Fonda Family Genealogy

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Descendants of Jellis Douw Fonda (1615-1659)

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  • ID: ind01588
  • Name: John Henry FONDA
  • Given Name: John Henry
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1808 in Watervliet, Albany Co., NY 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind01588
  • Baptism: 10 APR 1808 Dutch Reformed Church, The Boght, Cohoes, Albany Co., NY 2
  • Death:
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20956816
  • Burial: Fort Crawford Cemetery, Prairie Du Chien, Crawford Co., WI 1 2
  • Note: b. Watervliet, Albany Co., NY; bp. Reformed Dutch Church of the Boght, Cohoes, Albany Co., NY; 1840 US Federal Census, Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI (John Funday, 2 Free White Persons 20-49 {1 male, 1 female}, 3 Free White Persons Under 20 {1 male 5-9, 2 females under 5}); 1850 & 1860 US Federal Census, Prairie Du Chien, Crawford Co., WI; 1855 Wisconsin State Census, Prairie Du Chien, Crawford Co., WI (J H Fonda, White males: 5, White females: 5); 1870 US Federal Census, Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI (John Fender {Fonda}, age 63, Mason); bur. Fort Crawford Cemetery, Prairie Du Chien, Crawford Co., WI; COL in Civil War; [life-size mural of Col. John H. Fonda in Wisconsin Capital Building; in 1827, during Red Bird's Winnebago rising, at the request of the United States Quartermaster, John H. Fonda ran the mail from Fort Dearborn (today's Chicago) to Fort Howard at Green Bay. In 1829, under the direction of Col. Z. Taylor, he served as pilot for an expedition to the pineries of the Menomonee River to cut logs for the construction of Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien. He later served as Crawford County Coroner (1846), District Court Justice (1850) and Constable for the county which at the time consisted of the entire western half of present-day Wisconsin; after the Blackhawk war John H Fonda took land grants and built a house in the Bloody Run area of Clayton County, IA which is across the river from Prairie du Chien, WI - according to his own writings, that John H. Fonda lived in Bloody Run for about two years (1832-1834), running a firewood service, after which he moved back to Prairie du Chen.; Sources: Collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society; Chicago Antiquities; Wisconsin Territorial Papers, An Illustrated History of the State of Wisconsin]; o. Explorer, Trader, Mail Carrier, Indian Agent, Sheriff, Justice of the Peace, Civil War Officer (COL); [R017a] Chicago, its History and its Builders; [R044a] John H. Fonda's Explorations in the Southwest; [All U.S., Returns from Military Posts, 1806-1916 - Name: John H Fonda; Military Place: Fort Crawford, Colorado; Return Period: Sep 1847]; [U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 - Name: John W Fonda, State Filed: Wisconsin, Relative: Father John H. Fonda (Sgt. C 6 Wis. Inf.), Roll number: T288_157, Date: 1866 July 28] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Hendrik John FONDA b: 05 FEB 1783 in Albany, NY
    Mother: Alida OUDERKERK b: 18 NOV 1786 in Colonie, Albany Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Sophia GALINOE b: 27 FEB 1818 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
    • Married: 24 SEP 1834 Religious Marriage
    Children
    1. Has No Children Henry John FONDA b: 1835 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
    2. Has No Children Alida E. FONDA b: 18 JUN 1837 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
    3. Has No Children Mary J. FONDA b: 1839 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
    4. Has No Children John W. FONDA b: 1842 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
    5. Has No Children Lilly M. FONDA b: 1853 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
    6. Has No Children Mary L. FONDA b: 1859 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI

    Sources:
    1. Title: Chicago, its History and its Builders
      A Century of Marvelous Growth
      Geographic
      Publication: Chicago, IL
      Publisher: S.J. Clark Pub. Co.
      Publication Date: 1912
      Issue: G7
      Edition: 2869 pgs.
      Author: Currey, J. Seymour
      Note:
      GeoILChicagoBuild
    2. Title: John H. Fonda's Explorations in the Southwest
      Fonda Family
      Publication: Austin, TX
      Publisher: Southwestern Historical Quarterly
      Publication Date: 1919
      Issue: F13
      Edition: July, Vol.23, Iss.1, p.39-46
      Author: Goodwin, Cardinal
      Note:
      FondaJohnExplore

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