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1901 Census Ranny, Lettermacaward, Co Donegal

 

 

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Pg Given Surname Relationship Religion Education Age Sex Occupation Status Born Lang
                       
  Edward Melly and Sarah Breslin Household            
1 Edward Melly Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Bridget Melly Daughter RC R&W 19 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Edward Melly Son RC R&W 16 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
 
  James McCready and Mary Bonner Household            
2 James McCreedy Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary McCreedy Wife RC Cannot read 50 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Patrick McCreedy Son RC R&W 28 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Mick McCreedy Son RC R&W 21 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Bridget McCauley Daughter RC R&W 14 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Charles Boyle Lodger RC Cannot read 69 M Labourer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Boyle Lodger RC Cannot read 60 F Stocking knitter Married Donegal I&E
 
  John Russell and Sarah Breslin Household            
3 John Russell Head RC Cannot read 50 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Sarah Russell Wife RC Cannot read 45 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Sarah Russell Daughter RC R&W 12 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Andrew Russell Son RC R&W 10 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Bridget Russell Daughter RC R&W 8 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Sophia Russell Daughter RC R&W 6 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  John Russell Son RC Cannot read 4 M   Single Donegal I&E
 
  John Russell and Mary Melly Household            
4 Mary Russell Head RC Cannot read 70 F Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  John Russell Son RC Cannot read 30 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
  Connell Breslin and Bridget Melley Household            
5 Con Breslin Head RC Cannot read 73 M Farmer Widower Donegal I&E
  Patrick Breslin Son RC R&W 33 M Farmerís son Married Donegal I&E
  Annie Breslin Daug-in-law RC R&W 32 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mick Breslin Gr-son RC Cannot read 6 M   Single Donegal English
  Bridget Breslin Gr-daughter RC Cannot read 4 F   Single Donegal English
  James Breslin Gr-son RC Cannot read 2 M   Single Donegal English
 

Notes:

Their son Mick emigrated to the US thru Ellis Island on the the SS Calefornia, arriving Nov 1915. He was going to join his cousin, Sarah Russell,

147 Alden Ave, New Haven, Connecticut. He was 5'6" tall with a fair complexion, brown hair and grey eyes. Mick married Madge Melly (household 18,

below) in 1920 in NY, after which they settled in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Researcher: Jim - Email

 
  Samuel Russell and Grace McCready Household            
6 Grace Russell Head RC Cannot read 60 F Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
  John Russell Son RC R&W 24 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Jane Russell Daughter RC R&W 19 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Mary Russell Niece RC Cannot read 4 F   Single Donegal  
 
7 Thomas Reed Head RC Cannot read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Unity Reed Wife RC Cannot read 50 F   Married Donegal Irish
 
  Michael Breslin and Anne Boyle Household            
8 Michael Breslin Head RC Cannot read 34 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Anne Breslin Wife RC R&W 32 F   Married Donegal Irish
  John Breslin Son RC Cannot read 4 M   Single Donegal  
  Bridget Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 2 F   Single Donegal  
  Mary Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 1 F   Single Donegal  
  Note: Michael son of Shane Breslin and Mary Gallagher, below
 
  Shane Breslin and Mary Gallagher Household            
9 Shane Breslin Head RC R&W 83 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Breslin Wife RC Cannot read 70 F   Married Donegal Irish
  Ellen Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 29 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal I&E
  John Breslin Son RC R&W 24 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  John Breslin Gr-son RC R&W 12 M Scholar Single Scotland I&E
  William Breslin Gr-son RC R&W 10 M Scholar Single Scotland I&E
  Mary A. Breslin Gr-daughter RC Read 6 F Scholar Single Scotland  
  Patrick Breslin Gr-son RC Cannot read 4 M   Single Scotland  
  Cornelius Breslin Gr-son RC Cannot read 2 M   Single Scotland  

 

Notes:

Children of Shane and Mary :

Ellen immigrated on 1 Aug 1909 going to her cousin Nellie Palmer in New Haven, Connecticut and married Manus Rodgers - PA

Michael b. 22 Apr 1865 married Anne Boyle - see above

 
  Edward Melly and Ellen Elliott Household            
10 Edward Melly Head RC Cannot read 65 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Ellen Melly Wife RC Cannot read 50 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Andrew Melly Son RC Read 18 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
  James McDyer and Sarah Cannon Household            
11 James McDyer Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Sarah McDyer Wife RC Cannot read 40 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Bernard McDyer Son RC R&W 17 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Cormac McDyer Son RC R&W 14 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Francis McDyer Son RC R&W 13 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Mary McDyer Daughter RC R&W 11 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Susan McDyer Daughter RC R&W 9 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Anne McDyer Daughter RC R&W 9 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  James McDyer Son RC Cannot read 2y3mo M   Single Donegal  
  Sarah McDyer Daughter RC Cannot read 2y3mo F   Single Donegal  
  Charles McDyer Son RC Cannot read 1y6mo M   Single Donegal  
  Sarah Cannon Mother-in-law RC Cannot read 80 F Stocking knitter Widow Donegal I&E
 
