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1901 Census Meendrain, Templecrone, Co Donegal

 

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Additional data  and family notes submitted by Carol, Lindel & Angela

See also 1911 Census for Meendrain

Name Surname Relationship Religion Education Age Sex Occupation Marriage Born Language
                   
Shane Gallagher and Anne Boyle Household            
1 Shane Gallagher Head R. Catholic Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Anne Gallagher Wife “ “ 63 F   “ “ “
Ellen Gallagher D “ R & W 39 F Farmer’s dau Not married “ “
James Gallagher S “ “ 30 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
Grace Gallagher D “ “ 27 F Shirt Maker “ “ “
John Gallagher S “ “ 26 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
Maggie Gallagher D “ “ 19 F Seamstress “ “ “
Mary Sweeney D “ “ 32 F Seamstress Married “ “
Mary McShea 2nd cousin “ Cannot read 62 F   Not married “ “

Notes:
- Anne Boyle's brother Neil m Bridget Doogan. Brother John below. See 1901 census Falchorrib

- Grace b 8 Jun 1872, married Michael McCauley - see 1901 census Derrydruel Upper

Charles b 17 Feb 1864/d 1 Dec 1864 (croup), James b 9 Mar 1867, Hannah b 21 Jun 1868, Neil b Jul 7 1869,

Bridget b Mar 18 1871, Michael b Apr 10 1875, John (Jack) b Oct 25 1873, Dominic b. Jul 27 1877

- Madgey b. May 31 1879 married Francis O'Donnell, Croaghnamaddy
- Jack emigrated April 19 1910 to his cousin Owen Campbell, Bayonne

- Mary b 8 Jan 1866 married Morgan Sweeney (Condy, Meenaboligan) on June 18 1900 in St Peter’s Dungloe

- Shane’s brother John (Owen) married Mary Harkin – see below

- His sister Mary married John Given (William) – see 1901 census Croaghnamaddy

John Boyle and Mary Gallagher (Crovehy) Household            
2 Mary Boyle Head R. Catholic Cannot read 54 F Farmer Widow Donegal I & E
Bridget Boyle D “ R & W 31 F Farmer’s dau Not married “ “
James Boyle S “ Read 30 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
John Bonner Gr-son “ Cannot read 5 M   “ “ “
Patrick Bonner Gr-son “ “ 1mo M   “ “ “

Notes:

Brother Neil m Bridget Doogan - see 1901 census Falchorrib

John Boyle, 33y, married, died Nov 25 1868, informant James Boyle, occupier

Children of John and Mary :

Bridget b Apr 8 1865

Anne (1866 - 1901) married John Bonner (John, Falmore)

Patrick Given and Mary Bonner Household            
3 Mary Given Head R. Catholic Cannot read 60 F Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
Myles Given S “ R & W 28 M Farmer’s son Not married “ I & E
Mary Given D “ “ 30 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “

Notes:

Patrick b Apr 26 1867

Myles married Mary Magee (Patrick, Cloghbolie) - dau Mary b 4 Jun 1904. See 1911 census Meendrain

Charles Gallagher and Margery O'Donnell Household            
4 Charles Gallagher Head R. Catholic R & W 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Margery Gallagher Wife “ Cannot read 50 F   “ “ Irish only
Anthony Gallagher S “ R & W 22 M Farmer’s son Not married “ I & E
James Gallagher S “ “ 17 M “ “ “ “
Ellen Gallagher D “ “ 14 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Charles Gallagher S “ “ 10 M Scholar “ “ “
Mary Gallagher D “ “ 6 F “ “ “ “

Notes:
Charles Gallagher (Anthony, Cronamadue) married Marjorie O'Donnell (James, Meenacross/Meendrain)

Charles son of Anthony Gallagher and Ellen Gallagher - see 1901 Croaghnamaddy census

Children of Charles and Margery :

Anthony b 18 Mar 1878

Catherine b 10 Oct 1880, d 1899

James

Ellen Gallagher travelled to the US on the California arr 3 May 1909 in NY to join sister Marj in Pittsburg

- according to the passenger list, she was 22 yrs old, 4'8" tall, dark complexion, black hair and grey eyes

