, MS
  • Note: b. NY; bp. Boght Becker Reformed Dutch Church, Colonie, Albany Co., NY; 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1880 US Federal Census, Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS; d. Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS; bur. Rowland Cemetery, Charleston, MS; o. Teacher, Civil War Service, TN DAR GRC Index; graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Union College in Schenectady in 1839, Latin Salutatory. He practiced law in the area for a few years and then headed south to teach in Natchez, stopping in Charleston, MS overnight and he never left. He married Mary Kernes Worley in 1842, in Charleston; after her death, he married Delilah Catherine Howard in 1854, in Charleston. He taught school in the Rocky Branch community; in 1853 he was appointed surveyor for Tallahatchie County. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1862, joining Company I (Ballentine's Regiment) of the 2nd Partisan Rangers of MS serving as SGT. In 1882 he became the first Superintendent of Education in the county. He had an active role in organizing three Presbyterian churches - Charleston, Pine Hill and New Hope. He died May 20 1893, in Charleston, near Charleston, MS and is buried in Rowland Cemetery, Tallahatchie, MS; [Bureau of Land Management - Tallahatchie Co., MS - Fonda, Anthony C - Issue Date 11/19/1859 - Land Office: Grenada - 38.68 Acres - Serial Nr. 10159 MS1840.051]; [Land Patents - Mississippi - Accession/Serial#: MS1840.051 (More); Patenteee: Anthony C Fonda; Title Transfer Issue Date: 19 November 1859; Land Office: Grenada; Cancelled: No; Mineral Reservations:No; Authority: 24 April 1820 Sale-Cash Entries (3 Stat. 566); State: Mississippi; Acres: 38.6800; Metes/Boundes: No; Document Nr.: 10159; Aliquot Parts: Nene; Sec./Block: 6/; Township: 24N; Range: 3E; Meridian: Choctaw] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Cornelius J. FONDA b: 12 SEP 1781 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    Mother: Alida VANVRANKEN b: 1782 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Mary Elizabeth WORLEY b: 1829 in Bedford Co, VA
    • Married: 1842 Religious Marriage
    Children
    1. Has Children Charles Henry FONDA b: SEP 1850 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    2. Has No Children Marion Bemis FONDA b: 1853 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS

    Marriage 2 Delilah Catherine HOWARD b: 28 APR 1835 in Mississippi
    • Married: 19 DEC 1854 Religious Marriage in Talahatchie Co., MS
    • Note: m. Talahatchie Co., MS
    Children
    1. Has No Children Anna James FONDA b: 1857 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    2. Has No Children Alida C. FONDA b: 1857 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    3. Has No Children Avis Howard FONDA b: 25 FEB 1861 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    4. Has No Children Kate Howard FONDA b: 30 MAY 1862 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    5. Has No Children Harriet FONDA b: 1866 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    6. Has No Children Helen FONDA b: 1867 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    7. Has No Children Adam Jane FONDA b: 1872 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    8. Has No Children Jesse FONDA b: 1872 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    9. Has No Children Louisa Rachel FONDA b: 05 MAY 1876 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
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