Susanna De Foreest Fonda


Susanna De Foreest was born in September 1731. She was the daughter of David and Abigail Van Alstyne De Foreest.

She married Isaac D. Fonda in 1752. By 1770, eight children had been chrustened at the Albany Dutch church where she was a pewholder and baptism sponsor.

These Fondas lived in Albany's second ward where Isaac was a carpenter, property owner, assistant alderman, and contractor.

Susanna De Foreest Fonda died in June 1798. Her husband re-married in 1799.

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the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Susanna De Foreest Fonda is CAP biography number 4745. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

first posted: 2/25/06