Sep 04

I received these photos from Becky Kaufman of Seattle who is tracing her lineage from Michigan back to the Knickerbocker family of Rensselaer, New York. Rebeckah Fonda is buried in Schagticoke, Rensselear, New York in the Knickerbocker Family Cemetery. She was born 14 Apr 1718 in Albany, New York and died 8 Jan 1800 in […]

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Aug 05

Provincie Fryslân is inviting Americans with Frisian roots for a Festival and Friesland Day in New York Thursday, 18 june 2009 Friesland (one of the northern provinces of the Netherlands) is inviting Frisian emigrants, descendants of immigrants and other Americans with Frisian roots for the Special Friesland Day on September 12th at the New isLand […]

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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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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Jellis Adam Fonda; Gunstocker; born 1670, died 8-Sep-1737 at 67 years of age; b. Albany, New, York; Jellis was in Albany in 1697, and Schenectady, 1700-20. In 1777, a Petition was sent to the New York Provincial Legislature to split Albany Co. into two […]

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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Adam Douw Fonda; Tryon County Judge, State Assemblyman, Safety Committee Member, Revolutionary War Officer (Lt. Col.); born 26-Dec-1736, died 8-Nov-1808 at 71 years of age; b. Schenectady, Schenectady, New York; d. Johnstown, Montgomery Co., New York; bur. Old Caughnawaga Cemetery, Fonda, New York; Lt. […]

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