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1901 Census Aphort, Arranmore Island, Templecrone, Co Donegal

 

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Additional notes by Angela, Jim & Lindel

 

Also see 1911 census Aphort

No Surname Given Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language
                     
  Patrick Ward and Madge Gallagher Household          
1 Ward Pat Head RC RW 45 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Ward Madgie Wife RC Can't read 32   Married Donegal IE
  Ward Fanny Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Ward Annie Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal IE
  Ward Bridget Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Patrick Ward was the son of Frank Ward and Fanny Molloy. His sisters:
Anne b. 8/02/67  Mary b. 28/07/69  Catherine b. 25/11/72  Cicely b. 1/12/75
Patrick married Madge Gallagher (Patrick/Bridget) on Feb 10 1891

                     
  Manus O'Donnell and Bridget Gillespie Household          
2 O'Donnell Manus Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Patrick Son RC Can't read 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC Can't read 22 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell John Son RC Can't read 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Bridget Gillespie's siblings :

- James married Madge O'Hara - see household 8, below

- Mary married John McCafferty – see 1901 census Leabrannagh

Children of Manus and Bridget :

Patrick b. 1/09/64 

Bridget b. 8/04/67 

James b. 21/12/69 

Manus b. 1/08/75 

John b. 19/04/78

                     
  Neil Boyle and Margaret Sharkey Household          
3 Boyle Margaret Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Boyle Neil Son RC Can't read 40 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Bridget Dau-in-law RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Daniel Gson RC RW 17   Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Denis Gson RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Bridget Gdau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Kate Gdau RC Can't read 10   Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Peter Gson RC Can't read 8   Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Neil Gson RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Margaret Gdau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE
  Boyle John Gson RC Can't read 8mo   Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Margaret Sharkey married twice :

Marriage 1. James O'Donnell

- son John married Bridget Gallagher (Neil, Leabgarrow) - see #4 

- son Peter married Mary Gallagher (Patrick, Toories) – USA
Marriage 2. Neil Boyle (Owen)

Neil Boyle, son of Neil and Margaret, married Bridget O'Donnell, dau of Denis O'Donnell and Isabella Doherty, 11 Oct 1881 Belcruit

Denis O'Donnell and Isabella Doherty in Lefinn - see 1901 census Lefinn

Daniel was drowned in 1904 off the Galway coast

Peter emigrated in 1912, sailing to Quebec and crossing the border at Detroit June/Jul 1912. Accompanying Peter were

Lawrence Gallagher and Charles Rodgers, Cloghcor, and Cecelia McFadden from Marameelan (Falcorrib), grand daughter of

Neil Gallagher Leabgarrow

- Peter was drowned in attempting to rescue a woman thrown from a capsizing ship in Chicago 1915 - see Eastland Disaster 1915

Researcher: Gail - Email - Webpage

                     
  John O'Donnell and Bridget Gallagher Household          
4 O'Donnell John J Head RC RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Bridget J Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Margaret Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Neil Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
  John O'Donnell and Kate Molloy Household          
5 O'Donnell John Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Kate Wife RC Can't read 43   Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Bridget Dau RC Can't read 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC Can't read 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Patrick Son RC Can't read 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Philip Son RC Can't read 13 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Grace Dau RC Can't read 9 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell John Son RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

John O'Donnell son of Patrick (Mor) O'Donnell and Bridget Early - see below

Kate dau of Philip Molloy and Mary Sweeney - see 1901 census Plughoge

                     
  Manus Gallagher and Margaret Gallagher Household          
6 Gallagher Manus Head RC Can't read 35 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Margaret Wife RC Can't read 29   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Hugh Son RC Can't read 8 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Anthony Son RC Can't read 7 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Francis Son RC Can't read 6 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC Can't read 5 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Joseph Brother RC Can't read 46 Farm Labourer Single Donegal IE
  Note: Manus Gallagher (John) married Margaret Gallagher (Hugh/Bella,Toories) on Feb 19 1891
                     
  Hugh Gallagher and Mary Gallagher Household          
7 Gallagher Mary Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  Gallagher Manus Son RC RW 38 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau-in-law RC Can't read 35   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Gdau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Hugh Gson RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Patrick Gson RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Susan Gdau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher John Gson RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal IE
  Ward Madgie Dau RC RW 29   Widow Donegal IE
  Ward Mary Gdau RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Ward Ellen Gdau RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Susan b. Oct 14 1868
Bridget married Hugh Gallagher (Patrick, Toories)
Manus married Bridget O'Hara (Hugh, Ballintra) on Mar 4 1889

                     
  James Gillespie and Madge O’Hara Household          
8 Gillespie James Head RC RW 70 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Diver John Visitor RC RW 38 Farmer Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

James Gillespie's sisters :

