1901 Census Ballyboe, Taughboyne Parish, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Lynch Hugh Head RC Only reads 60 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Lynch Ellen Wife RC RW 54   Married Donegal IE
  Lynch James Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Lynch Maggie Dau RC RW 22 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
2 Dunleavy Thomas Head CI Can't read 66 Mason Married Donegal  
  Dunleavy Anne Wife CI Only reads 60   Married Donegal  
  Dunleavy Thomas Son CI RW 28 Carpenter Single Donegal  
3 Wilkie William A Head Pres RW 52 Agricultural Labr Married Donegal  
  Wilkie Martha Wife Pres RW 43   Married Donegal  
  Wilkie Eliza Ellen Dau Pres RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Wilkie Robert Son Pres RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Wilkie Anne Dau Pres RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Wilkie William A Son Pres Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Wilkie Andrew Son Pres Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Wilkie Robert Father Pres RW 73   Widower Donegal  
  Porterfield Rebecca Boarder Pres RW 55   Single Donegal  
  Porterfield Susan Boarder Pres RW 53   Single Donegal  

Hugh Evans and Isabella Sweeney Household

4 Evans Hugh Head RC Only reads 34 Labourer Married Donegal  
  Evans Isabella Wife RC RW 31   Married Donegal IE
  Evans Hugh Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Evans Daniel Son RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Evans Mary Dau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Evans Sarah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  


1. Hugh Evans, Carrickmore, son of James Evans and Mary McDade, married Isabella Sweeney, Stramore, Gartan, dau of

    Daniel Sweeney and Bridget Gallagher, 7 Aug 1892 at Glendowan. See scan of marriage registration

2. For photograph of Hugh and Isabella, click on image above

3. For Hugh's parents - see 1901 census Carrickmore

4. For Isabella's family - see Stramore census

5. Children of Hugh and Isabella -

a. Hugh b 27 Jun 1891 in Upper Stramore, Gartan; died May 1946 in Porthall, Clonleigh
b. Mary b 15 Aug 1894 in Carrickmore, Taughboyne, baptised 19 Aug, St Baithin's, St Johnstown. Baptism sponsors John Friel

    and Sarah Friel; died 10 Jan 1970; see photo
c. Daniel Joseph b 30 Jul 1896 in Carrickmore, Taughboyne, baptised 6 Aug, St Baithin's, St Johnstown. Baptism sponsors Hugh

   Harkin and Ellen McGlinchey; married Nora McNamara; died 2 Dec 1987 in Fethard, Tipperary, Ireland.
d. Sarah Anne b 20 Oct 1898 in Ballyboe, Taughboyne, baptised 29 Oct, St Baithin's, St Johnstown. Baptism sponsors William

   Harkin and Bridget Sweeney; died 9 Apr 1978; see photo
e. James Neal b 18 Sep 1901 in Ballyboe, Taughboyne, baptised 22 Sep, St Baithin's, St Johnstown. Baptism sponsors William

    McFadden and Catherine McFadden
f. Bridgid Winifred Isabella b 12 Mar 1904 in Ballyboe, Taughboyne, baptised 20 Mar, St Baithin's, St Johnstown. Baptism sponsors

   Samuel Evans and Sarah McDaid; married William Ball; died 17 Jan 1999 in Derry, Northern Ireland; see photo
g. Agnes Angelina b 9 Oct 1906 in Bready, Taughboyne, baptised 11 Oct, St Baithin's, St Johnstown. Baptism sponsors Samuel

    Evans and Agnes Friel; died 30 May 1979 in Porthall, Clonleigh
h. John Evans, born 1909 in Porthall, Clonleigh; died 21 Sep 1983; see photo

i. Francis Michael born 14 Jan 1911 in Porthall, Clonleigh; died in infancy

6. The family moved to Porthall, Clonleigh between 1906-1909 - see 1911 census Porthall

7. Children Hugh, Mary, Sarah, Agnes and John are buried in Murlog graveyard, Clonleigh - see headstone

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5 Kilgore James Head Pres RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Kilgore Rebecca Wife Pres RW 38   Married Donegal  
  Kilgore Mary J Dau Pres RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kilgore Martha P Dau Pres Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kilgore Rebecca Dau Pres Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kilgore Margaret Dau Pres Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Kilgore Andrew Cousin Pres Can't read 42 Farm Labr Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Margaret Servant RC   22 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE


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