1901 Census Kincasslagh, Templecrone, Co Donegal


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Townland Notes, below

No Name Surname Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Marriage Born Language
  James and Cecelia Sharkey Household          
1 James Sharkey Head R.C. R&W 88 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Sicily Sharkey Wife R.C. Read 70 Farmer's Wife Married Donegal I&E
  Dan Sharkey Son R.C. R&W 35 Fisherman Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Sharkey Dau-in-Law R.C. R&W 23 Housewife Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Sharkey Granddau R.C. R&W 1   Unmarried Donegal  
  James O'Donnell Servant R.C. R&W 14 Hired Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E


Children of James and Ceclia :

Anne married Hugh Ward (Patrick, Keadue) – see 1901 census Belcruit

Bridget married John Boyle (Owen, Gortnasade) – see 1901 census Gortnasade

Daniel Sharkey married Mary Gallagher (Dominick, Rannyhual) on 6 Feb 1898 in St Mary's Belcruit

Headstone Inscription (Dan, Mary, Mary, Ellen)

2 Owen Sharkey Head R.C. R&W 84 Farmer Widower Donegal I&E
  Bridget Sharkey Daughter R.C. R&W 28 Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E


Children of Owen Sharkey :

Mary married Hugh McGarvey
Ellen married Edward Duffy (Eoin) - household #111 1901 census Annagry
        R.C.         Donegal  
  James Doherty and Anne Gallagher Household          
3 James Doherty Head R.C. Read 41 Carpenter Married Donegal I&E
  Annie Doherty Wife R.C. can't read 41 Housekeeper Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 8 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Neil Doherty Son R.C. R&W 6 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Maggie Doherty Daughter R.C. can't read 1 Carpenter's Dau Unmarried Donegal English


James Doherty (Owen, Belcruit) married Anne Gallagher (Neil, Tullyillan) on Apr 9 1891 in St Mary’s Belcruit

James son of Owen Doherty and Mary McGonigle - see 1901 census Belcruit

Anne dau of Neil Gallagher and Margaret Bonner (Manus) - see 1901 census Tullyillian

  Teague Boyle and Anne O'Donnell Household          
4 Teague Boyle Head R.C. can't read 58 Farmer Widower Donegal I&E
  Mary Boyle Daughter R.C. R&W 24 Housekeeper Married Donegal I&E
  James McGonigal Son-in-Law R.C. R&W 32 Fisherman Married Donegal I&E

Thaddeus Boyle (Neil, Dunmore) married Anne O’Donnell (John, Cruit) on Dec 4 1864 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Neil b Mar 22 1868 married Ingeborg Pedersdatter (Norway) in USA

Anne b Jul 2 1870 married Owen Bonner (Owen, Kerrytown) – see below

Mary b Nov 17 1874 married James McGonagle (Neil, Owey) - see 1901 census Owey Island

Children b in Dunmore

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  Hugh McGarvey and Anne Sharkey Household          
5 Hugh McGarvey Head R.C. can't read 55 Blacksmith Married Donegal I&E
  Annie McGarvey Wife R.C. can't read 45   Married Donegal I&E
  John McGarvey Son R.C. R&W 26 Blacksmith Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Dan McGarvey Son R.C. R&W 18 Labourer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Hugh McGarvey Son R.C. R&W 16 Labourer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  William McGarvey Son R.C. R&W 14 Labourer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Joseph McGarvey Son R.C. R&W 13 Labourer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary McGarvey Daughter R.C. R&W 10 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E


Hugh McGarvey (John) married twice :

1. Mary Sharkey (John, Gortnasade) on Feb 19 1867 – Owen b. Dec 25 1867

- Mary McGarvey, married, 19y, smith’s wife, died in Gortnasade on Jan 16 1868 from puerpal fever

2. Anne Sharkey (Eugene, Mullaghduff) on Dec 30 1869 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Anne Sharkey was the daughter of Owen Sharkey and Grace Sweeney - see 1901 census Mullaghduff Scotch

Children of Hugh and Anne :

John b Jul 23 1872 married Bridget Doherty (Patrick, Belcruit) - Bayonne

James b Mar 12 1874, married Mary Harley (James, Mullaghderg Mtn.) 

Margaret b June 14 1876 

Ambrose b Oct 15 1878 

Daniel b Sep 24 1880

Mary married John Duffy (Edward/Ellen Sharkey) Annagry

Joseph married Cecelia Doogan (Bartley, Drumnacart)

William married Anne Gallagher (John, Cloghglass) - Bayonne

James and Ambrose were in Dirleton, Scotland in 1901

  Patrick O'Donnell and Margaret Gallagher Household          
6 Madgey O'Donnell Head R.C. can't read 50 Housewife Widow Donegal I&E
  James O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 27 Fish Curer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bryan O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 25 Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bridget O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 20 Seamstress Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Katie O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 18 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Annie O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 16 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Rose O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 13 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E


Patrick O'Donnell, son of James, married Margaret (Madge) Gallagher, dau of Edward? Gallagher, Moneymore, 10 Dec 1868, at St Mary's.

