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1901 Census Eighter Island, Templecrone, Co Donegal

 

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Name Surname Relationship Religion Education Age Sex Occupation Marriage Born Lang
                     
Anthony O'Donnell and Alice Ward Household            
Anthony O'Donnell Head R.C. can't read 58 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
Kate O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 28 F   Married Donegal I&E
Charles O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 21 M Fisherman Unmarried Donegal I&E
Bridget O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 17 F   Unmarried Donegal I&E
Ellen O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 12 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
Michael O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 12 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
Sarah O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 8 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
Harry O'Donnell Nephew R.C.   3 M   Unmarried Donegal I&E

Notes:

Anthony O'Donnell (Anthony) married Alice Ward (John, decd.) on Jan 1 1871 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Catherine b Mar 18 1872  Anthony b Apr 29 1874  Corneilus b June 13 1876 

Mary b May 09 1878  Charles b Feb 09 1881

                     
Michael Deery and Anne Green Household            
Michael Deery Head R.C. can't read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
Nancy Deery Wife R.C. can't read 50 F Housekeeper Married Donegal I&E
Grace Deery Daughter R.C. can't read 17 F   Unmarried Donegal  
Ellen Deery Daughter R.C. R&W 14 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Martha Deery Daughter R.C. R&W 10 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

Michael Deery (Michael, Inniscoo) married Anne Green (Dennis), Leckbeg on Sep 17 1865 in St Mary’s Belcruit

MaryAnne b Aug 27 1866  Sophie b Sep 04 1868  Anne b June 25 1870 Bridget b Aug 13 1872 all born on Inniscoo

Bridget b Aug 29 1874  Kate b Dec 12 1877  born on Eighter

Grace married Cornelius Doris (Condy, Dooey) 15 Jan 1914 - see 1901 census Dooey

                     
John O'Donnell and Bridget Boyle (Hugh, Ballintra) Household            
Patrick O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 25 M Farmer Married Donegal  
John O'Donnell Brother R.C. R&W 23 M Dr's Son? Unmarried Donegal  
Bridget O'Donnell Mother R.C. can't read 59 F   Widow Donegal I&E

Notes:

Patrick and John, sons of John O'Donnell and Bridget Boyle (Hugh, Ballintra, Arranmore)

Bridget Boyle dau of Hugh Boyle and Catherine Gallagher - see 1901 Ballintra census

Children of John and Bridget:

Hugh b Jan 29 1865  Bridget b Mar 06 1868  John b Dec 16 1874

Owen b June 19 1870  - see 1911 Eighter census

Patrick b June 2 1872 married Bridget Boyle (Charles/Cecelia), Meenbannad, on Feb 26 1900 in St Columba’s Acres

– see 1901 census Meenbannad for Bridget

                     
Charles Gallagher and Catherine Boyle Household            
Charles Gallagher Head R.C. R&W 45 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
Cassie Gallagher Wife R.C. R&W 40 F   Married Donegal I&E
Margie Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 13 F   Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

Charles Gallagher (Owen, Owey) married Kate Boyle (Hugh, Eighter) on Mar 28 1882 in St Mary's Belcruit - see 1901 census Owey

Margie married Joseph McCole (John) Rutland

                     
Michael Boyle and Catherine O'Donnell Household            
Michael Boyle Head R.C. R&W 30 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
Kate Boyle Wife R.C. R&W 32 F Housewife Married Donegal I&E
Ellen Boyle Daughter R.C. R&W 9 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Bridget Boyle Daughter R.C. can't read 7 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Katherine Boyle Daughter R.C. can't read 5 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Hugh Boyle Son R.C. can't read 3 M   Unmarried Donegal  
Frances Boyle Daughter R.C. can't read 2 F   Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

Michael Boyle (Hugh) married Catherine O'Donnell (Miles, Meenmore) on Feb 11 1890 in St Mary's Kincasslagh

Family moved from Eighter before 1911 - see 1911 census Meenmore

Margaret Johanna b 6 Jan 1900

Kate Boyle (Hugh) Eighter married Charles Gallagher (Owen) Owey on 28 Mar 1882 at St Mary's Belcruit