  Edward Rodgers and Fanny McGee Household            
12 Edward Rogers Head RC Cannot read 76 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Fanny Rogers Wife RC Cannot read 70 F   Married Donegal Irish
  Anne Rogers Daughter RC Cannot read 30 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Michael Rogers Son RC Cannot read 27 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Hannagh McShane Daughter RC R&W 23 F   Married Donegal I&E
  James McShane Gr-son RC Cannot read 6mo M   Single Donegal  
 
13 Condy Melly Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Single Donegal Irish
  Mary Melly Sister RC Cannot read 40 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal I&E
 
  Owen Breslin and Sarah Gallagher Household            
14 Owen Breslin Head RC Cannot read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Sarah Breslin Wife RC Cannot read 70 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Owen Breslin Son RC Cannot read 40 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Francis Breslin Son RC R&W 28 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Anne Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 27 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
 
  James McShane and Anne Melly Household            
15 Anne McShane Head RC Cannot R/W 45 F Farmer Widow Ranny, Donegal I&E
  William McShane Son RC R&W 19 M Farmerís son Single Ranny,  Donegal I&E
  Anne McShane Daughter RC R&W 18 F Stocking knitter Single Ranny,  Donegal I&E
  Unity McShane Daughter RC R&W 16 F Stocking knitter Single Ranny,  Donegal English
  Hannah McShane Daughter RC R&W 12 F Scholar Single Ranny,  Donegal English
  Thomas McShane Son RC R&W 9 M Scholar Single Ranny,  Donegal English
  Bridget McShane    ? RC Cannot R/W 3 F Scholar Single Donegal English
Note: James b. 20 Jan 1874 married Hannah Rodgers (Edward)
 
16 Edward Melly Head RC Cannot R/W 55 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Melly Wife RC Cannot R/W 50 F Knitting Married Donegal Irish
  Mary Melly Daughter RC Cannot R/W 26 F Knitting Single Donegal I&E
  Patrick Melly Son RC R&W 23 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Bridget Melly Daughter RC R&W 17 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal I&E
  James Melly Son RC R&W 14 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Neil   (?) Melly Son RC R&W 11 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
 
  James Melly and Bridget Melly Household            
17 James Melly Head RC R&W 77 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Melly Wife RC Cannot read 66 F   Married Donegal I&E
  James Melly Son RC Cannot read 30 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Connell Melly Son RC R&W 24 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 

Notes:

Son James b 19 Sep 1867

Dau Catherine b 25 Mar 1870

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  Patrick Melley and Mary McShane Household            
18 Patrick Melley Head RC Cannot read 52 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Melley Wife RC Cannot read 50 F Farmerís wife Married Donegal I&E
  Catherine Melley Daughter RC R&W 14 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Patrick Melley Son RC R&W 12 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Madge Melley Daughter RC R&W 8 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Mary Melley Daughter RC R&W 7 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  John Melley Son RC Cannot read 5 M Scholar Single Donegal English
 

Notes:

Patrick Melley, widower, son of James, Ranny, married Mary McShane, spinster, dau of Manus, Ranny, 15 May 1884. Witnesses Patrick McShane

and Nancy Breslin

Their daughter Madge emigrated to the US thru Ellis Island on the the SS Caledonia, arriving 23 Sep 1911. She was going to join her sister, Mrs Brid

Kirk, 115 W 62 St, NY. She was 5'2" tall with fair hair and complexion, and grey eyes. Madge married Mick Breslin (household 5, above) in 1920,

in NY, after which they settled in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Researcher: Jim - Email

 
  Manus McShane and Catherine Breslin Household            
19 Manus McShane Head RC Cannot read 70 M Farmer Widower Donegal Irish
  Patrick McShane Son RC Cannot read 35 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Anne McShane Daughter RC Cannot read 37 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Catherine McShane Daughter RC R&W 30 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  John McShane Son RC R&W 26 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Biddy Boyle Gr-daughter RC   6 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
 
