Apr 20

A Most Unfortunate Ending Here’s an interesting series of articles I ran across… that might make a good story line for The Twilight Zone. The incident actually happened on July 20, 1866 which was a Friday… so it also qualifies as a Freaky Friday!!  [There are some inconsistencies, so the story may have been embellished […]

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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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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the fonda.org website. Abraham Janse Fonda; Merchant, Ship Captain, Justice, Revolutionary War Soldier; born 18-Jan-1708, died 30-Jul-1762 at 54 years of age; b. Claverack, Albany Co., New York; moved from Claverack to Albany in 1745; d. Albany, Albany Co., New York; Abraham had 6 sons enrolled in […]

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