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1901 Census  Golan, Kilmacrenan, Co Donegal

 

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
  Michael McFadden and Mary McFadden Household          
1 McFadden Michael Head RC RW 58 Farmer/Weaver Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Mary Wife RC RW 40 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Catherine Dau RC Can't read 18 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Margaret Dau RC RW 16 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Ellen Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Mary Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Giley Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Rose Dau RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden John Son RC Can't read 2 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Mary McFadden dau of Michael McFadden and Catherine McAtilla (Flood) - see household 9 below

                     
2 Sweeney Mary Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Sweeney Annie Dau RC Only reads 30 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey Jane Boarder RC Can't read 39 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
  Dolty Sweeney and Mary Peoples Household          
3 Sweeney Dolty Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Mary Wife RC Can't read 48 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Sweeney Ellen Dau RC Only reads 21 Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
  Sweeney John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Anthony Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Patrick Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Catherine Cousin? RC Can't read 50 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Edward Cousin RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
  William Lynagh and Anne Sweeney Household          
4 Lynagh William Head RC Can't read 77 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lynagh Nancy Wife RC Can't read 60 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Lynagh William Son RC Can't read 25 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Lynagh Mary Dau RC RW 22 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Lynagh Patrick Son RC RW 21 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Note: William b 19 Aug 1865, Mary b 25 Oct 1873
                     
  Dennis Sweeney and Rose McFadden Household          
5 Sweeney Rose Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Sweeney Hugh Son RC RW 27 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Ellen Dau RC RW 22 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
  Edward McCabe and Rose McFadden Household          
6 McCabe Edward Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCabe Rose Wife RC Can't read 55 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McCabe Michael Son RC RW 27 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McCabe James Son RC RW 17 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McCabe Ellen Dau RC RW 16 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  McCabe Patrick Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCabe Fanny Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE

 

Notes:

Dau Rose b 3 Jun 1879, married William Roarty, miner, son of Charles, labourer, 1 May 1903. Rose was recorded as being a laundress, residing in

Castlefin. Witnesses John Roarty and Rose Crumlish

- son William James was baptised at St Brigid's Golan, 22 Sep 1906, with William & Rose's residence being noted as Hamilton, Scotland

- son Charles married Anne Gallagher - see 1901 census Raymoghy

                     
  George Sweeney and Margaret Sweeney Household          
7 Sweeney George Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Margaret Wife RC RW 40 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Sweeney James Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Sarah Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Hannah Dau RC RW 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Maggie Dau RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Denis Son RC Can't read 8mths Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Note:

George Sweeney, son of James, married Margaret Sweeney, dau of Dolty, 9 Mar 1886. Witnesses Michael Strain and Catherine Sweeney

                     
  Dolty Sweeney and Catherine McHugh Household          
8 Sweeney Dolty Head RC Can't read 34 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Catherine Wife RC RW 30 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Catherine Dau RC Can't read 1 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Dolty Sweeney, son of Hugh, married Catherine McHugh, Cranford, dau of Michael, 2 Jan 1899. Witnesses Michael Gallagher, Labad? and Margaret

Gallagher, Cranford

                     
  Michael McFadden and Catherine McAtilla (Flood) Household          
9 McFadden Catherine Head RC Can't read 76 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McFadden Michael Son RC Can't read 47 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Nancy Dau-in-law RC Can't read 40 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Michael Gson RC Can't read 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Catherine Gdau RC Can't read 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden John Gson RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden James Gson RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Mary Gdau RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Mandy Gson RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden William Gson RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Peter Gson RC Can't read 1 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  McFadden Joseph Gson RC Can't read 1 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
 

Notes:

1851 census Golan -

Michael, 40

Catherine 30 married 1839

Rose, 12

Anne, 10

Michael, 8

Uny, 1

Children of Michael and Catherine :

Rose

Anne

Michael

Uny

Mary m Michael McFadden - see household 1 above

Manus? - see household 10 below

                     
  Manus McFadden and Sarah Ward Household          
10 McFadden Manus Head RC Can't read 30 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Sarah Wife RC RW 30 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Catherine Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden James Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Michael Son RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden John Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  McFadden Joseph Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Fanny Sis-in-law RC RW 40 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Manus McFadden, son of Michael, married Sarah Ward, dau of James, 10 Feb 1887 in Kilmacrenan. See marriage scan

Joseph b 26 Jul 1898, baptised 27 Jul. Baptism sponsors Michael and Mary McFadden

