Martha Mildred Fordyce Obituary

Mrs. Martha Fordyce, widow of Barnet Fordyce, died at her home, in North East, Pa., Sunday, July 2, 1911, aged 62 years, of a complication of diseases. Mrs. Fordyce was a daughter of Charles and Nancy Mildred and was born near Waynesburg, November 8, 1848. She spent several years in North Dakota, returning to Waynesburg about nine years ago, where she resided until September, 1907, when she moved to North East, Pa. Mrs. Fordyce was an earnest christian woman, having been a life-long member of the Christian church until removing to North East, when she united with the Methodist Episcopal church. Nine children survive as follows: Silas, Amos, Woodruff and Mrs. Nancy Boyce, who all reside in the west; William, of Brownsville, Pa.; Alonzo, of Michigan; Charles, of Waynesburg; Mrs. Mary Phanco and Miss Flora Fordyce, of North East, Pa. One sister, Mrs. William Burke, of East Waynesburg and a brother, Thomas Mildred, of Missouri, also survive. The remains were brought to Waynesburg, Tuesday evening, and taken to the home of Jasper Dulaney, of East Waynesburg, where funeral services were held at 8 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. F. A. Bright, pastor of the Christian church. Interment was in the Fordyce cemetery, near Bluff, on Wednesday morning.

Waynesburg Republican, July 6, 1911 (Greene County, PA)

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