History of Greene County,
S. R. FORDYCE, farmer, Rogersville,
Penn., was born in Center Township
August 7, 1841. He is a son of Jacob and
Martha Fordyce, who were natives of Greene County
deceased. On June 22, 1867, S. R.
Fordyce married Elizabeth Ornduff [sic], who was born in Greene County
13, 1850. She is a daughter of Jesse and
Susan Orndurf (nee Wear). Mr.
Orndurf was born in Franklin
Township May 20, 1816, and
Orndurf in West Virginia November 21,
and they reside in Center
Township. Mr. and Mrs. Fordyce are the parents of two
children—Archibald and Edison. Mr.
Fordyce was born and reared on his present farm, and has been engaged
farming the most of his life. He owns
about 111 acres of land where he and family reside.
In politics he is a Republican. During
the late rebellion he enlisted in the
service of his country in Company I, Eighth P. R. V. C., and was in the
almost three years, passing through many serious engagements. Mr. and Mrs. Fordyce are faithful members of
the > P. Church.
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007
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