Henry Jaynes Fonda

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==Henry Jaynes Fonda==
 
==Henry Jaynes Fonda==
 
===Early life (1905-1926)===
 
===Early life (1905-1926)===
[[#William Brace Fonda|William Brace Fonda]], Henry's father was enumerated in the Federal Census in 1900 living, as a single man, in Omaha, Douglas County, [[Nebraska]] with his own parents, and listed there as a salesman.  On 10 Jun 1903, William Fonda married Herberta Jaynes, probably in or near Omaha, Nebraska.  Moving to Grand Island, Hall County, [[Nebraska]], they rented a house from Grand Island banker George Bell in 1904 and it was in that house that their eldest child Henry Fonda was born 16 May 1905.  They only lived there for six more months.  The house, marked as Henry Fonda's birthplace, is now part of a museum grounds after Henry paid to have it moved from downtown, ten miles to the location (see [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/PdfViewerTags.aspx?img=114970741&firstvisit=true&src=search&currentResult=3 here]).   
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[[#William Brace Fonda|William Brace Fonda]], Henry's father was enumerated in the Federal Census in 1900 living, as a single man, in Omaha, Douglas County, [[Nebraska]] with his own parents, and listed there as a salesman.  On 10 Jun 1903, William Fonda married Herberta Jaynes, probably in or near Omaha, Nebraska.  Moving to Grand Island, Hall County, [[Nebraska]], they rented a house from Grand Island banker George Bell in 1904 and it was in that house that their eldest child Henry Fonda was born 16 May 1905.  They only lived there for six more months.  The house, marked as Henry Fonda's birthplace, was in 1966 relocated after Henry paid to have it moved from downtown, ten miles to the location at the Stuhr Museum (see [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/PdfViewerTags.aspx?img=114970741&firstvisit=true&src=search&currentResult=3 here]).   
  
 
By 1910 the family had move back to Omaha, where they are enumerated in the Federal Census that year.  Many years later, a newspaper article in which Henry talks about his father states "when he was six months old the family moved to Omaha".  It's not a direct quote from Henry however, so it's unclear what the source is for this fact.  William's occupation in 1910 as "Salesman, Advertising Jobber", while in 1920 still in Omaha, he is a "Proprietor, Commercial Print Shop"
 
By 1910 the family had move back to Omaha, where they are enumerated in the Federal Census that year.  Many years later, a newspaper article in which Henry talks about his father states "when he was six months old the family moved to Omaha".  It's not a direct quote from Henry however, so it's unclear what the source is for this fact.  William's occupation in 1910 as "Salesman, Advertising Jobber", while in 1920 still in Omaha, he is a "Proprietor, Commercial Print Shop"

Revision as of 17:52, 13 August 2008

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