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1901 Census Tirkillin, Kilmacrenan

 

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
1 Toland William Head RC RW 48 Farmer/Insurance Agent Married Donegal  
  Toland Bridget Wife RC Can't read 45   Married Donegal IE
                     
  Bernard McConnell and Catherine McDevitt Household          
2 McConnell Bryan Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McConnell Catherine Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  McConnell James Son RC RW 20 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McConnell Rose Dau RC RW 18 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  McConnell Bridget Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Marriage Banns read Conwal & Leck 25 Feb 1873

Edward b 1 Apr 1874

Anne b 14 Mar 1876

Bridget b 11 Mar 1891, bapt 15 Mar, Godparents William and Bridget Toland

Researcher: Patricia - Email 

                     
3 Gallagher Anne Head RC Only reads 65 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bernard Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Fanny Dau-in-law RC Only reads 35   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Daniel Gson RC Can't read 1 Infant Single Donegal IE
                     
  John Hilferty and Sarah McDade Household          
4 Hilferty John Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Hilferty Sarah Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  Hilferty James Son RC Can't read 25 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Dau Susan married John McLoughlin, Manorcunningham - see 1901 census Grawky, Raymoghy

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  Patrick McDade and Rose Friel Household          
5 McDaid Patrick Head RC RW 63 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McDaid Hugh Son RC RW 18 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Rose Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Friel James Nephew RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
  Manus Gallagher and Mary Friel Household          
6 Gallagher Manus Head RC Can't read 66 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Gallagher James Son RC Only reads 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Edward Son RC Only reads 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Manus Son RC Can't read 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Catherine Dau RC Can't read 14 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Margaret Dau RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Toal Son RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Son Manus b 4 Jul 1882, baptised 6 Jul. Sponsors James McDaid and Bridget Friel

Son Anthony b 31 Dec 1884, baptised 23 Dec. Sponsors Anthony Gallagher and Mary Doherty

Dau Mary b 31 Dec 1889, baptised 2 Jan 1890. Sponsors James Friel and Hannah McDaid

Toal, brother of Manus Gallagher, in Gortnalaragh - see 1901 census Gortnalaragh

                     
7 Sheils Patrick Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  Sheils Catherine Mother RC Can't read 65 Knitter Widow Donegal IE
  McGeehan Catherine Boarder RC RW 76 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGeehan Neal Boarder RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGeehan Mary Boarder RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Scotland  
                     
8 Friel Edward Head RC Can't read 42 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Friel Anne Wife RC RW 43   Married Donegal IE
  Friel Mary Dau RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Friel Mary Mother RC Can't read 70 Knitter Widow Donegal IE
                     
9 McBrearty Mary Head RC Can't read 46 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McBrearty Daniel Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McBrearty Nelis Son RC Can't read 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
  John McGarvey and Susan Friel Household          
10 McGarvey John Head RC RW 48 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGarvey Susan Wife RC RW 39   Married Donegal IE
  McGarvey Catherine Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey William Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey Hugh Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey John Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey Margaret Dau RC RW 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey Anthony Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE
  McGarvey Sarah Dau RC Can't read 9mths   Single Donegal  
  Tyrell Anne Boarder RC Can't read 70 Knitter Single Donegal IE
                     
  Manus McKay and Mary Doherty Household          
11 McKay Manus Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McKay Mary Wife RC Can't read 72   Married Donegal Only Irish
  McKay William Son RC RW 39 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  McKay Alice Dau-in-law RC Can't read 32   Married Donegal IE
  McKay Edward Gson RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McKay Bella Gdau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  McKay Catherine Gdau RC Can't read 3mths   Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Son William married Alice Gallagher, Drumlurgagh, dau of Edward Gallagher & Sarah Friel, 21 Feb 1892. 4th degree consanguintiy.

