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1901 Census Largysillagh, Killybegs Upper, Co Donegal

 

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
  James Watson and Mary Ann Walsh Household          
1 Watson James Head CofI RW 66 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Watson Mary A Wife CofI RW 38   Married Donegal IE
  Watson Thomas Son CofI RW 32 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Watson William Son CofI RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Robert Son CofI RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Alex Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Sophia Dau CofI Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Benny Son CofI   5   Single Donegal  
  Watson Alfred Son CofI   2yr10mths   Single Donegal  
  Watson Henry Son CofI   1   Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

James Watson son of James jnr Watson and Elizabeth Watson, baptised 20 Feb 1835 - see scan from register

James jnr and Elizabeth, both of Largysillagh, married in Killbegs on 19 Aug 1822

James Watson married twice:

1. Margaret Langan, 10 April 1860 in Killaghtee - see scan from register

- Margaret died 29 Feb 1880, buried 1 Mar 1880 aged 39 years - see headstone inscription

2. Mary Ann Walsh, Kilcar, 1883

James died 3 Aug 1919 and is buried with Margaret in the St John's Church of Ireland Graveyard in Killybegs

Son Alfred b 1 Oct 1892, baptised 10 Oct 1892 - see scan from register

Son Alfred (2yr10mths in census) b 6 Jun 1898, baptised Charles Alfred 12 July 1898 - see scan from register

For more on the family see James Watson Pedigree Resource File

Researcher : Jahanna - Email

                     
2 McGuinness Charles Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McGuinness Charles Son RC Only reads 30 Farm labr Married Donegal IE
  McGuinness Maggie Dau-in-law RC Only reads 30 Farmer's dau Married Donegal IE
  McGuinness Ellen Dau RC RW 21 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
                     
3 McLafferty Patrick Head RC RW 46 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McLafferty Bridget Wife RC RW 45 Spinner Married Donegal  
  McLafferty Bridget Dau RC RW 22 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  McLafferty Mary Dau RC RW 20 Sewer Single Donegal  
  McLafferty John Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McLafferty Patrick Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McLafferty Mick Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McLafferty James Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McLafferty Joseph Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
4 McGuiness Edward Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGuiness Anne Wife RC Can't read 54   Married Donegal IE
  McGuiness Sarah Dau RC RW 18 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  McGuiness Anna maria Gdau RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
5 McGuinness Condy Head RC RW 32 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McGuinness Mary Wife RC RW 27   Married Donegal  
  McGuinness Michael Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Mary A Dau RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Ellen Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness John Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Annie Dau RC Can't read 2mths   Single Donegal  
                     
6 Langan William Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Langan Hannah Wife RC Can't read 40 General housework Married Donegal IE
  McCunningham Joseph Nephew RC RW 16 Farm svt Single Donegal  
                     
7 Crawford Andrew Head RC Can't read 46 Farmer & Grocer Married Donegal IE
  Crawford Susan Wife RC Can't read 38   Married Donegal IE
  Crawford Ellen Dau RC RW 16 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Crawford Johnnie Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford Mary Anne Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford James Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford Susan Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford Hannah Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford Andrew Son RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  Crawford Bridget Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Crawford Sarah Mother RC Can't read 80 Wool spinner Widow Donegal  
                     
8 McGuinness Mary Head RC Only reads 75 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McGuinness Margaret Dau RC Can't read 35 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                     
9 McBrearty Simon Head RC RW 63 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McBrearty Kate Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal  
  McBrearty Bernard Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McBrearty Connell Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McBrearty Bridget Dau RC RW 21 Seamstress Single Donegal  
                     
10 Leslie Patrick Head RC Only reads 54 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Leslie Anne Wife RC Only reads 52 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Leslie Peter Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Leslie Anne Dau RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
                     
11 Thompson Christopher Head CofI Can't read 56 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Thompson Jane Wife CofI Only reads 55   Married Donegal  
  Thompson John Son CofI RW 32 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Thompson Christopher Son CofI RW 26 Farm labr Single Donegal  
  Thompson Thomas Son CofI RW 24 Farm labr Single Donegal  
  Thompson Cassie Jane Dau CofI RW 22 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Thompson Maggie Dau CofI RW 18 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson Susan Dau CofI RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
12 Gara James Head RC Can't read 49 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gara Maggie Wife RC Only reads 38   Married Donegal IE
  Gara Edward Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gara Andrew Son RC Can't read 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gara Bridget Dau RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gara Susan Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gara Maggie Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gara James Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
                     