Sophia b 19 Jun 1904

Researcher: Christine - Email

                     
  Hugh Flood and Mary McFadden Househiold          
11 Flood Mary Head RC RW 40 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Flood Manus Father-in-law RC Can't read 72 Ag Labr Widower Donegal IE
  McFadden Julia Sister RC RW 34 Domestic Svt Widow Donegal IE
  McFadden Catherine Niece RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Margaret Niece RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden John Nephew RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  Dolty Sweeney and Anne McBride Household          
12 Sweeney Dolty Head RC Can't read 66 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Anne wife RC Can't read 65 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McBride Sarah Dau RC RW 26 Domestic Svt Married Donegal  
  McBride Hugh Gson RC Can't read 4mths farmer's gson Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Mary Niece RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Dau Sara married Hugh McBride, Glasgow, son of Michael McBride, Cratlagh, Tullyfern, 24 Jul 1899. Witnesses James and Mary McBride,

Cratlagh

                     
13 Flood Bernard Head RC Can't read 48 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Flood Edward Brother RC Can't read 46 Ag Labr Married Donegal IE
  Flood Rose Sis-in-law RC RW 30 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Flood Catherine Niece RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Flood Mary Anne Niece RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Flood Sarah Niece RC Can't read 1 Farmer's niece Single Donegal  
  Note: Edward was married to Rose McBride
                     
14 Flood Hugh Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Flood Catherine Wife RC RW 34 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Flood Catherine Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Flood Mary Dau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Flood Madge Dau RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Flood John Son RC Can't read 10mths Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
  Bernard McAtilla (Flood) and Catherine McGarvey Household          
15 Flood Barney Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Flood Catherine Wife RC RW 38 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Flood Barney Son RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Flood James Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Flood Fanny Dau RC Can't read 2 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
                     
16 McBride John Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McBride Margaret Wife RC Only reads 55 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
                     
17 Sweeney Bridget Head RC Can't read 62 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Sweeney Annie Dau RC Only reads 27 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney James Son RC RW 20 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney John Son RC RW 18 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McBride Julia Boarder RC Can't read 70 Domestic Svt Widow Donegal IE
  Sweeney Charles Visitor RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  Edward McFadden and Margery McGettigan Household          
18 McFadden Margery Head RC Can't read 60 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Hugh Son RC RW 16 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Edward Gson RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Andrew Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Children of Edward and Margery :

Mary m Hugh Flood - see household 11, above

James m Susan Clarke - Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Hugh

Edward b 9 Jan 1869 m Margaret Duffy 5 Jan 1886 - see 1911 census Golan

Catherine b 26 Feb 1872

Researcher: Maureen - Email

                     
  Hugh McBride and Catherine McFadden Household          
19 McBride Hugh Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McBride Patrick Brother RC Can't read 50 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McBride Edward Son RC RW 27 Ag Labr Married Donegal IE
  McBride Susan Dau-in-law RC RW 26 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McBride Hugh Gson RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McBride Hannah Gdau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McBride Patrick Gson RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McBride Daniel Gson RC Can't read 1 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Note: Catherine b 14 Nov 1879
                     
20 Doochary John Head RC RW 80 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McGettigan Mary Niece RC Can't read 67 Asst housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  Doochary John Son RC RW 31 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Doochary Catherine Dau-in-law RC Only reads 25 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Logan Nancy Servant RC Can't read 50 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Note: Son John Doherty married Catherine Sweeney. Their son James b 18 Aug 1904
                     
21 Gallagher John Head RC Can't read 25 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Bridget Niece RC Can't read 18 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Mary Niece RC Only reads 16 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Catherine Niece RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Rose Niece RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Morrow? Eliza Jane Servant RC Only reads 20 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
22 Gallagher Frank Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Nancy Wife RC RW 42 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Francis Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Maggie Anne Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  Hugh McGarvey and Margaret McGroarty Household          
23 McGarvey Margaret Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McGarvey Hugh Son RC Only reads 23 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey Unity Dau RC Only reads 21 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
24 Kelly Bernard Head RC Can't read 47 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Kelly Mary Wife RC Can't read 45 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Kelly Charles Son RC Only reads 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kelly Sarah Dau RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kelly Bernard Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kelly Joseph Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kelly Unity Dau RC Can't read 2 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
  James Gallagher and Catherine McCue/McHugh Household          
25 Gallagher James Head RC RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Catherine Wife RC RW 57 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC RW 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Ellen Dau RC RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Hannah Dau RC RW 18 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher John Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Kate Niece RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Scotland  
  Sweeney Mary Niece RC Can't read 2 Farmer's niece Single Scotland  
 

