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Early Census Data

1841 - 58 people and 11 houses

1851 - 45 and 9 houses

1861 - 43 people (24 males & 19 females) and 9 houses

 

 

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language  
1901                      
                       
1 McDaid Stephen Head RC Can't read 41 Farmer Single Donegal    
  McDaid John Brother RC RW 39 Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
2 McDaid Stephen Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
  John McDevitt and Catherine McTeague Household            
3 McDevitt John Head RC RW ? General labr Married     Donegal
  McDevitt Catherine Wife RC RW 28?   Married Married 11 yrs 4 ch born/living Donegal
  McDevitt Bernard Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal
  McDevitt Stephen Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single     Donegal
  McDevitt Patrick Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single     Donegal
  McDevitt Catherine Dau RC RW 4 or 7 Scholar Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

McDaid/McDevitt the same name

John and Stephen sons of Bernard McDaid/McDevitt d 17 Mar 1880 and Mary d 14 Aug 1895 - see Headstone, Gartan Graveyard

John married Catherine McTeague (Patrick/Tirargus, Kilmacrenan) 1901

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
4 Neeley James Head CI RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Neeley Jane Wife CI Can't read 40   Married Donegal    
  Neeley Isabella Dau CI RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Neeley Robert Son CI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Neeley Alexander Son CI RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Neeley Mary Jane Dau CI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Neeley Mathew Son CI RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Neeley Annie Eliza Dau CI Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
5 Neely James Head CI RW 65 Farmer Married     Donegal
  Neely Jane Wife CI Can't read 54   Married Married 29 yrs 7 ch born/6 living Donegal
  Neely Isabella Dau CI RW 26 Seamstress Single     Donegal
  Neely Mathew Son CI RW 17 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
  Neely Annie Elizabeth Dau CI RW 15 Scholar Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

1. James Neeley son of Alexander and Isabella Neeley.

2. Siblings to emigrate to Australia - Alexander b 1840 and Isabella b 1842 - see below

3. Son Robert Clark Neely in Mullangore in 1911 - see Mullangore census

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
6 Kerr John Head RC RW 60 Farmer Single Donegal    
2 Duddy Bridget Servant RC Can't read 50 Domestic svt Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
7 Ryan Edward Head RC RW 38 Shopkeeper Single Donegal    
  Rodden Fanny Servant RC RW 15 Shop assistant Single Donegal    
 

Note: Edward Ryan married in Nov 1901 - living in Whitehill 1911 - see 1901 census Whitehill

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1901                      
                       
8 Sweeney Daniel Head RC Can't read 75 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Sweeney Bernard Brother RC Can't read 60 Farmer's brother Single Donegal    
  Crossan John Brother-in-law RC RW 30 Navvy Married Donegal    
  Crossan Bridget Niece? RC RW 30 Farmer's niece Married Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
9 Sweeney Bernard Head RC Can't read 74 Farmer Single     Donegal
  Crosson John Boarder RC RW 45 Flax scutcher Married     Donegal
  Crosson Bridget Niece RC RW 40   Married Married 14 yrs 5 ch born/1 living Donegal
  Crosson Patrick Relative RC   3   Single     Donegal
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
10 Sweeney Daniel Head RC RW 30 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Sweeney Bridget Sister RC RW 24 Farmer's sister Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
11 Boyle John Head RC RW 30 Publican/farmer Single Donegal    
  Boyle Ellen Sister RC RW 32 Farmer's sister Single Donegal    
  Boyle Mary Sister RC RW 30 Farmer's sister Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
12 Boyle John Head RC RW 45 Publican/farmer Single Donegal    
  Boyle Mary Sister RC RW 36 Farmer's sister Single Donegal    
  Gallagher Charles Servant RC RW 15 Farm svt Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
  Charles Boyle and Catherine Friel household            
13 Boyle Charles Head RC RW 38 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Boyle Catherine Wife RC RW 38   Married Donegal    
  Boyle Denis Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Boyle Edward Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Boyle John Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Boyle Mary Dau RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Boyle James Son RC Can't read 3 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Boyle Charles Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Boyle Fanny Mother RC RW 60   Widow Donegal    
  McCafferty Bridget Niece RC RW 12   Single Donegal    
  Blake Charles Nephew   RW 17   Single America    
                       
1911                      
                       
  Charles Boyle and second wife, Maggie ?            
14 Boyle Charles Head RC RW 49 Farmer Married     Donegal
  Boyle Maggie Wife RC RW 40   Married Married 8 yrs 4 ch born/living Donegal
  Boyle Denis Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
  Boyle Timothy Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Boyle Fanny Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Boyle Rose Ann Dau RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Boyle Michael Son RC Can't read 2   Single     Donegal
  Boyle Daniel Son RC Can't read 2mths   Single     Donegal
  Boyle Fanny Mother RC Can't read 86   widow     Donegal
 

Notes:

1. Charles Boyle son of Denis Boyle and Fanny ?, married twice - first to Catherine Friel (abt 1891) and then to Margaret ? (abt 1903)

2. Children of Charles and Catherine:

- Denis b 1892

- Edward b 1893
- John b 1895, emigrated to New York on the SS Tuscania 25 Mar 1923 to join brother Charles at 407 W 47th St, NY City, NY
- Mary b 1896
- James b 1897
- Charles b 1898

- Timothy b 1901

3. Children of Charles and Margaret:

- Fanny b abt 1903, emigrated to Philadelphia on the SS Columbia 24 Sep 1921, to join sister Mary Boyle, 240 West Chestnut Ave, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

- Rose Ann b abt 1906

- Michael b abt 1909

- Daniel b 1911

4. Sister Bridget married Patrick McCafferty - Bridget McCafferty b Kilmore 1888 to Patrick McCafferty and Bridget Boyle. Daniel McCafferty b Kilmore 3 Apr 1890 to same parents,

bap 5 Apr, sponsors James and Mrs James O'Donnell

                       

 

 

 

Townland Notes:

 

Births:

25 Feb 1909, birth of Grace, dau of Neal McDermott, labourer, and Bridget O'Donnell

 

Emigration to Sydney, Australia:

HIGGINS Dominic, 20yrs, Kilmore, RC, ship Abyssinian arr 29/05/1862
HILFERTY Patrick,  20yrs, Kilmore, RC, ship Abyssinian arr 29/05/1862
NEELY Alexander, 22yrs, Kilmore, CE, ship Abyssinian arr 29/05/1862

NEELY Isabella, 23yrs, Kilmore, CE, parents Alexander and Isabella, living Kilmore, ship Wallasea arr 27/09/1865
 

 

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