1901 Census Commeen, Kilteevoge, Co Donegal

(Old Commeen PO, photographed by Bernie)

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Foy Patrick Head RC Can't read 56 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Foy Mary Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  Foy Bridget Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Foy Anne Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Foy Susan Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Foy Nail Son RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Foy Hugh Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal Only Irish
  Foy Margaret Dau RC Can't read 9mths   Single Donegal  
  James McNulty and Anne Sheils Household          
2 McNulty James Head RC RW 30 Farmer Married Scotland IE
  McNulty Anne Wife RC RW 22 Knitter Married Donegal IE


James McNulty, son of Peter, married Anne Sheils, Stragally, dau of Jeremiah, 23 Nov 1899. Witnesses James and

Anne Mulhern, Stragally

Anne's family - see 1901 census Stragally

Children of James and Anne :

Catherine b 10 Mar 1903, bap 11 Mar, Godparents Patrick Mulhern and Anne Sheils

Bridget b 24 Sep 1905 married William McCallion 1938

Ellen b 1906 married Neil Doherty, b 1907 to Patrick Doherty and Margaret Carlin, Commeen, 1934

Cecilia b 18 Appr 1908, bap 19 Apr, Godparents James and Anne Mulhern. Married Edward Gibbons 1948

Anne b 21 May 1909, bap 22 May, Godparents James and Ellen Sheils

Michael b 7 Oct 1910, bap 8 Oct, Godparents Michael McNulty and Anne Sweeney. Married Mary McGinty 1963

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3 McGlynn William Head RC Only reads 62 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McGlynn Ellen Sister RC RW 40 Knitter Single Donegal IE


Ellen d 5 Jun 1910 and the administraition of her estate (val 340) granted to William McGlynn

Ellen is buried in Kilteevoge graveyard - see headstone inscription

William d 17 Oct 1915 & probate of his will (val 744.8.5) granted to The Right Reverend Charles McGlynn PP & Patrick Boyle Dentist

Siblings of Mary married James Boyce in Stragally - Thomas Boyce registered death of William and stated he was nephew

William, Ellen and Mary were children of John (Jack) and Anna McGlynn. (d 1870 death registered by William McGlynn) ?

They also had brother Fr T J mcGlynn b. 1836 in Commeen according to passport application in 1895

4 McGlynn Charles Head RC RW 58 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGlynn Mary Wife RC RW 50   Married Roscommon  
  McGlynn John Brother RC Only reads 61 Farmer Single Donegal IE
5 Sweeney Anne Head RC RW 54 Post Mistress Widow Donegal IE
  McNulty Michael Nephew RC RW 19 Postman Single Donegal IE
  Patrick Foy and Bridget McGlynn Household          
6 Foy Patrick Head RC Only reads 67 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Foy Thomas Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Foy Mary Dau RC RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Foy Annie Dau RC RW 22 Shop girl Single Donegal IE


Patrick Foy, Commeen, son of Hugh, m Bridget McGlinn, Commeen, dau of John 1 Feb 1866, witnesses James McGlinn and

Timothy McNamee

  John Doherty and Grace Foy Household          
7 Doherty John Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Doherty Grace Wife RC RW 26 Knitter Married Donegal IE
  Doherty Daniel Son RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Denis Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Doherty John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Bridget Dau RC Only reads 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Catherine Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Grace Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal IE


John Doherty, son of Daniel, married Grace Foy, dau of Patrick, 25 Apr 1895. Witnesses John Harkin, Kiltyfergal and Daniel

Doherty, Bindoo

8 Doherty Neil Head RC RW 40 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Mary Sister RC RW 34 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Patrick Brother RC RW 36 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Doherty Sicily Mother RC Can't read 75   Widow Donegal IE
9 McNulty Patrick Head RC Can't read 63 Farmer Single Donegal Only Irish
  McNulty Mary Sister RC Can't read 58 Knitter Single Donegal IE
  McNulty Anne Sister RC Can't read 56 Knitter Single Donegal Only Irish
  Quinn Thomas 1st cousin RC Can't read 40 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Quinn Maggie 2nd cousin RC Only reads 12 Knitter Single Scotland IE
10 McGlynn John Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGlynn Anne Wife RC RW 40 Dressmaker Married Donegal IE
  McGlynn Patrick Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGlynn Mary Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  James McGlynn and Elizabeth McGinley Household          
11 McGlynn Betty Head RC RW 50 Housekeeper Widow Donegal IE
  McGlynn Charles Son RC RW 22 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Bonar John Nephew RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McGlynn Brigid DomSvt RC Can't read 40 Domestic Svt Single Donegal Only Irish
  Patton Marianne Dau RC RW 26 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE


James McGlynn, Commeen, son of Darby (decd), m Betty McGinley, Drumderrydonan, dau of Hugh, 28 Feb 1867. Witnesses

Daniel Gallagher and Condy Boyce - see marriage registration

James son of Jeremiah McGlynn and Mary Herron - see Townland Notes, below



Townland Notes
Jeremiah (Darby) McGlynn and Mary Herron
Charles d. Apr 1918, Parish Priest Stranorlar 1891 to 1918 - see 1901 census Cordromedy, Tyrone & 1911 census Main St Stranorlar
Peter m. Grace Gallagher - see 1901 census Listack Conwal
James m. Betty McGinley - see #11
Bridget d. Nov 1911, housekeeper to Fr Charles - see 1901 census Stranorlar
Mary m. Michael Gallagher - see Gallagher Family Notes, Galwolie 

The family is buried in Cloughan - see headstone inscription          



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