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1901 Census Magheragallen, Tullaghobegly

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This census extraction is part of a Mini Thesis for the completion of the Certificate Course in Genealogy at the University College, Dublin. Tutor Sean Murphy MA.

 

ENTRY

NAME

RELATIONSHIP

AGE

OCC/BORN

 

 

 

 

 

  James Gallagher and Mary Curran Household

1

Gallagher Mary

head

80

farmer/widow

 

Gallagher William

son

30

farmers son / married

 

Gallagher Nellie

daughter in law

30

 

 

Gallagher Mary

granddaughter

8

scholar

 

Gallagher Bridget

granddaughter

6

scholar

 

Gallagher Sarah

granddaughter

1

 

 

Notes:

Son William married Nellie Curran, dau of James Curran and Bridget Boyle 10 Feb 1892 at St Mary's. Witnesses Denis Gallagher and Bridget McGee.

Parents and siblings of Nellie - see below

Son John married Catherine McBride 1891 - see below

Dau Sarah b. 1900 married Michael Gallagher (Hugh/Grace, Innishkeeragh)

Mary, son William, dau in law Nellie/Ellen and gdau Mary buried Magheragallen Old Graveyard -

Mary d. Feb 1918, a. 89 yrs - see headstone inscription

William d. Dec 1913, Ellen d. Jan 1919, and their dau Mary d. Mar 1924 - see headstone inscription

 

 

 

 

 

2

McGarvey Patrick

head

56

farmer / married

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles McBride and Anne McGee Household

3

McBride Anne

head

32

farmer / widow

 

McBride James

son

9

scholar

 

McBride Anne

daughter

7

scholar

 

McBride Margaret

daughter

4

scholar

 

McGee Connell

brother

30

general labourer / nm

 

Notes:

Charles McBride, Carrickateskin (Ardnagappery), son of Charles McBride and Annabella Duffy, married Anne McGee, Cotteen, dau of John McGee and Anne Harkin 10 Feb 1891 at St Mary's. Witnesses Charles McBride and Ellen Curran (Cotteen). Charles and Anne had dispensation for 3rd and 4th degree consanguinity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver Gallagher and Catherine Gallagher Household

4

Gallagher Oliver

head

43

farmer / married

 

Gallagher Catherine

wife

40

 

 

Gallagher James

son

14

farmers son

 

Gallagher Alexander

son

12

farmers son

 

Gallagher Oliver

son

4

scholar

 

Gallagher Alice

daughter

10

scholar

 

Gallagher Bridget

daughter

8

scholar

 

Gallagher Mary

daughter

2

 

 

Notes:

1. Oliver Gallagher, Cotteen, son of James Gallagher (deceased), Carrickataskin, married Catherine Gallagher, Carrickataskin, dau of Alexander Gallagher, Cotteen, 3 Feb 1881 at St Mary's Tullaghobegly. They had dispensation for 4th degree consanguinity, so would have been 3rd cousins. Witnesses were James Sweeney, Knockastoller and Frances McCole, Carrickataskin.

2. Cotteen is in Magheragallen and Carrickataskin appears to be within Ardnagappery townlands.

3. Catherine's sister Bridget married Edward McGee -

Bridget Gallagher, dau of Alexander Gallagher, Cotteen, married Edward McGee, Rubbleshinny, son of Condy McGee 21 Feb 1891 at St Mary's. Witnesses Edward Gallagher and Mary O'Donnell, Cotteen.

4. Mary Gallagher, 20 yrs, of Gweedore, dau of Alexander Gallagher and Mary McCarthy, emigrated to Australia on the Sapphire, arriving Sydney 24 May 1859. She had a relative in the colony - and uncle Oliver Gallagher in Sydney - see Sapphire passenger list

5. Grace Gallagher, 16 yrs, of Gweedore, dau of Alexander and Mary Gallagher, emigrated to Australia on the Burlington, arriving Sydney 16 Feb 1867. Nothing more known.

6. Alexander Gallagher of Magheragallen was the only Gallagher of that name who was the head of his household in Gweedore in 1857 - his land was taken over by Oliver Gallagher, probably at the time of his death. Valuation records and death cert still to be obtained.

