Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind04165
  • Name: George William FONDY
  • Given Name: George William
  • Surname: Fondy
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1840 in Illinois
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind04165
  • Death: 30 JAN 1865
  • Age: 25y
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=3187482
  • Burial: Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Davidson Co. TN
  • Note: b. IL; 1855 Illinois State Census, Mount Morris, Ogle Co., IL (George Fonda); 1860 US Federal Census, Murray, Calloway Co., KY (George W. Fonda, Farmhand on the Asa Humphreys farm); d. Nashville, Wilson Co., TN (Civil War Casualty); bur. Nashville National Cemetery, South Madison, TN; George W. Fondy appeared in the 1860 US Federal Census for Murray, Calloway Co., KY as a farmhand in the household of Asa Humphreys. His birthplace is listed as IL and vital records indicate he married Phebe Ann Humphreys (b. Puryear, Henry Co., TN) on 11-Jan-1863 in Jonesboro, Union Co., IL. It is probable that George is the son of Isaac V. Fondy and Mary Jane Stubblefield, daughter of Jeremiah Stubblefield of Lincoln Co., TN. George W. could have been named after 1) Col. George Stubblefield (b.1738) who served in the VA Militia during the Revolutionary War under General George Washington 2) George Stubblefield, a Baptist preacher and the first Stubblefield settler in (Warren Co.) TN around 1800 or 3) simply after president George Washington himself. George W. Fondy enlisted as a bugler in Company M of the 6th IL Cavalry in 1861. His residence was listed as Johnson Co., IL. He was mustered out of that unit and then enlisted in the 128th IL Infantry at Camp Butler, IL in 1862. His residence was listed as Vienna, IL (residence of his possible step-mother). We suspect that his name was spelled "Fonda" and he went in as a Corporal in the 128th Infantry because the Post Commander at Camp Butler at that time was John G. Fonda. George W. Fondy's Pension documents spell his name "Fondy" and lists him in the 128th Infantry; he died of pneumonia at Nashville General Hospital Number 8 and is buried at the Nashville National Cemetery, TN.; o. Farmer; Civil War Service: 1). George W Fondy; Union County, Illinois; enlisted as a Private on 12-Oct-1861; enlisted in Co.M, 6th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 09-Jan-1862, Wagoner; 2). George W Fonda; Vienna, Illinois; enlisted as a Corporal on 26-Sep-1862; enlisted in Co.I, 128th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 04-Nov-1862. >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Isaac V. FONDY b: 1804 in Albany, NY
    Mother: Mary Jane STUBBLEFIELD b: 1818 in Lincoln Co., TN

    Marriage 1 Phebe Ann HUMPHREYS b: 26 APR 1846 in Puryear, Henry Co., TN
    • Married: 11 JAN 1863 Religious Marriage in Jonesboro, Union Co., IL
    • Note: m. Jonesboro, Union Co., IL
    Children
    1. Has Children James Henry FONDY b: 18 DEC 1863 in Illinois
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