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Douw Adam Fonda
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1824
Death: Feb. 13, 1902

Douw A. Fonda Dead - Was Once County Treasurer - Prominent Merchant - Douw A. Fonda, former county treasurer of Montgomery county and for many years a prominent resident of Fonda, died Thursday night at the home of his son, Nathan C. Fonda, at New Rochelle, aged 78 years. Mr. Fonda, who had resided with his son for the past two years, had been ill for several weeks. He was a son of Adam and Lydia Sammons, Fonda and a great great grandson of Douw Fonda, who came from Schenectady to Fonda, which place was named by him, in 1767, and who was killed bv the Indians during Sir John Johnson's raid In 1780... He married Gertrude A. Cole of Broome county, December 6th, 1848, who bore him seven children. Mrs. Fonda survives, as well as three sons, Nathan Cole Fonda, cashier for John H. Starln since 1876, Thomas of Yonkers, Herbert N. of Syracuse; two daughters, Bertha, wife of Dr. Elliott Gorton, a physician of New Jersey, and Miss Sophia Fonda, of Hudson; together with two brothers, Adam Fonda of the town of Mohawk, and Stephen Fonda of Fort Plain. The deceased was a member of Fultonville lodge. No. 531, F. and A. M., and the remains, which will arrive at Fonda tomorrow afternoon will be interred in the village cemetery. The Amsterdam Daily Democrat, Saturday, February 15, 1902.

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 Spouse:
  Abigail Gertrude Cole Fonda (1823 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Fonda (1854 - 1925)*
  Sophia Norton Fonda (1859 - 1945)*
 
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Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Fonda
Montgomery County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Oct 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118577296
Douw Adam Fonda
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