1901 Census Skerry, Kilmacrenan

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
  John McGlinchey and Anne McGarvey Household          
1 McGlinchey Anne Head RC Can't read 51 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McGlinchey Patrick Son RC Can't read 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey James Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Catherine Dau RC RW 24 Dressmaker Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Grace Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Bridget Dau RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Susan Dau RC Only reads 7   Single Donegal  

Notes :

John McGlinchey, 35, Skerry, son of Patrick, married Anne McGarvey, 24, Labbadoo, dau of John, 9 Feb 1871. Witnesses Neil

Doherty and Dominick McCafferty

2 Cullion Bernard Head RC Can't read 64 Farmer Single Donegal IE
3 Wasson George Head Pres RW ? Farmer Married Donegal  
  Wasson Anne Wife Pres Only reads 61   Married Donegal  
  Wasson James Son Pres RW 25 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Wasson Sarah Dau-in-law Pres RW 28 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Michael McGlinchey and Rose Boyce Household          
4 McGlinchey Michael Head RC RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGlinchey Rose Wife RC RW 36   Married Donegal IE
  McGlinchey Mary Dau RC RW 12 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey John Patrick Son RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Edward Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Anne Sister RC Only reads 40 Housekeeper Single Donegal  

Notes :

Michael McGlinchey, Skerry, 40, farmer, son of Patrick, married Rose Boyce, Skreen, 24, dau of Michael, 29 Apr 1888. Witnesses

Neal and Anne Doherty

Rose dau of Michael Boyce and Mary Kelly - see 1901 census Skreen Upper

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  Edward Sweeney and Jane Hay Household          
5 Sweeney Edward Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Sweeney Jane Wife RC Only reads 50   Married Donegal  
  Sweeney Edward Son RC Only reads 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Catherine Sister RC Can't read 55 Farmer's sister Single Donegal  


Edward Sweeney, Skerry, son of John, married Jane Hay, Tamney, dau of John, 1 Feb 1869. Witness Peter McGlinchey

Children of Edward and Jane :

Thomas b 26 Dec 1869 (civil regn)

Edward b 3 Dec 1871 (civil regn)

Anne b 4 Jul 1874 (civil regn)

Michael b 28 Dec 1877 (civil regn). B apt Kilmacrenan 21 Oct 1879 (church reg)

Kilmacrenan school registers show a John Sweeney, 6yrs, Edward Sweeney, 12yrs, & Thomas Sweeney, 16yrs, all enrolled in 1884

with their father noted to be a cottier of Skerry and their previous school being Portlean. There is also a Michael Sweeney of Skerry

aged 12 enrolled in 1889

6 Doherty Susan Head RC Only reads 50 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Doherty Anne Sister RC RW 47 Ret Grocer Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Bridget Couisn RC RW 24 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Sweeney Margery 2nd Cousin RC Can't read 65 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
7 McCafferty John Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  McCafferty Dominick Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McCafferty Hannah Dau RC RW 37 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McCafferty William Son RC RW 35 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Lynch John Nephew RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Lynch Maggie Niece RC RW 9 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Charles Cullen and Rose Doherty Household          
8 Cullion Charles Head RC Can't read 63 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Cullion Rose Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal  
  Cullion Patrick Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Cullion Catherine Dau RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  


Joseph b 1863 25 Jan, sponsors Doherty, John & Doherty, Mary, Skerry

Norman b 1864 13 Nov, sponsors Cullen, James & Doherty, Winifred, Skerry

Sarah b 1866 30 Nov, sponsors Cullen, Bernard & Doherty, Mary, m Neal Doherty, Glentidaly, son of William, 31 Oct 1895

Daniel b 7 Feb 1868 (twin)

Mandy b 7 Feb 1868 (twin)

Grace b 23 Oct 1870
Mary b 1872 1 Nov, sponsors McGlinchy, James & Doherty, Ellen, Skerry
Patrick b 1874 21 Jan, sponsors Doherty, Neal & Doherty, Mary, Skerry (also civil birth registration for birth 25 Jun 1875)
Catherine b 7 May 1879

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9 McCafferty Margaret Head RC RW 56 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  McCafferty John Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McCafferty Mary Dau RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  McCafferty Rose Anne Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  

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