13 Watson Catherine Head CofI RW 74 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Watson Blaine Son CofI RW 33 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Watson Thomas Son CofI RW 45 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Watson Ann Dau CofI RW 35 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
14 Watson Aaron Head CofI RW 39 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Watson Bessie Sister CofI RW 36 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Aaron and Bessie children of James Watson and Margaret Langan - see household 1, above

                     
15 Watson John Head CofI Can't read 54 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Watson Mary Wife CofI RW 46   Married Donegal  
  Watson Mary Anne Dau CofI RW 21 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Watson Aaron Son CofI RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Watson John Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Thomas Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Robert Son CofI RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson Jane Dau CofI RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Watson George Son CofI RW 5   Single Donegal  
                     
16 Devir Andrew Head RC Can't read 59 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Devir Anne Wife RC Can't read 61   Married Donegal IE
  Devir Charles Son RC RW 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Devir Andrew Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Devir Mary Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
17 McBrearty James Head RC RW 75 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McBrearty Hannah Wife RC Can't read 72   Married Donegal Only Irish
  McBrearty Hannah Dau RC RW 26 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
18 Byrne Edward Head RC RW 40 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
  Byrne Mary Wife RC RW 32   Married Donegal IE
  Byrne Daniel Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Byrne James Son RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Byrne Patrick Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Byrne Ellen Dau RC Can't read 2yr5mths   Single Donegal  
  Byrne John Son RC Can't read 3mths   Single Donegal  
  Byrne Ellen Mother RC Can't read 72 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
                     
19 Byrne James Head RC RW 57 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Byrne Ellin Wife RC Can't read 51?   Married Donegal  
  Byrne Michael Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Byrne Madge Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Byrne Peter Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
20 McBrearty Patrick Head RC RW 38 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McBrearty Cathrin Wife RC Can't read 34   Married Donegal IE
  McBrearty Ellen Mother RC Can't read 84   Widow Donegal  
  Byrne Mary Niece RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
21 Diver Ann Head RC Can't read 74 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Diver Rose Dau RC Can't read 30   Single Donegal  
  Diver John Son RC Can't read 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
22 McGuinness Edward Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGuinness Alice Wife RC RW 45   Married Donegal IE
  McGuinness John Son RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Cassie Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Con Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Susan Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Ann Dau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Edward Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
                     
23 Carr Catherine Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Carr Richard Son RC RW 34 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Carr Bridget Dau-in-law RC RW 30   Married Donegal IE
  Carr Thomas Gson RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Carr Patrick Gson RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Carr John Gson RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Carr Richard Gson RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Carr Bernard Gson RC Can't read 10mths   Single Donegal  
  Carr Margaret Dau RC RW 37 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                     
24 Boyle John Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Anne Wife RC Only reads 66   Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Michael Son RC RW 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Boyle Charles Son RC Can't read 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Boyle John Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Boyle Con Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
25 McMonigle John Head RC Can't read 67 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McMonigle John Son RC RW 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  McMonigle Bridget Dau RC RW 27 Spinner of wool Single Donegal IE
  Note: All members of this household are recorded in the census as being deaf & dumb
                     
26 McGuinness Jane Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
                     
27 McGuiness Condy Head RC Can't read 84 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McGuiness Condy Son RC Can't read 38 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGuiness Anne Dau-in-law RC Can't read 35 Dressmaker Married Donegal IE
  McGuiness Condy Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuiness James Gson RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuiness Mary Gdau RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuiness Maggie Gdau RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
28 McGuinness James Head RC Can't read 59 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGuinness Susan Wife RC Can't read 58 Housekeeping & wool spinning Married Donegal IE
  McGuinness Edward Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Peter Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Michael Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGuinness Mary Anne Dau RC RW 16 Wool carding Single Donegal  
  Quinn Peter Brother-in-law RC RW 60 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
29 Gillespie Anne Head RC RW 49 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gillespie Maurice Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gillespie Anne Dau RC RW 13 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                     
30 McBrearty Alice Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McBrearty John Son RC RW 37 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
31 Douglas William Head CofI RW 46 Civil Engineer Single Dungiven, Londonderry  
                     
32 Watson Edward Head CofI Can't read 50 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Watson Margaret Sister CofI Can't read 45 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Watson James Nephew CofI RW 34 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Watson Cassie Niece-in-law CofI RW 27   Married Donegal  
                     

 

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