20 William Elliott Head C of  Ireland Cannot read 50 M Farmer Widower Donegal I&E
  Jane Elliott Sister C of  Ireland Cannot read 60 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal I&E
 
21 Mary Elliott Head C of  Ireland Cannot read 45 F Stocking knitter Widow Donegal    ---
  Anne Elliott Daughter C of  Ireland R&W 20 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal    ---
 
  Adam Morrow and Jane Elliott Household            
22 Adam Morrow Head C of  Ireland Cannot read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Jane Morrow Wife C of  Ireland Cannot read 37 F   Married Donegal ----
  James Morrow Son C of  Ireland Read 18 M Farmerís son Single Donegal ----
  John Morrow Son C of  Ireland R&W 16 M Farmerís son Single Donegal ----
  Mary Morrow Daughter C of  Ireland R&W 15 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal ----
  Simon Morrow Son C of  Ireland R&W 12 M Scholar Single Donegal ----
  Adam Morrow Son C of  Ireland Cannot read 9 M Scholar Single Donegal ----
  Sarah J. Morrow Daughter C of  Ireland Cannot read 5 F   Single Donegal ----
  Anne Morrow Daughter C of  Ireland Cannot read 1y6mo F   Single Donegal ----
 
  Neil McMonagle and Anne Cannon Household            
23 Neil McMonagle Head RC Cannot read 27 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne McMonagle Wife RC R&W 26 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary McMonagle Daughter RC Cannot read 2y7mo F   Single Donegal I&E
 
24 John Gallagher Head RC Cannot read 50 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Gallagher Wife RC Cannot read 49 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Charles Gallagher Son RC R&W 13 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Mary Gallagher Daughter RC Read 9 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Bridget Gallagher Daughter RC Cannot read 7 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Patrick Gallagher Son RC Cannot read 6 M   Single Donegal I&E
 
25 Anne Gallagher Head RC Cannot read 60 F ------------- Single Donegal Irish
                     Note:  Census states Anne is blind
 
  John McMonagle and Bridget Kelly Household            
26 John McMonagle Head RC Cannot read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget McMonagle Wife RC R&W 35 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary McMonagle Daughter RC Cannot read 5 F   Single Donegal I&E
  Domnic McMonagle Son RC Cannot read 3 M   Single Donegal I&E
  Grace McMonagle Daughter RC Cannot read 1 F   Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Bridget dau of Domnick Kelly - see 1901 census Bellanboy

Dau Grace in Meenderryhirk in 1911

 
27 Connell Breslin Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Ellen Breslin Wife RC Cannot read 59 F   Married Donegal I&E
  John Breslin Son RC Cannot read 30 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Sarah Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 20 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
 
  John Breslin and Nancy Ward Household            
28 Anne Breslin Head RC Cannot read 60 F Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
  Patrick McGettigan Son-in-law RC R&W 24 M Farmerís son-in-law Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget McGettigan Daughter RC Cannot read 22 F   Married Donegal I&E
 Note: Biddy b. 14 Jul 1876 married Patrick McGettigan
29 Patrick Breslin Head RC Cannot read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Maggie Breslin Wife RC Read 60 F   Married Donegal I&E
  John Breslin Son RC Cannot read 45 M   Single Donegal I&E
  Joseph Breslin Son RC Cannot read 22 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Bridget Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 21 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal Irish
 
30 Hanna McDevitt Head RC Cannot read 50 F Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Sicely McDevitt Daughter RC Cannot read 23 F Farmerís dau Married Donegal I&E
  Patrick McDevitt Son RC Cannot read 21 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  James McDevitt Son RC Cannot read 19 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Peter McDevitt Son RC Cannot read 16 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Bridget McDevitt Daughter RC Cannot read 15 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Manus McDevitt Son RC Cannot read 13 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
31 Peter Cannon Head RC Cannot read 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Cannon Wife RC Cannot read 42 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 8 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Daniel Cannon Son RC Cannot read 7 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
 
32 Patrick Cannon Head RC Cannot read 81 M Farmer Widower Donegal I&E
 
33 Neil Cannon Head RC Cannot read 48 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Cannon Wife RC Cannot read 41 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 15 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Hugh Cannon Son RC R&W 13 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Anne Cannon Daughter RC Read 9 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Alice Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 7 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
  Sarah Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 3 F   Single Donegal Irish
 
34 Darby Cannon Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Widower Donegal Irish
  Darby Cannon Son RC Cannot read 20 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Ellen Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 18 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Sarah Cannon Sister RC Cannot read 67 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
  Hannagh Cannon Sister RC Cannot read 64 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
 
