History of Greene
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,
former a native of Virginia, and the
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.
who was born in Rogersville, May 18, 1848.
Mrs. Orndoff was a daughter of John W. and Lila Seckman, the
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.,
B., Charlie W. and Georgie A. Mr.
Orndoff has been a farmer all his life, and owns eighty-five acres of
where he and family reside in Center
Township, Greene County, Penn.
History of Greene County,
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007
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