Friday, October 28, 2011

Orianna Tyler and Eugene Kirkland married Oct. 28, 1891- Updated 12 November 2021

Orianna Tyler was born in West Brookfield on April 13, 1863.  She was the daughter of George F. and Caroline (Pepper) Tyler.  Orianna married Eugene Kirkland, son of Charles and Elizabeth on October 28, 1891, according to The Tyler Genealogy: The Descendants of Job Tyler, of Andover, Massachusetts, 1619-1700.  No location is given for the marriage, and no record has been located in Massachusetts vital records.

Eugene was born in Huntington, MA on Nov. 14, 1857, according to the Tyler Genealogy.  Huntington vital records show the birth of an unnamed male Kirkland on that date.

 The 1880 census has Eugene living with a brother in Washington State, and the 1900 census has Eugene, Orianna and daughters Helen and Eva living in Colfax, Whitman County Washington.  Daughter Eva died in 1925, Eugene died in 1926, and Orianna lived until Dec. 13, 1954.  

Helen married Thomas Addison Gallauger on  4 September 1924 at the Congregational Parsonage in Colfax, Whitman, Wahington.  Rev. F. O. Wyatt was the officiant..
She died 30 March 1972 in Spokane, Washington. Thomas died 2 June 1964 in Colfax, Washington.

Source : Washington, U.S., Marriage Records, 1854-2013 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.Whitman> Washington>Marriage Affidavits, page 12 

                 Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008 [database online]; ; Accessed 12 November 2021.)