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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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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Jun 17

The Fonda Family of Chattanooga, Tennessee Obituary from Chattanooga Times, 10 Jun 1922 – Jeremiah D. Fonda, 89, died yesterday morning at 8:10 o’clock at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Sue Fonda Scholze, at 1017 St. Elmo Ave, St. Elmo. Mr. Fonda leaves two daughters, Mrs. Sue Fonda Scholze, and Mrs. Lottie I. Boyce, […]

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