Elizabeth Simmons Fordyce Obituary

Mrs. Elizabeth Fordyce, relict of the late A. G. Fordyce, Sr., died Sunday evening, Oct. 14, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Malinda Fordyce, near Bluff, this county. She was born May 28, 1823, near Clarksville, Pa., her maiden name being Simmons. She was united in marriage to Mr. Fordyce in 1856. Her three children are all deceased, she is survived, however, by the following step-children: J. L. Fordyce, of Farwell, Mich.; Mrs. E. J. Eagon, of Cadillac, Mich.; Mrs. Maria Wood, of Holbrook; Mrs. Sarah Wood and Silas Fordyce, of Rogersville; Mrs. A. R. White, of Bluff. She is survived by three brothers, David, Daniel and Spencer Simmons, of Clarksville, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Higgins, of East Waynesburg, and Mrs. Malinda Fordyce. The funeral was held at Willow Grove church, on Monday, services being conducted by Rev. Martin of the M. P. church. Deceased had been a member of the Christian denomination for nearly fifty years and was a faithful christian woman.

Waynesburg Republican, October 18, 1906 (Greene County, PA)

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