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1901 Census Shanaghan, Inishkeel Parish, Co. Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
  Patrick McNelis and Anne Boyle Household          
1 McNelis Patrick Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McNelis Anne Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  McNelis John Son RC RW 26 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McNelis Bridget Dau RC RW 24 Lacemaker Single Donegal  
  McNelis Hugh Son RC RW 20 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McNelis Kate Dau RC RW ? Lacemaker Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Children of Patrick and Anne :

Rose, Nov 16, 1878, sponsors Phillip McNelis and Bridget O'Donnell, conducted by John Sweeney, pic 168, 169, II 197, II 198

Francis, Mar 7, 1881, sponsors Francis and Mary Gallagher, conducted by Charles O'Donnell pp, pic 242, 243, II 267, II 268

Catherine, Mar 7, 1881, sponsors Connel Diver and Catherine Boyle, conducted by Charles O'Donnell pp, pic 244, 245, 246, II 267, II 268, II 269 (twin)

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
2 Mooney Patrick Head RC RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Mooney Mary J Wife RC RW 39   Married Donegal  
  Mooney Bridget Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Mooney Ellen J Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Mooney Charles J Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Mooney Dan Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Mooney Patrick Son RC Only reads 5   Single Donegal  
  Mooney Mary J Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Mooney Bridget Mother RC Can't read 75 Wool spinner Widow Donegal IE
                     
  Neil Craig and Sarah Gallagher Household          
3 Craig Neil Head RC RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Craig Sarah Wife RC RW 60 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Craig James Son RC RW 24 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Craig Con Son RC RW 21 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Craig Neil Son RC RW 20 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Craig Rose Dau RC RW 18 Lacemaker Single Donegal IE
  Craig Mary Dau RC RW 17 Lacemaker Single Donegal  
  Craig Annie Dau RC RW 14 Lacemaker Single Donegal  
  Craig Sarah Dau RC RW 12 Lacemaker Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Neil Craig, 35, son of Daniel, married Sarah Gallagher, Meenakillew, dau of Patrick, 29 Nov 1868, witnesses James Gallagher and Manus Craig

They were sponsors to Michael Murrin, Jun 21, 1878, son of Michael Murrin and Sarah Craig from Shanaghan pic 156 & 157

Children of Neil and Sarah :

Daniel, Aug 28, 1869, sponsors Patrick McNelis (aka Manelis) and Annie McCreighan, pic 091, II 010, II 142

John, Apr 27, 1872, sponsors Patrick Murreu and Margaret Gallagher, pic 117, II 034

Con, Jan 1, 1879, sponsors James Gallagher and Mary Craig, conducted by John Sweeney cc, pic 172173, II 202, II 203

- m ???Gallagher, Feb 6, 1928, Crumlin pic 173, 174, II 204

Neal, Mar 2, 1881, sponsors Frank Shivlen and Rose Gaffagan, conducted by Charles O'Donnell pp, pic 242, 243, II 267, II 268

Rose, Oct 12, 1882, sponsors Patrick Manelis and Harriet Howard, conducted by Charles O'Donnell pp, pic III 040, III 041

Mary, Dec 18, 1884, sponsors Dan and Catherine Boyle, conducted by Peter McDevitt cc, pic III 087, III 088

Anna, Dec 21, 1886, sponsors Patrick and Bridget Mooney, conducted by John McNulty cc, pic III 135, III 136

Sarah Anne, Feb 28, 1889, sponsors Hugh and Rose McCloone, conducted by J McNulty cc, pic III 179, III 180

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
  Connel Devers and Catherine Boyle Household          
4 Diver Catherine Head RC Can't read 57 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Diver Bridget Dau RC RW 24 Spinster Single Donegal IE
  Diver John Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Diver Con Joseph Son RC RW 12 Farmer's son Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Sponsors to Anne Boyle's of Shanaghan daughter Catherine

Children of Connel and Catherine :

Pat, May 18, 1875, sponsors William Mullony and Mary Mullony, conducted by John Sweeny, pic II 105

Daniel, Dec 20, 1879, sponsors Patrick McNelis and Anne Boyle, conducted by John Sweeney cc, pic 202, 203, II 226, II 227

