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Early Census Data

1841 - 57 people and 12 houses

1851 - 43 people and 10 houses

1861 - 40 people (17 males & 23 females) and 7 houses

 

 

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language    
1901                        
John O'Donnell and Margaret Boyle Household              
1 O'Donnell John Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
O'Donnell Margaret Wife RC Can't read 28   Married Donegal IE    
O'Donnell John Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
O'Donnell Bridget Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
O'Donnell Charles Son RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
O'Donnell Mary Dau RC   1   Single Donegal      
Bradley John Cousin RC Can't read 95 Retired farmer Single Donegal IE    
Boyle John Visitor RC RW 40 Farmer/Gen labr Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
2 O'Donnell John Head RC RW 73 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Margaret Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Married 21 yrs 9 ch born/8 living Donegal IE
O'Donnell John Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Charles Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Mary Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Annie Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Hugh Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Fanny Dau RC   4   Single     Donegal IE
O'Donnell Joseph Son RC   1   Single     Donegal  

Notes:

1. John O'Donnell, son of Neil and Bridget O'Donnell, Drumdeevin, married Margaret Boyle, dau of Charles Boyle and Ann Sweeney of Stramore 16 Jan 1890. See Stramore census

for Margaret's family

2. John died 23 Jan 1912 aged 73 years. Buried Gartan with his wife and son John - Headstone Inscription

3. Wife Margaret died 30 Jul 1947 aged 78 years

4. Son John died 10 May 1971 aged 80 years

 
 
                     
                       
1901 only                        
Charles Murray and Mary McGinley household              
3 Murray Charles Head RC RW 45 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
Murray Mary Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal IE    
Murray Sarah Sister RC RW 42 Knitter of socks Single Donegal IE    
Murray John Son RC RW 9 scholar Single Donegal IE    
Murray Mary Dau RC RW 7 scholar Single Donegal IE    
Murray Maggie Dau RC RW 6 scholar Single Donegal IE    
Murray James Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish    
Murray Sarah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal Only Irish    
Murray Bridget Dau RC Can't read 1mth   Single Donegal      

Notes:

Charles Murray, son of John Murray and Margaret McMonagle, married Mary McGinley, dau of James McGinley and Mary Patton, Ballynsacall, 29 Jan 1891 at St Columba Termon

and Gartan. Witnesses James and Honor McPaul, Barn Hill, Kilmacrenan

Charles has sisters -

Mary - above

Margaret - applied for the old age pension in 1922 & the 1851 census showed her aged 4 years

 
 
                     
                       
1901 only                        
Cornelius McGinley and Anne McCormack Household              
4 McGinley Ann Head RC Can't read 40 Knitter of socks Widow Donegal IE    
McGinley John Son   Only reads 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE    

Notes:

1. Ann McCormack, dau of Daniel McCormack and Ann Gallagher, Drumnasharragh, married Cornelius McGinley of Ballynascall, son of Patrick McGinley and Catherine McGeehan, at

Saint Columba's, Termon and Gartan, on 21 Aug 1885. Witnesses Torgilius? Boyle, Stramore and Ellen McCormick, Drumnasharragh

2. Dau Mary, 8, with Ann's siblings in 1901 - see Drumnasharragh census

3. For family of Cornelius - see Ballynascal census

 
 
                     
                       
1901                        
Francis Gallagher and Bridget McGinley household              
5 Gallagher Francis Head RC RW 67 Farmer Widow Donegal IE    
Gallagher Ned Son RC RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Allice Dau RC RW 24 Seamstress Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Kate Dau RC RW 22 Seamstress Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
6 Gallagher Edward Head RC RW 38 Farmer Married born   Donegal IE
Gallagher Sarah Wife RC RW 40   Married Married 3 yrs 0 children Donegal IE
Deery John Servant RC Can't read 16 Farm svt Single     Donegal IE

Notes:

1. Francis son of Edward of Drumnasharragh

2. Son Edward b 20 Jul 1873 married Sarah McDevitt, Cornagullion, dau of James McDevitt and Hannah Sweeney, Letterkenny parish, on 18 Nov 1908. Witnesses Edward Gallagher,

Drumnasharragh and Catherine Gallagher, Cornagullion.

