|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1823|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1910|
George Fonda, an old and well known resident of Johnstown, died at his home Monday morning after an illness of several years' duration. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Moore and fisrt saw the light of day in Cherry Valley, 68 years ago. Mr. Fonda came to Johnstown thirty-seven years ago and has ever since resided there. He followed trade of a carpenter and contractor until about eight years ago when on account of failing health he was obliged to retire. He was married in 1843 to Miss Susan Vrooman, who survives him. Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters. Mrs. E. A. Van Valkenburgh and Mrs. J. S. Fox, of Syracuse, Mrs. H. S. Garlock, of Lyle, Wash., and Mrs. W. J. Gardner, of Johnstown, and a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon and will be private. The remains will be taken to Sharon Hills Thursday morning and the Interment will be made in the family plot In the Slate cemetery. Amsterdam NY Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat, Tuesday, October 18, 1910.
Note: Not sure why this obituary states his parents were Mr. and Mrs. John Moore and he was only 68 years old. His parents were Hendrik Fonda and Rebecca Hall and his gravestone shows he was 86 years old. The rest appears to be accurate.
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Susan Catherine Vrooman Fonda (1825 - 1915)
Eva Ann Fonda Van Volkenburg (1843 - 1930)*
Mary Jane Fonda Garlock (1854 - 1947)*
Kathryn Alida Fonda Fox (1857 - 1945)*
Cora Emma Fonda Gardner (1859 - 1950)*
Slate Hill Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Aug 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20888248
Added: Nov. 12, 2015