1901 Census Ballykinard, Clondavaddog, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Blaney Patrick Head RC RW 58 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Blaney Mary Wife RC RW 56 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
  Blaney John Son RC RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Blaney Marianne Dau RC RW 33 Dressmaker Single Donegal  
2 Gallagher Francis Head RC RW 80 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Celia Wife RC RW 60   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Julia Dau RC RW 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Anthony Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Cassie Dau RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Humphrey Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Gallagher John Brother RC RW 70 Farmer's brother Single Donegal IE


By 1911 Francis was dead and Celia had lost 7 of the 9 children she gave birth to. Even though a widow, the details were recorded of the 'completed years the present

marriage had lasted' - 46 years.

Daughter Janie (Julia) was recorded in the 1911 census as an 'idiot' - she and Humphrey were her remaining children

  William O'Donnell and Mary McBride Household          
3 O'Donnell Mary Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  O'Donnell John Son RC RW 33 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  O'Donnell Maggie Anne Dau-in-law RC RW 35   Married Donegal  
  O'Donnell William Gson RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Maryanne Gdau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Grace Gdau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell James Gson RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Hugh Joseph Gson RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell John Gson RC Can't read 11mths   Single Donegal  
  Doherty Daniel Servant RC RW 18 Farm svt Single Donegal IE
  McGrenaghan Kate Servant RC Can't read 16 Domestic svt Single Donegal  


Son John O'Donnell was born on 27 June 1861

Maggie Anne dau of Hugh Doherty and Grace Friel - see 1901 census Ballycallan

John O'Donnell and Margaret Anna Doherty were married 30 January 1887

Children of John and Margaret Anna :

1. William, born 9 March 1988, living with James Doherty in the 1911 Census in Ballycallan.
2. Mary Anne, born 13 May 1891.
3. Grace, born 26 February 1894.
4. James, born 24 December 1895.
5 Hugh Joseph, born 4 April 1898.
6. John Patrick, born 22 April 1900.
7. Bridget, born 7 February 1902.
8. George, born 21 March 1904.

Researcher: Aloysius - Email

4 Hegharty Julia Head RC RW 50 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Hegharty Maggie Maria Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hegharty Patrick Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hegharty Michael Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hegharty Mary Kate Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Leitrim  
  Hegharty William James Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hegharty Annie Grace Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Hegharty Bridget Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  John Thompson and Anne Crumley Household          
5 Thompson John Head CofI RW 40 Blacksmith Married Donegal  
  Thompson Anne Wife CofI RW 36   Married Donegal  
  Thompson John Alexander Son CofI RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson David Son CofI RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson Samuel Son CofI RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson Anne Dau CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson James Son CofI RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson Eliza Jane Dau CofI RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thompson Thomas Warren Son CofI Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Thompson George Son CofI Can't read 7mths   Single Donegal  


John Thompson, full age, blacksmith, Tamney (Tawny), son of Samuel, blacksmith, married Annie Crumley, Moross, 18 yrs old, dau of Hugh Crumley, farmer on 7 Mar 1882.

Witnesses Thomas Carr and Thomas Crumley (Anne's brother)
John son of Samuel Thompson and Anne Jane Thompson - see 1901 census Tawny

Anne dau of Hugh Crumley and Margaret Morrison. Her brother Thomas married Fanny Anne Thompson - see 1901 census Moross

- Anne died 1917 in Philadelphia during the flu epidemic

The family emigrated to America on board the SS Astoria, arriving NY 2 Mar 1905

- they were in possession of over $50 and both John and Anne had been in Philadelphia in 1883

- they were going to join their son David, living at 1213 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia

Children of John and Anne :

John Alexander b 1883

David b 1884

Samuel b 1886

Anne b 1887

James b 1889

Joseph b 1891 d 1891

Eliza Jane b 1893

Thomas Warren b 1895

Robert b 1897 d 1897

George b 1900

Rebecca b 1903

Researcher : Joanne - Email




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