Jan 01

It is not known exactly when or why Jellis and family immigrated to America, other than the obvious desire for freedom and opportunity. There is no known record of the family on published ship passenger lists. A best guess, based on available information indicates they probably sailed on either the BONTE KOE or the PRINS […]

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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Alexander Glen Fonda; Physician; born 17-Aug-1785, died 4-Mar-1869 at 83 years of age; b. and d. Schenectady, New York; 1850 U.S. Census, New York, Schenectady, Schenectady Ward 1; Alexander Glen Fonda, born August 17th, 1785, was a graduate of Union College in Schenectady in […]

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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Avery Hunt Fonda; Financial Executive; born 1921, died June-1-2003 at 82 years of age; b. North Carolina; 1930 Census, North Carolina, Buncombe, Asheville, District 5; d. Weaverville, North Carolina; Fonda, Avery Hunt 1921-; Standard & Poor’s Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives. 1975, 1984, […]

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Jan 01

[R001a] Early Irish in Old Albany, N.Y.: with special mention of Jan Andriessen, “De Iersman Van Dublingh”, Danaher, Franklin M., Boston, MA, American-Irish Historical Society, 1903, p. 17 [R002] Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany from 1630 to 1800; Pearson, Jonathan; J. Munsell Co.; Albany, NY; 1872 […]

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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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