1901 Census Dernacally, Taughboyne Parish, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 McAdoo James Head Pres RW 75 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McAdoo Margaret Sister Pres RW 78 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  McAdoo L H  Nephew Pres RW 20 Asst Farmer Single Australia  
  Green Rebecca Boarder Pres RW 39 Asst Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Corbet Margaret Servant Pres RW 21 Domestic Svt Single Donegal  


Robert McAdoo married Widow, Julia Gordon (nee Julia Mary Frances Morrow), 4 Mar 1879 in Geelong, Vic, Australia.

Robert, a 49 year old accountant from Colac,Vic, was the son of Robert McAdoo and Elizabeth Wark. He had been widowed in 1856 and

this was his second marriage. See scan of marriage

Children of Robert and Julia -

Evelyn Nina Maud b 1883

Gordon Whitton b 1885

Hilda Lola Elizabeth b 1882

Lyndhurst Howard b 1880 Colac, Vic

2 Coyle Margaret Head RC Only reads 46 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Coyle Annie Sister RC RW 36 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Taylor Rossanna Sister RC Only reads 48 Seamstress Married Donegal  
  George Hunter and Margaret Orr Household          
3 Hunter George Head Pres RW 50 Labourer Married Donegal  
  Hunter Margaret Wife Pres RW 49 Managing house Married Donegal  
  Hunter George Son Pres RW 21 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Hunter Andrew Son Pres RW 19 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Hunter Margery Dau Pres RW 15 Asst in house Single Donegal  
  Hunter William Son Pres RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hunter Martha Dau Pres RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hunter Maggie Dau Pres RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Orr Margery Mother-in-law Pres Can't read 80   Widow Donegal  


Margaret Orr dau of James Orr (d 3 May 1864 aged 50 yrs) and Margery (?) Orr (d 28 Jul 1903 aged 82 yrs)

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4 Cannon Patrick Head RC Only reads 28 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Cannon Ellen Wife RC Only reads 40 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Cannon Ellen Dau RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  Cannon Patrick Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
5 McLearn Mary Anne Head Pres RW 68   Widow America  
  Kirkpatrick W G Brother Pres RW 70   Single America  
  Forsyth Mary E Cousin Pres RW 40   Single Londonderry  
  McNelis Anne Servant RC Can't read 40 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
6 Dillon Alexander Head RC Only reads 26 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Dillon Margaret Mother RC Can't read 60 Housekeeper Widow Donegal  
  Dillon Hugh Brother RC RW 22 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Dillon Jane Sister RC RW 18   Single Donegal  
  Dillon Charles Brother RC RW 14 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
7 Wilson Andrew Head RC Only reads 35 Pig dealer Single Donegal  
  Wilson Hannah Sister RC Only reads 42 Housekeeper Single Donegal  

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