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1901 Census Derrora, Conwal Parish, Co Donegal

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Pg No Surname First Relationship Rel Ed Age Occupation Status Born
                   
  Michael Doogan and Mary Curran Household        
Pg1 Doogan Michael Head RC RW 54 Blacksmith Married Donegal
  Doogan Mary Wife RC Can read 57   Married Donegal
  Doogan Michael Son RC RW 26 Blacksmith Single Donegal
  Doogan Patrick Son RC RW 24 Navvy on Railway Single Donegal
  Doogan William Son RC RW 21 Blacksmith Single Donegal
  Doogan Bridget Daughter RC RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Michael b 16 Oct 1869

Patrick b 31 Aug 1873 (two Patricks?)

Dau Catherine b 1 Apr 1875

               
Pg2 Harkin Francis Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal
  Harkin Bridget Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal
  Harkin Patrick Son RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal
  Harkin Mary Daughter RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
               
  Henry McMonagle and Mary Doherty Household        
Pg3 McMonagle Henry Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal
  McMonagle Mary Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal
  Doherty Mary M-in-Law RC Can't read 102 Retired Knitter Widow Donegal
  McMonagle Sarah Daughter RC RW 12 Knitter Single Donegal
  McMonagle Catherine Daughter RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  McMonagle Hannah Daughter RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal
               
  William McDaid and Catherine McDaid Household        
Pg4 McDaid William Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal
  McDaid Kate Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal
  McDaid Ellen Daughter RC RW 22 Seamstress Single Donegal
  McDaid Patrick Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McDaid Sarah Daughter RC RW 17 Seamstress Single Donegal
  McDaid Joseph Son RC Can't read 15 Navvy on Railway Single Donegal
  McDaid Rose Anne Daughter RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDaid Bernard Son RC Can't read 9 Scholar Single Donegal
 

Note:

William McDaid, Derrora, son of Patrick McDaid & Rose Murray, married Catherine McDaid, Derrora, dau of Patrick, 28 Jan 1879 in Glenswilly

               
Pg5 McDaid Edward Head RC Can't read 44 Farmer Single Donegal
  McDaid Mary Sister RC Can't read 36   Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Edward McDaid son of Patrick McDaid and Rose Murray

Mary b 17 Mar 1864

               
Pg6 McMonagle Joseph Head RC RW 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McMonagle Nancy Mother RC Can't read 74   Widow Donegal
  Doherty Cassie Niece RC RW 13 Scholar Single Scotland
               
  Charles Cannon and Ellen Kerr Household        
Pg7 Canning Ellen Head RC RW 60 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Canning James Son RC RW 24 Tailor Single Donegal
  Canning Annie Daughter RC RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Appears to be Ellen Canning on the census, but the actual Surname was Cannon.
The Cannon's were listed in the valuation books for Lot 9 from 1857 through 1932. However, Cannons did not appear on the 1911 census.
Ellen Cannon (58) and her son James (26) emigrated to Philadelphia 1 Oct 1904 on ship Columbia. Going to home of her son John Cannon.

                   
Pg8 McMonagle Patrick Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal
  McMonagle Margery Wife RC Can't read 32   Married Donegal
               
  James McMonagle and Sarah McCafferty Household        
Pg9 McMonagle James Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal
  McMonagle Sarah Wife RC Can't read 70   Married Donegal
  McMonagle William Son RC Can't read 45 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McMonagle John Son RC Can't read 43 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McMonagle Bernard Son RC Can't read 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McMonagle Maggie Daughter RC Can't read 28 Farmer's daughter Single Donegal
  McMonagle Mary Ann Granddaughter RC Can read 9 Scholar Single Donegal
               
Pg10 McDaid Bernard Head RC RW 45 Tailor & Farmer Married Donegal
  McDaid Bridget Wife RC RW 31   Married Donegal
  McDaid Patrick Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDaid Maggie Daughter RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDaid James Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDaid Mary Daughter RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDaid Ellen Daughter RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDaid Joseph Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal
               
Pg11 Patton John Head RC RW 33 Farmer Married Donegal
  Patton Mary Wife RC RW 36   Married Donegal
               
Pg12 Patton Margery Head RC Can't read 40 Knitter Single Donegal
               
Pg13 Harkin Mary Head RC Can't read 82   Widow Donegal
  Harkin Charles Son RC RW 35 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Harkin Unity Daughter RC RW 40 Farmer's daughter Single Donegal
               
  William McMonagle and Susan Mullan Household        
Pg14 McMonagle William Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal
  McMonagle Susan Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal
  Mullan Dan Brother in Law RC Can't read 40 Farm Labourer Single Donegal
  McMonagle Bernard Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal
  McMonagle Mary Daughter RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal
 

Notes:

William McMonagle, son of Bernard McMonagle and Ann Patton, Derora, married Susan Mullan, dau of James Mullan &

Mary Gallagher, Carrickatimpan, Gartan, at Saint Columbas, Termon and Gartan, 10 Feb 1885. Witnesses, James Mullan,

Carrickatimpan and Catherine McMonagle, Derora.

