Doran Family, Aghanunshin Parish, Co Donegal
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Daniel Doran and Margaret McGowan
In the graveyard of Aghanunshin, in Kiltoy townland, there is a grave for Daniel Doran, d 17 May 1893 and his wife Margaret, d 3 Nov 1894. They were aged 60 and 53 years respectively.
The townland they lived in, Cornagill, was uninhabited by 1901. This townland had gone from a population of 106 in 1841 to 5 in 1891 - there was just the one house with 3 males and 2 females in Cornagill that year. This would have been Daniel and Margaret's home, with 2 sons and a daughter living with them.
In 1847, Daniel Doran married Margaret McGowan. Their known children are -
Jonathan b 1848, died 1914
Edward d bef 1851
Hugh b aft 1851, died at 65 Spencer Road, Waterside, Derry on 8 Feb 1919
James b 1870
Catherine m Neal Conaghan, Gartan
In 1871, Daniel is listed in the Derry Almanac as a Boot and Shoemaker in Letterkenny
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