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  Charles Gallagher and Mary McBride Household

5

Gallagher Charles

head

67

farmer

 

Gallagher Mary

wife

54

 

 

Gallagher Rodger

son

23

farmers son

 

Gallagher Hugh

son

16

farmers son

 

Note: Mary b 22 Mar 1868, bap 23? Mar. Sponsors John Gallagher and Margaret Gallagher

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Ferry and Bridget Gallagher Household

6

Ferry John

head

53

farmer

 

Ferry Bridget

wife

45

 

 

Ferry Margaret

daughter

17

farmers daughter

 

Ferry James

son

14

farmers son

 

Ferry Patrick

son

10

scholar

 

Ferry Michael

son

6

scholar

 

 

 

 

 

7

O'Donnell Manus

head

33

farmer

 

O'Donnell Margaret

wife

32

 

 

O'Donnell Owen

son

1

 

 

O'Donnell Hugh

son

4m

 

 

McGee Connell

servant

14

farm servant

 

 

 

 

 

8

Boyle James

head

34

farmer

 

Boyle Ellen

wife

24

Born Derry

 

Brown Fanny

niece

9

scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Curran and Grace Gillespie Household

9

Curran John

head

60

farmer

 

Curran Grace

wife

59

 

 

Curran James

son

24

farmers son

 

Curran Owen

son

23

farmers son

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Boyle and Mary Curran Household

10

Boyle Peter

head

68

farmer

 

Boyle Mary

wife

68

 

 

Boyle Patrick

son

25

farmers son

 

Boyle Hugh

grandson

11

farmers son

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denis Coll and Margaret Diver Household

11

Coll Denis

head

68

wool weaver

 

Coll Margaret

wife

62

 

 

Coll Thomas

son

30

farmers son

 

Coll Patrick

son

29

farmers son

 

Coll Kate

daughter

22

dressmaker / b 23 Mar 1877

 

Coll Sheelah

daughter

23

dressmaker

 

Coll Kate

granddaughter

10

scholar

 

Boyle Patrick

grandson

2

B Scotland

 

Note:

Son Hugh married Sara Boyle, dau of Manus and Catherine Boyle, Sheskinbeg, 10 Feb 1888 at St Mary's. Witnesses Patrick Boyle, Ballindrait and Margaret Boyle, Sheskinbeg.

Dau Grace married Neil? Boyle, Dore, son of Patrick Boyle and Bridget Boyle, 17 Feb 1896 at St Mary's. 3rd and 4th degree consanguinity. Witnesses Charles Boyle, Dore and Anne O'Donnell, Derrybeg.

 

 

 

 

 

  John Conaghan and Mary Gallagher (Moneymore) Household

12

Connaghan John

head

45

farmer

 

Connaghan Mary

wife

40

 

 

Connaghan Mary

daughter

11

scholar

 

Connaghan Susan

daughter

9

scholar

 

Connaghan Bernard

son

6

scholar

 

Connaghan Daniel

son

4

scholar

 

Connaghan John

son

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Curran and Sarah McGinley (Meenlaragh)

13

Curran Patrick

head

65

shoemaker

 

Curran Sarah

wife

60

dressmaker

 

Curran John

son

28

farmer/ married/ America

 

Curran Margaret

daughter

26

 

 

Note:
1880 US census, family located Fullerton, Lehigh, Pennsylvania. Patrick worked in Roll Mill. Children in census were Philip b 1868 IRE, James b 1872 PA, John b 1874 PA & Sarah b 1877 PA. Returned to Magheragallen 1881/82. John married Margaret Roarty and they had 12 children (Sara b 29 Jul 1909, bap 1 Aug. Sponsors Charles and Annabella Roarty).

