Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Jacob Douw Fonda; Minister; born 19-Oct-1793, died 3-Mar-1856 at 62 years of age; b. Watervliet, Albany, New York; a graduate of Union College in Schenectady in 1815; 1850 U.S. Census, New York, Rensselaer, Schaghticoke; d. Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York; the Rev. Jacob D. Fonda, […]

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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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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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