Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind00438
  • Name: Douw Isaac FONDA
  • Given Name: Douw Isaac
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1759 in New York 1
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind00438
  • Baptism: 26 AUG 1759 Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany Co., NY 2
  • Death: 19 NOV 1806
  • Age: 47y in Albany, NY 3
  • Event: Funeral 4
  • Burial: 5 1 2
  • Note: b. NY; bp. First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany Co., NY; 1790 US Federal Census, Stillwater, Albany Co., NY (Dow T Fonda); 1800 US Federal Census, Ballston, Saratoga Co., NY (Dowe J Fonda, household of 1 adult male, 1 adult female and 1 young boy); d. Albany, NY; o. Revolutionary War Officer; appointed Stillwater, NY - Justice of the Peace (Feb. 17, 1791), Sheriff (1794); [R002] Pearson's First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany; [R099c] Our County and its People: A Descriptive and Biographical Record of Saratoga County, New York; [R038a] The Fonda Family; [R002] Pearson's First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany; [R117a] A Dictionary of All Officers Who Have Been Commissioned, Or Have Been Appointed and Served, in the Army of the United States, 1789-1853; [R118a] A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion; [R099] Pearson's First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady; [R086] Genealogical Notes of New York and New England Families; [R038a] The Fonda Family; [R044] Innes Getty Collection: Jellis Douwse Fonda; SAR Graves Registry >> www.fonda.org <
    [Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1890 (Barber Collection) - New York Evening Post - 1806, November - Friday, Nov. 28 - obituary in the NY Evening Post, dated Nov. 28th, 1806: "Died. At Albany, on the 19th Inst, Douw I. Fondey, aged 47 years - One of the Revolutionary Officers and Major in the late Provisional Army of the United States."]; [Fondey, Douw J., ENS 3d NY, 29th May, 1779; transferred to 1st NY, 1st January, 1781, and served to 3d June, 1783: (MAJ-Adjutant to Lt-Col Alexander Hamilton; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command at Albany; regimental return dated West Point, April 28, 1781; reported on leave of absence at Albany; also, regimental return dated West Point, May 1, 1781; reported on command at Morristown; also, regimental return dated West Point, May 21, 1781; reported on leave of absence at Albany); CPT, 12th Infantry, 8th January, 1799; MAJ, 15th October, 1799; honorably discharged 15th June, 1800.] [Douw I. Fonda (or Fondey), RWPA #BLWT735-150: Ensign, Issued June 1, 1792, No Papers] [Abraham Van Vechten Legal Papers, 1686-1867 includes a deed to Douw Fonda for army service bounty land when such is given; August 30, 1791. The land eventually granted was Lot 71 (600 acres) at Manlius, later released to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer.]; [Douw Fondy and John Fondey, Junior were each given 1150 acres of land in Onondaga County, New York as Land Bounty for their participation in the Revolutionary War.]



    Father: Isaac Douw FONDA b: 1728 in New York
    Mother: Susanna VanAlstyne DEFREEST b: 26 SEP 1731 in New York

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth WHITE b: 1765 in Connecticut
    • Married: NOV 1788 Religious Marriage in First Presbyterian Church, Ballston Center, Saratoga Co., NY
    • Note: m. First Presbyterian Church, Ballston Center, Saratoga Co., NY; LDS IGI Batch M511041 - Mariages 1783-1793 (Marriage: Nov 1788 - Dow F. Fonda - Elizabeth White)

    Marriage 2 Gertrude Hager VROOMAN b: 19 JAN 1769 in Vroomansland, Schoharie Co., NY
    • Married: Religious Marriage
    • Note: [R115] Vrooman Family of Schoharie County (p. 27 - Vrooman, Gertrude b. Jan. 19, 1769 m. Dow Isaac Fonda); [R114] The Vrooman Family in America: descendants of Hendrick Meese Vrooman who came from Holland to America in 1664 (p. 69 - Vrooman, Gertrude b. Jan. 19, 1769 m. Douw Isaac Fonda); Further evidence of this marriage is that Gertrude's brother, Hendrick, named a son Dow Fonda Vrooman in 1831, probably in honor of Douw Isaac Fonda, his Uncle who had passed away in 1806.
    Children
    1. Has Children Isaac V. FONDY b: 1804 in Albany, NY

    Sources:
    1. Title: Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany from 1630 to 1800
      Compendium
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: J. Munsell Co.
      Publication Date: 1872
      Issue: C1a
      Author: Pearson, Jonathan
      Note:
      CompAlbanyFirstSett
    2. Title: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
      Number and Organization of the Armies of the United States
      Military
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publisher: Thomas Yoseloff
      Publication Date: 1959
      Issue: M13
      Edition: Vol. I
      Author: Dyer, Frederick H.
      Note:
      WarRevComp
    3. Title: Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady from 1662 to 1800
      Compendium
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: J. Munsell Co.
      Publication Date: 1873
      Issue: C22
      Author: Pearson, Jonathan
      Note:
      CompSchenFirstSett
    4. Title: Genealogical Notes of New York and New England Families
      Compendium
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: Talcott, Weed, Parsons and Co.
      Publication Date: 1883
      Issue: C17
      Author: Visscher, Sebastian
      Note:
      CompNewYorkFam
    5. Title: A Dictionary of All Officers Who Have Been Commissioned, or Have Been Appointed and Served, in the Army of the United States, 1789-1853
      Volunteers and Militia of the States, Navy and Marine Corps
      Military
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publisher: G.P. Putnam and Co.
      Publication Date: 1853
      Issue: M12
      Author: Gardner, Charles K.
      Note:
      War1812Officers
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