Fonda Family Genealogy

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Descendants of Jellis Douw Fonda (1615-1659)

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  • ID: ind00870
  • Name: Jacob Douw FONDA
  • Given Name: Jacob Douw
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 OCT 1793 in New York 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind00870
  • Baptism: 13 NOV 1793 Dutch Reformed Church, Boght Becker, Colonie, Albany Co., NY 2
  • Death: 03 MAR 1856
  • Age: 62y 4m 13d in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14066892
  • Burial: Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY 1 2
  • Note: b. NY; bp. Reformed Dutch Church of the Boght, Cohoes, Albany Co., NY; a graduate of Union College in Schenectady in 1815; admitted to Bar of Schenectady Co. in 1826 (Jacob C. Fonda); 1830 US Federal Census, Greenwich, Washington Co., NY; 1840 US Federal Census, Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY; 1850 US Federal Census, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1855 New York State Census, E.D.1, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY; d. Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY; bur. Boght-Becker Dutch Reformed Church, Colonie, NY (later moved to Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY); [New York Wills and Probate Records - Name: Jacob D Fonda; Probate Date: 24 Nov 1856; Probate County: Rensselaer; Executor: Cornelia Fonda]; [Weekly Argus And Democrat - Tuesday, April 01, 1856 - Madison, Wisconsin - Deaths In The Ministry - Rev. Jacob D. Fonda, pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church of Schaghticoke, died suddenly, March 3, 1856, in the sixty-third year of his age.]; The Rev. Jacob D. Fonda was the last regular pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church of Fonda, serving from 1836 to 1842. A split in the congregation occurred and a new church was built in 1843 which was called the Reformed Church of Fonda. It is interesting to note that his wife Cornelia was a sister of Dr. John Scudder, the first medical missionary to India in 1819. Rev. Jacob Fonda then served from 1842-1848 as pastor for the Greenport Church in Johnstown, Fulton Co. and the Schaghticoke Reformed Dutch Church, Rensselaer Co. from 1848-1856; [J. Tracy from Dartmouth College and J.D. Fonda from Union College have opened a school at the stand formerly occupied by J. Tracy, No. 515 South Market street, to teach penmanship. A few more Scholars can be accomodated in the evening school, with application. Albany, Oct. 23, 1815 Summary of Advertisement 1815-10-31 Albany Advertiser]; [R048] A Historical Sketch of the Village of Fonda, NY; [The Historical Directory of the Reformed Church in America, 1628-1992, edited by Russell L. Gasero: Fonda, Jacob Douw. b Watervliet, NY, Oct 17, 1793. AB, UnionC, 1815; NBTS, 1819. Lic Cl New Brunswick, 1819; Ord Cl Washington, 1820. Pas, Easton, NY, & Union Village, NY, 1820-30; Union Village, NY, 1830-35; Caughnawaga, Fonda, NY, 1835-42; Linlithgo, NY, 1842-47; Greenport, NY, 1842-47; Schagticoke, NY, 1847-56. d Schaghticoke, NY, Mar 3, 1856]; [R044] Innes Getty Collection: Jellis Douwse Fonda >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Douw Janse FONDA b: 1771 in Albany, NY
    Mother: Machtel Visscher LANSING b: 1769 in Albany, NY

    Marriage 1 Cornelia Anderson SCUDDER b: 16 MAR 1803 in Freehold, Monmouth Co., NJ
    • Married: 23 JUL 1821 Religious Marriage in Tennent, Monmouth Co., NJ
    • Note:
      m. Tennent, Monmouth Co., NJ; [New Jersey Marriage Records - Rev. Fonda; Birth Year: ; Marriage Date: 23 Jul 1821; Spouse: Cornelia Scudder; Marriage Place: Trenton, Mercer]; [New Jersey Marriage Records - Jacob D Fondy; Birth Year: ; Marriage Date: 27 Jul 1821; Spouse: Cornelia Scudder; Marriage Place: Monmouth]
    Children
    1. Has Children Matilda Scudder FONDA b: JUN 1821 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    2. Has Children Theodore Jacob FONDA Esq. b: 28 JUL 1825 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    3. Has No Children Louisa Scudder FONDA b: 1827 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth J. FONDA b: 14 APR 1829 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    5. Has No Children William Scudder FONDA b: 06 DEC 1830 in Greenwich, Washington Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Frances Deare FONDA b: 10 SEP 1834 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    7. Has No Children Theodosia C. FONDA b: 1839 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    8. Has No Children Caroline Scudder FONDA b: 1840 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY

    Sources:
    1. Title: A Historical Sketch of the Village of Fonda, NY
      Centennial Souvenir, 1850-1950
      Geographic
      Publication: Fonda, NY
      Publisher: Mohawk Valley Democrat
      Publication Date: 1950
      Issue: G15
      Author: Crane, MillardE.
      Note:
      GeoNYTownFonda
    2. Title: Innes Getty Collection: Jellis Douwse Fonda
      Fonda Family
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publisher: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
      Publication Date: 1957
      Issue: F12
      Note:
      FondaJellis

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