1901 Census Gortnavern, Tullyfern, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
  John Alcorn and Rebecca Cassidy Household          
1 Alcorn John Head Pres Ref RW 66 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Alcorn Rebecca Wife Pres Ref RW 62   Married Donegal  
  Alcorn William John Son Pres Ref RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Alcorn Rebecca Dau Pres Ref RW 19   Single Donegal  


John Alcorn, Gortnavern, son of William, married Rebecca Cassidy, Tawny, Kilmacrenan, dau of David, 7 Jan 1875 at the Kilmacrenan Presbyterian Church. Witnesses

Samuel Stewart and Robert John Cassidy

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2 McBride Mary Head RC RW 62 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Logue Bridget Dau RC RW 39 Farmer's wife Married Donegal  
  McBride Bernard Son RC RW 27 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McBride William Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Logue Bernard Son-in-law RC RW 37 Farmer Married Donegal  
3 McGroary John Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McGroary Sarah Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal  
  Corrothers David Servant CofI Only reads 14 Farm svt Single Donegal  
4 Toland Daniel Head RC RW 76 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Toland Hugh Son RC RW 35 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Toland Martha Dau RC RW 30   Single Donegal  
5 Tolan Sarah Head RC Can't read 60   Widow Donegal  
  Tolan John Son RC RW 35 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Tolan Charles Son RC Can't read 23 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Tolan Martha Dau RC RW 20   Single Donegal  
  Tolan Bridget Dau-in-law RC RW 36   Married Donegal  
  Tolan William Gson RC Only reads 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Tolan John Gson RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Tolan Cassie Mary Gdau RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Tolan Hugh Gson RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Tolan Charles Gson RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Patrick Birney and Ellen McBride Household          
6 Bierney Paddy Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Bierney Hugh Son RC RW 29 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Bierney Grace Dau-in-law RC RW 22   Married Donegal IE
  Bierney Patrick Gson RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Bierney John Gson RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Bierney Mary Ellen Gdau RC Can't read 1mth   Single Donegal  


Son Hugh m Grace McBride, dau of Maurice, Derrycassan, Mevagh, 30 May 1892 at St Peter's, Lagg

Dau Catherine Anne m John Doherty, Garrygort, 23 May 1895 - see 1901 census Garrygort

7 Doherty William Head RC Can't read 36 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Doherty Giley Wife RC Can't read 35   Married Donegal IE
  Doherty Ellen Dau RC Only reads 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
8 Johnston George Head Pres Ref RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Johnston Jane Wife Pres Ref Only reads 50   Married Donegal  
  Johnston Mary Dau Pres Ref RW 22   Single Donegal  
  Johnston Sarah Dau Pres Ref RW 20   Single Donegal  
  Doherty John Servant RC RW 25 Farm svt Single Donegal  
  McConaghy James Servant RC RW 15 Farm svt Single Donegal  
  William Alcorn and Margaret Cassidy Household          
9 Alcorn Margaret Head Pres RW 50 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Alcorn William Son Pres RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Alcorn Rebecca Dau Pres RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Alcorn Maggie Sarah Dau Pres RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Alcorn Samuel Son Pres RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  


William Alcorn, Gortnavern, son of William, m Margaret Cassidy, Tawny, Kilmacrenan, dau of David, 4 Jun 1874 at the Kilmacrenan Presbyterian Church. Witnesses William

Alcorn and Catherine Starrett

Children of William and Margaret

William b 4 Sep 1878

Rebecca b 22 Nov 1880

Margaret and the children emigrated to the United States on 12 April 1909

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  Bernard O'Donnell and Bridget McGinley Household          
10 O'Donnell Bernard Head RC RW 32 General labr Married Donegal  
  O'Donnell Bridget Wife RC RW 25 Labourer's wife Married Donegal  
  O'Donnell Cassie Dau RC Can't read 7   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Mary Anne Dau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell George Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Hugh Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell James Son RC Can't read 9mths   Single Donegal  

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