Fonda Family Genealogy

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Descendants of Jellis Douw Fonda (1615-1659)

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  • ID: ind02121
  • Name: James Robert FONDA
  • Given Name: James Robert
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 01 OCT 1819 in New York 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind02121
  • Baptism: Presbyterian Church, New Scotland, Albany Co., NY 2
  • Death: 26 OCT 1905
  • Age: 86y 0m 25d 1
  • Note: b. NY; bp. Presbyterian Church, New Scotland, Albany Co., NY; 1850 & 1860 US Federal Census, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1855 New York State Census, Ward 1, Troy City, Rensselaer Co., NY; moved to Lansingburgh, NY in 1861; 1870, 1880 & 1900 US Federal Census, Lansingburgh, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1875 New York State Census, Lansingburg, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1905 New York State Census, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1859 Troy NY City Directory (Fonda, James R - Postmaster); 1870, 1875 Troy NY City Directory (Fonda, James R - prop Fifth ave market); 1890 Troy, NY Directory (Robert Fonda); o. Provisions Merchant; Civil War Officer (COL); Troy Ward Supervisor (1851); Rensselaer County Democratic State Convention Delegate (1852); Troy Alderman, Postmaster (1858-1861); President, Troy Dramatic Building Association (1855); Board of Directors, Citizen's Steamboat Company of Troy (1871); Board of Directors, Rensselaer County Agricultural Society (1872); [R095a] Landmarks of Rensselaer County, New York; [R104a] History of the City of Troy; [A Removed Postmaster - Postmaster Jas. R. Fonda of Troy, who has just been removed by the no-party administration, to make way for a Wide-Awake, stay-at-home politician, has two sons, Frederick P. Fonda and James H. Fonda, privates in the Third Regiment of N. Y. Volunteers, now near Fortress Monroe, and a brother-in-law (Capt. Geo. Wilson) in the same regiment. Mr. Fonda subscribed liberally to the Volunteer Fund, and has otherwise contributed largely to the war. Comment is superfluous.- Albany Atlas. Porcupine's Gazette 1861-09-05] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Peter Owens FONDA b: 15 DEC 1794 in Troy, NY
    Mother: Jane COUGHTRY b: 29 JUL 1799

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth VanRanst WILSON b: 22 OCT 1817 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    • Married: 22 NOV 1840 Religious Marriage in Troy, NY
    • Note: m. Troy, NY; (The Troy Daily Whig - Marriage Records 1839 - 1848) - James R. Fonda and Elizabeth Kelson
    Children
    1. Has No Children James Henry FONDA b: 11 OCT 1841 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    2. Has Children Frederick Peter FONDA b: 31 DEC 1842 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    3. Has No Children Emma Jane FONDA b: 31 DEC 1844 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    4. Has No Children Nancy Helena FONDA b: 16 NOV 1847 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    5. Has No Children Hiram Wilson FONDA b: 20 JUL 1849 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Elizabeth VanRanst FONDA b: 02 MAY 1851 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    7. Has No Children Abbie Wilson FONDA b: 28 FEB 1853 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    8. Has No Children Annie Hortense FONDA b: 19 OCT 1854 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    9. Has No Children William Wilson FONDA b: 19 OCT 1856 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    10. Has Children Job Pierson FONDA b: 15 FEB 1859 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    11. Has No Children George Brinton McClellan FONDA b: 13 JUL 1862 in Lansingburgh, NY

    Sources:
    1. Title: Landmarks of Rensselaer County, New York
      Geographic
      Publication: Syracuse, NY
      Publisher: Troy Press
      Publication Date: 1897
      Issue: G32
      Author: Anderson, George Baker
      Note:
      GeoNYCoRensselaer
    2. 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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