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1901 Census Meenlaragh, Tullaghobegly, Co Donegal

 

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang  
                       
  Hugh Doohan and Anne Harkan Household            
1 Doohan Hugh Head RC Can't read 59 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
  Doohan Nancy Wife RC Can't read 48   Married Donegal IE  
  Doohan Mary Dau RC Can't read 10 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Doohan John Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Doohan William Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Doohan James Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Doohan Patrick Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal    
 

Notes:

Hugh and Anne are younger in the 1911 census than they are in the 1901 census (!)

Children of Hugh and Anne :

-according to the 1911 census, they had 14 children born

Mary b 14 Aug 1887

John b 13 Aug 1889

William b 6 Nov 1890 - see baptism register

- married Mary Boyle - see 1901 census Annagary

James - emigrated to Australia

Patrick b Apr 1899?

Annie b 6 Jun 1903

Hugh

Catherine

Hannah

Sarah b 20 Nov 1911

Grace b 6 Apr 1901 (mother Frances Harkan?)

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2 Gallagher Patrick Head RC Can't read 64 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Annie Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Hugh Son RC Can't read 27 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC Can't read 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Annie Dau RC Can't read 14 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Hannah Servant RC Can't read 10 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE  
                       
  Edward Heraghty and Sophia Harkan Household            
3 Heraghty Ned Head RC Can't read 85 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Heraghty Sarah Wife RC Can't read 78   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Heraghty Ned Son RC Can't read 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Heraghty James Son RC Can't read 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Heraghty Bridget Dau RC Can't read 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Ferry John Gson RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE  
                       
4 McFadden Barney Head RC Can't read 69 Farmer/Tailor Married Donegal Only Irish  
  McFadden Mary Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  McFadden Barney Son RC Can't read 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  McFadden Hannah Dau RC Can't read 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  McFadden Mary Gdau RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish  
                       
5 Gallagher Bryan Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Anne Wife RC Can't read 70   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Catherine Dau RC RW 32 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Michael Son RC RW 30 Mason Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Charles Son RC Can't read 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC RW 26 Mason Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Annie Dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Rodgers Mary Niece RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
                       
6 Connolly John Head RC RW 45 Cooper Single Donegal IE  
  Connolly Mary Sister RC Can't read 52 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE  
  Duggan Mary Visitor RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
                       
  James Duggan and Bridget Doohan Household            
7 Duggan James Head RC RW 35 National Teacher Married Donegal IE  
  Duggan Bridget Wife RC RW 26   Married Donegal IE  
  Duggan Sarah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal IE  
  Duggan Bartholomew Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal    
  Note: James son of Bartley and Mary Doogan - see 1901 census Mullaghderg Mountain
                       
  Charles Gallagher and Mary Gallagher Household            
8 Gallagher Charles Head RC Can't read 62 Wool weaver Widower Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC Can't read 20 Seamstress Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Rose Dau RC Can't read 12 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal    
  Gallagher John Son RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Neil Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
 

Notes:

Charles Gallagher, Meenlara, son of Denis, married Mary Gallagher, Meenlara, dau of Patrick, 11 Feb 1877. Witnesses Fanny Whoriskey & Mary

Doogan (civil registration)

After 3 readings of banns, Charles Gallagher m Mary Gallagher 11 Feb 1877 in Gortahork - 4th degree consanguinity noted (church register)

Bridget b 27 Feb 1879 to Charles Gallagher and Mary Gallagher

                       
9 Herarty Michael Head RC Can't read 71 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Herarty Rose Wife RC Can't read 69   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Herarty Owen Son RC RW 39 Carpenter Single Donegal IE  
  Herarty John Son RC Can't read 35 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Herarty Kate Dau RC Can't read 29 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
                       
10 Herarty John Head RC Can't read 59 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Herarty Hannah Wife RC Can't read 56   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Herarty Michael Son RC RW 28 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE  
  Herarty Grace Dau-in-law RC RW 19   Married Donegal IE  
  Herarty Kate Visitor RC Can't read 10   Single Donegal Only Irish  
                       
