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1901 Census, Fearn, Urney, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language
                     
1 Barclay Sarah Head RC RW 46 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Barclay Charles Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barclay James Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barclay Sarah Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Barclay Ellen Dau RC RW 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Barclay Annie Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Barclay John Joseph Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Tyrone  
  Barclay George Son RC Only reads 11 Scholar Single Tyrone  
  Kelly Patrick Visitor RC RW 22 Horse trainer Single Donegal  
                     
2 Knox Joseph Head Pres RW 45 Farmer Single Tyrone  
  Mortin Sarah Sister Pres RW 36 Housekeeper Married Tyrone  
  Mortin John Nephew Pres Can't read 8   Single Donegal  
  White James Servant RC Can't read 12 Farm svt Single Tyrone  
                     
  Thomas Browne and Sarah Cunnungham Household          
3 Browne Sarah Head Pres RW 70 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Browne William Wauchob Son Pres RW 37 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Browne Lizzie Dau Pres RW 29 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McGlynn James Servant RC RW 17 Farm svt Single Glasgow, Scotland  
 

Notes:

Thomas Brown, full age, Fern, son of Benjamin, Farmer, married Sarah Cunningham, full age, Foyfin, dau of James Cunningham, Farmer, 7 Jan 1861. Witnesses William

Wauchob and John Thomas Brown

Dau Lizzie (Eliza) b 18 Aug 1871

Thomas died 23 May 1880 aged 43 years - see Will of Thomas Brown 1880

Thomas' father Benjamin was witness to a Will for another Fearn householder, Charles Browne, who died 30 Jun 1861 - see Will pg 1, Will pg 2, Will pg 3, Will pg 4

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  Robert McCarter and Matilda Craig Household          
4 McCarter Robert Head CofI RW 78 Farmer Married Tyrone  
  McCarter Matilda Wife CofI RW 61   Married Donegal  
  McCarter Elisabeth Dau CofI RW 32 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  McCarter Thomas Son CofI RW 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McCarter William John Son CofI Only reads 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McCarter Maggie Jane Dau CofI RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McCarter Annie Dau CofI RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Robert 'McArthur', farmer and carpenter, Listymore, Co Tyrone, son of John, farmer, married Matilda Craig, Fearn, dau of Christopher, farmer, 12 Sep 1866 at Newtownstewart

CofI. Witnesses Christopher Craig and John J Brown

Newspaper notice 14 Sep 1866 :

September 12, in the Parish Church of Ardstraw, by the Rev. Robert Mussen, Incumbent of Drumclamph, MR. ROBERT McCARTHUR, of Listymore, to MATILDA,

daughter of CHRISTOPHER CRAIG, ESQ., of Fern

Dau Matilda b 7 Jul 1867 in Listymore, married James Maxwell - see below

                     
5 Hamilton Alexander Head CofI Can't read 47 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Hamilton Margaret Wife CofI RW 24   Married Donegal  
  Hamilton Christopher Son CofI RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hamilton Annie Dau CofI RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Hamilton Thomas Son CofI RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hamilton James Son CofI RW 10 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hamilton Bella Mary Dau CofI Can't read 5 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Hamilton William Son CofI Can't read 3 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hamilton Robert Son CofI Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hamilton Kathleen Dau CofI Can't read 1mth Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
6 Bell John Head Pres RW 70 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Bell Matilda Wife Pres RW 62   Married Donegal  
  Bell John James Son Pres RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Bell Thomas Son Pres RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Bell Maggie Dau Pres RW 24 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
7 Kyle Mary Head CofI Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Kyle David Son CofI Can't read 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Kyle Matilda Dau CofI Can't read 35 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
  James Maxwell and Matilda McCarter Household          
8 Maxwell James Head Pres RW 45 Farmer Married Tyrone  
  Maxwell Matilda Wife Pres RW 34   Married Tyrone  
  Maxwell Charles Son Pres Can't read 5 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Maxwell James Son Pres Can't read 4 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Maxwell Robert Son Pres Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Maxwell Sarah E Dau Pres Can't read 10mths Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Stinson William Servant CofI Can't read 17 Farm svt Single Tyrone  
  McCreery Mary Servant CofI RW 18 Gen Domestic svt Single Tyrone  
 

Notes:

James Maxwell, Inisclan, Urney (East, Co Tyrone), farmer, son of Samuel, married Matilda McCarter, Fearn, dau of Robert, farmer, 21 Feb 1895 at the Urney CofI.

