Fonda Family Genealogy

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Descendants of Jellis Douw Fonda (1615-1659)

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  • ID: ind04935
  • Name: Lulu Evans RILEY
  • Given Name: Lulu Evans
  • Surname: Riley
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 27 NOV 1879 in Iowa Co., WI
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  • Death: 15 MAR 1966
  • Age: 86y 3m 16d in Aberdeen, Brown Co., SD
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  • Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Spink Co., SD
  • Note: b. Iowa Co., WI; [1925 South Dakota State Census, Clear Lake Twp, Mansfield P.O., Edmonds Co., SD - Name: Lula Fonda, Age: 45, Estimated birth year: 1880, Gender: Female, Race or color (expanded): White, Birthplace: Wisconsin, Marital status: Married, Marriage year: 1924, Naturalized: No, Religion: Methodist, Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania, Mother's birthplace: Ohio]; 1930 US Federal Census, Aberdeen, Brown Co., SD; 1940 US Federal Census, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA (Lulu E Fonda, b. 1880, WI, Roomer); SSDI Aberdeen, Brown Co., SD; bur. Fairview Cemetery, Spink Co., SD; o. Nurse; [LuLu Riley was the daughter of Henry Cossett Riley and Roxie Rawden. She married first Clinton Anson Evans and after his death in 1920 married Charles Homer Fonda. She and Clinton had Floyd, Richard, Thelma and Fae. She and Charles had no children together. She is at rest in Fairview Cemetery, Spink Co., SD]; [1883 Obituary: Emma Cordelia Riley (sister) was born in the village of Wyoming, WI, on December 16, 1858. She was the eldest living child of a family of 10 children, three of whom died in childhood. Her father was Henry Cosset Riley, a blacksmith; her mother, Roxie (probably Rosanna) Rawdon. There were three brothers, Robert, George and Leonard; and three sisters besides Emma--Millicent (Mrs. Andrew Burke), Melissa and Lulu (Mrs. Clinton Evans and later Mrs. Homer Fonda)] >> <<

    Marriage 1 Charles Homer FONDA b: 26 APR 1877 in Michigan
    • Married: 1936 Religious Marriage in Los Angeles, CA
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      m. Los Angeles, CA; [Los Angeles Times - 21 May 1936 - Marriage - Los Angeles, California - 1936 - Fonda - Evans - Charles H., 59, 1021 Eighth Court, Hermosa Beach; Lulu, 56, 845 Monterey, Hermosa Beach.]

      According to the 1925 South Dakota Census, they reported that they were married in 1924. However, the Los Angeles Times, on 21 May 1936, published their "Intention to marry". Charles died about 3 weeks later. Different addresses were given for each of them. They were together in the 1930 South Dakota Census, and in the 1934 California Voter Registration. Two possibilities: 1) Perhaps there was some question about the validity of the 1924 marriage, or 2) they had divorced. In either case they presumably wanted to protect Lulu's status prior to Charles' death. (per Shirley York Anderson 2015).

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