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1901 Census Drumleavalliagh, Clondahorky, Co Donegal

 

 

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No

Surname

First

Relationship

Age

Religion
         
Edward Boyle and Cecilia Nelis Household    

1

Boyle

Edward

Head

35

RC

Boyle

Julia

Wife

26

RC

Boyle

Cicily

Daughter

8

RC

Boyle

John

Son

4

RC

Boyle

Peter

Son

9mo

RC

Notes:

Edward Boyle, son of James Boyle (decd), married Cecilia Nelis, dau of Daniel Nelis, 11 Aug 1891

St Michael's, Doe. Witnesses Hugh Coll, Drumnacarry and Julia McCafferty, Drumnaraw

Cecilia dau of Daniel Nelis and Mary McClafferty - see household 5, below

Children of Edward and Cecilia :

Cecilia b 26 Aug 1892 bap 28 Aug. Sponsors Manus McClafferty & Ellen Coll
James b 22 Jul 1894 bap 24 Jul. Sponsors Patrick Nelis & Cecilia Nelis
John b 13 Sep 1896 bap 15 Sep. Sponsors Patrick Nelis & Cecilia Nelis

Mary - with her grandparents - see household 5, below
Peter b 29 Jun 1900 bap 1 Jul. Sponsors Patrick Nelis & Cecilia Nelis
Catherine b 8 Feb 1902 bap 9 Feb. Sponsors Patrick Nelis & Cecilia Nelis

 

 

 

 

 
Michael Boyle and Rose McBride Household    

2

Boyle

Michael

Head

59

RC

Boyle

Rose

Wife

59

RC

Notes:

Michael and Rose m abt 1860

They had 10 children, of whom 7 were alive in 1911

Children of Michael and Rose :

- Mary b 15 Oct 1865

- John b 18 Feb 1868 m Mary McNulty, 24, Drumnaraw, dau of Hugh, 24 Jan 1899. 4th degree consanguinity.

Witnesses Patrick Nelis, Drum? & Annie McHugh, Drumnaraw

- Sarah b 12 Apr 1870 m William Carr - see 1901 census Drumnacarry

- Margery b 23 Apr 1872

- Michael b 23 Dec 1874

- Roseanne b 12 July 1877

- Rose b 18 Jan 1882

?

In 1911, their son John and his wife Mary, who had spent some time in Scotland, plus their 4 sons, were

living with Michael & Rose - see 1911 census

 

 

 

 

 

3

Weir

James

Head

39

Pres

Weir

Catherine

Wife

40

Pres

Weir

James

Son

18

Pres

Weir

Robert

Son

15

Pres

Weir

Thomas

Son

9

Pres

Weir

Patrick

Son

7

Pres

Weir

Agnes

Daughter

3

Pres

 

 

 

 

 
Hugh Nelis and Mary Coll Household    

4

Nelis

Mary

Head

55

RC

Nelis

Hugh

Son

25

RC

Nelis

James

Son

20

RC

Nelis

John

Son

16

RC

Nelis

Annabella

Daughter

15

RC

Notes:

Hugh Nelis, 32ys, Bachelor, Labourer, of Drumleavalliagh, son of Michael Nellis, Farmer, married Mary Coll,

23yrs, Spinster, Drumleavalliagh, dau of John Coll on 12 Feb 1865. Witnesses William O'Donnell &

Peter Coll

Children of Hugh and Mary :

Margaret b 15 Dec 1865. Registered Dunfanaghy

Michael b 1 Dec 1870. Registered Dunfanaghy

Mary b 10 Oct 1872

Hugh b 23 Mar 1875

John b 23 Jun 1877 (must have died in infancy - see other John below)

James b 6 Jan 1880 bap 6 Jan. Sponsors Patrick Cannon & Anna B. Cannon. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
John b 5 Aug 1882 bap 6 Aug. Sponsors Patrick Cannon & Grace Sweeney. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
Annabella b 4 Nov 1885 bap 8 Nov. Sponsors Patrick Canning & Annabella Canning. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's

 

 

 

 

 
Daniel Nelis and Mary McClafferty Household    

5

Nelis

Dan

Head

65

RC

Nelis

Michael

Son

24

RC

Nelis

Mary

Daughter

19

RC

McBrearty

Annie

Granddaughter

14

RC

McBrearty

Dannie

Grandson

13

RC

Boyle

Mary

Granddaughter

2

RC

Notes:

Children of Daniel and Mary :

Anne b 23 Oct 1864 to Daniel McNeill and Mary McClaferty. Registered Dunfanaghy

William b 3 Jan 1867

Dennis b 12 Feb 1869 to Daniel Neil and Mary McClafferty. Registered Dunfanaghy

Cecilia b 23 Mar 1875 m Edward Boyle. Mary Boyle, 2, is their daughter - see household 1, above

Michael b 12 Jun 1877

John b 29 Aug 1879 bap 30 Aug. Sponsors Patrick McClafferty & Anna McClafferty
Mary b 7 Mar 1882 bap 8 Mar. Sponsors William Kerr & Ann McClafferty
Madge b 7 May 1885 bap 10 May. Sponsors William Kerr & Ann McClafferty

Dannie b 26 Dec 1887 to Daniel McBrearty and Bridget Nelis. Bap 26 Dec. Sponsors William Kerr and Ellen Coll

