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1901 Census Rossbeg, Inishkeel, Co Donegal

 

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
1 Fisher William Head RC Can't read 32 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Fisher Anne Sister RC Can't read 26?   Single Donegal IE
  Fisher Mary Niece RC Can't read 27 Knitter Single Donegal IE
  Porter Thomas Nephew RC Only reads 24 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Porter William Nephew RC Only reads 22 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
                     
2 Fisher Patrick Head RC Can't read 40 Fisherman Married Donegal IE
  Fisher Anne Wife RC Can't read 38   Married Donegal IE
  Fisher Rose Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Fisher Thomas Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Fisher Patrick Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Fisher Isabella Dau RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Fisher Cassie Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Fisher Francis James Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     
  John McLoone and Anne Harkin Household          
3 McLoone John Head RC RW 58 Postmaster/Fisherman/Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McLoone Anne Wife RC Can't read 52   Married Donegal IE
  McLoone Anne Dau RC RW 26   Single Donegal IE
  McLoone John Son RC Only reads 24 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  McLoone Cornelius Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McLoone Margaret Dau RC RW 18   Single Donegal  
  McLoone Joseph P Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

John McLoone, Rossbeg, 30, Merchant, son of John, farmer, married Anne Harkin, Rossbeg, dau of Owen, farmer, 25 Feb 1873 in Ardara. Witnesses Charles

Sheils and John Boyle

Children of John and Anne :

John, Jul 10, 1875, sponsors were Denis Mc?? And Biddy McGuire, conducted by John Sweeny, pic II 107

- married Catherine Boyle. Their dau Margaret, bapt Aug 30, 1903, sponsors William Boyle and Anne McCloone, conducted by P Kelly pas, pic IV 249, IV 250

Mary married Neil Boyle - see 1901 census Gortnasillagh

Margaret, Oct 26, 1881, sponsors Michael Nickelson and Ann McGrath, conducted by John Sweeney cc, pic 261, 262, III 008, III 009

Notes submitted by Lindel & Maureen

                     
  Charles McGinley and Anne Craig Household          
4 McGinley Charles Head RC Only reads 55 Farmer/Fisherman Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Anne Wife RC RW 53   Married Donegal IE
  McGinley Daniel Son RC RW 25 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Dennis Son RC RW 23 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McGinley Margaret Dau RC RW 17   Single Donegal  
  McGinley Charles Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Children of Charles and Anne :

Catherine, Jan 7, 1869, sponsors Connell Craig and Anne Gallagher, conducted by Rev Charles O'Donnell, pic 078, 081, II 003, II 137

Grace, Apr 23, 1873, sponsors Connel Gallagher and Mary McBurty?, Pic 137, II 050

Daniel, Jul 6, 1875, sponsor John Boyle and Anne Gallagher, conducted by John Sweeny,  pic 36, 37, II 107

Margaret, Oct 11, 1882, sponsors Peter Gallagher and Mary Craig, conducted by John Sweeny, pic III 040, III 041

Charles, Apr 18, 1885, sponsors Charles and Kate Harkin, conducted by John Dorrian cc, pic III 094, III 095

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
  John Boyle and Mary McTeague Household          
5 Boyle Mary Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  Boyle Sarah Dau RC Can't read 25 Knitter Single Donegal IE
  Boyle William Son RC Only reads 24 Carter Single Donegal IE
  McLoone Katherine Dau RC RW 23 Knitter Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Peter Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McLoone Mary Anne Gdau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Children of John and Mary :

Peter, Feb 21, 1876, sponsor Charles Harkin and Mary Boyle pic 45

He may have been In fee Dawros Electoral, 1920, his brother listed above him

Michael, Mar 1, 1882, sponsors William Harkin and Margaret Kennedy, conducted by John Sweeney cc, pic 271, 272, 273, III 019, III 020

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
  John Gallagher and Catherine Craig Household          
6 Gallagher John Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Katherine Wife RC Can't read 62   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Mother RC Can't read 85   Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Peter Brother RC RW 30 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher John Nephew RC RW 20 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Michael Nephew RC RW 17 Fisherman Single Donegal IE

 

Notes:

Land Records :

Dawros DED

Landlord Marquis of Conyghan,

1862, House, Office and Land, 4c,

1863, House and Land, 4c,

1880 House and Land 7a,

1881 House and Land 4c,

1882, House, and Land 7a,

1890 House, Office, and Land 4a,

1890 Land 3b, 1907 Land 7a,

1910 Land 3a, 3c,

1916 2932 a Land,

1918 2929, 2930 Land,

1920 Land 2945 a,

1923 10a House (he was now the Immediate Lessors), 11a and 12a, Land 10a and b in fee
For above, there may have been two John Gallaghers??

Children of John and Catherine :

Maryanne, Jun 25, 1878, sponsors John and Catherine Harkin, conducted by John Sweeney CC, pic 156, 157, II 184, II 185

Rose, Jun 2, 1882, sponsors John McCloone and Anne Harkin, conducted by John Sweeney cc, pic 277, 278, 279, 280, III 025, III 026

Further notes:

Nephews John and Michael were born in America

John and Michael sons of Denis Gallagher b. 1849 and Mary Ann McElwee

John Gallagher b. 1880 born Hazelton, PA

Michael Gallagher b. 1883   d. 1954 NYC, buried Long Island National cemetery

Denis goes back to Ireland with the two boys leaving Mary Ann in the US 

Denis dies in Ireland and two boys are left living with Uncle John Gallagher, who took over the house of Owen Gallagher 1880 4a in Rosbeg. 

