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  • ID: ind00729
  • Name: Peter Owens FONDA
  • Given Name: Peter Owens
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 15 DEC 1794 in Troy, NY 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind00729
  • Baptism: 22 MAR 1795 Dutch Reformed Church, Wynantskill, Rensselaer Co., NY
  • Death: 06 DEC 1857
  • Age: 62y 11m 21d in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93111655
  • Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, NY 1
  • Note:
    b. Troy, NY; bp. Dutch Reformed Church, Wynantskill, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1830 & 1840 US Federal Census, Troy Ward 1, Rensselaer Co., NY; d. Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, NY (Inscription: Peter Fonda - Died Dec. 6, 1857, Aged 62 yrs, 11 mo's & 21 d'ys); [R104a] History of the City of Troy; [New York Wills and Probate Records - Name: Peter Fonda; Probate Date: 6 Jul 1858; Probate County: Rensselaer; Executors: Peter Fonda, Jas R. Fonda; Heirs/Creditors: S. H. Fonda, M. Augusta Kettle, M. J. Randall, Benj. Randall, Ella J. Randall, Millard Audking, William Garey, J. DV Fonda, Leah H. Davis, J. R. Fonda, Elizabeth V. Fonda, Levi Sipperly, Townsend Braun, Elizabeth Sipperly, et. al. Martha A. Pugh (Stevens), Anna H. Fonda]; [Death of Peter Fonda - Under our obituary head will be observed an announcement of the death of Peter Fonda, one of our oldest citizens. He died yesterday, aged 63 years. Mr. F. was born in Troy, in the old house near the Catholic Burial Ground, on Ida Hill, now occupied by Mr. Seneca. He was the oldest butcher here, having kept a stall in our markets over forty years. Mr. Fonda was an upright citizen; he possessed a noble, generous heart, and in his time has done much in helping the poor, and in alleviating the distresses of the unfortunate. Many have been helped by his kindly hand to business positions from which they have derived a competence. Much good, many acts of true charity, have been performed by Peter Fonda in his quiet way, and with a free and liberal heart. He was always industrious - always at work. Contented in his humble station, Peter Fonda had smiles for all, a good word and a blessing for every one with whom he came in contact. A good citizen and an honest man is gone. Blessed be his memory. Troy Daily Times. December 7, 1857]; [Died - In this city, on Sunday, Dec. 6th, Peter Fonda, in the 63d year of his age. The friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o?clock, from his late residence, No. 116 First st. Troy Daily Times, December 7, 1857] >> www.fonda.org <<

    [Mortgage Foreclosure - Whereas, Peter Fonda, then of the city of Troy, in the county of Rensselaer, and State of New York, now deceased, executed and delivered a mortgage, with power of sale, unto Margaret J. Randall, of Oswego, in the county of Oswego, and State aforesaid, bearing date the 19th day of August, 1857, and recorded in Madison County Clerk's office, on the 27th day of August, 1857, in Book A. M. of mortgages, on page 455, &c, on "all that certain lot, piece, or tract of land situated in the town of Sullivan, in the county of Madison, and known as lot Number sixty-three, (63) in that large tract of land known as the Oneida Reservation, in the State of New York," as described in said mortgage. The amount claimed to be due and unpaid upon said mortgage, at the date of the first publication of this notice, (July 10th, 1861,) is two thousand, five hundred and forty-four dollars, and seventy-two cents, ($2,544.72;) and no proceedings at law having been instituted, to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, and the same having become due, and default having been made in the payment thereof, and the said power of sale having become operative, Now, therefore, by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, and of the statute in such case made and provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed, by a sale of said mortgaged premises at public auction, at the Railroad House, kept by P. Farrell, in the village of Oneida, and county of Madison, on the 10th day of October next, (1861,) at 2 1-2 o'clock. P. M. Dated July 10th, 1861. Margaret J. Randall, Mortgagee. B. B. Burt, Att'y, Oswego. Oneida NY Sachem 1860-1862.]
    [Superior Court - County of Madison - Peter Fonda, against Benajah Randall, Jr., and Margaret J. Randall, his wife, Courtland Fonda and Elizabeth Fonda, his wife, Andrew J. Fonda and Louisa Fonda, his wife, Joshua Fonda {Hamilton Giles Fonda} and Elizabeth Fonda, his wife, Judson Skillings and Mary Skillings, his wife, John Long and Polly Long, his wife, Edward Hamilton and Sally Hamilton, his wife, Charles Walt and Aurene, his wife, Thomas D. Perkins and Esther Perkins, his wife, Harrison Perkins and William Fonda. To the above named defendents, Joshua Fonda and Elizabeth Fonda, his wife, Edward Hamilton and Sally Hamilton, his wife: You are hereby summoned and required to appear the complaint of the above named plaintiff in this place which was filed in the Madison County clerk's office, August 25th, 1856, and serve a copy of your answer to us at the city of Troy, N. Y., within twenty days after the serving of this summons (..) Townsends & Kellogg, Att'ys, Troy, N. Y. Albany NY Evening Journal 1857]




    Father: Peter Johannes FONDA b: 13 JUN 1763 in Albany, NY
    Mother: Gerritje OWENS b: 1765 in Rensselaer Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Jane COUGHTRY b: 29 JUL 1799
      Children
      1. Has Children James Robert FONDA b: 01 OCT 1819 in New Scotland, NY
      2. Has No Children Elizabeth FONDA b: 11 JAN 1822 in New Scotland, NY
      3. Has No Children Margaret J. FONDA b: 01 JUN 1824 in New York
      4. Has Children Spellman H. FONDA b: 16 SEP 1826 in New York
      5. Has No Children John D.V. FONDA b: 13 OCT 1828 in New York
      6. Has Children Peter Hamilton FONDA b: 15 JAN 1831 in Ogdensburg, NY
      7. Has No Children Anna H. FONDA b: 07 SEP 1833 in New York
      8. Has No Children Mary Augusta FONDA b: 24 APR 1836 in New York
      9. Has No Children Edward FONDA b: 18 OCT 1838 in New York
      10. Has No Children Ellen Josephine FONDA b: 27 MAR 1841 in Troy, NY

      Sources:
      1. Title: History of the City of Troy
        from the Expulsion of the Mohegan Indians to the Present Centennial Year of the Independence of the United States of America, 1876.
        Geographic
        Publication: Troy, NY
        Publisher: William H. Young
        Publication Date: 1876
        Issue: G40
        Author: Weise, A.J.
        Note:
        GeoNYTownTroy
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