  John Gallagher and Sarah Doogan Household            
11 Gallagher John Head RC RW 61 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Sarah Wife RC Can't read 54   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Edward Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Bridget Dau RC Can't read 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Hannah Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Sally Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher John Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Charles Son RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
 

Notes:

John Gallagher, son of John, m Sarah Doogan, Cuuransport, dau of Edward, 11 Feb 1871

                       
12 McGinley Edward Head RC Can't read 69 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  McGinley Margaret Wife RC Can't read 43   Married Donegal IE  
  McGinley Edward Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Patrick Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Michael Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Dinnis Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Joseph Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Peter Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Fanny Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
                       
  John Dixon and Fanny Gallagher Household            
13 Dixon John Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon Fanny Wife RC Can't read 70   Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon John Son RC Can't read 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Curran Rose Dau RC RW 25 Seamstress Married Donegal IE  
  Curran Ellen Gdau RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
 

Notes:

Children of John and Fanny :

Jack b 29 Oct 1864

Rose b 10 Dec 1869

Edward b 21 Mar 1871, m Mary Gallagher, dau of Michael, Meenlaragh, 20 Jan 1900 in Falcarragh. Witnesses Barney O'Donnell & Anne Gallagher

- see marriage reg

- Edward, a stonemason, in boarding in Derryfad in 1901 - see 1901 census Derryfad

- Mary dau of Michael Gallagher and Bridget Curran - see below

John b 5 Jul 1873

Rodger b 25 Jul 1875

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14 O'Donnell Hugh Head RC Can't read 82 Farmer Widower Donegal IE  
  O'Donnell Grace Dau RC Can't read 40 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  O'Donnell Barney Son RC Can't read 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
                       
15 Coll Moris Head RC Can't read 51 Wool weaver Married Donegal IE  
  Coll Sarah Wife RC Can't read 53   Married Donegal IE  
  Coll Grace Dau RC RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal IE  
                       
16 Cunnahan Dinnis Head RC Can't read 82 Farmer Widower Donegal Only Irish  
  Cunnahan John Son RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Mary Dau-in-law RC RW 48   Married Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Rose Gdau RC RW 15 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Hugh Gson RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Hannah Gdau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Dinnis Gson RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan John Gson RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Cunnahan Annie Gdau RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
                       
17 Herarty Mary Head RC Can't read 32 Farmer Single Donegal Only Irish Imbecile
                       
  Michael Gallagher and Bridget Curran Household            
18 Gallagher Michael Head RC RW 54 Farmer/Carpenter Married Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon Mary Dau RC RW 24 Farmer's dau Married Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Grace Dau RC RW 22 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Dinnis Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Dan Son RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher James Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Kate Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Ann Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE  

 

Notes:

Michael Gallagher, 25yrs, m Bridget Curran, 20yrs, Fawnaboy, dau of John, 6 Feb 1869

Dau Mary m Edward Dixon, son of John, Meenlaragh, 20 Jan 1900 - see above

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  Denis Gallagher and Mary Whoriskey Household            
19 Gallagher Dinnis Head RC Can't read 72 Wool weaver Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Mary Wife RC Can't read 63   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher Edward Son RC Can't read 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Dinnis Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Ann Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher James Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Furrisky James Servant RC Can't read 14 Farm Svt Single Tory Island Only Irish  
 

Notes:

Furrisky sp - Whiriskey/Whorisky

Dau Margaret b 12 Jun 1877, baptised Gortahork. Godparents James Whoriskey and Catherine Curran

                       
  Charles Gallagher and Sarah Dixon Household            
20 Gallagher Charles Head RC RW 54 Farmer/Carpenter Married Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Sarah Wife RC Can't read 52   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Gallagher John Son RC RW 23 Carpenter Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Dinnis Son RC RW 21 Postman Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Sarah Dau RC RW 17 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE  
  Gallagher Hugh Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
 

Notes:

Charles Gallagher, Meenlara, son of Charles, married Sara Dixon, Meenlara, dau of Owen, 6 Feb 1875. Witnesses Denis Dickson and Charles

Gallagher (civil registration)

After 3 readings of banns, Charles Gallagher m Sarah Dixon in Gortahork 6 Feb 1875 (church register)

