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1901 Census Castledowey, Raymoghy Parish

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
1 Parke Robert Head Pres RW 53 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Parke Jane Wife Pres RW 37 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Parke Mary M Dau Pres RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Parke Robert M Son Pres RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Parke John Son Pres RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Parke Martha Sister Pres RW 42 Farmer's sister Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Robert and Martha siblings of Jane, below

Martha and Jane applied for the old age pension in 1921

1851 census Lismoghry -

John & Mary Park married 1844 with children

Robert 5

Jane 2

Other children of family not in census -

Martha

John

Annie

                     
  William Cochrane and Jane Park Household          
2 Cochrane William Head Pres RW 58 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Cochrane Jane Wife Pres RW 58 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Cochrane Samuel Son Pres RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Cochrane Andrew Brother Pres RW 56 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Hetherington Maggie Servant Pres RW 14 Domestic svt Single Donegal  
                     
3 Wasson William Head Pres RW 60 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Wasson James Alexander Brother Pres RW 58 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McConnell Alexander Servant Pres RW 24 Farm svt Single Donegal  
  McFadden Mary M Servant RC RW 25 Domestic svt Single Donegal  
                     
4 Bell Nathan Head Pres RW 77 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Bell Susan Wife Pres RW 62 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Bell David Son Pres RW 39 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Bell Agnis Dau-in-law Pres RW 33 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Bell Robert Son Pres RW 27 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Bell Susan Niece Pres Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bell Nathan Nephew Pres Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McMonigle Bidey Servant RC Only reads 35 Domestic svt Single Donegal IE
                     
5 Thompson John Head Pres RW 64 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Thompson Nancy Wife Pres Can't read 80 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Humes Annie Servant RC RW 35 Domestic svt Widow America  
  McDevitt Charles Servant RC Can't read 17 Farm svt Single Donegal  
  Bell Robert Nephew Pres RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
6 Patterson Mary Head Pres RW 84 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Patterson Mary Jane Dau Pres RW 56 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Patterson Matthew Son Pres RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Quinn Anthony Servant RC RW 18 Farm svt Single Donegal IE
                     
  Charles Sweeney and Margaret O'Donnell Household          
7 Sweeney Charles Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Sweeney Margaret Wife RC Can't read 60 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Sweeney Charles Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Hugh Son RC RW 27 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Robert J Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Susan Dau RC RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Marriage Banns Conwal & Leck 28 Dec 1856 between Charles Sweeney, Laggan, and Margaret O'Donnell, Leck

Children of Charles and Margaret :

Anne baptised ? Sep 1863 at Drumoghil, Godparents Thomas? McSwine & ?

Rose baptised 2 Apr 1865 at Drumoghil, Godparents William Gallagher and Nancy ?

Charles b 25 Apr 1867 (civil registration). Baptised 5 May 1867 at Drumoghill, Godparents James Devine? & Letty O'Donnell

Sarah b 28 May 1869 (civil registration). Baptised 26? May 1869 at Drumoghill, Godparents Robert & Letitia O'Donnell

Hugh b 22 Mar 1871 (civil registration)

Ellen b 2 Mar 1873 (civil registration). Baptised ? Mar 1873 at Drumoghil, Godparents William & Ellen Sweeney

Robert John b 20 Apr 1875 (civil registration)

Susan b 12 Aug 1877 (civil registration). Baptised 5 Aug 1877 at Drumoghill, Godparents Robert & Letitia O'Donnell

Mary baptised 27 May 1881 at Drumoghil, Godparents John & Susan Sweeney

Also see 1911 census Castledowey

                     
8 Guthrie James A Head Pres RW 54 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Guthrie Jane Wife Pres RW 55 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Guthrie Samuel Son Pres RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Guthrie John Son Pres RW 27 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Guthrie Jane Dau Pres RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Guthrie Prudence Dau Pres RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Guthrie Mary Dau Pres RW 21 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Guthrie Fanny Dau Pres RW 18 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Guthrie Elizabeth Dau Pres RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
9 Keenan Anne Head RC Can't read 34 Farm labr Married Donegal  
  Keenan Saragha Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Keenan Michael Son RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Keenan John Son RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
10 McKinny James Head RC Can't read 8?? Farm labr Single Donegal  
                     
11 Crawford James Head Pres Can't read 60 Farm labr Widower Donegal  
  Crawford William Son Pres Only reads 26 Shoemaker Single Donegal  
                     
12 McConnell Joseph Head Pres RW 66 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McConnell Alexander Brother Pres RW 62 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McConnell John Brother Pres RW 58 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McNulty Giley Servant RC Can't read 45 Domestic svt Single Donegal  
  McNulty Bella Servant RC RW 16 Domestic svt Single Donegal  
                     
13 Bradley Owen Head RC RW 45 Farmer Single Donegal  
                     
  Michael & Catherine Sweeney Household          
14 Sweeney James Head RC RW 60 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Catherine Sister RC RW 24 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Susan Sister RC RW 26 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Lizzie Sister RC Only reads 22 Seamstress Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

In the 1911 census, the ages of Catherine, Susan and Lizzie had increased by almost 40 years each - see 1911 census Castledowey

In 1922, Susan applied for the old age pension, giving her parents names as Michael & Catherine Sweeney or McSwine. The family details found -

1851 Census children James 13, Michael 12, Thomas 9, Catherine 6, Margery 1. No daughter Susan found

                     
15 Sweeney James Head RC RW 70 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Duggan Mary Sister RC Can't read 60 Housekeeper Widow Donegal  
  Duggan Bridget Niece RC RW 30   Single Donegal  
                     
  Daniel Sweeney and Catherine Gallagher Household          
16 Sweeney Catherine Head RC Can't read 41 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Sweeney Mary Dau RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Rosey Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Hugh Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Bridget Dau RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
17 Sweeney Margery Head RC RW 75 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Sweeney Samuel Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Hugh Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     

 

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