                     
Michael O'Donnell and Mary Bonner Household            
Michael O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 47 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E 
Mary O'Donnell Wife R.C. can't read 40 F   Married Donegal I&E
Charles O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 17 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  
Grace O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 15 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal  
John O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 13 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Dominick O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 11 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Manus O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 9 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Francis O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 7 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
Bridget O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 3 F   Unmarried Donegal  
James O'Donnell Son R.C. can't read 1 M   Unmarried Donegal  
Mary O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 8 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  

Note:

Michael O'Donnell (Charles, decd.) married Mary Bonner (Manus, Meenbannad) on Dec 3 1883 in Burtonport

Mary dau of Manus and Sarah Bonner, Keadue

Michael son of Charles O'Donnell and Catherine Boyle - see townland notes below

Michael b Dec 12 1901

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Charles McCole and Mary O'Donnell Household            
Charles McCole Head R.C, R&W 34 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
Catherine O'Donnell Mother-in-Law R.C, can't read 69 F   Widow Donegal I&E
Mary McCole Wife R.C, R&W 30 F   Married Donegal I&E
Ellen McCole Daughter R.C, can't read 3 F   Unmarried Donegal  
Charles McCole Son R.C, can't read 2 M   Unmarried Donegal  
Catherine McCole Daughter R.C, can't read 5mths F   Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

Charles McCole (Hugh, Rutland) married Mary O’Donnell (Charles) on Feb 10 1897 in St Mary’s Belcruit – see also 1911 census Rutland

Charles son of Hugh McCole and Ellen McCole, Rutland

Mary dau of Charles O'Donnell and Catherine Boyle – see townland notes below

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Notes:

 

Eighter Births -

1. Mary O'Donnell b Eighter 27 Jan 1865 to Condy and Sarah O'Donnell

 

Eighter Marriages -

1. Hugh Boyle (Daniel/Ellen) married Mary McGeehan (James, Glashbeggan) on Feb 7 1905 in St Columba’s Acres – see 1911 census Eighter

2. Hugh Boyle (Hugh/Margaret) married MaryAnne O'Donnell (Hugh, Leckenagh) on Apr 16 1907 in St Columba’s Acres – see headstone Dungloe Cemetery & 1911 census Rutland Island

3. Connell O'Donnell (Patrick) Roshin married Sarah O'Donnell (Anthony) Eighter on Feb 8 1864 in St Mary’s Belcruit

4. Neil Bonner (Hugh) Eighter married Grace O'Donnell (Patrick) Eighter on 2 Feb 1864

- son Neil b. 30 Dec 1864 d. 1933,  married Mary E McNelis, b. PA.

- Family emigrated to Beaver Island

- Neil Bonner died in 1870's, Grace remarried to Thomas Robilliard. Son Neil

5. Kate Boyle (Hugh) Eighter married Charles Gallagher (Owen) Owey on 28 Mar 1882 at St Mary's Belcruit

 

Eighter Deaths -

Anne O Donnell, 75, widow of Michael O Donnell, died May 31 1865, death registered by Frank O Donnell, son

2. Sarah O'Donnell aged 22 years, d Eighter 14 Feb 1865 of puerperal fever (Elevated temperature after giving birth to an infant; septic poisoning associated with child birth) lasting 14 days

 

Michael and Anne O'Donnell

Anne O Donnell, 75y, widow of Michael, died May 31 1865

Charles married Catherine Boyle

   - Mary married Charles McCole – see above

   - Michael married Mary Bonner – see above

   - Condy b. Dec 1 1864 d. Mar 20 1868

Charles O Donnell, 47y, married, died Jun 21 1867

1851 census detail -

Anne O'Donnell, head, 60
Patrick, visitor, 40 marr 1840
Charles, son, 23 single
Michael, visitor, 6
Cornelius, visitor, 36 marr 1839
Applicant Michael O'Donnell, adds Eighter Island, Burtonport
Cen S/7/424
22 Dec 1920

 

 

 

 

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