Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind01857
  • Name: Gardiner Howland FONDA
  • Given Name: Gardiner Howland
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 06 SEP 1828 in New York 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind01857
  • Baptism: 02 NOV 1828 Dutch Reformed Church, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
  • Death: 20 DEC 1913
  • Age: 85y 3m 14d in Schenectady, NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87067707
  • Burial: Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY 1
  • Note: b. NY; bp. First Dutch Reformed Church, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY; 1850 US Federal Census, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY; 1859 Columbia, SC City Directory (Fonda, G. H. - messenger (Adams Express) - Boards American Hotel); 1867-68 Cayuga Co., NY Directory (GH Fonda); 1870 US Federal Census, Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY; 1883 Boston, MA Directory (G. H. Fonda); 1887-1890 Syracuse, NY City Directory (Fonda, Gardner H); 1900 US Federal Census, Allegheny, Allegheny Co., PA; bur. Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY; o. Salesman; [US Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 - Name: Gardner H Fonda; Congr. Dist.: 18th; Res.: NY; Race: White; Class: 1; Est. Birth: 1832; Marital Status: Single]; [Civil War Service: 1). Gardner H Fonda; enlisted as a Private on 19-Sep-1863 at the age of 32; enlisted in Co.B, 16th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 26-Sep-1863; deserted Co.B, 16th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 15-Oct-1863 in Albany Co., NY; 2). Gardner H Fonda; enlisted as a Private on 10-Aug-1863 at the age of 34; enlisted in Co.B, 176th Infantry Regiment New York on 10-Aug-1863; mustered out Co.B, 176th Infantry Regiment New York on 27-Apr-1866 in Savannah, GA]; [R063] Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs; [City's Oldest Veteran Celebrates Anniversary - Gardiner H. Fonda, 142 Park place, observed the 85th anniversary of his birthday Saturday at his home, receiving many congratulations from friends who called and otherwise. He was born September 6, 1828, and was employed before the Civil War as an Adams Express Company messenger on several of the roads in the south. He came home before the war broke out and enlisted in R Company, 176th New York Infantry, serving two years and nine months and being mustered out at Savannah, Ga., in 1866. He came back to Schenectady and was appointed a keeper at Auburn prison, serving under Superintendent D. P. Forrest of this city. Mr. Fonda was a son of the late Dr. Alexander G. Fonda and is probably the oldest veteran of the Civil War now living in this city. Schenectady Gazette, Monday Morning, September 8, 1913]; [Fonda, in this city - December 20th, 1913, Gardiner H. Fonda, aged 85 years, of 142 Park Place. Funeral Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, at the chapel of Timeson & Fronk, 134 State street Relatives and friends are invited. G. A. R. and Sons of Veterans are also invited. Interment in Vale cemetery. Schenectady Gazette, Wednesday Morning, December 14, 1913] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Alexander Glen FONDA b: 17 AUG 1785 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    Mother: Hannah EDGAR b: 1791 in New York

    Marriage 1 Mary Jane YOUNG b: 23 MAY 1823 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    • Married: 10 JUL 1873 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL
    • Note: m. Chicago, Cook Co., IL; [Illinois, Cook County Marriages 1871-1920 (Gardiner H. Fonda/Mary J. Young, 07/10/1873, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, ages: /)]
    Children
    1. Has No Children J. W. FONDA b: 1874 in Iowa

    Marriage 2 Anna L. b: SEP 1855 in Pennsylvania
    • Married: 1891 Religious Marriage

    Sources:
    1. Title: Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs
      Compendium
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publisher: Lewis Historical Pub. Co
      Publication Date: 1911
      Issue: C13
      Author: Reynolds, Cuyler
      Note:
      CompMohawkHudson
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