1901 Census Meenavaghran, Glencolumbkille, Co Donegal

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No Surname Given Relationship Age Occupation Status
  Charles Gillespie and Nabla Gillespie Household      
B.1 Gillespie Charles head 65 farmer married
  Gillespie Nabla wife 50 spinner married
  Gillespie Bridget dau 22 knitter not married
  Gillespie Con son 28 laborer not married
  Gillespie Denis son 20 farmer not married
  Edward Gillespie and Margaret Cunningham Household      
B.2 Gillespie Edward head 60 farm married
  Gillespie Maggie wife 58 spinner married
  Gillespie Francis son 27 farm not married
  Gillespie Annie dau 23 lace maker not married
  Gillespie John son 20 farm not married
  Gillespie Bridget dau 18 knitter not married
  Gillespie Ellen dau 16 knitter not married
  Gillespie Maggie dau 9 scholar  


Children of Neddy and Maggie :









  Rodger O’Donnell and Nabla Byrne Household      
B.3 O’Donnell Rodger Head 72 Farmer Married
  O’Donnell Nabla Wife 60 Spinner Married
  O’Donnell Patrick Brother 50 Labourer Not Married
  O’Donnell Francis Son 26 Farmer Not Married
  O’Donnell Annie Daughter 20 Dressmaker Not Married
  O’Donnell Bridget Sister 60 Spinner Not Married
  O’Donnell Ann Sister 50 Spinner Not Married
  Heron Mary G. Daughter 4 1/2 - -
  Edward O’Gara and Mary Manelis (1st wife) and Catherine O’Gara (2nd wife) Household  
B.4 Gara Edward Head 63 Farmer Married
  Gara Cate Wife 32 - Married
  Gara Neil Servant (Brother) 59 Farm Servant Not Married
  Gara Mary Daughter 30 Farmer’s Daughter Not Married
  Gara Denis Son 27 Farmer’s Son Not Married
  Gara Sarah Daughter 15 Dressmaker Not Married
  Gara Hugh Son 18 Farmer’s Son Not Married
  Gara John Son 12 Scholar Not Married
  Gara Biddy Daughter 23 Farmer’s Daughter Not Married


Edward, son of Patrick, was married twice -

First wife - Mary Manelis, Ballymore, Teelin, married bef 1864

Second wife - Catherine O'Gara, dau of Hugh O’Gara of Braide, married 17 Feb 1874

Children of Edward and Mary:



Catherine b 2 Apr 1866

Denis b 24 Feb 1868

Biddy b 11 Mar 1870

Children of Edward and Catherine:

Hugh b 13 Jan 1877

Sarah b 16 Dec 1879

Ellen b 10 Jan 1884

John b 31 May 1886

Also see - 1911 census

Researcher: Denis - Email

B.5 Gillespie Patrick head 60 farmer widow
  Gillespie Denis son 40 farmer's son married
  Gillespie Ann P. friend 30 spinner not married
  Gillespie Bridget dau (dau/law?) 30 spinner married
  Gillespie Patrick son 5 scholar  
  Gillespie John son 4 scholar  
  Gillespie Mary dau 2 scholar  
  Note: Patrick b 16 Dec 1895 to Denis Gillespie and Bridget Bonar 
  Edward Gillespie and Bridget Meenan Household      
B.6 Gillespie Bridget head 40 spinner widow
  Gillespie Charles son 20 farmer not married
  Gillespie Mary friend 52 spinner widow
  Gillespie Margaret dau 16 knitter not married
  Gillespie Bridget dau 14 knitter not married
  Gillespie Catherine dau 12 scholar  
  Gillespie James son 10 scholar  
  Gillespie Edward son 7 scholar  
  Gillespie Patrick son 5 scholar  
B.7 Gillespie Mary head 32 embroiderer not married
  Patrick O’Gara and Ellen O’Gara Household      
B.8 Gara Patrick Head 44 Farmer Married
  Gara Ellen Wife 42 Spinner Married
  Gara Anne Daughter 15 Carder Not Married
  Gara Rose Daughter 13 Scholar Not Married
  Gara George Son 11 Scholar Not Married
  Gara Patrick Son 9 Scholar Not Married
  Gara John Son 6 Scholar Not Married
  Gara James Son 1 ˝ - -

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