Posted By:A. Mark Fonda
Subject:Re: Fonda, Pascal?, @1870's, NY-ITALIAN
Post Date:September 29, 2004 at 18:48:13
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The best that I can determine is that there were two Pascal J. Fonda's. The first one (b.1858; Troy, NY) is in the Dutch Fonda line from his father's side (Cornelius S. Fonda); he got his name from his mother's Italian father, Pascal Beebe. The second one (b.1925) is the son of an Italian imigrant, Samuel Fonda, who married an American, Helen Recore (b. Malone, NY). He fought for the US Marines in WWII and was wounded in the Pacific War.
Pascal J. Fonda 1858-
Born: 01 Apr 1858
Father: Cornelius Sanford Fonda
Mother: Mary E. Beebe
Spouse: Catherine Elizabeth Dubois
Married: 1887
Occupation: Gardener/Towel Factory Laborer
b. NY; 1870 & 1880 Census, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930 Census, North Greenbush, Rensselaer Co., NY; no children per 1900 & 1910 Census; named after maternal grandfather

Cornelius Sanford Fonda 1836-1907
Born: 09 Jul 1836
Died: 20 Mar 1907
Father: John Myers Fonda
Mother: Jane Z. Vandenberg
Partner: Mary E. Beebe
Children: Pascal J. Fonda, William H. Fonda, Thomas F. Fonda, Noah L. Fonda, Harry I. Fonda
Occupation: Farmer
chr. Reformed Dutch Church, Blooming Grove, Rensselaer, NY; 1850 & 1860 Census, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1880 Census, Watervliet, Albany, NY; 1890 Troy, New York City Directory; Probate: Fonda, Cornelius S. of Troy d. 20 Mar 1907. Heirs: widow, Mary E.; children: Pascal J., William H., Noah L., & Harry I. Fonda.

John Myers Fonda 1807-
Born: 1807
Spouse: Jane Z. Vandenberg
Married: 08 Dec 1830
Children: Cornelius Sanford Fonda
Occupation: Farmer/Gardener, Alderman
b. NY; 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1880 Census, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY

Pascal J. Fonda 1925-1999
Born: 25 Nov 1925
Died: 19 Aug 1999
Father: Samuel Fonda
Mother: Helen Recore
Spouse: Joan Eilleen
Occupation: World War II US Marine Corps
1930 Census, Potsdam, Saint Lawrence, NY; SSDI Potsdam, Saint Lawrence, NY

Samuel Fonda
Spouse: Helen Recore (b. Malone, NY; d. Alice Hyde Hospital, Malone, NY; d/o William Recore & Rose Martin)
Children: Frederick S. Fonda, Richard F. Fonda, Pascal J. Fonda, Alexander Fonda, Janice E. Fonda
b. Italy