Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind00751
  • Name: Johannes Peter FONDA
  • Given Name: Johannes Peter
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1735 in Albany, NY 1
  • Note:
  • Baptism: 12 OCT 1735 Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany Co., NY 2
  • Death: 1834
  • Age: 99y in Brunswick, NY 3
  • Event: Funeral 4
  • Burial: 5 1 2
  • Note: b. Albany, NY; bp. First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany Co., NY; 1790 US Federal Census, Rensselaerwick, Albany Co., NY; 1800 US Federal Census, Greenbush, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1810 & 1820 US Federal Census, Brunswick, Rensselaer Co., NY; bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; o. 6th Albany Co. Militia (4th Rensselaerwyck Batt'n), CPT; [New York Wills and Probate Records - Name: John P Fonda; Probate Date: 21 Aug 1834; Probate County: Rensselaer]; [moved from Albany to Brunswick in 1750, The Fondas lived on what was called the "Flatts," a district along the Poestenkill Creek on the east border of Troy, near the bridge crossing the creek and leading to Albany. They owned a large estate in this vicinity, over 500 acres, it is said. Where the present pond is formed by a mill dam connecting with a collar shop, was an orchard, and the house was near the present bridge. This family was one of the first settlers of Brunswick, Rensselaer Co., NY]; [Gazetteer and business directory of Rensselaer County, N.Y., for 1870-71 - Brunswick - John Fonda came from Albany to this town in about 1750. He took up 500 acres of land on the Van Rensselaer Tract. Mr. Fonda was robbed by the Tories during the Revolution. Some of these Tories were executed, and Mr. Fonda took from one of them a pair of silver knee buckles, which had been previously stolen from him by this Tory. Jenett {Tanneke} Fonda, daughter of John Fonda, married Samuel I. McChesney, the first Assemblyman from the town of Brunswick. She was one of three who first attended school in Troy. She died in this town January 26, 1870, aged 90 years.]; DAR Patriot Index Centennial Edition; [R002] Pearson's First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany; [R023] Founders and Patriots of America Index; [R095a] Landmarks of Rensselaer County, New York; [R074a] The Mayflower Descendant; [R038a] The Fonda Family; [NYG&B] Record 82:153; 84:87; SAR Graves Registry >> <<

    Father: Pieter Janse FONDA b: 1697 in Albany, NY
    Mother: Maritje Vinehagens BEEKMAN b: 1697 in Albany, NY

    Marriage 1 Dirckje Fonda WINNE b: 24 AUG 1738 in Albany, NY
    • Married: 18 MAR 1757 Religious Marriage
    1. Has No Children Maria Winne FONDA b: 1757 in Albany, NY
    2. Has No Children Peter FONDA b: 1759 in Albany, NY
    3. Has No Children Rachel Winne FONDA b: 18 AUG 1760 in Albany, NY
    4. Has Children Peter Johannes FONDA b: 13 JUN 1763 in Albany, NY
    5. Has Children Daniel Johannes FONDA b: 18 JAN 1769 in Albany, NY
    6. Has No Children Cathalyna Winne FONDA b: 05 MAR 1771 in Albany, NY
    7. Has Children William Johannes FONDA b: 09 OCT 1772 in Albany, NY
    8. Has Children Johannes Winne FONDA b: 02 APR 1775 in Albany, NY
    9. Has No Children Tanneke Winne FONDA b: 21 JUN 1780 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    10. Has No Children Helena Winne FONDA b: 06 NOV 1784 in New York

    1. Title: Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany from 1630 to 1800
      Publication: Albany, NY
      Publisher: J. Munsell Co.
      Publication Date: 1872
      Issue: C1a
      Author: Pearson, Jonathan
    2. Title: Landmarks of Rensselaer County, New York
      Publication: Syracuse, NY
      Publisher: Troy Press
      Publication Date: 1897
      Issue: G32
      Author: Anderson, George Baker
    3. Title: The Mayflower Descendant
      Quarterly Publication
      Publication: Plymouth, MA
      Publisher: General Society of Mayflower Descendants
      Publication Date: 1897
      Issue: C14
      Edition: Vol. 1-46
    4. 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.
    5. Title: Founders and Patriots of America Index
      National Society of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America
      Publication: Washington, DC
      Publisher: Geneological Publishing Co., Inc.
      Publication Date: 1909
      Issue: C7
      Author: Mrs. Herman E. Weston, National President
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