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1901 Census Derrybeg, Tullaghobegly, Co Donegal

 

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This information was compiled as part of a Mini Thesis for the completion of the Certificate Course in Genealogy at the University College, Dublin. Tutor Sean Murphy MA

Additional data and family notes by Lindel

 

 

ENTRY NAME RELATIONSHIP AGE Religion Education Occupation Status Born Language
                 
1 Mulligan Daniel head 80 RC Can't read farmer Married Donegal IE
  Mulligan Kate wife 78 RC Can't read   Married Donegal IE
                 
2 Molloy Francis head 29 RC RW merchant Married Donegal IE
  Molloy Mary wife 30 RC RW   Married Donegal IE
  Molloy Bridget sister 16 RC RW general domestic servant Single Donegal IE
                 
  Dominick Gallagher and Mary Gallagher Household            
3 O'Donnell Mary head 48 RC RW publican widow Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bernard son 28 RC RW baker Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Patrick son 20 RC RW   Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Hanah dil 28 RC RW   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Dominic grandson 3m RC     Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Edward lodger 30 RC RW painter Single Donegal IE
  McHugh Patrick lodger 28 RC RW farmers son Single Donegal IE

Notes:

Mary Gallagher married twice :

1. Dominick Gallagher, Sheskinbeg, son of Dan, to Mary Gallagher, Derrybeg, dau of Manus, Derrybeg, 13 Feb 1870. Witnesses Patrick McCloskey

and Margaret Boyle - see marriage register

2. Daniel O'Donnell, Meenacladdy, son of Michael, to Mary Gallagher, Derrybeg, dau of Manus, Derrybeg, 5 Aug 1877. Witnesses James

O'Donnell, Crolly, and Mary Curran, Magheraroarty - see marriage register

Mary Gallagher applied for the Old Age Pension in 1920

- her parents were Manus and Sarah Gallagher, married 1831, and Mary was 3 months old in 1851 - see pension application

Children of Dominick and Mary :

- Sarah b 9 Feb 1871, bap Derrybeg by Fr Hugh McFadden, 12 Feb 1871, Godparents Patrick Diver & Sara Gallagher - see baptism register

Sarah married Stephen Cooley, RIC Bunbeg, son of John Cooley & Frances?, ? Galway, 4 Feb 1891. Witnesses John Rochey?, Bunbeg

and Grace Coll, Stranacorkeragh - see marriage register

Sarah and Stephen in Rathmullan in 1901 - see 1901 census Rathmullan  and Clonmany Town in 1911 - see 1911 census Clonmany Town

- Bernard Gallagher

Bernard m Hannah Gallagher, Carrickataskin (Ardnagappary), dau of Charles, 21 Jan 1900. Witnesses Peter Gallagher, Stranacorkeragh

and Hannah Coll, Meenaniller - see marriage register

- son Daniel b 9 Aug 1904

Children of Daniel and Mary :

Patrick

                 
4 O'Donnell Mary head 55 RC RW post office keeper Widow Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Hugh son 36 RC RW farmers son Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Michael son 22 RC RW farmers son SIngle Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Margaret daughter 23 RC RW farmers daughter Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Minnie granddaughter 7 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
                 
5 Curran Madge head 61 RC Can't read blacksmiths wife Widow Donegal Only Irish
  McGee Mary daughter 26 RC RW farmers wife Married Donegal IE
  Curran Margaret daughter 20 RC RW blacksmiths daughter Single Donegal IE
  Curran Michael son 18 RC RW blacksmiths son Single Donegal IE
  McGeehan Peter lodger 31 RC RW tea agent Single Donegal IE
  Molloy Peter lodger 32 RC RW tea agent Single Donegal IE
  Ramsay John lodger 36 RC RW hawker Single Donegal IE
  Harkin Patrick lodger 34 RC RW hawker Single Donegal IE
                 
6 Ferry Neil head 39 RC RW merchant Married Donegal IE
  Ferry Sara wife 29 RC RW   Married Donegal IE
  Ferry Mary daughter 10 RC RW daughter Single Donegal IE
  Ferry Maggie daugher 8 RC RW   Single Donegal IE
  Ferry Katie daughter 6 RC RW   Single Donegal IE
  Ferry Brigid daughter 5 RC RW   Single Donegal  
  Ward Mary servant 37 RC Only reads servant Single Donegal IE
                 
