Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind00344
  • Name: William Sloan FONDA
  • Given Name: William Sloan
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 FEB 1925 in Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY 1
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  • Death: 18 FEB 2006
  • Age: 81y 0m 7d in Clarkdale, Yavapai Co., AZ
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  • Cremation: Ashes scattered at sea 1
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    b. Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY; 1925 New York State Census, Canajoharie, A.D.01, E.D.03, Montgomery Co., NY; 1930 US Federal Census, Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY (indexed under surname Fonder); 1940 US Federal Census, Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY (William S Fonda, b. 1925, NY, Son, Marvin S, Margart); res. Chicago, IL; res. Los Osos, CA; res. Clarkdale, AZ; res. Sedona, AZ; SSDI Issued NY d. Clarkdale, Yavapai Co., AZ (cremation); [U. S. Social Security Appl. and Claims Index - William Sloane Fonda; b. 2/11/1925 in Canajohavie, New York; d. 2/18/2006; Father: Marvin S Fonda, Mother: Marguarite Sloane]; [R028a] The Dockstader Family; [U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949: William Sloane Fonda - Ship, Station or Activity: Nehenta Bay; Ship Number or Designation: CVE 74; Muster Date: 6 Feb 1944] >> <<

    [William Sloane Fonda, born in Canajoharie NY, dropped out of high school and lied about his age to join the Navy for the end of WWII. After the war, he got his GED and studied engineering on his own. He already had a gift for all things mechanical. He ended up working for Radioplane on the designs for the automatic and manual controls of the first manned space vehicles. He also worked on the fastest land vehicles and saved a test pilot by pulling him from a burning plane. After leaving Radioplane, he worked for Lockheed on the huge satellite dish at Vandenberg Air Force base. William and his wife Katherine became members of the Neptune Society. (from family)]

    Father: Marvin Snell FONDA b: 09 JUL 1887 in Fonda Farm, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
    Mother: Marguerite Marie SLOAN b: 29 APR 1890 in Canajoharie, NY

    Marriage 1 Kay Eleanor MANNIS b: 05 NOV 1923 in Los Angeles, CA
    • Married: 20 OCT 1945 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL
    • Note: m. Chicago, Cook Co., IL
    1. Has No Children Living FONDA
    2. Has No Children Living FONDA

    1. Title: The Dockstader Family
      Descendants of Georg Dachstatter, Palatine Emigrant of 1709 who settled in the Mohawk Valley of New York
      Allied Families
      Publication: Dodge City, KS
      Publisher: High Plains Publishers, Inc.
      Publication Date: 1994
      Issue: A27
      Edition: 4 volumes
      Author: Rooney, Doris Dockstader

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