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1901 Census Derryness, Inishkeel, Co Donegal

(Includes Carn and Ranny Point)


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
  Patrick Gallagher and Catherine O'Donnell Household          
1 Gallagher Catherine Head RC Only reads 65   Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC RW 25 Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bernard Son RC RW 24 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Con Son RC RW 22 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC RW 20 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Patrick Nephew RC Can't read 4   Single Scotland  

Notes :

Children of Patrick and Catherine :

In 1911 of 8 children born there were 6 still living

Charles b 24 Jun 1865

Daniel b 1 Nov 1869


Bernard b 3 Jan 1872 married Catherine Melly (Charles) - Brooklyn NYC

Connel b 1 May 1874

Patrick b 8 Jun 1877

2 McGinty John Head RC RW 75 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGinty Catherine Wife RC RW 70   Married Donegal IE
  McGinty Moses? Son RC RW 42 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McGinty John Son RC RW 39 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Condy Melley and Grace Gildea Household          
3 Melley Con Head RC RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Melley Grace Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  Melley Bridget Dau RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Melley Charles Brother RC Can't read 68 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Note: Dau Roseanne bap Ardara 19 Sep 1872, Godparents John and Ellen Gildea
  Condy Melly and Mary Boyle Household          
4 Melley Connell Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Melley Mary Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal IE
  Melley Mary A Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Melley Kate Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Melley Willie Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Melley Patrick John Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Melley Connell Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  


Condy Melley married to Mary Boyle 2 Aug 1885 in Ardara, by Rev Peter McDevitt

Children of Condy and Mary -

Condy b 6 Oct 1899, bap Ardara 8 Oct, Godparents Charles and Sarah Melley

Daniel b 24 Dec 1888

  Charles Melly and Christina A Mulreany Household          
5 Melly Charles Head RC RW 35 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Melly Christina Wife RC RW 30   Married Donegal IE
  Melly Rose Mother RC Can't read 75 Housekeeper Widow Donegal IE
  Melly Mary Niece RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Hegarty Michael Servant RC RW 21 Farm svt Single Donegal IE



Charles son of Charles Melly and Rose Conaghan

Children of Charles and Rose:

Elizabeth b 16 Apr 1871

Sarah b 20 Nov 1866

Connell b 5 Aug 1864
Catherine b 8 June 1873 married Bernard Gallagher (Patrick) - Brooklyn NYC

  Hugh Melley and Catherine Boyle Household          
6 Melley Hugh Head RC RW 36 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Melley Cassie Wife RC RW 26   Married Donegal  
  Melley H Patrick Son RC   5mths   Single Donegal  


Hugh Melly son of Hugh Melly and Rose O'Donnell

Hugh Melly snr one of three brothers who settled in Carn - Rose O'Donnell dau of Michael, Altnagapple, Killybegs Lower, one of 10 children

Children of Hugh and Rose -

Rose emigrated London, England

Michael b 1850 emigrated America

Ann b 1851 m Hugh McCafferty, Glenties, 2 Jan 1870. Emigrated to PA, America. 9 children

Mary b 1852 m Daniel McHugh, (Tarlough, Ardara) PA, America. 7 children

Edward b 1852 emigrated America

John m Margaret Byrne, Glenties, emigrated Ohio, America. 9 children

Hugh b 1860 m Cassie Boyle

James b 7 Aug 1864 emigrated Idaho, America

Sarah m Patrick Campbell, Hilltown, Ardara. 12 children - see 1901 census Drumalough

Hannah m Edward (Neddy) Boyle, Ardara. 11 children - see 1901 census Ardara Town

Ellen m Phil McNelis, Cloghboy, lived Altnagapple, Killybegs Lower. 4 children - see 1901 census Cloghboy

Children of Hugh and Catherine -

Patrick Hugh b 8 Nov 1900, bap Ardara, Godparents Peter and Eliza Melley, lived Tullycleave

Anne b 13 Feb 1903, lived Tullycleave

John James b 13 Jan 1902, bap 14 Jan, Godparents Edward Boyle and Hannah Melly, m Grace Diver, Ardara

Mimie emigrated NY, America

Michael b 31 Jul 1905 m Sarah Boyle - emigrated Brooklyn, NY, America

Neil (Joe) m Margaret - emigrated to Brooklyn, NY, America

Rose m Michael O'Hare - emigrated, Bronx, NY, America

James m Margaret Boyle, Donegaltown

Hugh m Molly McGill, Carn

Bridie m Jack Murphy, Dublin

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7 Melley John Head RC RW 32 Farmer Single Donegal IE
8 O'Donnell Hugh Head RC RW 46 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Wife RC RW 45 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Hugh Son RC RW 19 Farmer Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell John Son RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Pat Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Joseph D Son RC RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Minnie Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Anna Dau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Patrick O'Donnell and Mary O'Donnell Household          
9 O'Donnell Patrick Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Wife RC RW 44   Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Hugh Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Kate Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Rose Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Theresa Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Helen? Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Daniel Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  

Note: Patrick O'Donnell (Hugh) married Mary O'Donnell (Daniel, Kilrean Uppr) on Oct 1 1881

  James Gallagher and Ellen Gallagher Household          
10 Gallagher Nellie Head RC Can't read 60   Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher John Son RC RW 33? Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau-in-law RC RW 22   Married Donegal  
  Gallagher James Son RC   1   Single Donegal  

Notes :

James Gallagher married Ellen Gallagher before civil registration began in 1864

James informant for the death of Peter Gallagher, 37, married man of Carn, who died 28 Feb 1868, and is possibly brother (or brother-in-law) to Peter

- Peter Gallagher was married to Bridget McGinley and they had children :

- Bridget b 15 Jan 1865

- Hannah b 13 Jul 1868

Children of James and Ellen :

In 1911 of 9 children born, 8 were still living

John b 25 Sep 1864 marr Bridget Gildea, their son James b 12 Feb 1900

Hugh b 2 Feb 1866

Mary Anne b 21 Dec 1867

Susan b 14 Feb 1869

Bridget b 26 Aug 1871

James b 5 Oct 1873 d bef 1879

Ellen b 20 Nov 1875

Margaret b 28 Aug 1877

James b 20 Jul 1879

Rose b 11 Jan 1881

  Daniel Byrne and Mary Gallagher Household          
11 Byrne Dan Head RC RW 56 Farmer Married Ireland IE
  Byrne Mary Wife RC Can't read 49   Married Donegal IE
  Byrne William Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Byrne John Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Byrne Mary Dau RC RW 20 Irish Lace Worker Single Donegal  
  Note: William b 3 Apr 1876

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