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1901 Census Ballyhoorisky, Clondavaddog

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
1 Carr Sarah Head RC Can't read 82 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Finlay Son RC RW 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Carr Mary Dau-in-law RC RW 30 Dressmaker Widow Donegal IE
  Carr Sarah Gdau RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Edward Gson RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Dan Gson RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Ellen Gdau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Hugh Gson RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr James Gson RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     
  John Carr and Bridget Sheils Household          
2 Carr John Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Carr Bridget Wife RC Can't read 45   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Giley Dau RC Can't read 26 Seamstress Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Grace Dau RC Can't read 24 Seamstress Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Susan Dau RC RW 22   Married Donegal IE
  Carr John Son RC Can't read 20 Fisherman Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr James Son RC Only reads 16 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Edward Son RC Only reads 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Hugh Son RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr James Son-in-law RC Only reads 30 Ag Labr Married Donegal IE
  Carr Tom Gson RC Can't read 7mths   Single Donegal  
  Carr John Gson RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
3 Carr Ennis Head RC RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Carr Susan Wife RC Can't read 40 Dressmaker Married Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Sarah Dau RC RW 18 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Susan Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  Francis Carr and Catherine Feilty Household          
4 Carr Francis Head RC Can't read 30 Fisherman Married Donegal IE
  Carr Kate Wife RC Only reads 28   Married Donegal IE
  Carr James Brother RC RW 26 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Carr Bridget Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Mary Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Carr Anne Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Carr Kate Dau RC Can't read 1mth   Single Donegal  
                     
  Neil Sheils and Bridget Sheils Household          
5 Shiel Bridget Head RC Can't read 78 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  Shiel Fennol Son RC RW 26 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Mary Servant RC RW 14 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Finlay (Fennol) b 8 Mar 1867, married Margaret Friel :

Fenille Shiel, Ballyhoorisky, son of Neil, farmer, married Maggie Friel, Fallanaes, dau of Patrick, farmer, 18 Feb 1901. Witnesses Neil Shiels and Bridget

Harkin - see 1911 census Ballyhoorisky

Maggie was a daughter of James and Hannah Friel, Fallaneas - see 1901 census Fallaneas

Researcher: Mary - Email

                     
  John Sheils and Susan McGranaghan Household          
6 Sheils Susan Head RC Can't read 52 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Francis Son RC Can't read 30 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Neal Son RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Jiley Dau RC RW 19 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Edward Son RC RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
7 Sheils Sarah Head RC Can't read 48 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Sheils Edward Son RC Can't read 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Anne Dau RC Can't read 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Bridget Dau RC Can't read 16 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Susan Dau RC RW 14 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
                     
7 Feilty James Head RC Can't read 38 Ag Labr Married Donegal IE
  Feilty Mary Wife RC Can't read 32   Married Donegal IE
  Feilty John Son RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Feilty Edward Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Feilty Bridget Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Feilty Sarah Dau RC Can't read 8mths   Single Donegal  
                     
8 Sweeney Hugh Head RC Can't read 35 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Catherine Wife RC Can't read 34   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sweeney Hugh Son RC Can't read 12   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sweeney Susan Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sweeney Darby Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sweeney Winifred Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sweeney William Son RC Can't read 9mths   Single Donegal  
                     
9 Sheils Patrick Head RC Can't read 47 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Catherine Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Tom Son RC Can't read 15   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils James Son RC Can't read 13   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils John Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Frank Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr James Lodger RC RW 30 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
                     
10 Sheils Henry Head RC Can't read 52? Ag Labr Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Bridget Wife RC Can't read 56?   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils William Son RC Can't read 18 Ag Labr Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Giley Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Bridget Dau RC Can't read 12   Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
  Connel Harkin and Catherine Shiels Household          
11 Harkin Conal Head RC RW 52 Ag Labr Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Kate Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Harkin Annie Dau RC RW 24 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  Harkin Francis Son RC RW 22 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Harkin Bridget Dau RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
                     
12 Shiels Sarah Head RC Can't read 35 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Shiels Darby Son RC Can't read 10 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Shiels William Son RC Can't read 7   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Shiels Rose Dau RC Can't read 12 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Bridget Dau RC Can't read 8   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Shiels Darby Brother-in-law RC Can't read 40 Ag Labr Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
13 Shiels Darby Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Shiels Ellen Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal IE
  Shiels Bridget Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Hannah Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Manus Son RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal IE
  Shiels William Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Henry Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Shiels Hugh Brother RC Can't read 52 Farmer's Brother Single Donegal IE
  McGrenaghan Kate Sister RC Can't read 46 Farmer's Sister Widow Donegal Only Irish
  McGrenaghan Thomas Nephew RC RW 22 Farmer's Nephew Single Donegal IE
  McGrenaghan Peter Nephew RC Can't read 20 Farmer's Nephew Single Donegal IE
                     
14 Shiels John Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Shiels Bridget Wife RC Can't read 44   Married Donegal IE
  Shiels Michael Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Kate Dau RC Can't read 16   Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Peter Son RC Can't read 11   Single Donegal IE
  Shiels John Son RC Can't read 9   Single Donegal IE
  Shiels Hugh Son RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
15 Sheils John Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Sarah Wife RC Can't read 36   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Darby Son RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Mary Dau RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils John Son RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Patrick Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Sarah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
16 Carr Owen Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Carr Catherine Wife RC Can't read 54   Married Donegal IE
  Carr John Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Carr Thomas Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Darby Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Carr Catherine Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  Thomas Feilty and Bridget McBride Household          
17 Feilty Tom Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish
  Feilty Bridget Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Feilty Michael Son RC Can't read 35 Fisherman Single Donegal Only Irish
  Feilty Mary Dau RC RW 28 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  McBride Charles Visitor RC RW 12 Scholar Single ?  
                     
