Jul 24

Fonda fish farm happy under Italian owner Business,  24 Jul 2017  / By Sta Lucija – The Fonda fish farm has managed to expand as well as preserve its strategy and jobs since being joined by an Italian strategic owner a year ago.  The family-run business, which specialises in breeding top-quality sea bass, partnered with […]

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Dec 03

Many recent Italian immigrants with the Fonda surname have been included in the American Fonda database… first to differentiate from the original Dutch-American line… then as a separate project to try and establish some descendancy lines.  Although tradition holds that the Dutch line was originally of Italian descent, a direct link between the two lines […]

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Jan 01

Genoa, Italy Extract from “Early American Families“, Rev. W.A. Williams; Philadelphia, PA; 1916: “The Rensselaer-Bowier Papers say that Douw Fonda was a Frisian, and Tacitus says that the Frisians dwelt along the coast of the North sea. They were converted to Christianity before A.D. 800. The family of Fonda was originally from the Republic of […]

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