7 Gallagher Patrick head 45 RC RW farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Sophia wife 36 RC RW   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Fanny daughter 14 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher James son 11 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Sarah daughter 10 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Teague son 8 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Michael son 6 RC Only reads scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Gallagher Peter son 4 RC Can't read scholar Single Donegal Only Irish
  Gallagher Hugh son 2 RC Can't read        
                 
Owen Boyle and Ellen O'Donnell Household            
 8 Boyle Owen head 44 RC Can't read carpenter Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Ellen wife 32 RC Can't read   Married Donegal Only Irish
  Boyle Biddy daughter 15 RC RW carpenters daughter Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Sarah daughter 13 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Annie daughter 11 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Mary daughter 9 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Ellen daughter 6 RC Read only scholar Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Owen son 4 RC Can't read   Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Rose daughter 2 RC Can't read   Single Donegal Only Irish

Notes:

John Boyle, son of John Boyle and Bridig Ferry, married Ellen O'Donnell, Innismeane Island,

dau of Daniel and Sarah O'Donnell, 17 Feb 1885. Witnesses Neil Boyle, Ballindrait and

Ellen Boyle, Magheraclogher

Ellen's family - see 1901 census Innismeane Island

Kate b 24 Jul 1904

                   
9 Ferry Daniel Uninhabited              
                 
10 McBride Mick head 60 RC Can't read farmer Married Donegal IE
  McBride Kate wife 55 RC RW   Married Donegal IE
  Coll Mary sister in law 60 RC Can't read   Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Ned lodger 60 RC Can't read tramp Married Donegal IE
                 
Thomas Coll and Madge Boyle Household            
11 Coll Thomas head 55 RC Can't read farmer Married Donegal IE
  Coll Madge wife 45 RC Can't read   Married Donegal IE
  Coll Kate mother 80 RC Can't read   Widow Donegal IE
  Coll Thomas son 19 RC RW Labourer Single Donegal IE
  Coll Bernard son 18 RC RW labourer Single Donegal IE
  Coll Michael son 16 RC RW labourer Single Donegal IE
  Coll Fred son 16 RC RW labourer Single Donegal IE
  Coll Kate daughter 15 RC RW servant Single Donegal IE
  Coll Ann daughter 13 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coll Charles son 11 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coll Mary daughter 8 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coll John son 6 RC Can't read scholar Single Donegal IE
  Coll Dermot son 5 RC Can't read scholar Single Donegal IE

Notes:

Thomas Coll, son of Thomas Coll, Derrybeg, married Madge Boyle, dau of Bernard Boyle, Meenanillar, 10 Feb 1881 at St Mary's. Witnesses Thomas

Gallagher and Margaret Ferry, Carrick.

Madge Boyle sister to Dermot Boyle in Meenanillar? See Meenanillar census

Twins Michael and Fred/Francis b 11 Oct 1884, baptised by Fr James McFadden at St Mary's on 13 Oct. Sponsors John McGee and Grace Coll

Researcher: Patricia - Email

                 
Bernard McCole and Margaret O'Donnell Household          
12 McCole Bernard head 63 RC Can't read farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCole Margaret wife 55 RC Can't read   Married Donegal IE
  McCole Peter son 24 RC Can't read farmers son Single Donegal IE
  McCole Bridget daughter 20 RC Can't read farmers daughter Single Donegal IE
  McCole Mary daughter 18 RC RW farmers daughter Single Donegal IE
  McCole Patrick son 15 RC RW scholar Single Donegal IE

Notes:

Bernard McCole, son of Daniel McCole and Sophia Gallagher married Margaret O'Donnell,

dau of Patrick O'Donnell and Ellen Gallagher, Glentornan, on 13 Feb 1868 in St Mary's

Gweedore

Children:

Daniel b. 20 Feb 1869 

Sophia b. 7 Oct 1870 

Peter b. 2 Dec 1872 

Rose b. 3 Sep 1976 

Bridget b. 17 Feb 1879

                 
13 Boyle Joseph head 56 RC RW Parish Priest Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Margaret sister 45 RC RW housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Catherine niece 10 RC RW scholar Single Donegal  
  McGee Margaret servant 25 RC RW general domestic servant Single Donegal IE
                   
14 Derrybeg Natl School                
                   
15 Derrybeg RC Chapel                
                 

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Lindel Buckley

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