Sep 29

During the Snake Indian War, Pvt. Charles A. Fonda was mortally wounded at the skirmish of Otseo’s Lodge on April 28, 1868 against hostile Northern Paiute and Shoshone Indians near Warner Lakes, Oregon. Private Fonda was shot in the knee and since his wound was serious, it was decided to amputate his leg in the […]

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Aug 30

The gravestone of E. Raymond Fonda at Albany Rural Cemetery, who gave his life in battle during the Civil War, has been restored. The work was performed by Grave Stone Matters on August 24, 2010. (click on images to enlarge) The work scope was more extensive than planned because of the discovery of marble side […]

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Feb 01

Jeanne Ryan Fonda, 87; Raised Her Family Here Pacific Palisades Post, January 22, 2009 Jeanne Ryan Fonda, a former resident of Pacific Palisades, passed away peacefully in her home in Pebble Beach on January 1, with her beloved husband of 65 years, Bill, at her side. She was 87. Born in Ashville, North Carolina, Fonda […]

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Dec 20

Local veteran presented Bronze Star The Leader-Herald, December 20, 2008 Johnstown, NY – After waiting more than 40 years to receive official recognition for heroic military service, Joseph Fonda had a tough time waiting one more night. “He couldn’t sleep at all,” said his wife, Charlene, with a laugh. On Friday morning, Fonda was finally […]

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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Albert Dow Fonda; Dairy Farmer; Cornell University Agriculture College graduate 1917; born 9-Mar-1893 in Fonda, N.Y., died 19-Jan-1962 in Fonda, N.Y.; enlisted in U.S. Marines right after college graduation, assigned to Key West flight training school, WWI ended prior to completion; worked in New […]

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