Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind00767
  • Name: Abraham Janse FONDA
  • Given Name: Abraham Janse
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1707 in Albany, NY 1
  • Note:
  • Baptism: 18 JAN 1708 Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany Co., NY 2
  • Death: 30 JUL 1762
  • Age: 55y in Albany, NY 3
  • Event: Funeral 4
  • Burial: 5 1 2
  • Note: b. Albany, NY; bp. First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany Co., NY; moved from Claverack to Albany in 1745; d. Albany, NY; o. Ship Captain; Abraham had 6 sons enrolled in the Albany County Militia in the Revolutionary War, 8th regiment, Claverack battalion: Peter, LT; Laurens, QM; Abraham, CPT; Jeremiah, Dowe, and Cornelius, PVT; Abstracts of Wills Vol VI 1760-1766 In the name of God, Amen, July 30, 1762. I, Abraham Fonda, of Claverack, in Albany County, being weak and sick in body, and being desirous to settle my affairs. "In the first place, I leave to my oldest son Stephanus my large bible for his birthright, so that he shall make no further pretension to my estate." I leave to my four sons, Stephanus, Peter, Laurens, and Abraham, all that I had by and with my deceased wife, Elbertie Fonda, from my father-in-law, Stephen VanAlen, and what further may be expected. "It is my will that my 8 sons, Stephanus, Peter, Laurens, Abraham, Johannes, Jeremiah, Dowe, and Cornelius, shall provide my present wife Janettie an honorable and comfortable maintenance of all things necessary while she remains my widow, and at her death a Christian like and decent burial. None of my sons shall assume the right to domineer over the rest, especially my youngest sons. I make my wife, and my sons Peter and Laurens, and my friends, Abraham Yates, Jr., and Stephen Van Dyke, executors." >> <<

    Father: Jan Douw FONDA b: 1668 in Albany, NY
    Mother: Maritje Lambertse LOOKERMANS b: 1673 in Albany, NY

    Marriage 1 Elbertje Muller VANALEN b: 1710 in Kinderhook, Columbia Co., NY
    • Married: 09 NOV 1733 Religious Marriage in Kinderhook, Columbia Co., NY
    • Note: m. Kinderhook, Columbia Co., NY; [NYG&B] Record 74:151; 82:53
    1. Has No Children Jan Abraham FONDA b: 1735 in New York
    2. Has No Children Stephanus FONDA b: 1736 in New York
    3. Has Children Stephanus VanDyck FONDA b: 1738 in New York
    4. Has Children Peter Abraham FONDA b: 1740 in New York
    5. Has Children Lawrence Abraham FONDA Esq. b: 1741 in New York
    6. Has Children Abraham Osterhout FONDA b: 1743 in New York
    7. Has No Children Maria VanAlen FONDA b: 1745 in New York
    8. Has No Children Elbertje VanAlen FONDA b: 1747 in New York

    Marriage 2 Jannetje Hallenbeck MULLER b: 1719 in New York
    • Married: 29 SEP 1748 Religious Marriage in Claverack, Columbia Co., NY
    • Note: m. Claverack, Columbia Co., NY or Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
    1. Has Children Johannes Abraham FONDA b: 20 APR 1749 in Catskill, Greene Co., NY
    2. Has No Children Jeremiah Abraham FONDA b: 09 JUN 1751 in Claverack, Columbia Co., NY
    3. Has No Children Douw Abraham FONDA b: 04 OCT 1752 in Claverack, Columbia Co., NY
    4. Has Children Cornelius Abraham FONDA b: 1754 in Claverack, Columbia Co., NY
    5. Has No Children Elbertje Muller FONDA b: 1755 in Claverack, Columbia Co., NY

    1. Title: Fonda, A Family in the Hudson River Valley
      Fonda Family
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publication Date: 1985
      Issue: F10
      Edition: 19 pgs.
      Author: Cadier, Richard D.
    2. 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
    3. Title: History of Greene County, New York
      with Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men
      Publication: New York, NY
      Publisher: J.B.Beers & Co.
      Publication Date: 1884
      Issue: G16
    4. Title: The Mayflower Descendant
      Quarterly Publication
      Publication: Plymouth, MA
      Publisher: General Society of Mayflower Descendants
      Publication Date: 1897
      Issue: C14
      Edition: Vol. 1-46
    5. Title: Early American Families
      the Williams, Moore, McKitrick, Fonda, VanAlen, Lanning, King, Justice, Cunningham, Longacre, Swanson and Cox families: with numerous related families embracing the ancestors of perhaps 100,000 or more, covering over 330 years, from 1580 to 1916
      Publication: Philadelphia, PA
      Publisher: W.A. Williams
      Publication Date: 1916
      Issue: C8
      Edition: 65 pgs.
      Author: Williams, Rev. W. A.
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