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Dunlop and Hanora McGee Household

14

Dunlop Hannah

head

38

farmer / widow

 

Dunlop John

son

15

farmers son

 

Dunlop Matilda Teresa

daughter

13

scholar / b 12 May 1887

 

Dunlop Edward

son

11

scholar / b 12 Sep 1889

 

Dunlop Jessie

daughter

7

scholar

 

Dunlop Charles

son

5

b 19 Feb 1896

 

Notes:

1. James Dunlop, son of John Dunlop and Jeanette Gibbon, married Hanora McGee, dau of Condy McGee and Mary McBride, 22 Dec 1885 at St Mary's. Witnesses Neil and Sara Coll, Magheragallen.
2. Parents of James Dunlop - see 1901 census Ardnagappery
3. Children of James and Hannah -
- John married Madge Sweeney (b 30 Dec 1875 Carrick, dau of John Sweeney & Ellen McCafferty). Children were James b 9 Sep 1910, John b 4 Jun 1909, Norah b 11 Oct 1907
- Matilda Teresa b 12 May 1887, bap 15 May. Godparents Neal & Grace Coll

- Edward b 12 Sep 1889, bap 15 Sep. Godmother Grace Coll

- Anne b 3 Jan 1894, bap 6 Jan. Godparents Michael & Grace Coll

- Jessie married Peter J. Rowland. They had 5 children - James (b Gweedore), Stephen, Marion, Eileen & Janet (all b Brooklyn, NY)

- Charles b 19 Feb 1896, bap 22 Feb 1896. Godparents Archie & Mary Dunlop
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James Curran and Bridget Boyle Household

15

Curran Bridget

head

62

farmer / widow

 

Curran Peter

son

26

farmers son / b 20 Mar 1872

 

Curran Sheelah

daughter

20

farmers daughter / b 30 Dec 1877

 

Gallagher Alice

servant

12

General Servant Domestic

 

Note:

Dau Nellie m William Gallagher - see above

 

 

 

 

 

  John Gallagher and Catherine McBride Household

16

Gallagher John

head

40

farmer

 

Gallagher Kate

wife

33

 

 

Gallagher Mary

daughter

9

scholar

 

Gallagher James

son

7

scholar

 

Gallagher Charles

son

5

scholar

 

Gallagher Dennis

son

3

 

 

Gallagher Grace

daughter

1

 

 

Notes:

John Gallagher, Cotteen, son of James Gallagher (decd) and Mary Curran, married Catherine McBride, Middletown, dau of Charles McBride and ? Coyle 7 Feb 1891 at St Mary's. Witnesses Condy McGee, Cotteen and ? O'Donnell, Carrickataskin (Ardnagappery).

Mother and family of John - see above

John and Kate buried Magheragallen Old Graveyard - Kate d. May 1929, a. 62 yrs and John d. May 1908, a. 46 yrs - see headstone inscription

 

 

 

 

 

  Charles Gallagher and Grace McGee Household

17

Gallagher Grace

head

70

farmer / widow

 

Gallagher Ellen

daughter

26

farmers daughter

 

Gallagher Anne

daughter

23

farmers daughter

 

 

 

 

 

18

Doherty Henry

head

60

farmer

 

Doherty Unity

wife

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

McGee William

head

35

farmer / nm

 

McGee Mary

sister

33

farmers daughter / nm

 

 

 

 

 

20

Gallagher Kate

head

27

dressmaker / nm

 

 

 

 

 

21

Coll Maurice

head

40

farmer/ nm

 

 

 

 

 

Townland Notes:

 

Births:

Hugh Coll, son of James Coll and Margaret Gallagher, b 17 Jan 1869. Sponsors John ? and Ellen Ferry

James b 10 Sep 1873, bap 14 Sep. Sponsors John Curran and Grace Gillespie

See 1901 census Meenanillar

 

Patrick McGee, son of Hugh McGee and Mary McCafferty, b 19 Nov 1869 bap 21 Nov. Sponsors Alexander McCole and Mary McGee

 

Marriages:

Mary McGee, Magheragallen, daughter of Condy McGee, married Patrick Gallagher, Cruickaghmore, son of Manus Gallagher and Fanny Boyle, 14 Jan 1876 at St Mary's. 3rd Degree consanguinity. Witnesses John Gallagher, Lettercaugh and  Mary O'Donnell, Knockastollar.

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