Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind00457
  • Name: Peter John FONDA
  • Given Name: Peter John
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 03 JAN 1778 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY 1
  • Note:
  • Baptism: 10 JAN 1778 Dutch Reformed Church, Caughnawaga, Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY 2
  • Death: 14 NOV 1848
  • Age: 70y 10m 11d in Fultonville, Montgomery Co., NY 3
  • Note:
  • Burial: Fultonville Cemetery & Natural Burial Ground, Fultonville, NY 1 2 3
  • Note: b. Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY; bp. Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Caughnawaga, Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY; 1810 US Federal Census, Charlestown, Montgomery Co., NY; 1820 US Federal Census, Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY; 1830 & 1840 US Federal Census, Glen, Montgomery Co., NY; d. Fultonville, Montgomery Co., NY; bur. Old Fultonville Cemetery, Fultonville, Montgomery Co., NY (now Fultonville Cemetery & Natural Burial Ground); o. Farmer, Merchant, Slave Owner; War of 1812 Service; [R078a] History of Montgomery County; [R077] Compendium of Early Mohawk Valley Families; [R038a] The Fonda Family; [NYG&B] Record 56:386; 60:56; [New York Wills and Probate Records - Name: Peter Fonda; Probate Date: 20 Nov 1848; Probate County: Montgomery; DOD: Nov. 14, 1848; Executors: Jacob Fonda, Zachariah Fonda]; [In 1783, the Consistory met at the parsonage with Dominie Romeyn to listen to the petition of those who resided on the south side of the river to establish a free ferry to the church (DRC of Fonda). It was agreed that wood be delivered by the congregation on both sides of the river at the home of John Wemple, who consented to keep and run for the congregation, Sundays and other church days, a ferry, for those who attended church. John Fonda agreed to allow a road over his lands to the ferry. This ferry was in operation as late as 1825, when it was conducted by Peter Fonda]; [The people of the State of New York, by the grace of God free and independendent: to Douw H. Fonda, Giles Fonda, Peter Fonda, Peter I. Newkirk and Angelina his wife, and Evert A. Yates and Deborah his wife, of Glen, in the county of Montgomery and State or New York, and Isaac Newkirk and Caty Maria, his wife, of Florida in said county, and John Fonda and Evert Y. Fonda of the State of Wisconsin, being the heirs and next of kin of Peter Fonda, late of the town of Glen aforesaid, deceased: You are hereby alted and required personally to be and appear before our county judge of our county of Montgomery... (difficult to read) Albany NY Argus 1849] >> <<

    Father: John Douw FONDA b: 1741 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
    Mother: Angelica HANSEN b: 23 JAN 1750 in Schenectady, NY

    Marriage 1 Blondina Denche WEAVER b: 23 MAR 1789 in Niskayuna, Schenectady Co., NY
    • Married: 1805 Religious Marriage
    1. Has No Children Angelte Weaver FONDA b: 18 AUG 1807 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    2. Has Children Jacob Peter FONDA b: 22 MAY 1808 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    3. Has No Children Catharine Maria FONDA b: 17 JAN 1810 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    4. Has No Children Gertrude Weaver FONDA b: 05 MAY 1811 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    5. Has Children John Peter FONDA b: 08 APR 1812 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Deborah Weaver FONDA b: 30 DEC 1812 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    7. Has Children Zachariah Peter FONDA b: 05 MAR 1817 in Fultonville, Montgomery Co., NY
    8. Has Children Douw Henry FONDA b: 03 JUN 1819 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    9. Has No Children Giles Peter FONDA b: 19 MAR 1821 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    10. Has Children Peter Whitbeck FONDA b: MAY 1822 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    11. Has No Children Elizabeth R. FONDA b: 1830 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    12. Has No Children Marcus B. FONDA b: 1831 in Indiana

    1. Title: History of Montgomery County
      Embracing Early Discoveries, the Advance of Civilization, the Labors and Triumphs of Sir William Johnson, the Inception and Development of Manufactures: With Town and Local Records, also Military Achievements of Montgomery Patriots
      Publication: Syracuse, NY
      Publisher: D. Mason & Co.
      Publication Date: 1892
      Issue: G25
      Edition: 843 pgs.
      Author: Frothingham, Washington
    2. Title: Compendium of Early Mohawk Valley Families
      Publication: Baltimore, MD
      Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Co.
      Publication Date: 1990
      Issue: C15
      Edition: Vol. I, p.263-265
      Author: Penrose, Maryly B.
    3. Title: The Fonda Family
      Fonda Family
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: The Dutch Settlers Society of Albany Yearbook
      Publication Date: 1981
      Issue: F8
      Edition: Vol. 48, p.17-20; Vol. 49, p.28-36
      Author: McConville, Howard A.
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