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Early Census Data

1841 - 165 people and 30 houses

1851 - 151 people and 30 houses

1861 - 154 people (83 males & 71 females) and 29 houses

 

 

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born    
1901                      
  Teague Boyle and Mary Gallagher Household            
1 Boyle Tague Head RC RW 34 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Boyle Mary Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal    
  Boyle Maggie Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Boyle John Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Note: Son John b 21 June 1891, bap 25 June, sponsors John and Bridget Gallagher
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
2 Hilferty John Head RC RW 45 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Hilferty Mary Sister RC Only reads 48   Single Donegal    
  Hilferty Mary Niece RC RW 20 Farmer's niece Single America    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
3 McLaughlin Anthony Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
  McLaughlin Anne Wife RC RW 60   Married Donegal    
  McLaughlin William Son RC RW 30 Labourer Single Donegal    
  McLaughlin Stephen Grandson RC Only reads 4   Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Edward Doherty and Mary Donnell Household            
4 Doherty Edward Head RC RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Doherty Mary Wife RC RW 60   Married Donegal    
  Doherty John Son RC RW 36 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Doherty Stephen Son RC RW 30? Farmer's son Single Donegal    
 

Note:

Stephen b 20 Nov 1865

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Edward O'Donnell and Margaret O'Donnell household            
5 O'Donnell Edward Head RC RW 52 Farmer Married Donegal    
  O'Donnell Madge Wife RC RW 42   Married Donegal    
  O'Donnell James Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal    
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal    
  O'Donnell Eddy Son RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal    
  O'Donnell Fanny Ann Dau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal    
  O'Donnell Sarrah Dau RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
6 O'Donnell Edward Head RC RW 71 Farmer Married     Donegal
  O'Donnell Madge Wife RC RW 56   Married Married 32yrs 10 ch born/8 living Donegal
  O'Donnell James Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
  O'Donnell Edward Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
  O'Donnell Fanny Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single     Donegal
  O'Donnell Sarah Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single     Donegal
  O'Donnell William Son RC Can't read 10 Scholar Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

Edward O'Donnell, Losset, son of John, Casheleenan, married Margaret O'Donnell, Glen (Mevagh), dau of Patrick 22 Jul 1879 in Carrigart. Witnesses ? & Mary O'Donnell, Casheleenan. Note of

4th degree consanguinity

Edward was the son of John O Donnell and Bridget Brown
Madge b Nov 1857 was the daughter of Patrick O'Donnell and Mary McGarvey, Glen, Mevagh

Edward and Madge buried in Kilmacrenan - see Kilmacrenan Graveyard Inscriptions

Children of Edward and Margaret -

James b 8 Sep 1886, bap 12 Sep, Godparents Cormac and Rose Doogan

Mary b 24 Oct 1888, bap 28 Oct 1888. Godparents Bernard O'Donnell and Catherine O'Donnell

Fanny emigrated to Philadelphia on the SS Caledonia 21 Oct 1911 with sister Bridget, to join cousin Mary Cannon, 5022 Stiles St, Philadelphia

Bridget b 6 May 1884 emigrated to Philadelphia on the SS Caledonia 21 Oct 1911 with sister Fanny. She married Lanty Boyle (James, Dungloe) in Philadelphia - see 1901 census Dungloe Town

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
7 Murray Patrick Head RC Only reads 50 Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
8 Murray Patrick Head RC RW 69 Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
9 Murray Daniel Head RC Only reads 45 Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
10 Murray Bridget Head RC Only reads 60   Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
11 Murray Grace Head RC Only reads 55 Housekeeper Widow Donegal    
  Murray Daniel Son RC Can't read 23 Labourer Single Donegal    
  Murray Patrick Son RC Can't read 21 Labourer Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
12 Murray Grace Head RC Only reads 73 Cottier Widow Donegal    
  Murray Patrick Son RC Can't read 32 General labr Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  John Conaghan and Rose Bradley household            
13 Conaghan Rose Head RC Can't read 43 Farmer Widow Donegal    
  Conaghan Margaret Dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  Conaghan Sarah Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  Conaghan Julia Dau RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Conaghan John Son RC Can't read 13 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Conaghan Mary Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Bradley Michael Brother RC Can't read 30 Farmer's brother Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
14 Connaghan Rose Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Widow Donegal    
  Carr Bernard Servant RC RW 16 General labr Single Donegal    
 

Notes:

Julia b and bap 16 Oct 1884. Godparents Edward Bradley and Mary Murray

John b 25 Aug 1887, bap 29 Aug 1887. Godparents Edward Bradley and Mary Murray. Married Grace Rodgers, Cloghcor, Arranmore, on Oct 24 1912 in Fife Scotland - see certificate