Charles (Charlie Og) married Anne Sweeney (Patrick, Meenbannad)

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John Cannon and Mary Sweeney Household            
5 John Cannon Head R. Catholic Cannot read 62 M Farmer Widower Donegal I & E
John Cannon S “ R & W 24 M Farmer’s son Married “ “
Hannah Cannon D-in-law “ “ 22 F   “ “ “
Mary Boyle Niece “ “ 9 F Scholar Not married “ “
Note:

Susan b. 17/09/64 married James Boyle - see 1901 census Sheskinerone

Hugh b. 23/02/69  Michael b. 11/05/71  Joseph b. 15/08/72 

John b. 8/06/74 married Hannah Gallagher (Patrick, Tievegarvlagh)

Mary married John O'Donnell (John, Falcorrib)

William Given and Mary Devenny Household            
6 Mary Given Head R. Catholic Cannot read 80 F Farmer Widow Donegal I & E
Patrick O’Donnell Gr-son “ “ 21 M   Not married “ “

Notes:

Mary b Mar 29 1864
Sarah b Oct 10 1866. Married Neil O'Donnell (John), Croaghnamaddy, in Bayonne
John b Jan 26 1869

John b. Jan 26 1869 d. Jan 26 1869

Patrick married Margaret ?  - PA

Anne married John Ferry – see below

Bridget married John O'Donnell (Charles, Marameelan) – Patrick b. Dec 28 1879

John Ferry and Anne Gallagher Household            
7 John Ferry Head R. Catholic Cannot read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Anne Ferry Wife “ “ 30 F   “ “ “
Daniel Ferry S “ R & W 16 M Farmer’s son Not married “ “
Bridget Ferry D “ “ 14 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Kate Ferry D “ “ 9 F Scholar “ “ “
Annie Ferry D “ “ 6 F “ “ “  
Grace Ferry D “ “ 4 F “ “ “  
Fanny Ferry D “ Cannot read 3 F   “ “  
Patrick Ferry S “ “ 2 M   “ “  
Charles Ferry S “ “ 1 M   “ “  
Fanny Ferry Sister “ R & W 60 F   Married “ I & E

Notes:

John Ferry (Daniel) married

1. Anne Given (William) on  Feb 10 1879 – Mary b. Feb 21 1881

2. Anne Gallagher (Charles, Crickamore) on Jan 13 1892 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Fanny m Charles Brown (John), Loughsalt

Hugh Green and Hannah O'Donnell Household            
8 Hugh Green Head R. Catholic Cannot read 58 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Hannah Green Wife “ “ 44 F   “ “ “
Charles Green S “ Read 10 M Scholar Not married “ “
Ellen Green D “ “ 4 F “ “ “ “

Notes:

Hannah's sister Ellen married Denis McShea - see 1901 census Derrydruel Uppr.

Children of Hugh and Hannah :

Ellen married Dominick Gallagher (John), Meendrain

James Brennan and Bridget O'Donnell Household            
9 James Brennan Head R. Catholic Read 28 M Farmer Not married Donegal I & E
Bridget Brennan Mother “ Cannot read 60 F   Widow “ “
Anne O'Donnell Aunt “ “ 50 F Seamstress Not married “ “

Note:

James Brennan was born 4 Apr 1864 to James Brennan and Bridget O'Donnell - his father was deceased at the time of his birth

James married Anne Solon (John, Derrydruel Lr)

Charles Doherty and Mary O'Donnell Household            
10 Charles Doherty Head R. Catholic Cannot read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Mary Doherty Wife “ “ 60 F   “ “ “
Manus Doherty S “ R & W 30 M Farmer’s son Not married “ “
Neil Doherty S “ “ 28 M “ “ “ “
James Doherty S “ “ 22 M “ “ “ “
Minnie Doherty D “ “ 19 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Rose Doherty D “ “ 17 F “ “ “ “

Notes:

Manus b Jan 28 1864, Neal b Mar 10 1866, Sarah b Feb 6 1868

Dau Annie b Nov 20 1870, m Condy Og Houston b July 24 1866 - see 1901 census Falchorrib

