Abner Fordyce Obituary

Mr. Abner Fordyce died at his home on Frosty Run, Saturday, May 9, 1885, of general debility; aged seventy-five years.

Mr. Fordyce is one among the oldest citizens of the county, and was man who always bore the highest respect of those who knew him. A large connection are left to mourn his loss. He had been married twice. A family of twelve children survive him, six of whom remain at home, the others have married and moved away.

He was the father of Mrs. Thomas Sayers, of this place, and grandfather of Miss Annie Ankrom. Two children are in the West - Capt. John Fordyce of Berwick, Ill, and Mrs. J. B. Lucas. Two brothers - Benson and Harvey Fordyce - aldo resided in the West, one of whom is dead.

Waynesburg Republican, May 12, 1885 (Greene County, PA)

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