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Early Census Data

1841 - 49 persons and 9 houses

1851 - 51 persons and 8 houses

1861 - 28 Persons (14 males & 14 females) and 6 houses

 

 

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language  
1901                      
John Buchanan and Mary Jane Long household            
1 Buchanan John Head Pres RW 73 Farmer Married Donegal    
Buchanan Matthew Son Pres RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
Smythe James Son-in-law CoI RW 38 Farmer Married Donegal    
Smythe Margaret Dau CoI RW 23 Farmer's wife Married Donegal    
Smythe William Gson CoI   1 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
                     
1911                      
                     
2 Buchanan Matthew Head Pres RW 36 Farmer Married     Donegal
Buchanan Margery Wife Pres RW 25   Married Married 4 yrs 2 ch born/1 living Donegal
Buchanan John Son Pres   2   Single     Donegal
Buchanan Mary Jane Mother Pres Reads 73   Widow     Donegal

Notes:

Children of John and Mary Jane -

- Female b 24 Feb 1873
- Female b 14 Sep 1877
- John b 22 Oct 1868
- John b 5 Jun 1864
- Male b 4 Mar 1875

                         
                     
1901                      
William Stewart and Fanny Ann Graham household            
3 Stewart William Head CoI RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
Stewart Fanny Ann Wife CoI RW 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal    
Stewart Jane G Dau CoI RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
Stewart Mary E Dau CoI RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
Stewart David J Son CoI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal    
Stewart Robert Son CoI RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal    
Stewart Fanny Ann Dau CoI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal    
                     
1911                      
                     
4 Stewart William Head CoI Can't read 72 Farmer Married     Donegal
Stewart Fanny Anne Wife CoI RW 60   Married Married 34 yrs 5 ch born/4 living Donegal
Stewart Robert Son CoI RW 21 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
Stewart Fanny Anne Dau CoI RW 18 Farmer's dau Single     Donegal

Notes:

William Stewart (b 1841 - d 1920), son of David Stewart of Claggan, married Fanny  Ann Graham (b 1851 - d 1937 Killydesert), dau of Robert Graham and Jane Gregg

Drumcaveny, at Trenta Presbyterian on 10 Jan 1878

Children of William and Fanny Ann -

- Jane b 19 Mar 1881 married John Stephen Buchanan 4 Nov 1909 - see 1901 Census Dromore, Conwal

- Mary b 1883

- David James b1886, emigrated to Oskaloosa, Iowa and operated his own shoe store business. He married Lucille and raised a girl called Marie

- Robert b 1889, remained in Ireland and farmed

- Fanny Ann b 1891, emigrated to Philadelphia on the Caledonia 5 Oct 1912 to join cousin Mary James (Mary James, 30, of Cabra Brook, emigrated on the California

11 Apr 1908 to join brother Henry at 2233 Reid St, Philadelphia - see 1901 Cabra Brook Census). Fanny Ann d 1969 in Philadelphia. She was married to Bill Brealy

and raised a son Stewart.

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Photographs submitted by John Bruce

William Stewart

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Fanny Ann (Graham) Stewart

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Back row: Robert Stewart, Jane Gregg (Stewart) Buchanan, John Stephen Buchanan

Front row: Fanny Ann (Graham) Stewart, Frances Buchanan, Anne Jane (Duncan) Buchanan

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William & Fanny Ann's house in Claggan South

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Jane Gregg Stewart in her Wedding hat 1909

David J Stewart's Shoe Store in Oskaloosa, Iowa

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1901                      

George McCay and Mary Meehan household

           
5 McCay George Head RC Can't read 53 Farmer/Stone ? Married Donegal    
McCay Mary Wife RC RW 50   Married Donegal    
McCay Sarah Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal    
McCay Edward Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal    
McCay Daniel Son RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal    
McCay George Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal    
                     
1911                      
                     
6 McCay George Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married     Donegal
McCay Mary Wife RC RW 65   Married Married 22 yrs 5 ch born/4 living Donegal
McCay Sarah Dau RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single     Donegal
McCay Edward Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
McCay George Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single     Donegal

Notes:

1. George McCay, son of Daniel McCay, Claggan, married Mary Meehan, dau of Edward Meehan and Rose Kelly, Ballymaquin, 8 Aug 1889. Witnesses Daniel Duffy,

Corderry, and Kate Greer, Bellville. Mary and George have 3rd degree consanguinity. See Ballymaquin census for notes on the Meehan family

2. Hugh and Pat, brothers of George, in Church Hill - see Church Hill census

3. Children of George and Mary -

- Sarah b 29 Jul 1890, emigrated to Philadelphia on the Columbia 14 Sep 1912 to join Aunt, Margaret Meehan

- Edward b 28 Oct 1892

- Daniel b 7 Apr 1895

- George b 16 Jul 1896

- James Patrick b 15 Sep 1898 ?

4. 1851 Census -

Daniel and Sarah (Sally) McCay, married 1834

Catherine, 14

Hannah, 10

Susan, 7

Mary, 5

George, 2

Hugh

Pat

5. Griffith's Valuation -

Ref - Ordnance Survey map 52, map ref 1

Property - House, outbuilding and 14/0/15 arp land, rented from John Stewart

Occupiers -

1857, Daniel McCay

? George McCay

1934, Sarah McCay

                         
                     
1901                      
James McCay and Bridget McConnologue household            
7 McCay James Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE  
McCay Bridget Wife RC Can't read 48   Married Donegal IE  
McCay James Son RC RW   Gen labr Single Donegal IE  
McCay Niel Son RC RW 26 Blacksmith Single Donegal IE  
McCay Patrick Son RC Only reads 20 Gen labr Single Donegal IE  
McCay Sarah Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
McCay Susan Dau RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
                     
1911                      
                     
8 McCay Bridget Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Widow Donegal IE  
McCay Neal Son RC RW 42 Farm svt Married? Donegal IE  
McCay Columb Son RC RW 32 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE  
McCay Susan Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE  
Gilldea Hugh Boarder RC Can't read 85 Retired farmer Widower Donegal IE  

Notes:

1. Marriage banns 20 Jan 1872, Conwal and Leck register. 3 and 3 consanguinity

2. Children of James and Bridget -

- James

- Neal b 5 Apr 1874

- John b 18 Dec 1875

- Columb b 25 Oct 1877

- Patrick b 3 Mar 1880

- Mary

- Annie b 17 Apr 1888, emigrated on the Caledonia 17 Apr 1909 to join sister Mary, 1013 N Broad St, Philadelphia. Married Foley

- Sarah b 25 Jun 1890, emigrated on the Caledonia 5 Oct 1912 to join sister Annie McCay, 2550 Richmond St, Philadelphia

- Susan b 7 Dec 1893

3. Griffith's Valuation -

Ref - Ordnance Survey map 52, map ref 2

Property - House, outbuildings and 15/2/32 arp land, rented from John Stewart

Occupiers:

1857, James McCay

? Bridget McCay

1922, Edward McCay

1938, Columb McCay

                     

 

 

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