May 13

excerpt from The Story of Old Fort Johnson: Many tales are told of that dreadful night, when the unsuspecting inhabitants of the Hill were aroused from their peaceful slumbers to seek safety in flight from the Indians and the equally cruel Tories (whose fiendish natures had been aroused in this cruel partisan war by the […]

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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. 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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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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