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Caroline Agnes "Carrie" Lawyer Fonda
Birth: May 12, 1895
Middleburgh
Schoharie County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1969
Yuma
Yuma County
Arizona, USA

Caroline Agnes Lawyer, born 12 May 1895 in Middleburg, Schoharie, New York, one of 9 children born to Ira and Josephine Pickett Lawyer. Caroline married John Henry Fonda
7 Sep 1912 in Sharon Springs, Schoharie, New York. Caroline bore 13 children, Josie May, Beulah Evelyn,and Winifred not surviving past their birth day,and Arthur Clifford living only about 3 years and 6 months. The following 9 children survived to adulthood; Otis John, Geraldine Blanch, Margaret Carole, William Hazelette, Lawyer Edwin, Eldin Lincoln, Walter Kenneth, Beverly Joan and Dorothy Lee. Caroline and John lived in New York state for many years but as happens in many marriages a time for separation came upon them. Sometime between 1947 and 1951, Caroline Fonda married a Mr. Grissom according to this newspaper article where she is mentioned as a Mrs. Caroline Fonda Grissom. In 1947 she moved to Arizona without her husband John Fonda. When they came back to Johnstown NY for a visit in 1951, she was listed as a Grissom.
Mrs. Fonda was an early resident of the small desert town of Yuma, Arizona. In November of 1947 she and some of her children moved to Yuma, Arizona to spend the winter there. "The Morning Herald, Fri Nov 7, 1947 - Mrs John Fonda and family, former residents who now live on a farm on the Johnstown-Meco road will leave today for Yuma, Arizona where they plan to remain for the winter:" "Thursday November 8 1951 Johnstown Society Notes: Personals:
Dennis Ayers, son of Mr. Mrs. Howard Ayers Johnstown RD 2 has left with his grandmother, Mrs. Caroline Fonda Grissom, for Yuma, AZ. Kenneth, Eldon, and Miss Dorothy Fonda also have left for their home in Arizona after spending the summer with friends and relatives in Johnstown, Gloversville, Schnectady, and Saratoga."
 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Henry Fonda (1886 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Otis John Fonda (1918 - 2000)*
  Geraldine Blanche Fonda Ayers (1920 - 2005)*
  Margaret Carole Fonda Holley (1922 - 2017)*
  William Hazellette Fonda (1923 - 1995)*
  Lawyer Edwin Fonda (1925 - 1961)*
  Elden Lincoln Fonda (1927 - 1993)*
  Walter Kenneth Fonda (1928 - 1979)*
  Beverly Joan Fonda Ursuery (1934 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Beloved Mother
Caroline A. Fonda
1895 - 1969
 
Burial:
Desert Lawn Memorial Park
Yuma
Yuma County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Sec B-Lot 10-Sp 1
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2012
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- GenealogyGirl
 Added: Apr. 28, 2012
I love you grandma!
- Your grand-daughter Sandi
 Added: Apr. 17, 2012
 
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