Dan Mullan is Susan's brother. For her brother James and family notes - see Carrickatimpan census

               
  Edward Crossan and Fanny Connaghan Household        
Pg15 Crossan Fanny Head RC RW 74 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Crossan Hugh Son RC RW 33 Farm Servant Single Donegal
  Crossan Lizzie Daughter RC RW 21   Single Donegal
  Conaghan Charles Nephew RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal
  Conaghan Thomas Nephew RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Hugh b 12 Oct 1865

Lizzie b 10 Mar 1878

               
  Patrick Doherty and Bridget McCafferty Household        
Pg16 Doherty Bridget Head RC Can't read 60   Widow Donegal
  Doherty Henry Son RC RW 22 Rural Postman Single Donegal
  Doherty James Son RC RW 20 Farm Servant Single Donegal
  Doherty Bridget Daughter RC RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
 

Note:

James b 11 Nov 1880

               
Pg17 Boyle Michael Head RC Can't read 81 Retired Farmer Widower Donegal
  Boyle Hugh Son RC RW 42 Farmer's son Married Donegal
  Boyle Isabella Dau-inLaw RC Can read 40   Married Donegal
  Boyle Hugh Grandson RC RW 13 Navvy on Railway Single Donegal
  Boyle Mary Anne Granddau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  Boyle Charles Grandson RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  Boyle Maggie Granddau RC Can read 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  Boyle John Grandson RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal
  Boyle Connel Grandson RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
  Boyle Francis Grandson RC Can't read 2 mths   Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Son Hugh m Annabella Carbery, Drumnashammar, dau of Patrick, 15 Dec 1878 in Glenswilly - see 1901 Drumnashammar census

Children of Hugh and Isabella :

- Patrick b 11 Feb 1881

- Bridget b 10 Sep 1879

               
  Charles Harkin and Sarah McDevitt/McDaid Household        
Pg18 Harkin Sarah Head RC Can't read 68 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Harkin Mary Daughter RC RW 38 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Harkin Bridget Daughter RC RW 26 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Harkin Michael Son RC Can't read 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Harkin Dominick Son RC RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Bridget b 1 Sep 1871, Charles b 1 Dec 1868, Joseph b 20 Dec 1873, Patrick b 10 May 1864, Michael b 22 Jul 1878
Dominick b 28 Sept 1866 married Maggie O'Donnell, dau of Dan O'Donnell and Margery Gallagher. See census Carrickatimpan, Gartan

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Pg19 McDaid Margaret Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal
  McDaid Cornelius Son RC Can't read 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McDaid Sarah Daughter RC Can't read 28 Farmer's daughter Single Donegal
               
  Hugh Kennedy and Sarah McDade Household        
Pg20 Kennedy Hugh Head RC Can read 75 Farmer Married Donegal
  Kennedy Sarah Wife RC Can read 60   Married Donegal
  Kennedy Alice Daughter RC RW 32 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Kennedy Hugh Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Kennedy James Son RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Kennedy Mary Ann Daughter RC RW 25 Seamstress Single Donegal
               
  Denis Crossan and Ellen McDaid Household        
Pg21 Crossan Ellen Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Crossan Denis Son RC RW 30   Single Donegal
  Note: Anne b 2 May 1866, Catherine b 7 Mar 1870, Denis b 3 Aug 1868
               
Pg22 Deery Ellen Head RC Can't read 56 Farmer Single Donegal
  Deery Mary Sister RC Can't read 54   Single Donegal
  Hunter Edward Brother RC Can't read 75 Retired Farmer Single Donegal
               
  Hugh Daly and Bridget Sweeney Household        
Pg23 Daly Bridget Head RC Can read 55 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Daly Bernard Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Daly Edward Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Doherty Hugh Nephew RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Bridget dau of James Sweeney and Mary Timoney - see Altnadague, Gartan census

- Sister Mary married James Sweeney - see Devlin census.

- Brother James married Bridget Sweeney - see Drumsallagh census.

- Brother Edward married Grace Sweeney - see Stramore census.

- Brother Dominick married Mary Harley 22 Feb 1887 in Christchurch, New Zealand

Children of Hugh and Bridget :

- Twin Daus Catherine & Ann b 30 Apr 1875 (Catherine m Thomas Crossan, Secor, son of Hugh & Margaret, 8 Feb 1896)
- James b 20 Nov 1879
- Elizabeth b 28 Jun 1877
- Bridget b 23 Apr 1873
- Mary b 4 Oct 1871

- James and Edward emigrated on the California from Derry to NY 24 Apr 1909, to join their uncle, Michael Sweeney in Lompoc, Santa Barbara

County, California. James was 5'10" and Edward 5'11" tall. Both had dark hair and complexion, and brown eyes.

