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Martha Jane (Rowland) Gillanders (abt. 1854 - 1877)

Martha Jane Gillanders formerly Rowland
Born about in Lisgorran, Monaghan, Irelandmap
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Wife of — married 4 Mar 1873 (to 8 Apr 1877) in Derryvalley Meeting Housemap
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Died at about age 23 in Castleshane, Monaghan, County Monaghan, Irelandmap
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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[1][1]. 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[2][3][2]


  1. 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 Image
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  3. 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 Image


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Rowland-9645 and Rowland-3 appear to represent the same person because: Please add me to trusted list. Same reason.

Thank you. Eliz

posted by Elizabeth Knox

Rejected matches › Jane Rowlands (1856-)

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Categories: Ballymacforban Townland, Monaghan Parish, County Monaghan