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  • ID: ind01775
  • Name: Harry Stuart FONDA
  • Given Name: Harry Stuart
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 AUG 1864 in Marysville, Yuba Co., CA
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  • Death: 10 AUG 1942
  • Age: 77y 11m 17d in Carthage, NY
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  • Burial: 11 AUG 1942 Cremation, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Note: b. Marysville, Yuba Co., CA; 1870, 1880, 1920 & 1930 US Federal Census, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA; 1888-1896 California Voter Registration, 3011 Sacramento, San Francisco, CA (Harry Stuart Fonda, b. 1864, CA); 1900 & 1910 US Federal Census, Monterey, Monterey Co., CA; 1889-91 San Francisco, CA Directory (Henry S. Fonda); 1940 US Federal Census, Clarendon, Arlington Co., VA (Harry S Fonda, b. 1864, CA, Father - Elizabeth Martin); d. Carthage, NY; bur. Cremation, Location of ashes is unknown; [Obituary - Harry Stuart Fonda - Members of the Bohemian Club were informed yesterday of the death Sunday of Harry Stuart Fonda, 79, a life member of the club, who was a painter and musician well known both in this country and Europe. Mr. Fonda died in Carthage, N.Y., at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lewis Leroy Martin. He was born in Marysville, had studied music and art in Europe and had lived many years in San Francisco. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Lewis Hentrich of 3740 Sacramento street. San Francisco Chronicle, Tuesday, August 11, 1942]; [1912 Society of California Pioneers List of Members; San Francisco Blue Book and Club Directory, 1924 (Fonda, Mr. and Mrs. Harry S.); Fonda, Harry Stuart 1863-1942, Artists of the American West. A Biographical Dictionary]; [Biography from "Artists in California, 1786-1940" by Edan Hughes: Harry Stuart Fonda was born in Marysville, California on August 24, 1864. His art studies were begun at the School of Design in San Francisco in the mid-1880s followed by study in Paris at Academie Julian under Laurens and Benjamin Constant. Upon returning to California in 1896, he settled in San Francisco. He was professor of drawing and painting at the Mark Hopkins Institute until 1899. Fonda had a large studio in his home at 3011 Sacramento Street where he taught privately. His oil painting, House of the Four Winds, was bought by President McKinley. He began making painting excursions to the Monterey Peninsula and, after the 1906 disaster, he moved to Monterey. Painting mainly during sunrise and sunset hours, Fonda produced many luminous coastal scenes, landscapes, and views of the Monterey Peninsula. After an auto accident in 1914, his productivity declined. He died in Monterey on August 10, 1942. Exhibited: Mechanics' Institute, 1884-97; San Francisco Art Ass'n, 1891-1913; Paris Salon, 1895; Bohemian Club, 1897-1922; California State Fair, 1900-02; California State Fair, 1902; Del Monte Art Gallery (Monterey), 1907-12; Golden Gate Park Museum, 1915, 1916.]; [Oakland Tribune - 1909, August 7 - Harry Stuart Fonda is putting up a studio on his property overlooking Monterey Bay] >> <<

    Father: William Thomas FONDA b: 04 SEP 1830 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY
    Mother: Eleanor Margaret MIDDLETON b: 02 NOV 1837 in Mobile, AL

    Marriage 1 May Elizabeth MACLEOD b: FEB 1874 in South Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
    • Married: 1889 Religious Marriage in Paris, France
    • Note: m. Paris, France; [Paris, France & Vicinity Marriage Banns - Name: Henry Stuart Fonda, Marriage Bann Date: 29 Dec 1895, Father's Name: William Thomas Fonda, Mother's Name: Eleonore Middleton, Spouse's Name: Mary Elizabeth MacClaud]
    1. Has No Children unknown FONDA b: 1891 in San Francisco, CA
    2. Has No Children Helen FONDA b: 1896 in San Francisco, CA
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth Leger FONDA b: 22 NOV 1896 in San Francisco, CA
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