1901 Census Meencargagh, Conwal, Co Donegal



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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
Charles McDaid and Bridget Kelly Household          
1 McDaid Charles Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McDaid Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal Only Irish
McDaid Hannah Dau RC Can't read 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
McDaid Edward Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
McDaid Charles Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
McDaid Hugh Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
McDaid Mary Dau RC Can't read 9 Scholar Single Donegal  


Charles McDaid, Meencargagh, son of Patrick, married Bridget Kelly, Carrickalangan, dau of Edward, 20 Feb 1879.

Witnesses William Duffy, Glenfin and Mary McDaid, Meencargagh - see scan of marriage register

Bridget's sister Mary & brother James - see 1901 Carrickalangan census

The parents of Bridget, Mary and James were Ned and Magey Kelly, both deceased bef 1901

Researcher: Lisa - Email

Patrick McDaid and Rose McFadden Household          
2 McDevitt Patrick Head RC RW 62 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McDevitt Rose Wife RC Can't read 53   Married Donegal IE
McDevitt John Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
McDevitt Rose Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McDevitt Peter Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
McDevitt Michael Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE


Patrick McDevitt, 28 yrs, Ellincarrick?, son of Charles, married Rose McFadden, 20, Craghy, dau of James,

26 Feb 1867, in the RC Chapel of Conwal. Witnesses Charles & Winifred McDevitt - see scan of registration

Patrick McDevitt's family :

Possible brother James, married Bridget Callaghan - see 1901 Carrick census

Rose McFadden's family :

Rose's siblings Norah/Hannah & Peter applied for the Old Age Pension in 1916, stating their parents were James

McFadden & Bridget Doherty. The family was found in the 1851 census and the following returned -

James McFathing, 45, head

Bridget Dogherty, 36, Wife, married 1837

Children -

Edward, 14

James, 12

Margrot, 7

Rosey, 5

Bridget, 3

Ann, 3 mnoths

Anthony, 4, died 1854

No return of Hannah/Norah or Peter

Rose's brother Peter - see 1901 Craghy census

Children of Patrick and Rose :

Catherine b 26 Nov 1871 Stackarnagh

James b 24 Nov 1874 - married Mary Scanlon 22 Aug 1911 - see 1901 census Meenalig
Barbara b 30 Oct 1876
John b 7 Oct 1878
Patrick b 15 Sep 1880

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3 McDaid Hannah Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
McDaid Daniel Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
McDaid Hannah Dau RC RW 30   Single Donegal IE
Burnell Sarah Niece RC RW 20 Knitter Single Donegal IE
4 McDaid Mary Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
McDaid Hugh Son-in-law RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McDaid Mary Dau RC RW 40 Knitter Married Donegal IE
McDaid Denis Gson RC RW 15   Single Donegal IE
McDaid Mary Gdau RC RW 14 Knitter Single Donegal IE
McDaid Bridget Gdau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
5 McDaid Gilbert Head RC Can't read 29 Farmer Single Donegal IE

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