Aug 05

Provincie Fryslân is inviting Americans with Frisian roots for a Festival and Friesland Day in New York Thursday, 18 june 2009 Friesland (one of the northern provinces of the Netherlands) is inviting Frisian emigrants, descendants of immigrants and other Americans with Frisian roots for the Special Friesland Day on September 12th at the New isLand […]

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May 13

excerpt from The Story of Old Fort Johnson: Many tales are told of that dreadful night, when the unsuspecting inhabitants of the Hill were aroused from their peaceful slumbers to seek safety in flight from the Indians and the equally cruel Tories (whose fiendish natures had been aroused in this cruel partisan war by the […]

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May 10

Some interesting information on our Anneke Jans connection… (connection verified through references in “Dear Cousin”; A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation“) This is an e-mail I recently responded to regarding this topic: Message On Fri, 08 May 2009 17:32:02 -0600, <mark@fonda.org> wrote: Hello Ronald, Yes, Fonda […]

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Nov 23

Three from Harvard receive American Rhodes Scholarships The Harvard University Gazette, November 23, 2008 Two Harvard College students and a Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) doctoral student have received Rhodes Scholarships. Thirty-two Americans were chosen from among 800 applicants for the scholarships to the University of Oxford in England. Kyle Q. Haddad-Fonda, Issaquah, Wash., […]

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Oct 21

Rev. Donald A. Fonda Jr. Published in the Boston Globe on 10/21/2008 FONDA, Rev. Donald A., Jr. 70, exuberant & compassionate American Baptist minister. His smile was as wide as his open arms, radiating his love of life. Whether it was family, friends, parishioners or strangers, Donald A. Fonda (Jr.) enjoyed the people in his […]

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