3. Sarah in household 9, below, with Ambrose Sweeney

4. Dau Alice b 10 Nov 1875 married James McMonagle, Commeen, son of Edward McMonagle and Catherine McGeehan, 11 Oct 1903 in Termon. See 1901 Derrynanaspol census,

Lettermacaward, for James and his family. See below for James and Alice

5. Dau Catherine b 29 May 1878 married Michael Sweeney, Procklis, Falcarragh (Tullaghobegly), son of Hugh Sweeney and Anne Logan, Procklis, Tullaghobegly, on 15 Jan 1909.

3 and 4 degree consanguinity. Witnesses Hugh Sweeney, Procklis and Bridget Gallagher, Cornagullion

 
 
                     
                       
1901                        
Neil Duddy and Susan O'Donnell household              
7 Duddy Neil Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
Duddy Susan Wife RC RW 28   Married Donegal IE    
Duddy Maggie Dau RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Duddy Daniel Son RC   1   Single Donegal      
Duddy Maggie Mother RC Can't read 70   Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
8 Duddy Neal Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
Duddy Susan Wife RC RW 40   Married Married 20 yrs 8 ch born/5 living Donegal IE
Duddy Daniel Son RC Can't read 11 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
Duddy Annie Dau RC Can't read 9   Single     Donegal IE
Duddy Mary Dau RC Can't read 6   Single     Donegal IE
Duddy Susan Dau RC Can't read 2   Single     Donegal IE

Notes:

1. Neal Duddy, Glendowan, son of Michael, married Susan O'Donnell, Glenieraragh (Mevagh), dau of James, 23 Feb 1892 in Carrigart. Witnesses Neal Duddy and Bridget

   McLaughlin, Glendowan

2. Neil Duddy died 2 Nov 1951 aged 96 years. Buried Templedouglas with family -  Headstone Inscription

3. Susan died 19 Mar 1953 aged 80 years. Buried Templedouglas

4. Children of Neil and Susan :

- Margaret b 18 Dec 1892, emigrated to Philadelphia

- James b 1894

- Michael b 1896

- Daniel b 1899

- Anne b 1902, immigrated on the Columbia 20 Mar 1921 to join her sister Margaret Duddy at 2407 Madison Square, Philadelphia

- Mary b 1905

- Susan b 4 Jul 1909

 
 
                     
                       
1901 only                        
                       
9 Sweeney Ambrose Head RC RW 70 Magistrate/Farmer Single Donegal IE    
McDevitt Sarah Niece RC RW 30 Domestic svt Single Donegal IE    
Gilmore Maggie Visitor RC RW 14 Scholar Single America IE    
McDevitt William Servant RC RW 18 Farm svt Single Donegal IE    

Notes:

1. Ambrose son of Myles Sweeney and Catherine Sweeney - see 1901 census Altlahan, Kilteevoge

- Ambrose was living with his grandparents in 1851 - see Altnadague census

2. His sister Hannah married James McDevitt - see 1901 census Largnalarkan, Inishkeel

- their dau Sarah McDevitt married Edward Gallagher (above, in household 5), son of Francis Gallagher and Bridget McGinley, 18 Nov 1908

- their dau Bridget married ? Gilmore in America - Maggie is their dau

- their son Michael married Margaret Houston - the William McDevitt, servant, is their son - see 1901 census Largnalarkan, Inishkeel

 
 
                     
                       
1911 only                        
                       
10 McMonagle Manus Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
McMonagle Mary Wife RC RW 43   Married Married 12 yrs 6 ch born/4 living Donegal IE
McMonagle Cassie Dau RC RW 17 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McMonagle John Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McMonagle Edward Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McMonagle Patrick Son RC   3   Single     Donegal IE
 
 
                     
                       
1911 only                        
James McMonagle and Alice Gallagher household              
11 McMonagle James Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
McMonagle Alice Wife RC RW 34   Married Married 7 yrs 3 ch born/living Donegal IE
McMonagle Edward Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McMonagle Francis Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McMonagle Connel Son RC Can't read 1   Single     Donegal  

Notes:

Alice b 10 Nov 1875, dau of Francis Gallagher and Bridget McGinley, married James McMonagle, Commeen, Lettermacaward, son of Edward McMonagle and Catherine McGeehan,

11 Oct 1903 in Termon. Witnesses Connell McMonagle, Commeen and Mary O'Donnell, Corc?

See 1901 Derrynanaspol census, Lettermacaward, for James and his family.

See household 5 above for Alice's family

Son Edward b 20 Aug 1904

                       

 

 

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