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1901 Census Madavagh, Lettermacaward

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Pg Given Surname Relation Religion Education Age Occupation Married Born Language
                     
  Michael Toland and Anne O'Donnell Household          
1 Toland Michael Head RC Cannot read 74 Tailor & Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Toland Anne Wife RC Cannot read 65   Married Donegal I&E
  Toland Daniel Son RC R&W 35 Tailor Single Donegal I&E
  Toland Michael Son RC R&W 28 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Toland Grace Daughter RC R&W 23 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Toland Maggie Daughter RC R&W 18 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Duffy Michael Gr-son RC Cannot read 5 Scholar Single Donegal English
 

Notes:

Patrick b. 23/04/65  Bridget b. 1/112/67  Anne b. 11/06/69

Hugh married Rose O’Donnell – see 1901 census Dungloe Town

 
2 O’Donnell Domlick Head RC Cannot read 35 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Annie Wife RC Cannot read 40   Married Donegal I&E
  McGeehin Mary Sis-in-law RC Cannot read 55 Stocking Knitter Single Donegal I&E
  Note:  Domnick is spelled with an ‘L’ on this census return
 
3 O’Donnell Bridget Head RC Cannot read 50 Farmer Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Anne Sister RC Cannot read 48 Farmer’s sister Single Donegal I&E
 
  John O'Donnell and Bridget Sweeney Household          
4 O’Donnell John Head RC Cannot read 59 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Bridget Wife RC Cannot read 47   Married Donegal Irish
  O’Donnell Mary Daughter RC R&W 22 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Hannah Daughter RC R&W 18 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Note: Bridget Sweeney, 22, knitter, dau of Miles Sweeney, Drumlaghdrid, Templecrone, married John O'Donnell, 30, farmer, son of Neal O'Donnell, Madavagh, Lettermacaward, 29 Feb 1876 at the RC Chapel of Lettermacaward. See 1901 census Drumlaghdrid  
 
5 O’Donnell Anne Head RC Cannot read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell John Son RC Cannot read 40 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Pat Son RC Cannot read 39 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell William Son RC Cannot read 32 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
 
6 O’Donnell Manus Head RC Cannot read 90 Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Neil Son RC R&W 32 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Kate Daughter RC R&W 34 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Melley John Nephew RC R&W 27 Farm Servant Single Donegal I&E
 
7 O’Donnell John Head RC Cannot read 76 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Mary Wife RC Cannot read 74 Farmer’s wife Married Donegal Irish
  O’Donnell Fanny Daughter RC Cannot read 46 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
 
8 Bonar Ellen Head RC Cannot read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Bonar James Son RC Cannot read 45 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Bonar Bridget Daughter RC Cannot read 47 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Bonar Suzan Daughter RC Cannot read 50 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Note:  Suzan is spelled with a’z’ on this census
 
9 O’Donnell Francis Head RC R&W 35 Farmer/Shopkeeper Married Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Sarah Wife RC R&W 30   Married Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Patrick Son RC R&W 10 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell John Son RC R&W 9 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Francis Son RC R&W 8 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Elena Daughter RC R&W 6 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Bridget Daughter RC Cannot read 4 Scholar Single Donegal English
  O’Donnell Sarah Anne Daughter RC Cannot read 1 ˝ Scholar Single Donegal  
  O’Donnell Mary Kate Daughter RC Cannot read 1mo Farmer’s dau Single Donegal  
 
10 Mary Hanlon Head RC R&W 29 Stocking Knitter Single Donegal I&E
 
  Patrick Melly and Elizabeth Duffy Household          
11 Melly Elizabeth Head RC Cannot read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Melly Catherine Daughter RC Cannot read 36 Farmer’s dau Single Donegal I&E
  Melly Patrick Son RC R&W 30 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Note: William b. 15/04/65  Patrick b. 24/10/67  Bridget b. 16/05/70
 
  William Melly and Mary McGeehan Household          
12 Melley William Head RC Cannot read 65 Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Melley Mary Wife RC Cannot read 55   Married Donegal Irish
  Melley Patrick Son RC R&W 29 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Notes:

Mary McGeehan of Galwolie, Lettermacaward, dau of Charles McGeehan and Bridget Duffy.

She had siblings Nancy, Daniel, Bridget, Peter, Sophia, Barbara, Hanna - see 1901 census Galwolie, Lettermacaward

Mary with son Denis in Church Hill in 1911 - see 1911 census Church Hill

Children of William and Mary :

Patrick b. 26/03/71 

Mary b. 1/07/69 

Charles b. 16/03/74

Denis

 
13 O’Donnell John Head RC R&W 49 Merchant/Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Patrick Son RC R&W 19 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell George Son RC Cannot R/W 4   ? Scholar Single Donegal Irish
  O’Donnell Mary Daughter RC R&W 17 Asst Shopkeeper Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Alice Daughter RC R&W 16 Assist. Shopkeeper Single Donegal I&E
 
14 O’Donnell Sarah Head RC Cannot R/W 51 Farmer Single Donegal I&E
  O’Donnell Anny Sister RC Cannot R/W 60 Farmer’s sister Single Donegal Irish
  O’Donnell Mary Niece RC R&W 30 Stocking Knitter Single Donegal I&E
  Note:  Anne is spelled with a “Y” in this census record
            
  William Melly and Una Boyle Household          
15 Melly William Head RC Cannot read 65 Farmer Widower Donegal I&E
  Melly Pat Son RC Cannot read 30 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Melly William Son RC Cannot read 25 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Melly Ferigal Son RC Cannot read 20 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Note: Mary b. 27/12/64   Anne b. 4/07/69  William b. 15/09/73
 
16 McNelis Mary Head RC Cannot read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
  McNelis Edward Son RC R&W 49 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
 
17 Scanlon James Head RC R&W 46 R.C. Clergyman Single Donegal I&E
  Sweeney Nancy Servant RC Cannot read 48 Housekeeper Single Donegal I&E
 
  Thomas Melly and Bridget Melly Household          
18 Melley Thomas Head RC R&W 38 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Melley Bridget Wife RC R&W 23 Farmer’s wife Married Donegal I&E
  Melley Mary Daughter RC Cannot read 4 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Melley Bridget Daughter RC Cannot read 2 Scholar Single Donegal English
  Melley Annie Daughter RC Cannot read 5mo Farmer’s dau Single Donegal  
  Melley Betty Servant RC Cannot read 50 Domestic Servant Single Donegal Irish
 
19 Breslin Darby Head RC R&W 50 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Breslin Mary Wife RC Cannot read 40   Married Donegal I&E
  Breslin Patrick Son RC R&W 14 Farmer’s son Single Donegal I&E
  Breslin Connell Son RC R&W 10 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Breslin Michael Son RC Read 6 Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Breslin Darby Son RC Cannot read 3 Scholar Single Donegal English
                     

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