1901 Census Inishtrahull Island, Clonca Parish, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Name Relationship Rel R/W Age Occupation Marital Born Irish Lang.
                     
1 McGonagle Bernard Head RC Can't read 50 Fisherman & Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McGonagle Mary Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
                     
  John O'Reilly and Minnie Herlihy Household              
1.2 O'Reilly John Head RC RW 31 Signalman & Telegraphist Married Cork  
  O'Reilly Mary Wife RC RW 26   Married Cork  
  O'Reilly D James Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Cork  
  O'Reilly Annie M Dau RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Cork  
  O'Reilly Mary K Dau RC Can't read 11 mths   Single Donegal  
  Herlihy Annie Sister-in-law RC RW 18   Single Cork  
                     
  Henry Doherty and Ellen McKenny Household              
2 Doherty Harry Head RC Can't read 70 Fisherman & Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Doherty Nellie Wife RC Can't read 27   Married Donegal IE
 

Notes:

Henry Doherty, son of Henry, farmer, married Ellen McKenny, Glengad, dau of James, 15 Feb 1896. Witnesses Patrick Houton and Annie McLarkey

                     
  Bernard McGonagle and Bridget McLaughlin Household          
3 McGonagle Bridget Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  McGonagle Mary Dau RC RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McGonagle Patrick Son RC RW 21 Fisherman Single Donegal  
  McGonagle Bridget Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McGonagle James Son RC RW 15 Fisherman Single Donegal  
  McGonagle Susan Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McGonagle Bernard Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes :

Bernard McGonagle, 28, fisherman, son of Patrick, married Bridget McLaughlin, 22, dau of James, 4 Jun 1877. Witnesses Daniel McLaughlin and Mary McGonagle

                     
  Bernard Houton and Mary McGonagle Household              
4 Houton Brian Head RC Can't read 50 Fisherman & Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Houton Mary Wife RC Can't read 42   Married Donegal IE
  Houton Neal Son RC Can't read 27 Fisherman Single Donegal  
  Houton Daniel Son RC Can't read 23 Fisherman Single Donegal  
  Houton Annie Dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Houton Bridget Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Houton John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Houton Bernard Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Houton Rose Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes :

Bernard Houton, 25, Inishtrahull, fisherman, son of Bernard, married Mary McGonagle, 25, Inishtrahull, fisherman's daughter, dau of Neal, 24 Jan 1873.

Witnesses William McGonagle and Rose Farren

                     
5 McLaughlin Catherine Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Daniel Son RC Can't read 38 Fisherman Married Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Bridget Dau-in-law RC Can't read 37   Married Donegal  
  McLaughlin John Gson RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McLaughlin Margaret Gdau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  McLaughlin Catherine Gdau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  McLaughlin Mary Gdau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Son Daniel was married to Bridget Collins

                     
  Daniel Houton and Betty Crossan Household?              
6 Houtan Betty Head RC Can't read 50   Widow Donegal IE
  Houtan Patrick Son RC Can't read 26 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Houtan Daniel Son RC Can't read 23 fisherman Single Donegal IE
  Houtan Betty Dau RC RW 20   Single Donegal IE
                     
7 Uninhabited John Houton              
                     
  Michael McLaughlin and Mary Duffy Household              
8 McLaughlin Michael Head RC Only reads 47 Fisherman & Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Mary Wife RC Can't read 45   Married Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Michael Son RC RW 21 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Daniel Son RC RW 19 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin David Son RC RW 16 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Ellen Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McLaughlin Hannah Dau RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McLaughlin Philip Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Children of Michael and Mary :

(1911 census 10 children born, 6 living)

Michael

Patrick b 1882

- d 20 April 1891 of lung disease

Daniel

David b Glentosket (Glengad), bapt 19 Nov 1884, Godparents Hugh McLaughlin and Maggie Crossan

- married Bridget Houton, dau of Bryan (see household 4 above), 27 Feb 1906

Hugh, b Glentosket (Glengad), bapt 6 Jan 1887, Godparents Daniel McLaughlin and Margaret Crossan.

- d 5 May 1891 of lung disease aged 4 years on Inishtrahull

Mary b 1890

- d 1 May 1891 of lung disease

Ellen married John Donovan, 23, Signalman, son of Light keeper Michael Donovan, 26 Dec 1906

James b Inishtrahull, bapt 2 Jan 1895, Godparents Patrick and Mary McLaughlin

Hannah b Inishtrahull, bapt 24 May 1896, Godparents Neil and Betty Houton

Philip b Inishtrahull, bapt 13 May 1898, Godparents Neal and Biddy Houton

                     
9 McLaughlin Nellie Head RC Only reads 72 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Daniel Son RC RW 28 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Ellen Dau RC RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Hugh Son RC RW 24 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
                     
  James & Susan McLaughlin Household              
10 McLaughlin James Head RC Can't read 87 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Ellen Dau RC Can't read 46   Married Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Michael GSon RC Can't read 19 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin John GSon RC RW 17 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
  McLaughlin Philip GSon RC RW 13 Fisherman Single Donegal IE
                     
  John Houton and Ellen/Nanny/Anne Crossan Household          
11 Houton John Head RC Can't read 70 Fisherman & Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Houton Anne Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  Houton Neal Son RC Can't read 27 Fisherman Single Donegal  
  Houton Catherine Dau RC RW 21   Single Donegal  
  Houton Fanny Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Houton Bridget Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Kelly Daniel GSon RC Can't read 8mths   Single Donegal  
 

Notes :

Daniel Kelly son of John and Anne's dau Sarah, who married Patrick Kelly, Inishtrahull, son of Daniel, farmer, 13 Oct 1899

                     
12 Uninhabited John Houton              
                     
13 Smith Edward Head IrishChurch RW 25 Light Keeper Single Wicklow  
  Smith Georgina Sister IrishChurch RW 22 Housekeeper Single Wicklow  
                     
14 Jeffers Benjamin R Head Brethren RW 34 Procipal Light Keeper Single Clare  
  Jeffers Sarah E Sister Brethren RW 35 Housekeeper Single Kerry  
                     
15 Light House                  
16 National School                  
                     

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