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1901 Census Gortnaskea, Fahan Upper Parish, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
1 McLoughlin John Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McLoughlin Annie Wife RC RW 27   Married Donegal  
  McLoughlin Manus Son RC Can't read 7 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McLoughlin Henry Son RC Can't read 5 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McLoughlin Annie Dau RC Can't read 4 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McLoughlin Teressia Dau RC Can't read 2 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McLoughlin Michael Son RC   3mths   Single Donegal  
                     
2 Foster James Head Pres Only reads 63 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Foster McElwane Brother Pres RW 61 Farm labr Single Donegal  
  Foster William Brother Pres Can't read 50 Farm labr Widower Donegal  
  Foster Margaret Anne Niece Pres RW 16   Single Donegal  
  Foster John Nephew Pres Can't read 14   Single Donegal  
  Foster Anne Niece Pres RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Foster James Nephew Pres Can't read 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Foster Mary Jane Niece Pres Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Foster Johana Niece Pres Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

William Foster, Glack (Gortnaskea), Burnfoot, Farmer, son of John, married Anne Thompson, Coshquin?, dau of Alexander, 20 Mar 1884 at Burt Presbyterian Church.

Witnesses Jane Thompson and Robert James Foster

James, McElwane and William, brothers of Andrew Foster, Garvary? See 1901 census Garvary

                     
3 Coyle Neal Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Coyle Sarah Anne Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal  
  Coyle Henry Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Coyle Denis Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle Neal Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle Mary Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle Jane Dau RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle William Son RC Only reads 5   Single Donegal  
                     
4 Wylie Richard Head Pres Can't read 76 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Wylie Mary Wife Pres Can't read 68   Married Donegal  
  Wylie James Son Pres RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Wylie Rebecca Dau Pres Only reads 27 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Wylie Maggie Dau Pres Only reads 22 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
5 Doherty Julia Head RC Can't read 61 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Doherty James Son RC RW 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Doherty Margaret Dau RC RW 34 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Doherty Mary Dau RC RW 32 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Doherty John Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Doherty Patrick Son RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Doherty Ellen Dau RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Doherty Teressia Dau RC RW 16 Seamstress Single Donegal  
                     
6 Gillespie John Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Gillespie Charles Son RC Can't read 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Gillespie Ellen Dau RC RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
7 Crumlish John Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Crumlish Ellen Sister RC Only reads 52   Single Donegal  
  Crumlish Mary Sister RC Can't read 46   Single Donegal  
  Crumlish Margaret Sister RC Can't read 44   Single Donegal  
                     
8 Granny William Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Granny Jane Wife RC Can't read 62   Married Donegal  
  Granny William Son RC Can't read 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Granny James Son RC Can't read 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Granny Mary Jane Dau RC RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Granny Charles Son RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Granny Patrick Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Name changed to Grant in later census - see 1911 census Gortnaskea

                     
9 Strain John Head RC RW 45 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Strain Sarah Anne Wife RC RW 42   Married Donegal  
  Strain Catherine E Dau RC RW 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Strain Mary Frances Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Strain Sarah Anne Dau RC RW 13 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Strain Ellen Dau RC RW 11 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Strain Christina Dau RC Can't read 7 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Doherty Margaret Niece RC Only reads 10   Single Donegal  
  McDade Catherine Niece RC Can't read 8   Single Donegal  
                     