Witnesses James McDade, Devlin & Bridget Friel, Gortnalaragh

Alice Gallagher's family & dau Mary - see 1901 census Drumlurgagh

GSon Edward b 15 Oct 1895 to William McCay and Alice Gallagher. Baptised 18 Oct. Sponsors Edward and Hannah Gallagher

                     
  John McGinty and Mary McDaid Household          
12 McGinty John Head RC RW 31 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGinty Mary Wife RC RW 32   Married Donegal IE
  McGinty Hannah Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGinty Patrick Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McGinty Charles Son RC Can't read 6mths Infant Single Donegal  
 

Note:

John & Mary are buried in Termon - see Headstone Inscription & Photograph

                     
  Edward Rodden and Catherine Kennedy Household          
13 Rodden Edward Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Rodden Alice Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Rodden John Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Rodden Mary Anne Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Son John b 15 Oct 1889, bap 16 Oct. Sponsors William Kennedy and Margaret Rodden

                     
  Edward Hilferty and Mary Friel Household          
14 Hilferty Edward Head RC Can't read 42 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Hilferty Mary Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal IE
  Hilferty James Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Hilferty Rose Anne Dau RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Hilferty Columb Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Hilferty Patrick Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hilferty Elizabeth Mother RC Can't read 70 Nurse Widow Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Edward Hilferty, son of Edward Hilferty and Elizabeth McDaid, married Mary Friel, Lou?, parents unreadable, 23 Feb 1892. Witnesses

Hugh Harkin, Kilmacrenan & Hannah McDade, Tirkillin

Brother James Hilferty, Tirkillin, son of Edward Hilferty & Elizabeth McDaid, married Bridget McMenamin, dau of Neil McMenamin & Frances

O'Donnell, Drumdeevin, 7 Jan 1886. Witnesses Hugh McDaid & Susan Hilferty

                     
15 Sweeney Barbara Head RC Only reads 55 Caretaker Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Lodger RC Can't read 60 Knitter Widow Donegal IE
                     
16 Friel Mary Head RC Can't read 40 Washer woman Widow Donegal IE
  Friel Sarah Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Friel Patrick Son RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  Patrick McDaid and Catherine McMenamin Household          
17 McDaid Patrick Head RC Only reads 42 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Catherine Wife RC RW 36 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Mary Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Margaret Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Bridget Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Neal Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Patrick Son RC Can't read 5 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McDaid John Son RC Can't read 3 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McDaid James Son RC Can't read 1 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Patrick McDaid, son of Hugh McDaid and Margaret Gallagher, Tirkillin, married Catherine McMenamin, dau of Neil McMenamin and Frances

O'Donnell, Drumdeevin, 22 Jan 1885. Witnesses James and Catherine Hilferty, Tirkillin - see scan of marriage

Patrick's parents - see below

- Patrick died 12 Nov 1910

Catherine's mother and sister Bridget - see 1901 census Drumdeevin

- Catherine died 7 Jun 1947

Children of Patrick and Catherine :

Hugh born & baptised 10 Dec 1885 in Termon, Godparents James Hilferty & Breidget McMenamin, died 18 Feb 1962
Mary born 25 Nov 1887, baptised Termon 27 Nov, Godparents John O'Donnell & Julia McMenamin, died about 1940
Margaret born 3 Feb 1890, baptised 5 Feb, Godparents Hugh Harkin & Catherine Dugan
, died 4 Aug 1971

Bridget born 30 Apr 1892, baptised 1 May in Termon, Godparents Hugh McDaid & Julia McMenamin - see scan of baptism

- married James Gallagher 16 Apr 1911 - see 1901 census Tirargus

Neal born about 1894
Patrick born about 1896 and died 5 Apr 1991
John born about 1898 and died 7 Dec 1982
James born about 1900 and died about 1915
Frances born about 1901 and died about 2000
Dominick born 19 Aug 1903 and died 16 Dec 1982
Anthony born 14 Sep 1906 and 1 Sep 1944
Joseph  born 4 Jul 1911 and 23 Sep 1986