Rose m James McGettigan (Edward), Meenacross

John Brennan and Anne Ferry Household            
11 John Brennan Head R. Catholic Cannot read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Anne Brennan Wife “ “ 68 F   “ “ Irish
Condy Brennan S “ R & W 22 M Farmer’s son Not married “ I & E
Mary Brennan D “ “ 30 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Annie Brennan D “ Read 28 F “ “ “ “
Kate Brennan D “ R & W 24 F “ “ “ “

Notes:

Anne Ferry was a sister of John and Fanny in household #7

Children of John and Anne :

Ellen b. Nov 29 1864

Mary b Mar 1 1867

Anne b Jun 18 1869 married Hugh O'Donnell (Daniel, Maghery)

Bridget b Sep 20 1873

Catherine b Dec 27 1874

John Cannon and Margaret Campbell Household            
12 Margaret Cannon Head R. Catholic Cannot read 58 F Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
Mary Cannon D “ Read only 36 F Farmer’s dau Not married “ I & E
James Cannon S “ R & W 34 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
Michael Cannon S “ “ 30 M “ “ “ “
John Cannon S “ “ 26 M “ “ “ “

Notes:

James b Jan 1 1866, Michael b Nov 13 1867, John b Oct 17 1869

John Cannon, 40y, married, died May 30 1869, informant Margaret Cannon

Dominic Doherty and Hannah Sweeney Household            
13 Dominick Doherty Head R. Catholic R & W 64 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Hannah Doherty Wife “ “ 62 F   “ “ “
Bridget Doherty D “ “ 28 F Farmer’s dau Not married “ “
John Doherty S “ “ 26 M Teacher “ “ “
Ellen Doherty D “ “ 24 F Teacher “ “ “
Domnick Doherty S “ “ 20 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
Norah Mulhern Niece “ Read 6 F Scholar “ “  
Ellen Brennan Servant “ R & W 12 F Gen servant “ Scotland I & E

Notes:

Mary b June 24 1865, Bridget b Jan 7 1867, Dominic b Sep 4 1879, Unity b Sep 18 1876

Anne b Feb 8 1864 married Neil Mulhern (John) Cleendra

John Doherty and Mary Brennan Household            
14 John Doherty Head R. Catholic R & W 55 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Mary Doherty Wife “ Cannot read 47 F   “ “ “
Arabella Doherty D “ R & W 22 F Farmer’s dau Not married “ “
Neil Doherty S “ “ 28 M Farmer’s son “ “  
Domnick O’Donnell Nephew “ “ 14 M Scholar “ “  
John Doherty “ “ Cannot read 3 M   “ Scotland  
Minnie Doherty Niece “ “ 4 F   “ Scotland  

Notes:

John Doherty (Neil) married Mary Brennan (John, Aboligan) on Oct 11 1865 in St Peter’s Dungloe

Neal b Jan 31 1877, Mary b Aug 19 1866, John b Mar 3 1868, Rose b May 7 1874

John Gallagher and Mary Harkin Household            
15 John Gallagher Head R. Catholic Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Mary Gallagher Wife “ “ 47 F Farmer’s son “ “ “
Francis Gallagher S “ “ 26 M Farmer’s dau Not married “ “
Neil Gallagher S “ R & W 23 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
Ellen Gallagher D “ “ 21 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Domnick Gallagher S “ “ 15 M Farmer’s son “ “ “
Annie Gallagher D “ “ 17 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Minnie Gallagher D “ “ 9 F Scholar “ “ “

Notes:

John Gallagher (Owen, decd.) married Mary Harkin (Francis, Marameelan) on Feb 2 1866 in St Peter’s Dungloe

Mary sister of James Harkin, Falchorrib - see 1901 census Falchorrib

Shane b Feb 8 1867, Francis b Jan 26 1869, Owen b May 24  1870, Neal b June 6 1874, Manus b Oct 16 1876

Dominick married Ellen Green (Hugh), Meendrain

Minnie married Jack Kerr (Hugh, Derrydruel Uppr.)