  Bernard Coyle and Anne Carr Household          
18 Coyle Barney Head RC Can't read 36 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Coyle Nancy Wife RC RW 30   Married Donegal IE
  Coyle Catherine Aunt RC Can't read 70 Domestic Svt Widow Donegal IE
  Coyle Catherine Dau RC RW 19 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Sarah Dau RC RW 17 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Neil Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Margaret Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Hugh Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Mary Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Ellen Dau RC Can't read 7   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Coyle John Son RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Coyle Eneas Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal Only Irish
 

Notes:

Dau Margaret b 21 Apr 1886, m William Kennedy, Grange, Burt, 13 Jan 1906 in Burt - see notes 1901 census Grange

- see 1911 census Carrowen for Margaret & William's household

Dau Hannah m Hugh Doherty, Bohullion, 8 Jan 1906 at Longtower, Derry - see 1911 census Castlecooly

                     
19 Coyle Bryan Uninhabited Hse              
                     
  James Sheils and Bridget Fielty Household          
20 Sheils James Head RC Can't read 68 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Bridget Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Peter Son RC Can't read 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Michael Son RC RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Sarah Dau RC Can't read 24 Seamstress Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Edward Son RC RW 22 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Kate Dau RC Can't read 20 Knitter Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Mary Dau RC RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
                     
21 Coyle Bryan Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer/Publican Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Mary Sister-in-law RC RW 25   Widow Donegal IE
  Coyle Hugh Nephew RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Coyle Hugh Servant RC Can't read 10 Farm Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
22 Sheils Hugh Head RC RW 52 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Giley Niece RC RW 30 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Mary Niece RC Can't read 20 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Patrick Nephew RC Can't read 19 Fisherman Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Sarah Niece RC Can't read 17 Domestic Svt Single Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Darby Nephew RC Can't read 15 Ag Labr Single Donegal Only Irish

 

Notes:

Mary Sheils married John Sheils, son of Peter and Sarah, in 1903 - see household 25 below

Researcher: Mary - Email

                     
23 Friel Charles Head RC Can't read 60 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Friel Michael Brother RC Can't read 57 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
                     
  Henry Sheils and Mary Coyle Household          
24 Sheils Henry Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Mary Wife RC Can't read 55   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Sheils Hugh Son RC RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Susan Dau RC Only reads 27 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Sheils William Son RC RW 24 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Giley Dau RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Sheils Catherine Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                     
  Peter Sheils and Sarah Feilty Household          
25 Sheils Peter Head RC Can't read 36 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Sarah Wife RC Can't read 34   Married Donegal IE
  Sheils John Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Son John married Mary Sheils :

John Sheils, Ballyhoorisky, son of Peter, farmer, married Mary Sheils, Doagh More, dau of Neil, farmer, 24 Nov 1903. Witnesses James McGrenahan

and Mary Kerr - see 1911 census Ballyhoorisky

Mary was a daughter of Neal Sheils and Mary Sheils of Doagh More - see 1901 census Doagh More

Researcher: Mary - Email

                     
26 McElwee John Head RC RW 27 farmer Married Donegal IE
  McElwee Mary Wife RC Can't read 27   Married Donegal IE
  McElwee Michael son RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal Only Irish
  McElwee Maggie Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal Only Irish
  McElwee Cecily Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     
27 McGroarty James Head RC RW 34 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGroarty Kasy Wife RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal Only Irish
  McGroarty Michael son RC Can't read 8   Single Donegal Only Irish
  McGroarty Mary Dau RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal Only Irish
  McGroarty John son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  McGroarty Edward son RC Can't read 2mths   Single Donegal  
                     
  Neil Coyle and Bridget Callaghan Household          
28 Coyle Neal Head RC RW 35 Shopkeeper Married Donegal IE
  Coyle Bridget Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal IE
  Coyle Barney Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Hugh Son RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle Sophia Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle Maria Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Coyle Neal Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Coyle Anna Dau RC Can't read 4mths   Single Donegal  
  Sheils Bridget Servant RC Can't read 25 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Carr Edward Servant RC Can't read 24 Gen Svt Boy Single Donegal IE
                     
  Michael McElwee and Grace Sheils Household          
29 McElwee Grace Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  McElwee John Son RC RW 35 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Margaret Dau RC RW 37 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                     
30 Fielty Michael Head RC Only reads 32 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Fielty Hugh Brother RC RW 28 Farmer's Brother Single Donegal IE
  Fielty Mary Sister RC Can't read 30 Farmer's Sister Single Donegal Only Irish
  Fielty Susan Sister RC Can't read 22 Farmer's Sister Single Donegal IE
                     
  Darby McElwee and Margaret Sheils Household          
31 McElwee Darby Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McElwee Maggie Wife RC Can't read 52   Married Donegal Only Irish
  McElwee Darby Son RC Can't read 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  McElwee Maggie Dau RC RW 23 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Nellie Dau RC RW 21 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Hannah GDau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
32 McElwee John Head RC RW 22 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Sarah Sister RC Can't read 20 Farmer's Sister Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Charles Brother RC RW 18 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Hugh Brother RC Only reads 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Darby Brother RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McElwee Daniel Brother RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Note: Children of Michael McElwee and Mary Carr?
                     
33 McGroarty Anne Head RC Can't read 40 Seamstress Widow Donegal IE
  McGroarty Bridget Dau RC Can't read 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGroarty Anne Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGroarty Charles Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     

 

Townland Notes:

 

Deaths

1. 5 Jul 1865, Hugh Sheil

2. 10 Oct 1864, Ellen Shiel

 

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