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1901 Census  Dooey, Lettermacaward, Co Donegal

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No Surname Given Relationship Religion Education Age Sex Occupation Status Born Language
                       
  John McCahill and Ellen Gallagher Household            
1 McCahill John Head RC Can't read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCahill Ellen Wife RC Can't read 58 F   Married Donegal IE
  Note: John McCahill (Connell, decd.) married Ellen Gallagher (John, Mulamina) on Feb 9 1864 in Glenties
                       
  Cornelius McCahill and Ceclia McCauley Household            
2 McCahill Condy Head RC Can't read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  McCahill Celah Wife RC Can't read 45 F   Married Donegal Irish
  McCahill Anne Dau RC RW 16 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Duffy Hugh Son-in-law RC RW 28 M Labourer Married Donegal IE
  Duffy Bridget Dau RC RW 20 F Stocking knitter Married Donegal IE
  Duffy Maggie Gdau RC Can't read 2yr3mths F   Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Bridget b 27 Jan 1880, Derlaght, bap 27 Jan, sponsors Edward McCahill and Cecilia Houston

                       
3 Duffy Mary Head RC Can't read 18 F Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Duffy Catherine Sister RC Only reads 15 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal IE
  Duffy Peter Brother RC Can't read 17 M Farmer's bro Single Donegal IE
                       
4 McCahill Bridget Head RC Can't read 60 F Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCahill Peter Son RC Can't read 31 M Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  McCahill Bridget Dau RC Can't read 28 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McCahill James Son RC Can't read 27 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McCahill Ellen Dau RC Can't read 25 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                       
5 McCahill Edward Head RC Can't read 45 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCahill Sarah Wife RC Can't read 40 F   Married Donegal IE
  McCahill Patrick Son RC Only reads 13yr3mths M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McCahill John Son RC RW 11yr4mths M Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCahill Peter Son RC RW 10 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCahill Mary Dau RC RW 7yr6mths F Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCahill Edward Son RC Can't read 6 M   Single Donegal IE
  McCahill Sarah Dau RC Can't read 4 F   Single Donegal IE
                       
6 Gallagher Mary Head RC Can't read 100 F Ret Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
  Gallagher Magy Dau RC Can't read 40 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
  Gallagher Sally Dau RC Can't read 30 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
  Gallagher John Son RC Can't read 23 M Ret Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                       
7 McCahill Patrick Head RC Can't read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCahill Margaret Wife RC RW 29 F   Married Donegal  
  McCahill Mathew Son RC Can't read 1yr5mths M   Single Donegal  
                       
  Edward Breslin and Anne Melly Household            
8 Breslin Patrick Head RC RW 60 M Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Breslin John Brother RC RW 43 M Farmer's bro Married Donegal IE
  Breslin Ellen Sis-in-law RC RW 37 F Stocking knitter Married Donegal IE
  Breslin Edward Nephew RC RW 8 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Breslin Patrick Nephew RC RW 7 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Breslin Anne Niece RC Can't read 5 F Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Breslin Ellen Niece RC Can't read 2 F   Single Donegal  
  Notes:
Edward b. 1 Oct 1865
John married Ellen Glackin (Henry, Cleendra)
                       
9 Molloy Bridget Head RC Can't read 70 F Farmer Single Donegal Irish
                       
10 Molloy Grace Head RC Can't read 50 F Farmer Single Donegal Irish
  Molloy Sheelagh Sister RC Can't read 49 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
  Molloy Anne Sister RC Can't read 47 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal IE
                       
11 Boyle Peter Head RC RW 30 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Ellen Wife RC RW 30 F   Married Donegal IE
  Boyle John Son RC Can't read 2 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Boyle William Son RC Can't read 1 M Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                       
12 Rodgers James Head RC RW 50 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Rodgers Anne Wife RC Can't read 50 F   Married Donegal IE
  Rodgers Pat Son RC Can't read 18 M Labourer Single Donegal IE
  Rodgers John Son RC RW 16 M Labourer Single Donegal  
  Rodgers Manus Son RC RW 12 M Scholar Single Donegal  
  Rodgers James Son RC RW 10 M Scholar Single Donegal  
                       
