Martha was born about 1840.She was the daughter of James Rowland, a farmer from Lisgorran, County Monaghan.
At the age of 19, she married James Gillanders, a widowed farmer, son of James Gillanders also a farmer, both from Ballymacforbane on 4 Mar 1873 at Presbyterian Derryvalley Meeting. She was the second of his three wives.
They were believed to have had 2 children.
Martha passed away at Ballymacforbane in 1877, aged 23 ,following two strokes , probably from pre-eclampsia
↑ Irish Civil RecordsSR District/Reg Area - Castleblayney
Marriage of JAMES GILLANDERS and MARTHA ROWLANDon 04 March 1873
Party 1 Name JAMES GILLANDERS
Party 2 Name MARTHA ROWLAND
Date of Event 04 March 1873
Group Registration ID 2820627
SR District/Reg Area Castleblayney
↑ Irish Civil RecordsSR District/Reg Area - Monaghan
Death of MARTHA GILLANDERS in 1877
Name MARTHA GILLANDERS
Date of Death 1877
Group Registration ID 7767506
SR District/Reg Area Monaghan
Deceased Age at Death 23