Notes:

Kate and Mary daughters of John Sweeney and Catherine Gallagher. John Sweeney, Golan, son of Hugh, married Catherine Gallagher, Golan, dau

of James, 18 Jan 1894. Witnesses James Sweeney and Mary Gallagher, Golan - see scan from Marriage register

                     
26 McFadden John Head RC Can't read 62 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McFadden Ellen Wife RC Can't read 50 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McFadden John Son RC RW 35 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Bridget Dau RC RW 25 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Michael Son RC RW 22 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McFadden Daniel Son RC RW 19 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Curran John Gson RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Dugan Mary Gdau RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
27 McGettigan Sara Head RC RW 40 Farmer Single Drumard, Donegal IE
  Gallagher Mary Visitor RC RW 25 Domestic Svt Single Drumard, Donegal IE
  McElwee Fanny Visitor RC RW 12 Scholar Single Tamney IE
                     
28 McGettigan Michael Head RC Only reads 36 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGettigan Thomas Brother RC Only reads 35 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Margery Sister RC Can't read 34 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Children of Michael and Bridget McGettigan who married in 1844 :

Ellen

Thomas

Margery

John

Michael

                     
29 McGinley Hugh Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Grace wife RC Only reads 55 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Hugh Son RC Can't read 33 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Mary Dau RC RW 29 Domestic Svt Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Peter Son RC RW 16 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Ellen Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Dau Mary married Denis Sweeney, son of James, ? Nov 1900. Witnesses Michael Sweeney and ? McGinley, Golan

                     
30 McGinley Daniel Head RC Can't read 35 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Mary wife RC Only reads 39 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McGinley James Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
31 McGinley Margery Head RC Can't read 61 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McGinley Edward Bro-in-law RC RW 55 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Maurice Son RC RW 30 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Edward Son RC RW 27 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McGinley James Son RC RW 20 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Margery Dau RC RW 17 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
32 McGinley Nancy Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McGinley Francis Son RC RW 28 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
                     
33 McGinley Bridget Head RC Only reads 75 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McGinley Michael Son RC RW 42 Labourer Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Mary Dau RC RW 39? Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
  Patrick Strain and Catherine McLaughlin Household          
34 Strain Patrick Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Strain Catherine Wife RC Can't read 60 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Strain Michael Son RC RW 30 Clerk Single Donegal IE
  Strain Patrick Son RC RW 25 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
                     
  Edward Harkin and Ane McElwee Household          
35 Harkin Edward Head RC Only reads 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Nancy Wife RC RW 60 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Margery Dau RC RW 25 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Harkin Catherine Dau RC RW 23 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Harkin James Son RC RW 21 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  Harkin John Gson RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Harkin Edward Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
36 Gallagher Margery Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Harkin Annie Dau RC RW 34 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Harkin William Son-in-law RC RW 32 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Margery Gdau RC Only reads 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Harkin Daniel Gson RC Can't read 1 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Anne Gallagher, dau of James, married William Harkin, son of Edward Harkin (above), ? Feb 1896. This was William's second marriage - the first was to

Anne Strain, Dau of Patrick (above) at the end of 1887.

                     
37 McCabe Denis Head RC RW 50 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Lynagh James Nephew RC RW 17 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
                     
  Rev Hugh Sweeney Household          
38 Sweeney Hugh Head RC RW 37 Catholic Curate Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Rose Servant RC RW 21 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Fr Hugh Sweeney was the Catholic Curate of St Brigid's Golan until the end of 1905

Fr Hugh is a son of  of Hugh Sweeney (Acres) and Grace Boyle (Michael, Arranmore) - see notes 1901 census Leckenagh

He was born abt 1855, Ordained 1882 and died 11 Dec 1905 - see Kilmacrenan Abbey Graveyard

(photograph submitted by Petie McGee)

                     
39 McGinley Teague Head RC Can't read 57 Tinker Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Susan Wife RC Can't read 50 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Owen Son RC Can't read 23 Tinker Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Ann Dau RC Can't read 19 Pedlar Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Hugh Son RC Can't read 16 Tinker Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Michael Son RC Can't read 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Bernard Son RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     

Townland Notes

Marriages

1. Catherine Sweeney, Golan, dau of Hugh, married Patrick Sheils, Meenformal, Mevagh, son of Michael, 6? Feb 1894. Witnesses Charles and Mary? McGarvey, Drum?

 

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