At some point between 1901 and 1911, both nephews John and Michael, go back to the US

Michael joins the military and lists his mother as next of kin on his military records.  Mary Ann Gallagher is living in Duluth, Minnesota in 1917.  By 1920 they are not

in Duluth.  From military records Michael marries a Mary ?? and lived in Brooklyn, NY.

John Gallagher works in the copper mines of British Columbia and gets black lung.  After he becomes ill, he goes back to Ireland in 1928 and takes over the land

from John Gallagher.  He marries Teresa Craig in 1931

Query

How are John Gallagher & Owen Gallagher related? Brothers? Cousins?

Notes submitted by Maureen

Researcher: Maureen

                     
  William Harkin and Margaret Kennedy Household          
7 Harkin William Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Margaret Wife RC RW 53   Married Donegal IE
  Kennedy Patrick Servant RC RW 20 Farm svt Single Donegal IE

 

Note:

William and Margaret m. Feb 25, 1873, witnesses George Heckin and William McGinley, Ardara Parish, pic II 072

Note submitted by Maureen

                     
  Pat Harkin and Biddy Gallagher Household          
8 Harkin Patrick Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Bridget Wife RC RW 35 Workmistress Married Donegal IE

 

Notes:

Children of Pat and Biddy :

Grace b 2 Sep 1865

Ellen b 20 May 1867

Owen b 10 Jun 1869

Susanna b 7 Oct 1871

Margaret b Aug 5, 1873, sponsors Charles Fisher and Fanny? Harkin, pic 006, 009, II 088

Hugh b 1876, sponsor Hugh and Mary Carban?, conducted by John Sweeny, pic 47, II 118 (civil regn b 20 Aug 1876)

Patrick & Bridget are buried in Kilclooney - see headstone inscription

Notes submitted by Lindel & Maureen

                     
  Charles Sheils and Anne McGill Household          
9 Sheil Anne Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer's wife Widow Donegal IE
  Sheil Anthony Son RC RW 27 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Sheil Juliana Dau RC RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Cassie Niece RC Can't read 2 Scholar Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Children of Charles and Anne :

Anthony, Jun 15, 1872, sponsors Patrick Boyle and Anne Harkin, pic 122, II 036

Julia,  Jun 24, 1882, sponsors Denis Mullony and Mary Gallagher, conducted  by John Sweeny cc, pic III 030, III 031

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
10 McCole Neil Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCole Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Fanny Mother-in-law RC Can't read 70   Married Donegal IE
                     
11 Maloney James Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Maloney Anne Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  McCryan Edward Stepson RC Can't read 24 Farm labr Single Donegal IE
                     
12 Harkin Charles Head RC Only reads 45 Farmer/Fisherman Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Bridget Wife RC RW 32   Married Donegal IE
                     
13 Harkin Teague Head RC RW 44 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Mary Wife RC RW 30   Married Donegal  
  Harkin Dennis Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
                     
14 Harkin Anne Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Patrick Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
15 Nicholson Mary Head RC Only reads 55   Single Donegal IE
  Nicholson Katherine Sister RC Can't read 50   Single Donegal IE
                     
  Daniel Boyle and Catherine Shiels Household          
16 Boyle Daniel Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Kate Wife RC RW 37   Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Mary Dau RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Bridget Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Boyle Patrick Joseph Son RC Can't read 3mths   Single Donegal  
  Boyle Kate Mother RC Only reads 70 Farmer's wife Widow Donegal IE
  Doherty Charles Lodger RC Only reads 45 Tinsmith Married Donegal IE
  Doherty Mary Lodger RC RW 35   Married Donegal IE
  Doherty Simon? Lodger RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Michael Lodger RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Doherty Mary Lodger RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Land Records :

Dawros DED,

Landlord Marquis of Conyghan,

1885, House, Office and Land, 2a,

1918 2926 House, Office and Land,

1923 2a now 9a and b House, Office and Land

Children of Daniel and Catherine :

William Daniel, Jul 14, 1904, sponsors William Boyle and Mary Boyle, conducted by M J Gallagher, pic IV 264, IV 265

- m. Ellen Boyle, Aug 28, 1948?, pic IV 265

Michael, Oct 5, 1909, sponsors John McCloone and Catherine McCloone, conducted by M Gallagher cc, pic V 062, V 063

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
17 Nicholson Rose Head RC RW 38 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Nicholson Michael Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Nicholson Joseph Son RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Nicholson James Son RC Can't read 4mths   Single Donegal  
  Harkin Katherine Servant RC Can't read 60 Domestic svt Single Donegal IE
                     
18 Maloney Dennis Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Maloney Susan Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
                     
19 Kennedy Susan Head RC RW 54 Farmer Single Donegal IE
                     
20 Kennedy Patrick Head RC Can't read 65 Cooper Married Donegal IE
  Kennedy Jane Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  Kennedy Neil Son RC Can't read 38 Agricultural labr Single Donegal IE
  Long William Gson RC RW 21 Farm labr Single Donegal  
  Shovlin Mary Sister-in-law RC Can't read 66   Single Donegal IE
                     
21 Cunney? William Head RC Only reads 48 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Cunney? Anne Wife RC Can't read 42   Married Donegal IE
  Cunney? Bridget Dau RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Cunney? Grace Dau RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Cunney? Dan Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
22 Karney Patrick Head RC RW 40 Carpenter/Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish
  Karney Bridget Wife RC RW 38   Married Donegal IE
  Karney Francis Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Karney Susan Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Karney Bridget Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Karney Margaret Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Karney Patrick Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Karney Cassie Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Karney Hugh Son RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Karney John Joseph Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Karney James Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     

 

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