 

 

 

 

 
Patrick Nelis and Margaret Coll Household    

6

Nelis

Patrick

Head

65

RC

Nelis

Margaret

Wife

55

RC

Nelis

Joseph

Son

26

RC

Nelis

James

Son

24

RC

Nelis

Michael

Son

20

RC

Nelis

Ellen

Daughter

15

RC

Nelis

Patrick

Son

13

RC

Notes:

Patrick Nelis, 30yrs, Bachelor, Farmer, Drumleavalliagh, son of Michael Nellis, Farmer, married Margaret Coll,

22yrs, Spinster, Drumnacarry, dau of Andrew Coll on 24 Jan 1865 Witnesses Patrick Coll & James Coll

Children of Patrick and Margaret :

Margaret b 13 Oct 1866. Registered Dunfanaghy

Mary (Nealis) b 16 Apr 1869. Registered Dunfanaghy

Joseph b 9 Nov 1871

James (Neillis) b 3 Aug 1874. Registered Dunfanaghy

Michael b 24 Aug 1880 bap 26 Aug. Sponsors James Coll & Margaret Nelis
Patrick b 12 Aug 1887 bap 14 Aug. Sponsors Edward Boyle & Ann Boyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Townland Notes:

 

Land: Drumleavalliagh Griffith's Valuation/Census Cross-reference

 

Marriages:

 

24 Jan 1865, Patrick Nelis, 30yrs, Bachelor, Farmer, Drumleavalliagh, son of Michael Nellis, Farmer, married Margaret Coll, 22yrs, Spinster, Drumnacarry, dau of Andrew Coll. Witnesses Patrick Coll & James Coll
12 Feb 1865, Hugh Nelis, 32ys, Bachelor, Labourer, of Drumleavalliagh, son of Michael Nellis, Farmer, married Mary Coll, 23yrs, Spinster, Drumleavalliagh, dau of John Coll. Witnesses William O'Donnell & Peter Coll
27 Feb 1865, James Boyle, 28yrs, Bachelor, Farmer, Drumleavalliagh, son of Edward Boyle, Farmer, married Hannah O'Donnell, 24, Drumnacarry, dau of Charles O'Donnell. Witnesses Patrick Coll & Michael Breslin

17 Feb 1889, Patrick Nelis, Meenbunone, son of Michael Nelis, Meenbunone, married Cecilia Boyle, Drumleavalliagh, dau of James Boyle (deceased). Witnesses Denis Murray, Drumnacary & Mary Coll, Drumnacarry. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
11 Aug 1891, Edward Boyle, Drumleavalliagh, son of James Boyle (deceased) married Cecilia Nelis, Drumleavalliagh, dau of Daniel Nelis, Drumleavalliagh. Witnesses Hugh Coll, Drumnacarry & Julia McClafferty, Drumnaraw. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's

17 Feb 1898, Catherine Boyle, Drumleavalliagh, dau of James, married Patrick O’Donnell, Drumnaraw
16 Feb 1904, Hugh Nelis, Drumleavalliagh, son of Hugh Nelis, Drumleavalliagh, married Margaret Cannon, Drumnakillew, dau of Patrick Cannon, Drumnakillew. Witnesses Andrew McClafferty, Drumnaraw & Julia McHugh, Drumnakillew. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
5 Sep 1907, John Gallagher, Cashel, son of Edward Gallagher (deceased), married Ann Nelis, Drumleavalliagh, dau of John Ryan, Gartan. Witnesses Edward McFadden, Cashel, & Bridget Murray, Creenary. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's

 

Births

 

James Boyle and Hannah O'Donnell:

Charles b 29 Apr 1879
Mary b 13 Mar 1867
Anne b 10 Oct 1871

 

Michael Nelis and Mary Doherty:

Patrick Nelis b 14 May 1865. Registered Kilmacrenan

 

Hugh Nelis & Margaret Cannon:
Hugh b 29 Nov 1904 bap 30 Nov. Sponsors James Nelis & Annabella Nelis. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
Magaret b 25 Mar 1906 bap 25 Mar. Sponsors Patrick McHugh & Julia Cannon. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
Catherine b 2 Aug 1908 bap 2 Aug. Sponsors Patrick McHugh & Julia Cannon. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's. Married John Wade 5 Sept 1938
Margaret b 1 Aug 1909 bap 1 Aug. Sponsors James Nelis & Ann Nelis. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
Cecilia (Julia) b 21 Sep 1910 bap 18 Sep. Sponsors Michael Nelis & Cecilia Cannon. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's
Annabella (Nabla) b 9 Oct 1912 bap 13 Oct. Sponsors Denis McClafferty & Rose McClafferty. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's. Married Francis McCarroll, St. Michael's, February 1940
Sara b 21 Oct 1913 bap 15 Oct. Sponsors Denis McClafferty & Rose McClafferty. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's. Married Toal Gallagher 9 August 1938

 

Michael Nelis & Ann Rodden:
Mary b 20 Jul 1912 bap 24 Jul. Sponsors William Rodden & Margaret Rodden. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's

 

Patrick Nelis & Ann Ryan
Mary Teresa b 6 Jan 1902 bap 7 Jan. Sponsors John Nelis & Mary McBrearty. Doe Chapel/St. Michael's

 

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