Sep 11

Fondas celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 29, 2011 Bruce and Yoshiko Fonda of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 1, 2011.  They were married June 1, 1961, in Okinawa.  Mr. Fonda is a retired Sgt. Maj. from the U.S. Army and retired from service as a loan officer at Fort Knox Federal […]

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Dec 05

There are numerous ties between the Fonda and Lansing families… having followed very similar paths from Holland to Albany and beyond.   There is a new book published about the Lansing family entitled, “The Lansing Family Journey” which “begins with Henry Hudson’s journey to New Netherland and tracks the Dutch Lansing family as it spread out […]

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Sep 21

Fourth time lucky? Jane Fonda to marry again at 71… as her ex-husbands watch on By Daily Mail Reporter – 06th September 2009 Showing no signs of slowing down, actress Jane Fonda is planning to marry for a fourth time at the age of 71 and has invited two of her ex-husbands. Jane will marry […]

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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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Aug 20

Marriage of Jelles Douwes and Hester Douwedr This is a microfilm copy of the original Banns (marriage vows) between Jelles Douwes and Hester Douwedr in 1641. Surnames were not used at the time in Holland. Douwes means son of Douw, Douwedr means daughter of Douw… they were not related, that we know of. The first […]

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