- Grace and family - see 1901 census Cloghcor

Mary b 17 Dec 1889, bap 22 Dec, sponsors Hugh and Rose Connaghan. Emigrated to Philadelphia on the SS Caledonia 10 Sep 1910 to join sister, Mrs M, 5009 Fuston St, Philadelphia

Michael boarding with Stephen Connaghan in 1911 - see below

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  John McConnell and Mary McConnell household            
15 McConnell John Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
  McConnell Mary Wife RC RW 55   Married Donegal    
  McConnell Mary Jane Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
16 McConnell John Head RC RW 75 Farmer Married     Donegal
  McConnell Mary Wife RC Can't read 72   Married Married 41yrs 1 ch born/living Donegal
  McConnell Mary Jane Dau RC RW 23 Knitter Single     Donegal
  Taylor Annie Relation (illegitimate) RC   1   Single     Donegal
  Note: Mary Jane b 16 Oct 1886 and bap 17 Oct 1886. Godparents William? Tolan and Bridget Tolan
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
17 Connaghan Edward Head RC RW 60 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Hanlon Edward Nephew RC RW 18 Cattle Dealer Single Donegal    
  Note: Edward Hanlon son of William Hanlon and Bridget Connaghan - see below
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Hugh Connaghan and Anne Murray Household            
18 Connaghan Anne Head RC Can't read 66 Farmer widow Donegal    
  Connaghan Feardy Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Married Donegal    
  Connaghan Mary Dau-in-law RC RW 38   Married Donegal    
  Connaghan Annie Grand dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
19 Connaghan Ferdinand Head RC RW 52 Farmer Married     Donegal
  Connaghan Mary Wife RC RW 50   Married Married 14yrs 2 ch born/1 living Donegal
  Connaghan Annie Dau RC RW 13   Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

Ferdy Connaghan married Mary Kerr, Whitehill, dau of John Kerr and Ellen O'Donnell, 11 Feb 1896

Mary's family - see Whitehill census

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  William Kelly and Giles Connaghan Household            
20 Kelly William Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Kelly Julia Wife RC Can't read 55   Married Donegal    
  Kelly John Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
21 Kelly John Head RC RW 35 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Hilferty Rose Boarder RC Can't read 75?   Single Donegal    
 

Notes:

John b 2 Apr 1877

Rose Hilferty in 1901 entry below, in household by herself

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Bernard O'Donnell and Bridget Connaghan household            
22 O'Donnell Bernard Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
  O'Donnell Bridget Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal    
  O'Donnell Charles Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal    
  O'Donnell Margaret Dau RC RW 6 Scholar Single Doneagl    
  O'Donnell Hugh Son RC Can't read 3 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
23 O'Donnell Bridget Head RC RW 51 Farmer widow   7 ch born/5 living Donegal
  O'Donnell Charles Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
  O'Donnell Maggie Dau RC RW 18   Single     Donegal
  O'Donnell Hugh Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

Bernard O'Donnell, son of Charles O'Donnell and Mary Kerr, married Bridget Connaghan, dau of Hugh Connaghan and Ann Murray, 18 Nov 1887. Witnesses Edward Connaghan, Losset, and

Ann Ryan, Whitehill. Bernard and Bridget have 4th degree consanguinity

Dau Ann b 3 Feb 1890, bap 6 Feb 1890. Godparents Edward Connaghan and Mary Harley

Bernard godfather to Edward Rodden, Whitehill, born 30 Mar 1883, bap St Columba Termon - cousin to Edward's mother Margaret Carr/Kerr, through his mother Mary Kerr?

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  William Hanlon and Bridget Connaghan household            
24 Hanlon William Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Hanlon Bridget Wife RC RW 50 Housekeeper Married Donegal    
  Hanlon Patrick Son RC RW 20 Farm svt Single Donegal    
  Hanlon Annie Dau RC RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal    
 

Notes:

Annie b 30 Dec 1882, bap 1 Jan 1883. Godparents John Carr and Ann Carr

Fardy b 6 Jan 1881

Edward b abt 1883 - with Edward Connaghan, his uncle (and therefore Bridget's brother?) - see above

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Darby/Jeremiah Connaghan and Fanny Curran Household            
25 Connaghan Darby Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Connaghan Fanny Wife RC Can't read 48   Married Donegal    
  Connaghan Patrick Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Connaghan Bridget Dau RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Connaghan John Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Connaghan Hugh Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
26 Connaghan Fanny Head RC Only reads 68 Farmer widow Donegal    
  Connaghan Bridget Dau RC RW 26   Single Donegal    
  Connaghan Hugh Son RC RW 17   Single Donegal    

