1901 Census Corker More, Killaghtee, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Keeney James Head RC Can't read 52 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Keeney Hannah Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE
  Keeney Mary Dau RC RW 28 Spinster Single Donegal IE
  Keeney James Son RC RW 23 Labourer Single Donegal IE
2 Sweeney Thomas Head RC RW 30 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Sweeney Bridget Sister RC Can't read 33 Farmer's sister Single Donegal IE
3 Byrne James Head RC Can't read 66 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  Byrne Con Son RC Can't read 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Byrne Agnes Dau RC Can't read 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
4 Byrne Patrick Head RC RW 43 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Byrne Katie Wife RC RW 43   Married Donegal IE
  Byrne Anne Sister RC Can't read 50 Spinster Single Donegal IE
  Byrne James Son RC RW 22 Labourer Single Donegal IE
  Byrne Mary Ann Dau RC RW 20 Spinster Single Donegal IE
  Byrne Cassey Dau RC RW 16 Sprigger Single Donegal IE
  Byrne Ellen Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Byrne Rose A Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Byrne Peter Son RC Can't read 8   Single Donegal  
  Byrne Charles Son RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  Byrne Bridget Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
5 Crawford George Head CofI Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Crawford Catherine Wife CofI RW 42   Married Donegal  
  Crawford Mary JJ Dau CofI RW 19   Single Donegal  
  Crawford Fred W Son CofI RW 16 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Crawford James G Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford Samuel H Son CofI RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford Robert G Son CofI RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crawford William A Son CofI Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Thomas Cassidy and Catherine McJunkin Household          
6 Cassidy Catherine Head CofI Only reads 58 Housekeeper Widow Donegal  
  Cassidy Catherine Dau CofI RW 21 Sewer Single Donegal  
  Cassidy William Son CofI RW 19 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Cassidy George Son CofI RW 17 Farmer Single Donegal  


Thomas Cassidy, 26, farmer, Corker More, son of John, married Catherine McJenkin, 24, Drummacacullen, Inver, dau of Matthew, 31 Mar 1870. Witnesses John McNeely

and Thomas Long

Thomas Cassidy's sister Eliza married Patrick Deane - see 1901 census Crocknafeola, Killybegs Upper

His brother? William, 24, married Catherine's sister Margaret, 23, 24 Mar 1863

Parents John, died 1890 aged 90 years and Mary died 1888 aged 81 years

7 Walker Margaret Head CofI RW 52   Widow Donegal  
  Walker Alexander Son CofI RW 24 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Walker William J Son CofI RW 22 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Walker Maggie Dau CofI RW 19 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Walker Robert N Son CofI RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal  
8 Shaw Robert Head Meth RW 53 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Shaw Margaret Wife Meth RW 50   Married Donegal  
  Shaw William Son Meth RW 31 Painter Single Donegal  
  Shaw Joseph Son Meth RW 29 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Shaw Margaret Dau Meth RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Long William Gson Meth RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
9 Shaw David Head CofI RW 70 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Shaw Catherine Wife CofI RW 64   Married Donegal  
  Shaw Frederick Son CofI RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Sweeney John Servant RC RW 24 Farm svt Single Donegal IE
  John Lyons and Rose Gavagan Household          
10 Lyons Patrick Head RC Can't read 35 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Sarah Aunt RC Can't read 78   Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Bridget Sister RC Can't read 36 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Mary Sister RC Can't read 32 Linen sewer Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Rose Sister RC Can't read 29 Linen sewer Single Donegal IE


This household consists of children of John Lyons and Rose Gavagan, together with John's sister Sarah

- John and Rose were witness to a marriage which took place in Killybegs on 4 Jun 1853 between Daniel Herraran of Ardara and Brigid McKay of Tullinteane

Bridget applied for the old age pension in 1920, stating their parents were John/Shane and Rose, living in Corker More.

The family wasn't found in the 1851 census however, as John wasn't yet married. His household in 1851 consisted of -

Widow Lyons, 70, head

Husband Patrick died 1850 aged 72 years

Shane, 36, son, not married

Children of John and Rose :



Annie - America



11 Breslin Con Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Breslin Kate Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  Sweeney James Servant RC Can't read 23 Farm svt Single Donegal IE
12 Lyons Charles Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Catherine Wife RC Can't read 54 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Lyons Johney Son RC Can't read 22 Farm svt Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Con Son RC Only reads 22 Farm svt Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Patrick Son RC Only reads 20 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Charles Son RC Only reads 18 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Lyons Mary Dau RC Only reads 16 Linen sewer Single Donegal IE


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