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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


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 and now deceased.  On June 22, 1867, S. R. Fordyce married Elizabeth Ornduff [sic], who was born in Greene County March 13, 1850.  She is a daughter of Jesse and Susan Orndurf (nee Wear).  Mr. Orndurf was born in Franklin Township May 20, 1816, and Mrs. Orndurf in West Virginia November 21, 1826, 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 in 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 service almost three years, passing through many serious engagements.  Mr. and Mrs. Fordyce are faithful members of the > P. Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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