Albert Washington Tigard

4 July 1860–29 December 1947 (Age 87)
Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States

The Life of Albert Washington

When Albert Washington Tigard was born on 4 July 1860, in Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States, his father, Leonard Ashley Gilson, was -49 and his mother, Alma Inez Tigard, was -45. He married Mary Catherine Owens on 29 March 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Chelan, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1910 and Bruneau, Owyhee, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 29 December 1947, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bruneau Cemetery, Bruneau, Owyhee, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Washington Tigard
Mary Catherine Owens
Marriage: 29 March 1885
Catherine Tigard
Fredrick Tigard
Mamie Edna Tigard
Alma Inez Tigard
Alma Inez Tigard

Spouse and Children

29 March 1885


Parents and Siblings




    Mary Darlene Gilson


    Albert Gilson


World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 2

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 3

Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States; 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States; 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States Notes: Post office created in 1863 Idaho Territorial Voters Poll Lists, 1863 from Family Search Became the capitol of Idaho on 24 December 1864

Age 30

Idaho is the 43rd state.

Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of figue ‘fig’, apparently applied as an offensive nickname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • W Albert Tizard in household of J Andrew Tizard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert Tigert in household of A J Tigert, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Albert W Tigart, "United States Census, 1930"

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