John, Jun 8, 1882, sponsors Francis Gallagher and Anne Manelis, conducted by Charles O'Donnell pp, pic 281, 282, III 027, III 028

Connel Joseph, May 23, 1888, sponsors Charles O'Donnell and Hanah O'Donnell, conducted by J McNulty cc, pic III 162, III 163

Notes submitted by Maureen

                     
5 Mulherin John Head Methodist RW 40 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Mulherin Maggie Sister Methodist RW 35   Single Donegal  
  Mulherin Bessy A Sister Methodist RW 33   Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy Maggie J Niece Methodist RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
  Michael Murrin and Sarah Craig Household          
6 Murrin Michael Head RC RW 55 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Murrin Sarah Wife RC RW 49   Married Donegal IE
  Murrin John J Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Murrin James Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Murrin Patrick Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Murrin Ellen M Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Murrin Fanny Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Murrin Mary A Dau RC RW 6? Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Michael Murrin, Drumnasillagh, son of John, Ardara, married Sarah Craig, Ardara, dau of Denis, Drumnasillagh, 18 Nov 1875 in Glenties. Witnesses

John and Mary Ann Craig, Drumnasillagh

Sarah dau of Denis Craig and Fanny Boyle - see 1901 census Drumnasillagh

Children of Michael and Sarah -

John Joseph b 24 Jan 1877 in Shanaghan

Michael b 21 Jun 1878, bapt 22 Jun in Ardara, Godparents Neal Craig and Sarah Gallagher, conducted by Charles O'Donnell pp, pic II 184, 185

Denis b 26 May 1880, bapt Ardara 27 May, Godparents Frank Breslin and Margaret Gallagher, conducted by Hugh Kerr cc, pic II 248, II 249

James, Oct 24, 1881, sponsors Frank Gallagher and Harriet Murrin, conducted by John Sweeney cc, pic 261, 262, III 006, III 007

Ellen Mary, Aug 1, 1887, sponsors Dionisias Gallagher and Magora Gallagher, conducted by J McNulty cc, pic III 145, III 146

Francis, Nov 8, 1889, sponsor Francis Gallagher and Ellenora Breslin, conducted by Bdo Kelly, pic III 186, III 187

Mary Ann b 31 May 1892, bapt Ardara 1 Jun, Godparents Francis ? and Rose Gallagher

Hugh, Jun 13, 1885, sponsors John Mulheraon and Ann Mulheruan, conducted by Peter McDevitt Adm, pic III 099, III 100

- m. in margin cut off pic III 100, order film

Michael and Sarah had 9 children, of whom 6 were still living in 1911

Also see 1911 census Shanaghan

Notes submitted by Lindel & Maureen

                     
7 Lamond Jane Head Episc RW 72 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Lamond Patrick John Nephew Episc RW 26 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Lamond Elizabeth J Niece Episc RW 24 Embroiderer Single Donegal  
  Lamond Robert Nephew Episc RW 23 Farmer Single Donegal  
                     
8 Strong Thomas Head CofI RW 48 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Strong Sarah Ellen Wife CofI RW 49   Married Donegal  
  Strong Thomas Son CofI RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Strong Albert Son CofI RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Strong Caroline Maud Dau CofI RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Strong Alexander Son CofI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Strong Herbert  Son CofI Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
                     
9 Dunleavy George Head Methodist RW 50 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Dunleavy Susan Wife Methodist RW 45   Married Donegal  
  Dunleavy John James Son Methodist RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy George Son Methodist RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy Joseph Son Methodist RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy Isabella Dau Methodist Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy Harry Son Methodist Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy Bessie Dau Methodist Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Dunleavy Alexander Son Methodist Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     
10 Tarr John Head CofI RW 65 Ex Coastguard RN Married England  
  Tarr Sarah Ann Wife CofI RW 50 Seamstress Married Antrim  
  Tarr Letitia Dau CofI RW 19 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Tarr Sarah Ann Dau CofI RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Marr Sarah Mother-in-law CofI RW 84   Widow Donegal  
                     

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