Witnesses Thomas McCarter and Charles Maxwell

Matilda b 7 Jul 1867 in Listymore, Co Tyrone, dau of Robert McCarter and Matilda Craig - see #4, above

James son of Samuel Maxwell and Annie Elizabeth McCormick

Children of Samuel and Annie :

James m Matilda McCarter, Fearn

Charles, Inisclan, Co Tyrone - d 15 Jun 1896

Maggie J m David Monteith, son of David Montieth, Blacksmith, 3 Nov 1881 - see below

Rebecca m Wiliam Moorehead, Fearn - see #15, below

Lizzie m Colhoun, Glentown, Co Tyrone

William m Annie, Inisclan, Co Tyrone

Samuel m Maggie, Inisclan, Co Tyrone

                     
9 Watson William Head Pres RW 52 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Watson Margaret Wife Pres RW 38   Married Tyrone  
  Watson Minnie Dau Pres RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Rebecca Dau Pres RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Jane Dau Pres RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson William Son Pres RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Thomas Son Pres RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Sarah Dau Pres Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
                     
10 Monteith David Head CofI Can't read 70 Blacksmith Widower Tyrone  
  Monteith Thomas Son CofI RW 40 Blacksmith Married Tyrone  
  Monteith Lizzie Dau-in-law CofI RW 37   Married Donegal  
  Monteith Jane Gdau CofI RW 14 Dressmaker Single Donegal  
  Monteith Samuel Gson CofI RW 12 Apprentice Smith Single Donegal  
  Monteith Beck Gdau CofI RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Monteith David Gson CofI RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Monteith Robert Gson CofI Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Monteith Thomas Gson CofI Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Monteith James Gson CofI Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Son David m Maggie J Maxwell - see #8, above

                     
11 Maxwell Margaret Head CofI Can't read 60 Alms collector Single Tyrone  
                     
12 Morrow John Head CofI Only reads 48 Dealer Married Tyrone  
  Morrow Sarah Wife CofI RW 46 Dealer Married Tyrone  
  Loughlin Mary Dau CofI RW 22 Seamstress Married Tyrone  
  Morrow Henry Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Tyrone  
  Morrow Rebecca Dau CofI RW 10 Scholar Single Tyrone  
  Morrow George Son CofI RW 9 Scholar Single Tyrone  
  Morrow James Son CofI Can't read 5 Scholar Single Tyrone  
  Loughlin Cunningham Son-in-law CofI Can't read 22 Agricultural labr Married Tyrone  
                     
13 O'Brien Michael Head RC Only reads 50 Farmer Single Donegal  
  O'Brien Mary Jane Sister RC RW 46 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
                     
  Robert Moorehead and Eliza Jane Wilson (Ardstraw) Household          
14 Moorehead Robert Head CofI RW 70 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Moorehead Eliza Jane Wife CofI Can't read 60   Married Donegal  
  Moorehead Robert Andrew Son CofI RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Moorehead Soloman Chambers Son CofI RW 24 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Moorehead Samuel Joseph Son CofI RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Robert Moorehead, Fearn, Farmer, son of Solomon, married Eliza Jane Wilson, Ardstraw, dau of James, labourer, 2 Dec 1858. Witnesses Andrew Wilson

and John Barr

Robert son of Solomon and Martha Moorehead. His sister Sarah m White

                     
  William Moorehead and Rebecca Maxwell Household          
15 Moorhead Rebecca Head CofI RW 52 Farmer Widow Tyrone  
  Dorragh Solomon Nephew CofI RW 25 Farm svt Single Donegal  
  Monteith Sarah Niece CofI RW 15 Farm svt Single Tyrone  

 

Notes:

William Moorehead, Fearn, farmer, son of John, married Rebecca Maxwell, Inisclan, Co Tyrone, dau of Samuel, 7 Feb 1878. Witnesses James Hall and William Maxwell

Rebecca dau of Samuel Maxwell and Annie Elizabeth McCormick - see #8, above

Solomon Dorragh son of Caldwell Dorragh, Fearn, son of John and Sarah Moorehead, Fearn, dau of Solomon and Martha, m 5 Nov 1868

Sarah Monteith dau of David Monteith and Maggie J Maxwell

                     
  John Moorehead and Catherine Park Household          
16 Moorehead John Head Episc Can't read 50 Road contractor Married Donegal  
  Moorehead Katie Wife Episc RW 50 Seamstress Married Tyrone  
  Moorehead Tillie Dau Episc RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Moorehead Annie Dau Episc RW 15 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Moorehead John Son Episc RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Moorehead William Son Episc RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

John Moorehead, Fearn, son of Solomon, married Catherine Park, Inisclan, Co Tyrone, dau of William, 5 Dec 1867 at the Urney CofI. Witnesses John Park and

William Moorehead 

John son of Solomon and Martha Moorehead. His sister Sarah m White

                     
17 McHugh James Head RC RW 62 Farmer Married Tyrone  
  McHugh Margaret Wife RC Can't read 56   Married Donegal  
  McHugh Felix Son RC Can't read 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McHugh Catherine Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McHugh George Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
18 McManaman Michael Head RC Can't read 50 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  McManaman Bridget Wife RC Only reads 47   Married Donegal IE
  McManaman Catherine Dau RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
                     
19 Kelly Rose Ann Head RC RW 70 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Kelly Maggie Dau RC RW 35 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Kelly Neil Son RC Can't read 34 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Kelly Susan Dau RC RW 25 Seamstress Single Donegal  
                     

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