Mar 18

Calls for mining to be exempt from environment laws ABC News – Mar 18, 2008 A group of landowners from Adelaide River south of Darwin are calling for changes to legislation regulating exploration and mining.  Dr Michael Fonda says rural residents are concerned about the potential impact of increased exploration for uranium.  He says rural […]

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Jan 01

Foyngha, Netherlands The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, “Amsterdam Records of the Fonda Family” states: “In Frisian records van der Meer did not find any mention of the name Fonda, but in the vicinity of Kollum in northeast Friesland, where Benedictus Jacobse (Fonda) lived, he came across the names Banda, Ronda and Sinda. He […]

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Jan 01

7th generation descendant of Douw “The Patriot” Fonda (1700-1780) namesake for the Village of Fonda, NY National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution NSSAR #162043-12790 Oriskany Battle Chapter 6th generation descendant of Lt. Col. Adam Fonda (1736-1808) General Society of Mayflower Descendants GSOMD #2413-74900 12th generation descendant of Edward Doty (1598-1655) Albert Mark […]

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Jan 01

It is not known exactly when or why Jellis and family immigrated to America, other than the obvious desire for freedom and opportunity. There is no known record of the family on published ship passenger lists. A best guess, based on available information indicates they probably sailed on either the BONTE KOE or the PRINS […]

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Jan 01

Greetings to fellow Fonda Family members who are exploring their lineage… and to others who are doing genealogy research, or are just browsing for information. The Fonda Family in America has a rich heritage and there are many fascinating stories of perseverance, integrity and achievement… a truly great American legacy which is still unfolding. I […]

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