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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


ISAAC ORNDOFF, farmer, Rogersville, Penn., is a descendant of the old pioneer family of Orndoffs.  He was born in Center Township, April 4, 1846, and is a son of William and Salome (Wisecarver) Orndoff, the former a native of Virginia, and the latter of Pennsylvania.  They were married in Greene County, and remained there through life.  Isaac Orndoff was twice married, the first time April 4, 1869, to Margaret R. Seckman, who was born in Rogersville, May 18, 1848.  Mrs. Orndoff was a daughter of John W. and Lila Seckman, the former deceased.  By this marriage Mr. Orndoff is the father of three children—Emma E., John S. and Lora M.  Mrs. Orndoff departed this life October 25, 1874.  Mr. Orndoff’s second wife, whom he married in 1877, was Harriet Headley, who was born in Gilmore Township, this county, May 3, 1848.  She is a daughter of John and Eliza Headley.  Mr. and Mrs. Orndoff are t he parents of six children—Jesse F., Eddie G., Sweet, Isaac B., Charlie W. and Georgie A.  Mr. Orndoff has been a farmer all his life, and owns eighty-five acres of land where he and family reside in Center Township, Greene County, Penn.


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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: 13 June 2007

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