                       
21 McGee Ellen Head RC Can't read 83 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish  
  McGee James Son RC Can't read 65 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE  
  McGee Sarah Dau-in-law RC Can't read 50 farmer's wife Married Donegal IE  
  McGee Bridget Gdau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McGee Patrick Gson RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McGee Joseph Gson RC Can't read 1mth   Single Donegal IE  
 

Note:

Son James was married to Sarah Heraghty

                       
22 Roherty John Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Roherty Sarah Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Heraghty Barney Son-in-law RC RW 27 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
  Heraghty Kate Dau RC RW 25   Married Donegal IE  
  Heraghty Hannah Gdau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal    
  Heraghty Peter Son-in-law RC Can't read 41 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
  Heraghty Hannah Dau RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal Only Irish  
  Note: Roherty sp - Roarty
                       
23 O'Loughlin Rose Head RC RW 28 National Teacher Single Donegal    
                       
24 Dixon John Head RC Can't read 81 Farmer Widower Donegal Only Irish  
  Dixon Hugh Son RC RW 52 Farmer/Publican Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon Dinnis Son RC RW 50 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon John Son RC Can't read 46 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Dixon Kate Dau-in-law RC RW 40   Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon Hannah Gdau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
  McGowan Mary Gdau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Married Donegal IE  
  Dixon John Gson RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Dixon Charles Gson RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
  Dixon Sarah Gdau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  Dixon Bridget Gdau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McGinley Sarah Visitor RC Can't read 38 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE  
                       

Townland Notes:

 

Births:

 

14 July 1850, birth of Charles to Michael McFadden & Margaret Ferry, Meenlaragh. Sponsors Daniel Coll, Grace McGinley

3 November 1850, birth of Dennis to John McGeady & Anna Conehan, Meenlaragh. Sponsors Charles & Bridget Gallagher

8 February 1852, birth of Sara to Patrick Gallagher & Ellen McHugh, Meenlaragh. Sponsors John Dixon, Hannah Gallagher

22 February 1857, birth of Patrick to James Ferry & Mary Dixon, Meenlaragh. Sponsors Charles & Bridget Gallagher

 

Marriages

 

Charles Gallagher, 20 yrs, son of Charles, m Bridget Brogan, 21 yrs, Meenacarricagh?, dau of Philip 6 Feb 1868

 

Deaths

 

July 19, 1856 Old Hudy Cunaghan Meenlara

February 27, 1857 Denis Dixon Meenlara

December 13, 1860 Sophy Dixon Meenlarach

23 Nov 1864, Denis Dickson, 20yrs, single, son of Hugh Dickson, Farmer, of Chronic Hepatitis/8 yrs. Informant John Dickson

July 14,1851 Sarah Gallagher Meenlaragh

July 14, 1859 Nora Gallagher Meenlara

January 18, 1860 Catherine Gallagher Meenlara

June 21, 1861 Son of Cahir/Colin? Gallagher Meenlara

October 10, 1863 Paddy Gallagher Meenlara

10 Jan 1865, at Meenlaragh, Mary Gallagher, Married, 55y, Wife of Denis Gallagher, Farmer, of Fever, 3 weeks. Informant Mary McFadden, Magheraroarty

29 Mar 1865, Charles Gallagher, 80yrs, married, Farmer, of Debility/1 week. Informant Ann Gallagher, Occupier

20 Mar 1867, Norah Gallagher, 15 months, Farmer's child, of Black hives/1 week. Informant Denis Gallagher
3 Sep 1870, Bridget Gallagher, 36yrs, married, Wife of farmer, during childbirth, duration 6 hours ill. Informant Denis Gallagher, Occupier
18/10/1864, Mary Heraghty, 1yr, daughter of Michael Heraghty, Farmer, of Bronchitis/10 days. Informant Michael Heraghty, Occupier
24/10/1869, Mary Heraghty, 1yr, child of Farmer, cause of death uncertified; no medical attendant. Informant Sarah Heraghty

February 1, 1863 Sara McClafferty Meenlara

January 13, 1863 Susan McGinley Meenlara

 

War Service

James Gallagher, b 2 Apr 1889, son of Charles, Meenlaragh, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force 24 Sep 1917 - see scan

 

 

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