Rebecca Fonda

5 May 1807–25 November 1889 (Age 82)
New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca

Rebecca Fonda was born on 5 May 1807, in New York County, New York, United States as the daughter of Hester VanBoskirk Becker. She married Peter J Bogart on 15 May 1824, in Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Callicoon, Callicoon, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1875 and Youngsville, Callicoon, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 25 November 1889, in Liberty, Liberty Town, Sullivan, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Youngsville Cemetery, Youngsville, Callicoon, Sullivan, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter J Bogart
1800–1886
Rebecca Fonda
1807–1889
Marriage: 15 May 1824
Garrett Bogart
1826–1865
James B. Bogert
1828–1900
Mary Elizabeth Bogart
1829–
Anna Marie Bogart
1831–1896
John Francis Bogert
1833–1924
James BOGERT
1836–1891
Esther Pauline Bogart
1838–1936
Harriet Melissa Bogart
1841–1915
Peter F Bogart
1844–1910
George E Bogart
1847–1862
Isaac Bogart
1849–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1824Montgomery, New York, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 20
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 489;2007: 904; 2010: 1466)Dutch (of West Frisian origin): apparently an altered form of Funda, which may well be a reinterpretation, due to similarity to Latin fundus ‘depth’, of Foyngha, the name of an estate managed by the ancestors of the first and only bearer of this surname in the Netherlands, who later established its variant in America. There is no evidence for the supposed Spanish origin of this surname.Italian (Trieste) and Slovenian: nickname from Italian fonda, an old variant of fionda ‘sling, catapult’, or from an Italian homonym meaning ‘bag’. This form of the surname was first recorded in 1230 in Slovene Littoral.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (7)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Fonda - Published information: birth-name: Rebecca Fonda
    • Rebecca Bogert in household of Peter Bogert, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rebecca Bogart in household of Peter J Bogart, "United States Census, 1860"

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