Sep 17

Here are some photos of the family of James Robert Fonda (1816-1891), born in West Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY in 1816, who settled in Wyoming, Lee Co., IL prior to 1870.  He was reportedly an orphan at 9 years old, although the burial record of father is in 1837, so he could have been adopted.  […]

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Sep 11

Pop-up phenomenon: Here this week, gone the next By Sarah Gish, The Kansas City Star – Mon, Aug. 22, 2011 (..) Port Fonda — a cross between a food truck and a mobile restaurant — has since become one of the city’s hottest foodie destinations.  On Friday and Saturday nights, Ryan parks it in a […]

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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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Sep 11

Student finds his soundtrack to success The past few weeks of Grant Fonda’s life would not make for a very stirring motion picture. Although Fonda participated in an international contest that tested his skill and resolve, there was no final scene of victory, only quiet affirmations. No triumphant hoisting of a trophy over his weary […]

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Jun 17

Photo album from family of Hamilton Giles Fonda of DuQuoin, IL: Photo (scan) credit Jon Yinger (album owner). The photographer is Mangolds, Mangold and Cochran and City Gallery of DuQuoin and R.F. Adams of St. Louis, MO.  The current album owner is interested in finding any family descendants. Tags: History, Midwest, Migrations, Portrait

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