1901 Census, Greaghs, Drumhome, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language
1 Scanlin Pat Head RC RW 43 Labourer Married Donegal  
  Scanlin Mary A Wife RC RW 80 Sewer Married Donegal  
  McGroary Bridget Lodger RC Can't read 40 Sewer Single Donegal  
  George Boyle and Cecilia Martin Household          
2 Boyle Giles Head RC Can't read 68   Widow Donegal  
  Boyle Bernard Son RC RW 29 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Boyle William Son RC RW 27 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Boyle Jeanie Gdau RC Can't read 5   Single Scotland  


George Boyle, Greaghs, son of Edward, married Gily Martin, Golard, dau of William, 24 Feb 1868. Witnesses Hugh and Mary Tunny

  James Lappin and Rose Travers Household          
3 Lappin James Head RC Can't read 38 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Lappin Rosy Wife RC Can't read 43   Married Donegal  
  Lappin Patrick Son RC Can't read 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Lappin Mary A Dau RC Can't read 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Lappin Winnie Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Lappin Hugh Brother RC RW 27 Labourer Single Donegal  


James Lappin son of Patrick Lappin and Hannah Gallagher

Children of James and Hannah :

James m

Unity b 14 Oct 1865

Ellen b 12 Aug 1868

Hannah b 11 Jun 1871

4 Gallagher John Head RC RW 70 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Ann Wife RC Can't read 62 Farmer's wife Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Thomas John Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Francis Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
5 Gorman John Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Gorman Patrick Nephew RC RW 21 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Gorman Edward Nephew RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Gorman Michael Nephew RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Charles Gorman and Mary Burns Household          
6 Gorman Charles Head RC Can't read 56 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gorman Mary Wife RC Can't read 46   Married Donegal  
  Gorman Mary Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Gorman Margaret Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gorman James Son RC   5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Thomas Gallagher and Margaret Burke Household          
7 Gallagher Thomas Head RC Can't read 64 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Margaret Wife RC Only reads 60   Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC RW 39 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Catherine Niece RC RW 29 Embroiderer Single Donegal  
8 Trower Daniel Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Trower Catherine Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal  
  Trower Patrick Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Trower John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Trower Mary Anne Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Trower Mary Step Mother RC Can't read 70   Widow Donegal  
  James Lappin and Mary McCadden Household          
9 Lappin James Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Lappin Mary Wife RC Can't read 80   Married Donegal  


James Lappin married Mary McCadden 1847

Children of James and Mary :

Hannah (Honor) b 1848/9 married Thomas McCafferty - see 1901 census Carrick Upper and Lower Barr

William b 1850

  Patrick Furey and Hannah Irwin Household          
10 Furey Patrick Head RC RW 41 National Teacher Married Donegal IE
  Furey Hannah A Wife RC RW 38   Married Belfast City  
  Furey Robert Son RC RW 17 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Furey Isabella J Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Furey John Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Furey Peter Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Furey Francis Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Furey James Son RC Only reads 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Furey Mary Elizabeth Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Furey Maggie Jane Dau RC Can't read 10mths   Single Donegal  


Patrick Furey, 21, Teacher, Laghey Bar, Donegal, son of Robert, married Hannah Irwin, 21, Dressmaker, 148 Earl St, Belfast, dau of Robert, Miller, 17 Dec 1882

in Belfast. Witnesses John and Margaret McCool

Children of Patrick and Hannah :

Isabella, School Assistant, married Thomas Brodbin, Golard, Carpenter & Farmer, son of Michael, 26 Apr 1911. Witnesses Michael Tunny & Ellie Josephine

Gallagher - see 1901 census Golard

  James Gallagher and Rose Cassidy Household          
11 Gallagher James Head RC RW 64 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Rose Wife RC RW 56   Married Donegal  
  Gallagher John Son RC Can't read 27 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Mary Jane Dau-in-law RC RW 21   Married Donegal  
12 Gallagher Francis Head RC RW 42 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Grace Wife RC RW 36   Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Ellen Dau RC   7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Neil Son RC   5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Francis Son RC   4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Susan Dau RC   1   Single Donegal  
  George McGlinchey and Bridget Gallagher Household          
13 McGlinchey Bridget Head RC Can't read 50   Widow Donegal  
  McGlinchey James Son RC Only reads 29 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McGlinchey Sarah Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  


George McGlichey, Greaghs, son of Francis, married Bridget Gallagher, Ballykillowen?, dau of James, 26 Feb 1870. Witnesses John Gallagher and Catherine McGuire

  Patrick Hilly and Margaret Brodbin Household          
14 Hilly Patrick Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Hilly Margaret Wife RC RW 50   Married Donegal  
  Hilly Francis Son RC Can't read 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hilly Joseph Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hilly Margaret Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Hilly James Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hilly John Son RC RW 11 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Hilly Catherine Dau RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal  


Margaret dau of Patrick Brodbin and Catherine Travers - see 1901 census Golard

  Thomas Gorman and Catherine Martin Household          
15 Gorman Catherine Head RC Can't read 80   Widow Donegal  
  Gorman Daniel Son RC Only reads 27 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gorman Catherine Dau-in-law RC Only reads 30   Married Donegal  
  Gorman Bridget Gdau RC   3   Single Donegal  
  Gorman Thomas Gson RC   1yr6mths   Single Donegal  
16 O'Donnell John Head RC RW 54 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  O'Donnell Bridget Sister RC Can't read 56   Single Donegal IE

Townland Notes:



Edward Murray, son of Frank, Greaghs, married Bridget Keeney, Trummon, dau of John, 16 Feb 1864. Witnesses Patt Lungan and James Sheerin

Charles Friel, widower, Inver, son of Owen, married Hannah Gallagher, widow, Greaghs, dau of Tully, 11 Apr 1866. Witnesses Bernard Connolly and Winifred Hilly

Michael Gallagher, Greaghs, widower, son of Arthur, married Mary Lappin, Greaghs, dau of William, 28 Nov 1867. Wtinesses John O'Donnell and Bernard Hilly

James Tunny, 27, Greaghs, son of Hugh, married Mary Martin, 30, Raneeny, dau of John, 27 Jun 1867. Witnesses Anthony Tunny and Mary Tunny




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