Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind05197
  • Name: Charles Spellman FONDA
  • Given Name: Charles Spellman
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1867 in Oswego, NY
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  • Death: 11 OCT 1938
  • Age: 71y in Syracuse, NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122839766
  • Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Fulton, Oswego Co., NY
  • Note: b. Oswego, NY; 1875 New York State Census, Oswego, Oswego Co., NY (Charles Fonda, b. 1868); 1880 US Federal Census, Oswego, Oswego Co., NY; 1920 US Federal Census, Buffalo, Erie Co., NY (Charles S Honda, age 50, Shipping Clerk); 1920 US Federal Census, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY (Charles Fonda, age 58, Actor); o. Telegraph Operator; [Doc Fonda, 56 Years A Showman, Dies in General Hospital Charles "Doc" Fonda, 71, of 503 Madison street, widely known showman, died Tuesday night in the General Hospital of Syracuse after a long illness. 'Doc' Fonda began his career as a showman at the age of 15 years when he left home in 1882 to join a circus at Oswego. Fonda was in turn a performer, barker, manager and ventriloquist. and lastly back to barker. He married Annetta Keller in Syracuse Sept. 17, 1890. Six years later they reenacted the ceremony for the benefit of showgoers in Pittsfield, Mass. when the manager conceived the idea of a public marriage. They toured in and out of Syracuse, which they claimed as their city home, Mrs. Fonda left the road first and several years later "Doc" gave up the show business. Mrs. Fonda died in 1937. Funeral services will take place at 8:30 o'clock Saturday morning at the Burns & Gaynor funeral home, and a half-hour later in Saint Joseph's (French) Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Syracuse Herald, 1938-10-13] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Spellman H. FONDA b: 16 SEP 1826 in New York
    Mother: Louiza Ann MILLIS b: 1830 in New York

    Marriage 1 Annetta KELLER b: 1869 in Syracuse, NY
    • Married: 17 SEP 1890 Religious Marriage in Pittsfield, MA
    • Note: m. Pittsfield, MA; He married Annetta Keller in Syracuse Sept. 17, 1890. Six years later they reenacted the ceremony for the benefit of showgoers in Pittsfield, Mass. when the manager conceived the idea of a public marriage.; [Massachusetts, Marriage Records - Name: Chas S Fonda, Birth Year: abt 1867, Birth Place: Oswego, NY, Marriage Date: 29 Oct 1895, Marriage Place: Pittsfield, MA, Age at Marriage: 28, Father: Spellman, Mother: Louisa Millis, Spouse: Annetta Keller, Spouse Birth Place: Syracuse, NY, Spouse Age at Marriage: 26, Spouse Father: Henry, Spouse Mother: Marguerite]
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