  Connell Doris and Bridget Gallagher Household            
13 Doris Connell Head RC RW 55 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Doris Biddy Wife RC Can't read 53 F Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
  Doris Mary Dau RC Only reads 25 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Doris Biddy Dau RC RW 23 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Doris Patrick Son RC RW 20 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Doris Catherine Dau RC RW 16 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Doris Ellen Dau RC RW 14 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Doris Michael Son RC RW 12 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Very clearly written as Doris in census but looks like Doran in church register - Surname is McEldore on Griffith's Valuation

Peter(sic) Doris (Condy, decd.) married Bridget Gallagher (John, Marameelan) on 2 Oct 1869 in Dungloe
Bridget Gallagher dau of John Gallagher and Anne Sweeney - see 1901 census Falchorrib  
Condy Doran, 56y, married, died 19 Feb 1866 - death reported by Condy Doran Jnr.

Children of Connell and Bridget :

Bridget b 2 Aug 1878, bap 4 Aug, sponsors Hugh Gallagher and Ellen Gallagher - married Jeremiah McMahon, Fintown

Cornelius married Grace Deery, Eighter, dau of Michael Deery and Anne Green, 15 Jan 1914. Witnesses Michael

  McHugh, Dooey and Margaret Gallagher, Eighter - for Grace Deery family, see 1901 census Eighter

Mary b. 17 Sep 1870 Connell b. 9 Feb 1872 m Grace Deery etc
Catherine married Maurice Cannon (John)
Michael married Ellen Hanlon (Hugh, Cloghbolie)
                       
  James & Ellen Hanlon Household            
14 Hanlon Ellen Head RC Can't read 100 F Ret Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Hanlon James Son RC RW 48 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Hanlon Anne Dau-in-law RC RW 45 F   Married Donegal IE
  Hanlon Paddy Gson RC RW 24 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Hanlon John Gson RC RW 18 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Hanlon Bridget GDau RC RW 16 F Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Hanlon Ellen Gdau RC RW 13 F Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hanlon Annie Gdau RC RW 10 F Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hanlon Anthony Gson RC RW 8 M Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hanlon Grace Gdau RC Can't read 6 F   Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

James Hanlon, 60y, married, died 30 Jan 1870, death reported by Anthony Hanlon
Ellen Hanlon, 101y, died 1902

Children of James and Anne :

Mary b 3 May 1879, bap 4 May, sponsors John Gallagher and Rose Gallagher

John b abt 1883 married Maggie Boyle, Bayonne, NJ, USA - see 1901 census Falchorrib

James married Anne Gallagher (John) on 23 Feb 1873 in Dungloe.

                       
  Anthony Sweeney and Hannah Molloy Household            
15 Sweeney Anthony Head RC Can't read 70 M Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Sweeney Maggie Dau RC Can't read 35 F Spinster Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Patrick Son RC RW 29 M Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Molloy Winnie Sis-in-law RC Can't read 80 F Spinster Single Donegal IE
  Note: John b Feb 26 1871 Hannah b Oct 20 1875
                       
16 Boyle Daniel Head RC Can't read 60 M Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Catherine Sister RC Can't read 58 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Daniel Nephew RC RW 40 M Farmer's nephew Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Mary Niece-in-law RC RW 23 F Stocking knitter Married Donegal IE
                       
  John O'Donnell and Ellen Gallagher Household            
17 O'Donnell Ellen Head RC Can't read 48 F Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Bridget Dau RC Can't read 26 F Knitter Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC Can't read 25 F Knitter Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Peter Son RC Can't read 23 M Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Annie Dau RC Can't read 21 F Knitter Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Charles Son RC Can't read 18 M Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell John Son RC RW 12 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

Anne b 1 Sep 1879, bap 3 Sep, sponsors Anthony Sweeney and Hannah Molloy

                       
  Condy Rogers and Mary Cannon Household            
18 Rodgers Mary Head RC Can't read 60 F Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Rodgers Anne Dau RC Can't read 18 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal IE
  McHugh Susan Dau RC RW 22 F Stocking knitter Married Donegal IE
  McHugh Peter Son-in-law RC RW 22 M Fisherman Married Donegal IE
  McHugh Denis Gson RC Can't read 4mths M   Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Susan b 21 Jul 1878, bap 23 Jul, sponsors James Gallagher and Mary Gallagher