- Bridget married Manus O'Donnell – see household #2, above

- Mary married John McCafferty – see 1901 census Leabrannagh

John Dwyer b. 11 Aug 1864 to John Dwyer and Mary? O'Hara

                     
  John (Rua) Early and Nora (Doalty) Gallagher Household          
9 Early Hannah Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
  Early John Son RC Can't read 45 Farmer's son Widower Donegal IE
  Early John Gson RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Early Edward Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Early Biddy Gdau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Early Michael Gson RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal Only Irish
 

Notes (provided by Jim):

John Early m Hannah (Nora) Gallagher 1850 (ref 1851 Census Search Form)

Hannah (Nora) dau of Doalty - see 1901 census Toories Townland Notes

Children of John and Nora -

1. Mary married Neil Boyle. 2. Willie Doherty
2. Anna b. Abt. 1853, Aphort m Charles McCauley abt 1875 - see below
3. Hannah b. Abt. 1855, Aphort d. Nov 1945 m Edward Molloy - see 1901 census Leabrannagh
4. Sean b. Abt. 1856 m Anne Gallagher. Children of Sean (John) and Anne:

- Con b. Aphort, John b 29 Aug 1886 (bap 5 Sep, Godparents Edward Molloy and Anne Early),

- Edward b. Abt. 1891, Aphort,

- Biddy b. Abt. 1896, Aphort d. April 20, 1955,

- Michael b. Abt. 1898, Aphort
5. Brigid b. Torries m Joseph Gallagher - see 1901 census Ballintra
6. Edward b. 25 Nov 1871

John Early's sisters:

1. Sheila m Daniel O'Donnell. Children of Sheila and Daniel:

- Donal b. Abt. 1861, Inniskeeragh,

- Anna b. Abt. 1862, Ballard,

- Bridget b. Abt. 1863 d. April 10, 1864
- Paddy b. Abt. 1873, Ballard d. November 13, 1953 m Hannah Ward. See 1901 census Ballintra
- Sheila b. Abt. 1874, Ballard
- Nora
- Manus b. Ballard

2. Maura m Patrick Ward - see 1901 census Ballintra

3. Brigid m Patrick (Mor) O'Donnell. Children of Brigid and Patrick:

- Nora
- Sean (John) b abt. 1846 m Hannah Gallagher - see 1901 census Plughoge
- Annie (Nancy) b abt. 1850 d. 14 Oct 1917 m Patrick Boyle - see 1901 census Illion
- Biddy b abt. 1850 m John Gallagher - see 1901 census Plughoge
- Johnny b abt 1851 d 14 Jan 1925 m Kate Molloy - see above
- James (Seamus) b abt 1852 d bef 1911 m m Nancy Rodgers - see below
- Sheila b abt 1859 m Joseph McCafferty - see 1901 census Leabrannagh

                     
  Neil Rodgers and Madge Molloy Household          
10 Rogers Neal Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Rogers Madgie Wife RC Can't read 73   Married Donegal Only Irish
 

Note:

Joseph married Catherine Conaghan (John, Plughoge) - see below

Sheila married Doalty Gallagher (Edward, Toories) - Leabgarrow

Catherine married Edward Ward (John, Toories) – Rannagh &Toories

Anna married Charles Rodgers (Peter, Leabrannagh)

                     
  James (Seamus) O'Donnell and Anne (Nancy) Rodgers Household          
11 O'Donnell James Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Nancy Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal Only Irish
  O'Donnell James Son RC RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Hannah Dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
 

Notes (provided by Jim):

James son of Patrick (Mor) O'Donnell and Brigid Early - see above

Nancy dau of Charles (Una) Rodgers

                     
  Charles McCauley and Anne Early Household          
12 McCauley Charles Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCauley Anne Wife RC Can't read 48   Married Donegal Only Irish
  McCauley Edward Son RC Can't read 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Mary Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Hannah Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Michael Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Peter Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Biddy Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Annie Dau RC RW ? Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCauley Maggy Dau RC RW 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes (provided by Jim):

Anne Early dau of John Early and Hannah Gallagher, above

Children of Charles and Anne -

John (Sean Jack) b 13 Feb 1877, Edward b 7 Aug 1879

                     
  Brian O'Donnell and Cecelia O'Donnell (Innisfree) Household          
13 O'Donnell Bryan (Jnr) Head RC RW 42 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Cecelia Wife RC RW 30   Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Charles Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal English
  O'Donnell Neal Son RC Can't read 3mo   Single Donegal  
 

Note:

For Cecelia's family - see 1901 census Inishfree

Anne b May 22 1896  Neil b Nov 20 1900 Bridget b Mar 10 1903 Sophia b Apr 27 1905 Ellen b Mar 2 1907 Bernard b June 2 1912

Mary m Michael Rodgers, Cloughcor, son of James Rodgers and Catherine McCauley, 18 Feb 1917 - see 1901 census Cloghcor