               
  Lawrence Herron and Grace Hunter Household        
Pg24 Herron Lawrence Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal
  Herron Grace Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal
  Herron Johnny Son RC RW 28 Navvy on Railway Single Donegal
  Herron James Son RC RW 23 Navvy on Railway Single Donegal
  Herron Mary Ann Daughter RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Herron Michael Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Herron Patrick Son RC Can read 13 Scholar Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Johnny b 15 Dec 1874

               
Pg25 Carberry Patrick Head RC RW 50 Retired Farmer Single Donegal
               
  John Patton and Winifred Crossan Household        
Pg26 Patton John Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Widower Donegal
  Patton Joseph Son RC RW 19   Single Donegal
  Patton John Son RC RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal
  Patton Bridget Daughter RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal
  Patton Mary Daughter RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal

Note:

John Patton, Gartan, son of John, married Winifred Crossan, Derrora, dau of William, 21 Feb 1879 at Glenswilly, witnesses William and

Catherine McMonagle, Derrora

               
  Hugh Murray and Annie Duddy Household        
Pg27 Murray Hugh Head RC Can't read 86 Farmer Married Donegal
  Murray Annie Wife RC Can't read 75   Married Donegal
  Murray Peter Son RC Can't read 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Peter b 4 Jul 1865, Joseph 9 Apr 1870 & Sarah 30 Jul 1867

               
  William Doherty and Mary Duddy Household        
Pg28 Doherty William Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widower Donegal
  Doherty Daniel Son RC RW 46   Married Donegal
  Doherty Mary Dau-in-Law RC RW 44 Knitter Married Donegal
               
  Charles Murray and Annie McCormick Household        
Pg29 Murray Charles Head RC RW 35 Farmer Married Donegal
  Murray Annie Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal
  Murray Andrew Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  Murray Johnny Son RC Can read 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  Murray Joseph Son RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal
  Murray Bridget Daughter RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal
  Murray Charles Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal
  Murray Nancy Ellen Daughter RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Charles Murray son of Andrew Murray and Ellen Carr, married Annie McCormick, dau of John McCormick and Grace Gallagher, Loughbarra,

Marr 1 Dec 1888 in Glenswilly

Annie's brother James married Catherine Kelly - see Bingorms census

Annie's sister Winifred married Peter McHugh - see Loughbarra census

               
  James McCay and Unity Conaghan Household        
Pg30 McCay James Head RC Can't read 80 Farm Servant Married Donegal
  McCay Una Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal
  McCay Mary Daughter RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Peter b 19 Oct 1869, Hugh b 1 Jul 1871, Mary b 25 Oct 1876

               
  Patrick Crossan and Mary Brannon Household        
Pg31 Crossan Patrick Head RC RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal
  Crossan Mary Wife RC RW 55   Married Donegal
  Crossan Johnny Son RC RW 32 Farmer's son Married Donegal
  Crossan Patrick Son RC RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Crossan Ellen Daughter RC RW 21 Farmer's daughter Single Donegal
  Crossan Teresa Daughter RC RW 19 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Crossan Lizzie Daughter RC RW 17 Seamstress Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Catherine b 19 June 1869, Daniel b 26 Nov 1867, Ellen b 16 May 1879, Female b 10 Dec 1870, John b 26 Nov 1867, Mary Ann b 1 June 1866,

Patrick b 10 Jul 1872, Sarah b 20 Jul 1874

               
Pg32 Uninhabited (Landholder John Crossan)        
               
Pg33 Moy Edward Head RC RW 66 Farmer Widower Donegal
  Moy Andrew Nephew RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Sweeney Rose Servant RC Can read 25 Domestic Svt Single Donegal

 

Note:

Andrew Moy B 9 Nov 1865 to Barbara Moy

               
  Henry McCafferty and Fanny Carbery Household        
Pg34 McCafferty Henry Head RC RW 62 Farmer Married Donegal
  McCafferty Fanny Wife RC RW 49 Farmer's wife Married Donegal
  McCafferty John Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McCafferty Bridgid Daughter RC RW 18 Farmer's daughter Single Donegal
 

Notes:

John b 5 Jan 1876, Henry b 10 Aug 1872 & Patrick b 17 Oct 1874, Denis b 19 Sep 1877

               
Pg35 McCafferty John Head RC Can't read 59 Pedlar Single Donegal
               
  Colmb Frize and Susan Gallagher Household        
Pg36 Frize Colmb Head RC Can read 40 Farmer Married Donegal
  Frize Susan Wife RC RW 30   Married Donegal
  Frize Kitty Daughter RC RW 18 Farmer's daughter Single Donegal
  Frize John Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Frize William Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Frize Colm Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal
  Frize Sarah Daughter RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal
  Frize Charles Son RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal
  Frize Hugh Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal
  Frize James Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
  Frize Ellen Daughter RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal
  Frize Susan Daughter RC Can't read 3 mths   Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Columb Frize first marriage to Winifred McDaid

Second marriage -

Columbus Frize, Derrora, son of Denis Frize, Meenawilligan, Gartan, m Susan Gallagher, Rathdonnell, dau of Hugh Gallagher, 27 Aug 1896.

Witnesses ? Gallagher, Rathdonnell and Rose Gallagher, Kilmacrenan

                   

 

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