Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held (1919 - 2012)

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Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held
1919 - 2012
updated February 06, 2019
Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held, mother to 6 children, was born around August 17, 1919 at Garretts Run, Pennsylvania. She was born into the Schrecengost family and married into the Held family. She was born to David Albert Schrecengost and Mary Hannah Bishoff, with siblings Mern, Nora, Oris, Florence, Hulda, Ira, and Hazel. Fonda married Kenneth Lias Held, and they gave birth to Kenneth Charles Held, Robert Edwin Held, Larry Frank Held, James Allen Held, Sharon Diane Held, and Janice Elaine Held. She died around November 21, 2012 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania at 93 years of age.

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Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held

First name

Fonda

Middle name

Alene

Maiden name

Schrecengost

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Fonda Held was born at Garretts Run, in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States

Death

Fonda Held died in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States 16201

Cause of death

UNKNOWN

Burial / Funeral

at Lawn Haven Burial Estates, 1290 Butler Road, in Worthington, Pennsylvania US 16262

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White/German

Nationality & Locations Lived

American

Religion

Methodist

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Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held Family Tree

Fonda's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Held family tree.

Parents:

David Albert Schrecengost
around Apr 30, 1873 - Jan 20, 1921
Mary Hannah Bishoff
around Jul 6, 1883 - Jul 17, 1973

Siblings:

Mern Leroy Schrecengost
Feb 24, 1906 - Dec 23, 1989
Spring Grove, PA
Nora Bell Schrecengost
around May 31, 1901 - around Apr 22, 1997
Oris Motter Schrecengost
Sep 29, 1902 - April 1993
Ira Ward Schrecengost Sr.
Apr 24, 1904 - Dec 2, 1984
Hazel Louise (Schrecengost) Bates
Jul 23, 1914 - Apr 3, 1990
plant city, fl, us

Parents:

David Albert Schrecengost
around Apr 30, 1873 - Jan 20, 1921
Mary Hannah Bishoff
around Jul 6, 1883 - Jul 17, 1973

Siblings:

Mern Leroy Schrecengost
Feb 24, 1906 - Dec 23, 1989
Spring Grove, PA
Nora Bell Schrecengost
around May 31, 1901 - around Apr 22, 1997
Oris Motter Schrecengost
Sep 29, 1902 - April 1993
Hazel Louise (Schrecengost) Bates
Jul 23, 1914 - Apr 3, 1990
plant city, fl, us

Parents:

Mary Hannah Bishoff
around Jul 6, 1883 - Jul 17, 1973
David Albert Schrecengost
around Apr 30, 1873 - Jan 20, 1921

Siblings:

Ira Ward Schrecengost Sr.
Apr 24, 1904 - Dec 2, 1984
Hazel Louise (Schrecengost) Bates
Jul 23, 1914 - Apr 3, 1990
plant city, fl, us
Mern Leroy Schrecengost
Feb 24, 1906 - Dec 23, 1989
Spring Grove, PA
Nora Bell Schrecengost
around May 31, 1901 - around Apr 22, 1997
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Alene is/was my great grandma. I only met her twice in my life, but treasured the Christmas cookies she used to mail us each year. They were hand decorated and so soft! There were angels, bells, and some that looked like mini waffles. My uncle Bryan Held has been trying to recreate them for a long time. I wish I could have known her and learned about her history. Genealogy is my passion!
Nov 14, 2014 · Reply
Write a comment...Hi.-My Name is Devin Turner and I don't know if I ever met Alene.
Mar 07, 2015 · Reply

Fonda Held Obituary

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Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held, mother to 6 children, passed away around November 21, 2012 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania at 93 years old. She was buried in Lawn Haven Burial Estates, Worthington, Pennsylvania. She was born around August 17, 1919 at Garretts Run, Pennsylvania. She was born to David Albert Schrecengost and Mary Hannah Bishoff, with siblings Mern, Nora, Oris, Florence, Hulda, Ira, and Hazel. Fonda married Kenneth Lias Held, and they gave birth to Kenneth Charles Held, Robert Edwin Held, Larry Frank Held, James Allen Held, Sharon Diane Held, and Janice Elaine Held.
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1919 - 2012 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Fonda Alene (Schrecengost) Held was born, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1922, she was merely 3 years old when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1938, when she was 19 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1946, when she was 27 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1970, at the age of 51 years old, Fonda was alive when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Marie C Held
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Harriet H Held
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Helen L Held
Born: around 1855
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Marjorie H Held
Born: around 1919
New Jersey, United States
Dw Othy B Held
Born: around 1914
Ohio, United States
Enid Held
Born: around 1911
Ohio, United States
William E Held
Born: around 1887
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Alex Held
Born: around 1895
United States
Sherwood A Held
Born: around 1889
Washington, United States
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Born: around 1949
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Julius R Held
Born: around 1855
Texas, United States
George Held
Born: around 1885
New York, United States
Victor M Held
Born: around 1900
New York, United States
Alfred D Held
Born: around 1921
Massachusetts, United States
Herbert B Held
Born: around 1924
Massachusetts, United States
Enos E Held
Born: around 1901
Massachusetts, United States
Robert L Held
Born: around 1924
Connecticut, United States
Francis B Held
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
Robert Held
Born: around 1913
New York, United States
Morris L Held
Born: around 1907
New York, United States

Other Schrecengosts

Julia M Schrecengost
Born: around 1919
Minnesota, United States
Paul W Schrecengost
Born: around 1913
Pennsylvania, United States
Keith E Schrecengost
Born: around 1946
Pennsylvania, United States
Algiera G Schrecengost
Born: around 1900
Pennsylvania, United States
Jack W Schrecengost
Born: around 1920
United States
James D Schrecengost
Born: around 1920
Pennsylvania, United States
Harold R Schrecengost
Born: around 1921
United States
Eugene E Schrecengost
Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
Ray W Jr Schrecengost
Born: around 1926
United States
Joseph F Schrecengost
Born: around 1926
Pennsylvania, United States
Warren D Schrecengost
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
William B Schrecengost
Born: around 1917
Oklahoma, United States
Robert L Schrecengost
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
Howard E Schrecengost
Born: around 1915
Oregon, United States
John F Schrecengost
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
Karl G Schrecengost
Born: around 1915
Pennsylvania, United States
Wilmer E Schrecengost
Born: around 1915
Pennsylvania, United States
Henry E Schrecengost
Born: around 1915
Pennsylvania, United States
Carl B Schrecengost
Born: around 1914
Pennsylvania, United States
Turney P Schrecengost
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States

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