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  • ID: ind04899
  • Name: Nelson Byron FONDA
  • Given Name: Nelson Byron
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 JUL 1895 in New York
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  • Death: NOV 1980
  • Age: 85y 4m in Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20858270
  • Burial: Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield, NY
  • Note: b. NY; 1900, 1910 & 1930 US Federal Census, Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY; 1915 New York State Census, Mayfield, A.D.01, E.D.01, Fulton Co., NY; 1940 US Federal Census, Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY (Nelson B Fonda, b. 1895, NY, Head, Eleanor M); bur. Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield, NY; SSDI Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY; o. Glove Cutter; [Mayfield Gleanings - Corporal William Behlen, Bugler Byron Kiphe and Private Nelson Fonda returned to Camp Mills Sunday night from a short furlough spent at their homes in Mayfield. The Morning Herald, Gloversville NY, Tuesday, March 11, 1919.]; [Nelson B. Fonda of First avenue, Mayfield, has received notice from the War Department in Washington, D. C. that he has been cited to receive the Purple Heart award in recognition of wounds received in action on September 29, 1918. Fonda, the third Fulton County World War veteran to have this distinction bestowed upon him, was a member of old Co. G, 105th Infantry. Another member of the company who recently received the award was Nicholas G. Simon of Gloversville. Prior to overseas service Fonda was with Co. G in Mexico in 1916. As a member of the company he was in a number of active engagements in France and Belgium during the World War, serving with credit to himself. Fonda was a member of Co. H following the reorganization of the old unit. He retired from Co. H some time ago. The Purple Heart award, established by General George Washington for soldiers rendering distinctive service, has been revived during the observance of the bicentennial of Washington this year. The Morning Herald, Gloversville-Johnstown NY, Friday, July 1, 1932.]; [Prayer services for Mario Cioffi were held (..) Active bearers included members of the 27th Division who served with him in World War 1. They were (..) Nelson Fonda, etc. Gloversville NY Leader Herald, Tuesday, November 12, 1956] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Newton J. FONDA b: 30 MAY 1865 in New York
    Mother: Anna Mae DENCE b: JAN 1870 in Mayfield, NY

    Marriage 1 Eleanor MOREY b: 1900 in New York
    • Married: 1920 Religious Marriage
    • Note: m. First Methodist Episcopal church, Gloversville, NY; [Two Couples Wedded - Wednesday evening at 8:30 o'clock at the parsonage of the First Methodist Episcopal church, Gloversville, the Rev. Fred L. Decker, D. D., performed a double wedding ceremony when he united in marriage Nelson Byron Fonda and Miss Eleanor Mamie Wilson of Mayfleld and Charles E. Palmer of 41 Finlay street, Amsterdam, and Miss Nina E. Pettingill, of Mayfleld. Mrs. Fonda and Mrs. Palmer were attired in traveling suits. After the ceremony the newly wedded couples left for Detroit, where Mr. and Mrs. Palmer will make their home. Mr. and Mrs. Fonda, after their return from Detroit, will reside in Gloversville. Amsterdam NY Daily Democrat and Recorder, Friday, October 1, 1920]

    Marriage 2 Alice E. CHASE b: 07 DEC 1895
    • Married: 10 AUG 1950 in Gloversville, NY
    • Note: [Miss Alice E. Chase, daughter of Mrs. Belle Chase and the late Otis Chase, 72 Third avenue, was united in marriage to Nelson B. Fonda of Gloversville last evening at 6:30. The Rev. G Reinl performed the ceremony at his home, 259 Kingsboro avenue. Miss Mae Trevett, cousin of the bride, and Raymond Chase, brother of the bride, were the attendants. (..) Following the ceremony a wedding supper was served at the home of the bride. The bride is treasurer of the Domestic Glove Co. and the groom is a glover by trade. After a brief wedding trip the couple will reside at 370 North Main street. The Morning Herald, Gloversville-Johnstown NY, Friday, August 11, 1950.]
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