Susan married Peter McHugh, b 31 Aug 1879, son of Denis McHugh and Hannah Molloy - see below

Anthony b Jan 31 1866  Mary b Jul 3 1867  Ellen b Apr 243 1870 Biddy b Oct 14 1875

Researcher: Pat - Email

                       
  Patrick Cannon and Anne Cannon Household            
19 Cannon Pat Head RC Can't read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Cannon Anne Wife RC Can't read 50 F Knitter Married Donegal IE
  Cannon Patrick Son RC Only reads 22 M Fisherman Single Donegal English
  Cannon Grace Dau RC Only reads 20 F Knitter Single Donegal English
  Cannon Joe Son RC Can't read 18 M Fisherman Single Donegal English
  Cannon Mary Dau RC Only reads 17 F Knitter Single Donegal English
  Cannon Anthony Son RC Can't read 15 M Fisherman Single Donegal English
  Cannon Connell Son RC Can't read 13 M Scholar Single Donegal English
  Cannon Peter Son RC Can't read 4 M Scholar Single Donegal English
 

Note:

Patrick b 11 Mar 1880, bap 13 Mar, sponsors Joseph Cannon and Anne Cannon

                       
  Dominick McGettigan and Mary Boyle Household            
20 McGettigan Dominick Head RC Can't read 55 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGettigan Mary Wife RC Only reads 52 F   Married Donegal IE
  McGettigan Michael Son RC RW 16 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Dominick Son RC RW 11 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Bridget Dau RC Can't read 27 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Dominick McGettigan (Edward) married Mary Boyle (Mandy?) on Mar 1 1870 in St Peters Dungloe

Biddy b Jan 7 1871

Has son, Manus

                       
21 Gallagher Ellen Head RC Can't read 80 F Farmer Single Donegal Irish
  Gallagher Madge Sister RC Can't read 70 F Farmer's sister Single Donegal Irish
                       
  Condy McGlynn and Mary Quinn Household            
22 McGlynn Peter Head RC RW 32 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGlynn Rose Wife RC Can't read 47 F   Married Donegal IE
  McGlynn Condy Father RC Can't read 72 M Ret Farmer Widower Donegal IE

 

Notes:

Peter b. 17 Jan 1865 married Rose McGeehan
Mary McGlynn, 35y, married, died 7 Jan 1867

                       
23 Gallagher John Head RC Can't read 82 M Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Gallagher John Son RC RW 44 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Mary Dau-in-law RC RW 32 F Stocking knitter Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Mary GDau RC Can't read 9 F   Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Anne GDau RC Can't read 1yr6mths F   Single Donegal  
                       
24 Gallagher Daniel Head RC Only reads 29 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Bridget Wife RC RW 30 F   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC Can't read 3 M   Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Hugh Son RC Can't read 2 M   Single Donegal  
                       
  John Cannon and Margaret Gallagher Household            
25 Cannon John Head RC RW 73 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Cannon Margaret Wife RC Can't read 66 F Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
  Cannon Joseph Son RC RW 40 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Cannon John Son RC RW 34 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Cannon Daniel Son RC RW 27 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Cannon Bridget Dau RC RW 29 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Cannon Margaret Dau RC RW 25 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

John b 13/07/64,

Mary b 15/01/66,

Bridget b 03/07/67,

Maurice b 01/02/70, married Catherine Doris (Connell)

Donald b 01/07/71

Margaret married Neil Bonner (James, Crohy)

                       
26 Sweeney Joseph Head RC Only reads 75 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney Grace Wife RC Can't read 50 F   Married Donegal Irish
                       
  Edward Boyle and Bridget McGettigan Household            
27 Boyle Bridget Head RC Can't read 76 F Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Elliott Nesbitt Son-in-law RC RW 28 M Farmer Married Donegal English
  Elliott Mary Dau RC Can't read 31 F Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Susan b. 29/02/64

