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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


ELI ORNDURF, farmer, P. O., Rogersville, Penn., one of the substantial citizens of Center Township, was born in Greene County, Penn., February 25, 1828.  He is a son of William and Salome (Wisecarver) Orndurf, the former a native of Virginia, and the latter of Pennsylvania.  They were the parents of twelve children, of whom eleven are living.  Eli Orndurf was united in the holy bonds of matrimony, March 23, 1854, with Martha A. Wyly, who was born in Greene County, September 6, 1834.  Mrs. Orndurf is a daughter of James and Mary Wyly (nee Neel), natives of this county.  Mrs. Wyly died February 14, 1876.  Mr. Wyly is still living.  To Mr. Orndurf and wife have been born seven children—William H., Mary S., wife of Edmund Scott; James L., Susan, Joseph S., Barney and Mattie I.  Mr. Orndurf has been a farmer all his life, and owns 365 acres of land where he and family reside.  In politics he is a Republican.


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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: 12 June 2007

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