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Winfield Scott Fonda, Sr
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Birth: 1853
Death: 1933

Winfield Scott Fonda, 79, highly regarded farmer in the Town of Mohawk, died at 5:45 P.M. yesterday at his home near Fonda. His death, which followed a lingering illness, was due to a complication of diseases. Mr. Fonda was born in September, 1853, in Canajoharie, the son of John and Jane Cole Fonda. He was a staunch Republican and was extremely loyal to his party, going to the polls with great difficulty at the last election to cast his vote. Occupied as a farmer all his life, Mr. Fonda was widely known and respected. He was a man of staunch principles and sterling character. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emma Jane Copp Fonda; five sons, Fred of Syracuse, John of Ephratah, Nathan of Stone Ridge, Winfield of Fultonville and Edgar of Fonda; four daughters, Mrs. Earl Young of Stone Ridge, Mrs. Sedgwick Quackenbush of Fultonville, Ida Fonda of Johnstown and Viola Fonda of Fonda; one sister, Mrs. Jerome Sawyer of Vail Mills; three brothers, Herbert; Everett and William, all of Johnstown; 36 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Monday at the family home. The Rev. Malcolm Kelly, pastor of the Fonda Methodist church, will officiate. Interment will be made in Caugbnawaga cemetery. The Morning Herald, Gloversville and Johnstown, NY Friday, August 18, 1933.

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 Spouse:
  Emma Jane Copp Fonda (1854 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Eliza Fonda Quackenbush (1878 - 1959)*
  Winfield Scott Fonda (1885 - 1956)*
  Nathan Leland Fonda (1895 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Caughnawaga Cemetery
Fonda
Montgomery County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43027783
Winfield Scott Fonda, Sr
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