Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind02849
  • Name: Eli N. SMITH
  • Given Name: Eli N.
  • Surname: Smith
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 06 MAR 1865 in Ephratah, NY
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  • Death: 15 JAN 1952
  • Age: 86y 10m 9d in Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY
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  • Burial: Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY
  • Note: b. Ephratah, NY; d. Mohawk, NY; [Eli N. Smith, 86, prominent in Masonic circles for 63 years, died at 9:15 P. M. at his home on the Fonda-Johnstown Road, after an illness of three years. Mr. Smith was stricken with a stroke three years ago from which he rallied. He suffered another the day after Thanksgiving, after which he was confined to bed. He was born in the town of Ephratah March 6, 1865, a son of James and Elmira Stahl Smith. He moved to Johnstown in 1887, wher he resided until 1910, when he moved to Berryville... On July 16, 1903, he was married to the former Gertrude Fonda of Fonda at the Fonda homestead on the Johnstown-Fonda road. He is survived by his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Herbert Ford, Albany; two grandsons, Keneth and Herbert Ford, Albany... Funeral services will be held at the Frederick W. Barter funeral home, Johnstown. Thursday at 1 P. M. The Rev. Wilmer M. Zuehlke of St. Paul's Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot at Femdale Cemetery. Amsterdam NY Daily Democrat and Recorder, Tuesday, January 15, 1952] >> <<

    Marriage 1 Gertrude Paddock FONDA b: 14 FEB 1875 in Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY
    • Married: 16 JUL 1903 in Fonda, NY
    • Note: m. Fonda, NY; [Matrimonial - Fonda-Smith - A very pretty wedding took place at 8 o'clock last evening at the home of the Hon. Adam Fond, in Fonda, where his daughter, Gertrude, became the wife of Eli Smith of this city. The couple was unattended. The bride was very becomingly dressed in white Persian lawn and carried a bouquet of roses. The house was beautifully decorated with palms and evergreens and beautiful bouquets of cut flowers were stationed about the room. The couple was married under a bower of white and green and the ceremony, which was performed by Rev. M. Deloss Jump, was witnessed only be immediate friends and relatives, numbering about twenty-five. After congratulations had been extended, those present repaired to the dining room, where a most elaborate wedding supper was served. After 9:30 o'clock, the bridge having arrayed herself in a traveling suit of blue and a hat of the same hue, Mr. and Mrs. Smith left Fonda for their honeymoon. Upon their return they will take up their residence at 25 Whitmore avenue. Gloversville NY Daily Leader, July 17, 1903]

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