 

Notes:

Mary b 21 Nov 1878

Bridget b 18 Feb 1881

Ellen b 30 Mar 1885

William b 13 May 1887

John b 3 Nov 1889, bap the same day at Termon, Godparents ? Boyle and Ellen Boyle (Headstone)

Hugh Connaghan born 10 Jan 1893, bap 12 Jan at Termon, Godparents Patrick and Anne Conaghan. Married Bridget Della Mullee from Aghamore, Co Mayo, in Philadelphia, USA on 10 Mar 1925. D 16 Nov 1943

Catherine married Bernard Collins, Ballylin, Aughnish, Son of Brice Collins, 27 Nov 1898 in Ramelton

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1901                      
                       
27 Connaghan Stephen Head RC Can't read 56 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Connaghan Mary Sister RC Can't read 70   Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
28 Connaghan Stephen Head RC Can't read 80 Retired Farmer Single Donegal    
  Bradley Michael Boarder RC Can't read 41? Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Hugh Connaghan and Catherine Doherty Household            
29 Connaghan Hugh Head RC RW 38 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Connaghan Katie Wife RC RW 30 Housekeeper Married Donegal    
  Connaghan Rose Mother RC Can't read 70   widow Donegal    
  Connaghan Patrick Son RC Can't read 3 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Connaghan Mary Dau RC Can't read 1 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
30 Connaghan Catherine Head RC RW 50 Farmer Married Married 15yrs 6 ch born/4 living Donegal
  Connaghan Patrick Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Connaghan Maggie Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Connaghan James Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Connaghan Catherine Dau RC Can't read 3   Single     Donegal

 

Note:

Hugh son of Darby/Jeremiah Connaghan and Rose McGalaghy

His sister Rose m James Kerr - see below

His sister Margaret m Charles Connaghan, Tirargus, son of Bernard Connaghan and Mary Sheils, 10 Jan 1888

Margaret b 14 Sep 1901, Godparents Michael Bradley & Margaret Conaghan

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  Bernard/Bryan Gallagher and Mary McCormick household            
31 Gallagher Bryan Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Gallagher Mary Wife RC Can't read 46   Married Donegal    
  Gallagher Kate Dau RC RW 19 Servant Single Donegal    
  Gallagher Charles Son RC RW 18 Shoemaker Single Donegal    
  Gallagher Rose Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Gallagher John Son   Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
32 Gallagher Bernard Head RC Can't read 73 Farmer Married     Donegal
  Gallagher Mary Wife RC Only reads 68   Married Married 30yrs 5 ch born/3 living Donegal
  Gallagher Rosey Dau RC RW 21   Single     Donegal
  Stephenson Bridget Grand dau (illegitimate) RC   2   Single     Donegal

 

Notes:

Catherine b 30 Jun 1879. Father's residence shown as Creeslough

Charles b 4 Feb 1881. Father's residence shown as Creeslough. Informant on birth registration is Charles McCormick

Philip b 22 Sep 1883

John b 28 Jan 1891, bap 1 Feb 1891. Godparents Edward Whoriskey and Margaret Whoriskey

Rose b 21 Nov 1896

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
33 Kerr Mary Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer widow Donegal    
  Kerr Ann Dau RC RW 35 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
34 Carr Anne Head RC Only reads 59 Farmer Single Donegal    
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  James Kerr and Rose Connaghan Household            
35 Kerr James Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Kerr Rose Wife RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal    
  Kerr Bryan Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Kerr Jerry Son RC Only reads 4 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Kerr Anne Dau RC Can't read 6mths Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
                       
36 Kerr James Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married     Donegal
  Kerr Rosey Wife RC Can't read ?   Married Married 11yrs 5 ch born/living Donegal
  Kerr Annie Dau RC Only reads 9   Single     Donegal
  Kerr Minnie Dau RC RW 5 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Kerr Denis Son RC Can't read 2   Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

James Kerr, son of Bernard, married Rose Connaghan, dau of Darby/Jeremiah Connaghan and Rose McGalaghey, Feb 1894 at Termon

Rose Connaghan b 29 Oct 1867 in Carrick, Conwal

Her sister Margaret m Charles Connaghan, Tirargus, son of Bernard Connaghan and Mary Sheils, 10 Jan 1888

Her brother Hugh m Catherine Doherty - see above

Children of James and Rose:

Bryan emigrated to America 1915

Jeremiah. emigrated to Pennsylvania on the SS Columbia, sailing from Derry 20 Jun 1922

Anne b 24 Aug 1900

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
                       
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