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1901 Census Breenagh, Conwal, Co Donegal

 

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No Surname Given Relation Religion Education Age Profession Status Born
         
Manus Kelly & Margery (Mabia) Doherty Household        
1 Kelly Manus head rc cr 60 farmer married Donegal
Kelly Margery wife rc cr 36   married Donegal
Kelly James son rc rw 17 farmers son not married Donegal
Kelly John son rc rw 14 farmers son not married Donegal
Kelly Patrick son rc rw 12 farmers son not married Donegal
Kelly Sarah daughter rc rw 10 scholar not married Donegal
Kelly Michael son rc rw 8 scholar not married Donegal
Kelly Alice daughter rc rw 6 scholar not married Donegal
Kelly Susan daughter rc cr 4   not married Donegal
Kelly Annie daughter rc cr 1   not married Donegal
                 
2 McDaid John head rc rw 37 farmer married Donegal
McDaid Sarah wife rc rw 24   married Donegal
McDaid Bridget daughter rc cr 3   not married Donegal
McDaid Minnie daughter rc cr 2   not married Donegal
McDaid Margery daughter rc cr 11m   not married Donegal
                 
3 McGinley John head rc rw 38 farmer not married Donegal
McGinley Hannah sister rc rw 44 housekeeper not married Donegal
McGinley Bridget niece rc rw 14 scholar not married Donegal
Duggan Bernard servant rc cr 60 farm servant not married Donegal
                 
James Gallagher and Bridget McGlynn Household        
5 Gallagher James head rc read 48 farmer married Donegal
Gallagher Bridget wife rc cr 31   married Donegal
Gallagher Barbara daughter rc read 7 scholar not married Donegal
Gallagher Mary Ann daughter rc cr 5   not married Donegal
Gallagher Bernard son rc cr 1   not married Donegal
Gallagher Neil brother rc cr 75 farmers bro not married Donegal
Gallagher Grace sister rc cr 62 knitter not married Donegal

Note:

James Gallagher, Breenagh, son of Bryan, marr Bridget McGlynn, 20, Breenagh, dau of Charles, at Glenswilly 10 May 1885.

Witnesses William Kennedy and Matty McDaid

                 
Dan Friel and Margaret McGinley Household      
6 Friel Maggie head rc rw 35 farmer widow Donegal
Friel Charles son rc rw 13 farmers son not married Donegal
Friel Rose Ann daughter rc rw 11 scholar not married Donegal
Friel Denis son rc rw 8 scholar not married Donegal
Stevenson Samuel b-in-law rc rw 70 carpenter widower Donegal
Stevenson Patrick nephew rc rw 18 carpenter not married Donegal

Notes:

Daniel Friel, Killymasney, son of Charles and Ellen, married Margaret McGinley, Breenagh, dau of Denis and Rose, 25 Nov 1886.

Witness Patrick Toner, Ballygallan

Margaret McGinley's sister Mary married Samuel Stevenson

                 
Michael McGinley & Susan Toner Houshold        
7 McGinley Susan head rc rw 78 retired farmer widow Donegal
McGinley Michael son rc rw 45 farmer not married Donegal
Gallagher Mary gdaughter rc rw 17 seamstress not married Donegal
McGinley Eveleen gdaughter rc read 5 scholar not married Belfast
McGinley Connor gson rc read 4 scholar not married Belfast
McGinley John gson rc cr 2 scholar not married Belfast

Notes:

1. Michael (1852-1940), emigrated to New Zealand on the Invercargill in 1878, then returned a few years later. He wrote the Emigrant's Farewell

and The Hills of Glenswilly. See Invercargill passenger list and under the Poems section for more links

- he married Bridget McDevitt (Anthony, Largnalarkan) Strabane

2. Susan b. Mar 18 1864 married Bernard McGinley see 1901 census Drumbuloge

3. Corneilus b. Jul 28 1866 married Bridget Doherty see 1901 census Altinierin
4. Anne married Edward Gallagher (Patrick, Altadish) - see 1901 census Altadish
5. Peter (PT, Cu Uladh) (b. 1856 d. 1942) Customs & Excise Officer, Belfast married Elizabeth Woods, Raphoe
6. Patrick married Anne McFadden (Thomas) - see below
7. Bridget (b.1861 d. 1894) married Patrick Gallagher, Milltown

8. Mary married Connell McGeehan see 1901 census Kingarrow

9. Alice married Patrick Carberry see 1901 census Drumnashamar

10. James married 1. Mary Daly  2. Sarah Agnes Brennan Melbourne, Australia

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Michael Doherty & Winifred (Unity) Kelly Household        
8 Doherty Michael head rc rw 65 farmer widower Donegal
Doherty James son rc rw 22 farmers son not married Donegal
Doherty Grace daughter rc rw 19 farmers dau not married Donegal
                 