John (Owen) brother of Shane Gallagher above

Francis Molloy and Bridget Cannon Household            
16 Francis Molloy Head R. Catholic Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Bridget Molloy Wife “ “ 50 F   “ “ Irish
Hugh Cannon and Nancy Boyle Household            
17 Anne Cannon Head R. Catholic Cannot read 60 F Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
James Cannon S “ R & W 20 M Farmer’s son Not married “ I & E
Hugh Cannon S “ “ 18 M “ “ “ “
Francis Cannon S “ “   M Scholar “ “ “
Note: James b June 5 1874, Hugh b Aug 31 1877
Patrick Cannon and Mary McFadden Household            
18 Patrick Cannon Head R. Catholic Cannot read 75 M Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
Darby Cannon S “ R & W 35 M Cartman Not married “ I & E
Bridget Cannon D “ “ 27 F Farmer’s dau “ “ “
Patrick O’Donnell Gr-son “ Cannot read 7mo M   “ “  

Notes:

Feargal b Sep 10 1874

Biddy b Aug 4 1871

Mary Cannon, 25y, immigrated on 'State of Nebraska' 22 May 1900, going to her uncle Rodger McFadden, Ardsley NY

Patrick O'Donnell and Una (Unity/Winifred) Sweeney Household            
19 Patrick O’Donnell Head R. Catholic Read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I & E
Winnie O’Donnell Wife “ R & W 37 F   “ “ “
Bridget O’Donnell D “ “ 12 F Scholar Not married “ “
Kate O’Donnell D “ “ 10 F “ “ “ “
James O’Donnell S “ Read 6 M “ “ “ “
Neil O’Donnell S “ Read 4 M “ “ “ “
Edward O’Donnell S “ Cannot read 3 M “ “ “  
Hugh O’Donnell S “ “ 1 M   “ “  
Kate O’Donnell Mother “ “ 80 F   Widow “ Irish

Notes:

Patrick O'Donnell (James, Meenacross)  married Winnifred Sweeney (Patrick, Meenacross) on Jan 25 1887 in St Peter’s Dungloe

Patrick son of James and Catherine, Meenacross

Family in Meenacross by 1911 - see 1911 Meenacross census

Children of James and Catherine :

Patrick married Winnie Sweeney

Edward married Hannah Boyle (James, Marameelan) – see 1901 census Meenacross

Anne married Neil O'Donnell (James, Sheskinarone) – see 1901 census Sheskinarone

Mary married William Sweeney (Miles, Drimlaghdrid)  - see 1901 census Drimlaghdrid

Madgey married Charles Gallagher (Anthony) – see above

Children of Patrick and Winnie :

Bridget married John O'Donnell (Daniel, Knocknastoller) – Bayonne (emigrated Sep 26 1909)

Catherine married John Ward (John, Clogherdillure) – Bayonne (emigrated May 02 1911)

Denis married Katherine Ward (Patrick, Roshin North) – Buffalo NY

Edward married Bridget Ward (John, Meenabrock) 18 Dec 1926 Jersey City NY – Buffalo NY

James

Neil

Hugh

Ellen

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Hugh McGettigan and Ellen Doherty Household            
20 Hugh McGettigan Head R. Catholic R & W 48 M Farmer & Shoemaker Married Donegal I & E
Ellen McGettigan Wife “ Cannot read 42 F “ “ “ “
Edward McGettigan S “ R & W 12 M Scholar Not married “ “
Jack McGettigan S “ “ 10 M “ “ “ “
David McGettigan S “ “ 7 M “ “ “ “
Mary McGettigan D “ Read only 4 F “ “ “  
Neil McGettigan S “ Cannot read 3 M “ “ “  

Notes:

Hugh son of Edward McGettigan and Fanny O'Donnell - see 1901 census Meenacross

Ellen is the daughter of John and Sarah Doherty (Marameelan) – see 1901 census Falcorrib

Children of Hugh and Ellen :

Mary married Patrick Sweeney (Hugh) Marameelan
David m. Nappy Gillespie (Hugh) Meenacross
Edward emigrated on Columbia Oct 11 1910 to his uncle Patrick McGettigan in Philadelphia ?? (d 1899)

 

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