                     
  Bernard/Bryan O'Donnell and Bridget Conaghan Household          
14 O'Donnell Bryan (Snr) Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish
  O'Donnell Bridget Wife RC Can't read 63   Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Condy Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Condy b 15/02/79, John b 05/07/70, Ellen b 05/03/66

Mary b Nov 15 1875 married John Conaghan (Patrick) Crickamore

Brian married Cecelia O'Donnell (Neil) Innisfree – see above

Charles married Fanny Doherty (John) Meenmore – see 1901 census Meenmore

                     
  Patrick O'Donnell and Mary McCauley Household          
15 O'Donnell Mary Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  O'Donnell John Son RC Can't read 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE

 

Notes:

Paddy O'Donnell (Owen) married Mary McCauley (Shane) on Feb 11 1879
Brian b. 25/11/80
John married Grace Lyons (John, Ballintra) on Feb 22 1909

Grace dau of John Lyons and Sophia Boyle - see 1901 census Ballintra
- John died in the Arranmore disaster - see Arranmore Boating Tragedy 9 Nov 1935

                     
  Patrick Gallagher and Nancy Gallagher Household          
16 Gallagher Patrick Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Nancy Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher James Son RC Can't read 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC Can't read 38 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC Can't read 36 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Roseanna Dau RC Can't read 34 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Kate Dau RC Can't read 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Michael Son RC Can't read 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Ellen Dau RC Can't read 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher John Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Nora b. 12/08/64
Mary b. 10/11/65 married John O'Donnell (Daniel)
Anne b. 05/09/68
Michael b. 6/08/71 married Una O'Donnell (John, Plughoge) - see 1911 census Aphort
(their children Daniel, Manus and Hannah died in the Arranmore boating tragedy 9 Nov 1935)
Bridget b. 19/09/74 married Neil Gallagher (Hugh, Ballintra) - see 1901 census Ballintra
Ellen b. 10/06/76 married Michael Gallagher (Edward, Toories) - see 1911 census Rannagh and Torries (their son John died in the Arranmore

boating tragedy 9 Nov 1935)
John married Ellen O'Hara (Patrick) - see above

                     
  John Gallagher and Ellen O'Hara Household          
17 Gallagher John Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Ellen Wife RC Can't read 38   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Gallagher Ellen Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

John Gallagher (Patrick) married Ellen O'Hara (Patrick) on Mar 28 1897
See also Townland notes below

                     
  Patrick Gallagher and Bridget Gallagher Household          
18 Gallagher Patrick Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish
  Gallagher Bridget Wife RC Can't read 55   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Anthony Son RC Can't read 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC Can't read 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Hugh Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Children of Patrick and Bridget:

- Madgie b Jan 25 1870 married Patrick Ward - see above
- Daniel b May 1 1875 married Bridget McCafferty - see 1901 census Leabrannagh
- Mary b Feb 12 1880
- Patrick b Dec 24 1876 married Bella Gallagher (Edward/Mary, Toories)

  Patrick drowned Feb 2 1906 - see 1911 census Rannagh and Toories for Bella and their children Edward and Bridget

- Bridget m Neil Gallagher (Hugh) Ballintra - see 1901 census Ballintra

- Anthony married Hannah Ward (John, Toories) on April 12 1916

  For Hannah's family - see 1901 census Rannagh and Torries
  Their sons Anthony b. Aug 24 1918 and Edward b. Apr 18 1920, died in the Arranmore Disaster - see Arranmore Boating Tragedy 9 Nov 1935

- Hugh married Bella Gallagher (Frank, Toories)
Researcher: Hugh - Email

                     
  Frank Ward and Anne O'Donnell Household          
19 Ward Frank Head RC Can't read 54 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Ward Ann Wife RC Can't read 39   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Bridget Dau RC Can't read 12 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Hugh Son RC Can't read 9 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Hannah Dau RC Can't read 8 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Dan Son RC Can't read 6 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Sicilia Dau RC Can't read 2 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
 

Note:

Frank Ward (Hugh) married twice :

1. Mary O'Donnell (Daniel, Plughoge) on Feb 4 1879
2. Anne O'Donnell

                     
  Hugh Ward (Hugh) and Mary O'Donnell Household          
20 Ward Hugh Head RC Can't read 44 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Ward Mary Wife RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal IE
  Ward Anthony Son RC Can't read 9 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Paddy Son RC Can't read 6 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Susan Dau RC Can't read 4 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
  Ward Hugh Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish
  Note: Hugh Ward (Hugh) married Mary O'Donnell (Patrick, Toories) on Feb 16 1891
                     
  Joseph Rodgers and Catherine Conaghan Household          
21 Rodgers Joseph Head RC RW 35 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Rodgers Catherine Wife RC Can't read 33   Married Donegal IE
  Rodgers Madgey Dau RC Can't read 3 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
  Rodgers Mary Dau RC Can't read 2 Farmer's dau Single Donegal Only Irish
                     

 

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