Denis Kelly & Ann Kelly Household        
9 Kelly Denis head rc rw 61 farmer married Donegal
Kelly Ann wife rc cr 55   married Donegal
Kelly Cassie daughter rc rw 21 farmers dau not married Donegal
Kelly Neil son rc rw 19 farmers son not married Donegal
Kelly Mary Ann daughter rc rw 15 farmers dau not married Donegal
Kelly Bridget daughter rc rw 13 scholar not married Donegal
Kelly Mary Ann sister rc rw 49 knittter not married Donegal
                 
Edward Crossan and Frances McCue/McHugh Household      
10 Crossan Edward head rc cr 60 farmer widower Donegal
Crossan Bridget daughter rc rw 32 farmers dau not married Donegal
Crossan Patrick son rc cr 30 farmers son not married Donegal
Crossan Fanny daughter rc rw 25 farmers dau not married Donegal
Crossan Maggie daughter rc rw 22 farmers dau not married Donegal
                 
Patrick McGinely and Anne McFadden Household      
11 McGinley Patrick head rc rw 45 merchant & JP married Donegal
McGinley Annie wife rc rw 34   married Donegal
McGinley Susan daughter rc rw 14 scholar not married Donegal
McGinley Bridget daughter rc rw 13 scholar not married Donegal
McGinley Joseph son rc rw 6 scholar not married Donegal
McFadden Bridget m-in-law rc rw 65   widow Donegal
McMonagle John shop asst rc rw 35 shop assist married Donegal
Gallagher John servant rc rw 30 farm servt not married Donegal
Gallagher Bridget servant rc rw 18 general servt not married Donegal

Notes:

Patrick son of Michael McGinley and Susan Toner - see above

Patrick McGinley married -

1. Anne McFadden, dau of Thomas McFadden and Bridget McGlinchey (Tullytrasna) 

- Thomas McFadden was a bro of Manus McFadden see 1901 census Drumnahough

2. Anne McBrearty

Joseph (Dr. J.P. McGinley) married Madeline Sweeney (Murray, Hotel) Dungloe

                 
John Doherty & Alice (Giles) Kelly Household        
12 Doherty John head rc cr 84 farmer married Donegal
Doherty Alice wife rc cr 65   married Donegal
Doherty Edward son rc rw 30 farmers son married Donegal
Doherty Barbara daughter rc rw 27 farmers dau not married Donegal
Doherty Susan dau-in-law rc rw 26 knitter married Donegal
McGinley Bridget gdaughter rc cr 1   not married Donegal
                 
13 Doherty Patrick head rc rw 49 farmer married Donegal
Doherty Mary wife rc read 40   married Donegal
Doherty Mary daughter rc rw 17 farmers dau not married Donegal
Doherty Johnnie son rc rw 19 farmers son not married Donegal
Doherty Anthony son rc rw 13 scholar not married Donegal
Doherty James son rc rw 11 scholar not married Donegal
Doherty Agnes daughter rc rw 9 scholar not married Donegal
Doherty Bridget daughter rc read 7 scholar not married Donegal
Doherty Cassie daughter rc read 5 scholar not married Donegal
Doherty Barbara daughter rc cr 3   not married Donegal
Doherty Rose Ellen daughter rc cr 2m   not married Donegal
                 
14 McElhinny Kate head rc cr 60 farmer widow Donegal
McElhinny Joseph son rc cr 29 farmers son not married Donegal
Conaghan Mary visitor rc cr 60 knitter married Donegal
                 
15 Gallagher Daniel head rc rw 49 farmer not married Donegal
Gallagher Ellen sister rc rw 47 housekeeper not married Donegal
                 
16 Tonner Patrick head rc cr 50 farmer married Donegal
Tonner Bridget wife rc cr 45   married Donegal
Gallagher Neil lodger rc cr 40 farm labourer not married Donegal
                 
17 Hagan Sarah wife rc rw 35   married Armagh
Hagan James son rc rw 12 scholar not married Armagh
Hagan Hugh J son rc rw 10 scholar not married Donegal
Hagan Patrick N son rc rw 7 scholar not married Donegal
Hagan George L son rc rw 5 scholar not married Donegal
Hagan Veronica M daughter rc   3   not married Donegal
Hagan Eugene F son rc   1m   not married Donegal
                 
Form H HH see No 17   Sgt RIC rc rw 41 farmers son married Armagh
TB   Cons RIC rc rw 37 copyist not married Westmeath
ED   Cons RIC rc rw 24 farmers son not married Londonderry
JTL   Cons RIC rc rw 23 scholar not married Leitrim
F McG   Cons RIC rc rw 23 farmers son not married Tyrone

 

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