Descendants of Robert Orr
Generation No. 1
1. ROBERT1 ORR was
born March 18, 1807 in Wigtonshire, Scotland, and died September 1891 in
Delmar, PA. He married DELIA COOK. She was born January
09, 1809, and died June 30, 1887 in Delmar, PA.
for ROBERT ORR:
ORR, a native of Wigtonshire, Scotland, born in 1807 and a son James and
Catherine (Kenmure) Orr was reared in his native land, and there learned the
weaver's trade. In 1828 he immigrated to
New York City, where he worked at his trade for a few
years, and then removed to Onondaga County, New York. He continued working at his trade in that
county up to 1849, in which year he removed to Wyoming County, where he spent ten years,
only part of the time following is trade.
In 1859 he came to Tioga County, Pennsylvania, and rented a farm one-mile
south of Wellsboro, in Delmar Township, which he cultivated for
two years. He then bought a farm
adjoining that now owned by Thomas J Orr, on which he passed the remaining
years of his life, dying in September 1891.
He married Delia Cook, and to them was born four children, viz.:
Catherine, wife of W. E. Tyler of Minnesota; Thomas J of Delmar; Robert
S. who was killed before Petersburg, September 9, 1864, while serving in the Union Army, and Alice, deceased
wife of A. C. Mack. Mrs. Orr died in
1887, aged seventy-nine years.
of ROBERT ORR and DELIA COOK are:
2. i. CATHERINE NANCY2 ORR, b. August 02, 1839, NY; d. April 04,
ii. THOMAS J ORR, b. May 02, 1842; m. RUTH WILLIARD, March
for THOMAS J ORR:
J.ORR, only living son of Robert Orr, was born in Onondaga county, New York,
May 2, 1842, and was educated in that county and Wyoming County. When seventeen years old he came to Tioga county
with his parents, and worked on the family on the homestead farm up to 1885,
when he purchased his present property of 217 acres, a short distance Northwest
of Stony Fork, where he makes a specialty of dairy farming, usually keeping
twenty-five cows. Mr. Orr was married March 8, 1864 to Ruth Willard, a daughter of Joseph Willard, of
Delmar township, and has three children, viz.: Robert J., Kate E. and Neva A. Mr. Orr is a staunch Democrat, is a member of
the K. of G. E. and both he and wife are connected with Patrons of
Husbandry. He is one of the substantial
and progressive farmers of his township.
iii. ROBERT S. ORR, b. 1845; d. September 30, 1864, Poplar Springs, VA (KIA).
iv. ALICE ORR, b. November 11, 1848; m. ALONZO MACK.
Generation No. 2
2. CATHERINE NANCY2 ORR (ROBERT1) was born August 02, 1839 in NY, and died April 04,
in Appleton, MN. She married
WARDEN E. TYLER August
24, 1864 in Delmar, PA, son of AMOS TYLER and ANNICE BARTLE. He was born October
28, 1839 in Chenango, NY, and died March 04, 1903 in Appleton, MN.
of CATHERINE ORR and WARDEN TYLER are:
i. NELLIE3 TYLER, b. May 09, 1866; m. H. A. BAILEY.
ii. MABEL TYLER, b. November 22, 1867; m. GEORGE LASSELL.
iii. JESSIE TYLER, b. February 28, 1871; d. 1947; m. EVERETT LOWRY.
iv. CHARLES H. TYLER, b. April 15, 1872; d. 1879, Appleton, MN.
v. ANNICE TYLER, b. November 20, 1874.
3. vi. WILLIAM GEORGE TYLER, b. November 03, 1876, Appleton, MN; d. November 26, 1936, Pasadena, CA.
vii. KATIE TYLER, b. July 06, 1880; m. CLARENCE JOHNSON.
Generation No. 3
3. WILLIAM GEORGE3 TYLER (CATHERINE NANCY2 ORR, ROBERT1) was born November 03, 1876 in Appleton, MN, and died November 26, 1936 in Pasedena, CA. He married ANNA CAROLINE
05, 1902, daughter of ANDREW LEWIS and CAROLINE PULS. She was born February
20, 1881, and died July 08, 1936 in Stockton, CA.
of WILLIAM TYLER and ANNA LEWIS are:
i. KATHLEEN ANNICE4 TYLER, b. March 06, 1905.
4. ii. WARD ERWIN TYLER, b. July 10, 1907, Spokane, WA; d. August 19, 1988, Stockton, CA.
iii. MARJORIE TYLER, b. January 1913.
Generation No. 4
4. WARD ERWIN4 TYLER (WILLIAM GEORGE3, CATHERINE NANCY2 ORR, ROBERT1) was born July 10, 1907 in Spokane, WA, and died August 19, 1988 in Stockton, CA. He married GENEVIEVE PATRICIA
02, 1931 in Stockton, CA, daughter of JAMES BURKE and ELIZABETH TUMELTY. She was born March
02, 1908 in Stockton, CA, and died January 18, 1984 in Stockton, CA.
of WARD TYLER and GENEVIEVE BURKE are:
5. i. WARD ERWIN5 TYLER, JR, b. May 13, 1932, Stockton, CA; d. November 05, 1989, Stockton, CA.
6. ii. CAROLE JEAN TYLER, b. August 30, 1933.
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