1901 Census Beefan, Glencolumbkille, Co Donegal

 

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Additional family notes transcribed by Lindel

No Surname Given Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Staus Born Language
                     
  Edward Gillespie and Mary Boyle Household          
1 Gillespie Edward Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gillespie Mary Wife RC Can't read 33 Wool spinner Married Donegal IE
  Gillespie Mary Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gillespie James Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gillespie Margaret Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gillespie Ann Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gillespie Bridget Dau RC   5   Single Donegal  
  Gillespie William Son RC   1   Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Edward Gillespie, 27, Beefan, son of James, married Mary Boyle, 25, Ballard, dau of William, 7 Dec 1886. Witnesses Patrick and John

Boyle

Edward was found drowned (at Garveross?) on 8 Mar 1910 aged 52, by Patrick Heekin

Mary died 16 Jul 1916 of bronchitis, aged 55. Informant her daughter, Maggie

Edward's father James died 23 Nov 1890, after 4 weeks from a chest disease, aged 72. Present at his death was his son Patrick, the informant

Edward's brother Patrick, 25, shoemaker, married Mary McGinley, 20, Fougher, dau of John, 20 Feb 1884. Witnesses Denis McGinley and

  Mary Lyons

Edward's sister Nancy, 22, married John Gillespie, 26, Malinmore, son of Daniel, 3 Aug 1879. Witnesses James and Bridget Craig

Edward's sister Bridget married James Boyle (John) - see 1901 census Ballard

Children of Edward and Mary :

Mary b 1887 d 14 Apr 1907 of valvular heart disease aged 19

James b 1890

Anne b 1892

Margaret Teresa b 1892

Bridget b 1896

William b 1899

                     
2 Lyons James Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Anne Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Mathew Son RC Can't read 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
3 Lyons Mary Head RC RW 32 Wool spinner Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Mary Ellen Dau RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  Lyons Denis Ignatius Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Lyons Margaret Ann Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Lyons Michael Joseph Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  McGinley Michael Uncle RC Can't read 82 Labourer Widower Donegal IE
                     
4 Lyons John Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Ann Wife RC Can't read 50 Wool spinner Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Edward Brother RC Can't read 60 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Mary Sister RC Can't read 70 Wool carder Single Donegal IE
  Lyons John Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Lyons James Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Mary Ann Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
5 Meenan Connell Head RC RW 55 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Meenan Mary Wife RC Can't read 53 Wool spinner Married Donegal IE
  Meenan Bridget Dau RC RW 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Meenan William Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Meenan Francis Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Meenan Anne Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Meenan Margaret Mother RC Can't read 92   Widow Donegal Only Irish
                     

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