35 Patrick Breslin Head RC Cannot read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Breslin Wife RC Cannot read 60 F   Married Donegal Irish
  Edward Breslin Son RC Cannot read 30 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Fanny Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 26 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Anne Breslin Daughter RC Cannot read 16 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
 
36 Neil OíDonnell Head RC Cannot read 35 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Ellen OíDonnell Wife RC Cannot read 31 F   Married Donegal I&E
  John OíDonnell Son RC Cannot read 4 M   Single Donegal I&E
  Philip OíDonnell Son RC Cannot read 1y3mo M   Single Donegal  
 
37 James Cannon Head RC Cannot read 80 M Farmer Widower Donegal Irish
  Bridget Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 25 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Con Cannon Son RC Cannot read 22 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
  Peter McGettigan and Mary Cannon Household            
38 Peter McGettigan Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary McGettigan Wife RC Cannot read 50 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary McGettigan Daughter RC Cannot read 15 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  John McGettigan Son RC Read 13 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Michael McGettigan Son RC Read 11 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Sarah McGettigan Daughter RC Read 9 F Scholar Single Donegal I&E
  Peter McGettigan Son RC Read 7 M Scholar Single Donegal I&E
 
39 Michael Cannon Head RC Cannot read 41 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Cannon Wife RC Cannot read 25 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 7 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal Irish
  Patrick Cannon Son RC Cannot read 5 M   Single Donegal Irish
  Rodger Cannon Son RC Cannot read 3 M   Single Donegal Irish
  Lanty Cannon Son RC Cannot read 1 M   Single Donegal  
 
40 Michael Boyle Head RC R&W 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Catherine Boyle Wife RC Cannot read 35 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Boyle Daughter RC Read 7 F Scholar Single Donegal  
  Manus Boyle Son RC Read 5 M Scholar Single Donegal  
  Mathew Boyle Son RC Cannot read 3 M   Single Donegal  
 
41 Manus Cannon Head RC Cannot read 28 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Cannon Wife RC Cannot read 28 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Catherine Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 4 F   Single Donegal Irish
  Bridget Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 1 F   Single Donegal  
  Mary Cannon Daughter RC Cannot read 1mo F   Single Donegal  
  Catherine Cannon Mother RC Cannot read 70 F   Widow Donegal Irish
 
42 Bridget Bonar Head RC Cannot read 80 F Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Mary Bonar Daughter RC Cannot read 30 F Farmerís daughter Single Donegal I&E
  Patrick Bonar Son RC R&W 29 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
43 Hugh McCready Head RC Cannot read 55 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne McCready Wife RC Cannot read 55 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Patrick McCready Son RC R&W 23 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Hugh McCready Son RC Cannot read 20 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
44 Thomas McKelwee Head RC Cannot read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary McKelwee Wife RC Cannot read 60 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Grace McHugh Gr-niece RC Cannot read 18 F Stocking knitter Single Donegal Irish
 
  Charles Gallagher and Rose O'Donnell Household            
45 Rose Gallagher Head RC Cannot R/W 65 F Farmer Widow Donegal Irish
  Sarah Gallagher Daughter RC Cannot R/W 20 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Charles Gallagher Son RC R&W 30 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
  Neil Gallagher Son RC R&W 22 M Farmerís son Single Donegal I&E
 
  Denis Cannon and Rose Cannon Household            
46 Denis Cannon Head RC Cannot read 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Rose Cannon Wife RC Cannot read 58 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Rose Cannon Daughter RC R&W 25 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
  Sarah Cannon Daughter RC R&W 20 F Farmerís dau Married Donegal I&E
  James Cannon Gr-son RC Cannot read 4mo M   Single Donegal  
 

Note:

Joseph b. Jan 1 1867 Bridget b. June 9 1869 Margaret b. Dec 20 1879

Mary b. Jan 15 1866 married John Gallagher (Anthony/Ellen, Croveigh) Ė see 1911 census Croveigh

Winifred married William Gallagher (Anthony/Ellen, Croveigh) Ė see 1911 census Croveigh

 
47 Patrick Sweeney Head RC R&W 82 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Sweeney Wife RC Cannot read 80 F   Married Donegal Irish
  Bridget Sweeney Daughter RC Cannot read 32 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal Irish
  Grace Sweeney Daughter RC R&W 30 F Farmerís dau Single Donegal I&E
 

 

Townland notes

 

James McShane and Sarah Ward

Sarah b. 16/05/64  Mary b. 28/09/66  Patrick b. 18/03/69

Sarah McShea(sic), 35y, died Mar 15 1871

 

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