Researcher: Sean - Email

                     
  Patrick Murray and Ellen Hilferty Household          
18 Murray Ellen Head RC Can't read 95 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Smith James Son-in-law RC Can't read 40 Farm labr Married Donegal  
  Smith Anne Dau RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal IE
  Smith Margaret Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Murray Cornelius Bro-in-law RC Can't read 70 Farm labr Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Dau Anne married James Smith, son of James Smith & Mary McGonagle, Glenswilly, 9 Feb 1888. Witnesses Edward Liney, Tirkillin &

Hannah Gallagher, Currin

                     
  Hugh McDaid and Elizabeth McDaid Household          
19 McDaid Hugh Head RC Can't read 66 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Eliza Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Hugh Son RC Can't read 26 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Catherine Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid John Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Sarah Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Patrick Son RC Can't read 18 Labourer Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Dau Elizabeth b 1 Nov 1889, baptised 2 Nov, Godparents Columb and Catherine Hilferty

Dau Catherine b 29 May 1885, bapt Termon 31 May, Godparents Patrick McDaid and Catherine McMenamin

                     
  James McDaid and Bridget Friel Household          
20 McDaid James Head RC Can't read 66 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Bridget Wife RC Can't read 56   Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Patrick Son RC Can't read 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Catherine Dau RC Can't read 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Anne Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Edward Son RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Dau Catherine b 10 Mar 1883, baptised 11 Mar. Sponsors Manus Gallagher and Mary Friel (above)

                     
  Hugh McDaid and Margaret Gallagher Household          
21 McDaid Hugh Head RC Can't read 81 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Margaret Wife RC Can't read 78   Married Donegal IE
  McDaid John Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Hugh Son RC Can't read 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Hugh son of James

Son Patrick married Catherine McMenamin - see above

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  James McDaid and Mary Murray Household          
22 McDaid James Head RC Can't read 53 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McDaid Mary Wife RC Can't read 42   Married Donegal IE
  McDaid John Son RC Can't read 17 Ag Labr Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Mary Dau RC RW 14 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McDaid James Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Sarah Dau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Daniel Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Patrick Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Twins James and Grace b 20 Nov 1890, baptised 21 Nov. Sponsors William and Bridget Toland & Neal and Mary McGroarty

Twins may have run in the family as Dominick McDaid and Elizabeth/Bella Gallagher had twins Mary & Charles 19 Jun 1898, baptised

21 Jun. Sponsors Bernard Gallagher and Anne O'Donnell/James and Mary McDaid

                     
  Edward Lynagh and Grace Cullen Household          
23 Lynagh Edward Head RC Only reads 30 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lynagh Grace Wife RC Only reads 31   Married Donegal IE
  Lynagh Bridget Dau RC Can't read 2 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Lynagh Bernard Son RC Can't read 1 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Cullen Marg Sis-in-law RC Can't read 50 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                     
  John Lynagh and Susan Gallagher Household          
24 Lynagh John Head RC Can't read 48 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lynagh Susan Wife RC Can't read 38   Married Donegal IE
  Lynagh Robert Son RC Can't read 5 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

John Lyney (sic), son of Robert Lyney & Bridget Doherty, married Susan Gallagher, Loughnascarry, dau of Condy Gallagher & Elle

McGeady, 13 Feb 1890. Witnesses Bernard Gallagher, Tirkillen, & Brodget Cullan, Knocknabollan

                     
  Robert Stewart and Mary Gallagher Household          
25 Stewart Robert Head RC RW 32 Ag Labr Married Donegal  
  Stewart Mary Wife RC RW 33 Housewife Married Donegal IE
  Stewart Hugh Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Stewart Andrew Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Stewart Robert Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Stewart Anthony Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Son Hugh b 16 Jan 1895, baptised 17 Jan. Sponsors Patrick and Bridget Gallagher

Son Andrew b 19 Jun 1896, baptised 20 Jun. Sponsors Edward Lynagh and Anne Gallagher

                     

Townland Notes:

Marriages

Francis McDaide, Tirkillin, father not recorded, Tirkillen, married Isabella Gallagher, Stragraddy, father not recorded, Stragraddy, 1 Mar 1880 at Termon & Gartan. Witnesses James Hilferty & Frances McDaide

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