Ellen b. 6/02/67

Pat b. 2/07/70
Mary married Nesbitt Elliott (John, Farrigans)

Daniel married Bridget McGettigan (Edward, Meenacross) - emigrated to Pennsylvania

                       
28 Gallagher Sarah Head RC Can't read 80 F Farmer Single Donegal Irish
  Gallagher Anne Sister RC Can't read 68 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
  Gallagher Biddy Niece RC RW 8 F Scholar Single Donegal IE
                       
29 Boyle Charles Head RC Can't read 38 M Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Kate Sister RC Can't read 40 F Farmer's sister Single Donegal IE
                       
  Anthony Rogers and Susan McMonagle Household            
30 Rogers Anthony Head RC Can't read 35 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Rogers Susan Wife RC Can't read 38 F   Married Donegal IE
  Rogers Condy Son RC RW 12 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Rogers Biddy Dau RC RW 10 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Rogers Anne Dau RC Can't read 8 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Rogers Mary Dau RC Can't read 5 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Rogers Manus Son RC Can't read 3 M Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Rogers Ellen Dau RC Can't read 2 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McMonagle Patrick Uncle-in-law RC Can't read 80 M Ret Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Researcher: Pat - Email
                       
  Hugh Cannon and Ann Patton Household            
31 Cannon Nancy Head RC Only reads 50 F Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Cannon Anne Dau RC RW 20 F Dressmaker Single Donegal IE
  Cannon Bridget Dau RC RW 18 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                       
32 Cannon James Head RC RW 48 M Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Cannon Mary Sister RC Can't read 40 F Farmer's sister Single Donegal IE
  Cannon Bridget Sister RC Only reads 60 F Farmer's sister Single Donegal IE
                       
  Patrick Duffy and Margaret Duffy Household            
33 Duffy Patrick Head RC Can't read 65 M Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Note: Hugh b Dec 3 1870
                       
  James McGettigan and Bridget O'Donnell Household            
34 McGettigan James Head RC RW 50 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGettigan Bridget Wife RC Can't read 48 F   Married Donegal IE
  McGettigan Bridget Dau RC RW 25 F Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Anthony Son RC RW 19 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Edward Son RC RW 16 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Fanny Dau RC RW 14 F Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGettigan Mary Dau RC RW 10 F Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGettigan William Son RC Can't read 8 M Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGettigan Michael Son RC Can't read 5 M   Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Anthony b 10 Jan 1880, bap 11 Jan, sponsors Manus and Anne O'Donnell

                       
  Denis McHugh and Hannah Molloy Household            
35 McHugh Denis Head RC Can't read 60 M Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McHugh Michael Son RC RW 19 M Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McHugh John Son RC RW 11 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McHugh Biddy Dau RC RW 14 F Scholar Single Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Denis McHugh, son of Denis McHugh (deceased), married Hannah Molloy, dau of Roger Molloy & Ellen Boyle, 1 Mar 1870 at the

RC Chapel, Dungloe. Witnesess John Molloy and James McHugh - see marriage certificate

Peter b 31 Aug 1879, bap the same day, sponsors Manus McMonagle and Susan? McMonagle

Peter married Susan Rogers - see above

Dennis b 06/01/71, James b 22/07/72

Researcher: Pat - Email

                       
36 O'Donnell Neil Head RC Can't read 45 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  O'Donnell Mary Wife RC Can't read 27 F   Married Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Winnie Dau RC Can't read 4 F   Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Dan Son RC Can't read 2 M   Single Donegal  
                       
37 McShane Owen Head RC Can't read 42 M Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McShane Anne Wife RC Only reads 50 F   Married Donegal IE
  McShane Michael Son RC RW 19 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McShane Owen Son RC RW 17 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McShane Manus Son RC RW 14 M Scholar Single Donegal IE
                       
  James Molloy and Rose Gallagher Household            
38 Molloy James Head RC RW 56 M Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Molloy John Son RC RW 19 M Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Molloy Susan Dau RC RW 16 F Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Molloy Ann Dau RC RW 16 F Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Duffy Mary Dau RC RW 24 F   Married Donegal IE
  Duffy Charles Gson RC   2 M   Single Donegal  
  Duffy Rose GDau