10 Boyle Francis Head RC Only reads 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Boyle Sarah Wife RC Only reads 42   Married Donegal  
  Boyle Winifred Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Boyle William J Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Boyle Neal Son RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
11 Dinsmore James Head CofE Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Dinsmore Barbara Wife CofE Only reads 48   Married Donegal IE
  Dinsmore Oliver Son CofE RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Dinsmore Mary Dau CofE RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Dinsmore Anne Jane Dau CofE RW 13 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
12 Barr Anne Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Barr James Son RC RW 35 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barr Charles Son RC Can't read 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barr Margaret J Dau RC Can't read 28 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
13 Boyle John Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Boyle Catherine Wife RC Can't read 70   Married Donegal  
  Boyle William Son RC Can't read 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
14 Wiley James Head Pres Can't read 80 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Wiley James Son Pres RW 30 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Wiley Mary Elizabeth Dau-in-law Pres RW 22   Married Donegal  
  Wiley Sarah Anne Gdau Pres Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     
15 Boyle Cornelius Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Boyle Unity Wife RC Only reads 35   Married Donegal  
  Boyle John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
16 Doherty Cornelius Head RC Only reads 75 Tailor Widower Donegal  
  Deehan Annie Dau RC Only reads 35   Widow Donegal  
  Deehan James Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Deehan Mary Gdau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Deehan Bridget Gdau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Deehan Annie Gdau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
                     
17 Bell Richard Head Pres RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Bell Sarah Wife Pres RW 45 Seamstress Married Donegal  
  Bell Maggie Dau Pres RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Bell Sarah Ann Dau Pres RW 18   Single Donegal  
  Bell John Son Pres RW 16   Single Donegal  
  Bell William Son Pres RW 14   Single Donegal  
  Bell Kate Dau Pres RW 12 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Bell Rebecca Dau Pres RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bell Richard Son Pres RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bell Samuel Son Pres RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bell Ellen C Dau Pres RW 3   Single Donegal  
                     
18 Bradley James Head RC Can't read 45 Agricultural labe Single Donegal  
  Bradley Denis Father RC Can't read 80   Widower Donegal  
  Bradley Margaret Sister RC Can't read 47   Single Donegal  
                     
19 Gill George Head RC RW 34 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Gill Patrick Brother RC RW 32 Farm labr Single Donegal  
  Gill John Brother RC RW 30 Farm labr Single Donegal  
  (blank) Mary Sister RC RW 27   Married Donegal  
  Gillespy William Uncle RC Only reads 75   Widower Donegal  
                     
  Peter Barr and Margaret Duffy Household          
20 Barr Peter Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Barr Margaret Wife RC Can't read 48   Married Donegal  
  Barr Peter Son RC RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barr Rossana Dau RC RW 24 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Barr John Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barr Patrick Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barr Neal Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Barr James Son RC Can't read 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Barr Elizabeth A Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Boyle Hugh Servant RC Can't read 60 Farm labr Widower Tyrone  
 

Notes:

Son John m Susan Stevenson, Clashygowan, 18 May 1905 - see 1911 census Dundee

Researcher: Lisa - Email

                     
21 Strain James Head RC RW 43 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Strain Elizabeth Wife RC RW 45   Married Donegal  
  Strain Elizabeth Dau RC RW 16 Seamstress Single London  
  Strain Henry Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Strain James Son RC RW 13 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Strain Mary Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Strain William J Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Strain Ellen Jane Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Coyle Jane Sister-in-law RC RW 50   Single Donegal  
                     
22 McElhenny Mark Head RC Can't read 63 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  McElhenny William Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  McElhenny Rebecca Dau-in-law RC RW 28   Married Donegal  
  McElhenny Kate Dau RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McElhenny Mary Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
23 Doherty James Head RC RW 67 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Doherty Margaret Wife RC RW 64 Farmer's wife Married Donegal  
  Doherty Daniel Son RC RW 33 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Doherty James Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
24 Granny John Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Granny Jane Wife RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal  
  Granny Catherine Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Granny Mary Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Granny James Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Granny Bridget Dau RC RW 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Granny Dennis Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Granny Charles Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Name changed to Grant in later census - see 1911 census Gortnaskea

                     
25 Coyle Hugh Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Coyle Mary Sister RC Can't read 60   Single Donegal  
  Coyle William Brother RC Can't read 45 Farm labr Single Donegal  
                     
26 Doherty Edward Head RC RW 58 Farmer Married Londonderry  
  Doherty Mary Wife RC RW 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal  
  Doherty Edward Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Doherty Neil Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Daniel Son RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Hugh Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Mary Dau RC RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Doherty Eliza Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Cecilia Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Susan Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Jane Dau RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     

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