Witnesses James McGonigle and Sara McBride

Margaret (nee Gallagher) b Dunlewey 1854 d 1914, was the dau of Brian Gallagher & Mary McGeady – see Moneymore Townland notes

Patrick O'Donnell was the son of James O'Donnell and Margaret Boyle (Meenderrygamph & Cruit)
Patrick's siblings :

Anne married Timothy McBride - see 1901 census Meendernasloe
James - see #9

Mary married John Sweeney - Meenmore

Children of Patrick and Madgey :

Bryan b 17/05/76

Hannah b 28/05/78 married John Duthie, Aberdeen, on Dec 16 1899 in St Columba’s Acres

James (Seamus) b Kincasslagh 4 Mar 1874 d 22 Jan 1950 m Mary E Murphy, b Coolaney, Co Sligo, b 9 May 1879 d 6 Aug 1954

Anne b 14/5/85 Rose b 30/09/87

Catherine married John Ward (Corneilus, Rutland)

Mary married Anthony O'Donnell (Anthony, Belcruit)

Margaret b. 20/01/70 in Dunlewey, baptised 22/01/70 in Gweedore, sponsors Bernard Sweeney and Bridget McBride, married Andrew

Sharkey (Owen, Keadue) – see 1901 census Belcruit

Headstone Inscription (Seamus and Margaret) - Headstone Inscription (John, Rose, Annie)

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  Peter O'Donnell and Anne Boyle Household          
7 Anne O'Donnell Head R.C. can't read 50 Housewife Widow Donegal I&E
  Patrick O'Donnell Son R.C. can't read 20 Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Biddy O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 15 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Peter O'Donnell Son R.C. Read 14 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Dan O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 9 Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Annie Doherty Niece R.C. can't read 1 Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal  


Peter O'Donnell (Charles) married Anne Boyle (Charles, Loughanure) on Feb 25 1868 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Anne's brother Daniel married Grace Sharkey - see 1901 census Loughanure

Charles b Feb 28 1870 married Hannah Boyle (Neil) Arranmore - Scotland and USA

Children of Peter and Anne :

Anne married Edward Doherty (Owen, Belcruit)
Mary married Manus O'Donnell (Daniel, Cruit Uppr.)

Margaret b 10/12/77

Patrick b 04/03/80

John b 25/04/71

Mary b. 25 Feb 1889 (see 1901 census Belcruit) married Manus O Donnell
Daniel b. 14 Oct 1891 

  Maurice McBride and Bridget O'Donnell Household          
8 Bridget McBride Head R.C. can't read 50   Widow Donegal I&E
  Charles McBride Son R.C. Read 32 Fisherman Unmarried Donegal I&E


Maurice McBride (Thomas, Gortnasade) married Bridget O'Donnell (Charles) on Feb 8 1866 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Maurice McBride, married, 23y, died Mar 28 1868

Charles b Nov 6 1867 married Anne Gallagher (Edward, Owey)

Maurice's sister Bridget married Owen Doherty - see 1901 census Gortnsate

  James O'Donnell and Anne Ward Household          
9 James O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 64 Postmaster Married Kincasslagh I&E
  Annie O'Donnell Wife R.C. R&W 35   Married Kincasslagh I&E
  Norah O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 1y8mths Post.'s Dau Unmarried Kincasslagh  
  Anne O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 6mths Post.'s Dau Unmarried Kincasslagh  
  Sophia Gallagher Servant R.C. R&W 40 Dom.Servant Widow Owey I&E
  Hugh Calahin Shop Asst. R.C. R&W 22 Shop Asst. Unmarried Tyrone English
  Francis Boyle Shop Asst. R.C. R&W 18 Shop Asst. Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Condy McCue Servant R.C. R&W 21 Driver Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Maggie Doherty Servant R.C. R&W 14 Dom.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Margaret Ward Visitor R.C. can't read 60 Knitter Married Donegal I&E


James marriage 1 - James O'Donnell (James), 25, grocer, to Margaret Crerand (John), 21, on 23/6/1864 at RC chapel in Kincasslagh.

Children with Margaret -: Mary b 18/08/65, Margaret b 04/01/67, Daniel b 22/02/69 (d. 22/02/69), Bridget b 02/02/71

See 1901 Ballymagig census for family of Margaret

Margaret's grandparents Hugh and Rose O'Donnell buried Templedouglas Graveyard, Conwal - see headstone inscription

Dau Bridget married John Edward Boyle (Edward, Dungloe) 16 Sep 1895 in the RC Chapel of Kincasslagh

See 1901 census Dungloe Town and 1911 census Dungloe Townland for Bridget and John

Dau Margaret married John Sweeney (John, Dungloe) – see 1901 Leckbeg census

Dau Mary married Anthony O'Donnell (Daniel), Kilraine, Glenties - see 1901 census Kilrean Upper

James marriage 2 - Anne Ward (Patrick, Meenbannad) on May 15 1898 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Sophia Gallagher widow of Daniel Doherty - see 1901 Owey Island census for dau Bridget

Maggie Doherty dau of John Doherty and Anne Ward - see 1901 census Mullaghderg

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  James Rogers and Anne Sharkey Household          
10 James Rogers Head R.C. R&W 27 F/Fisherman Married Donegal I&E
  Nancy Rogers Wife R.C. R&W 25   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Rogers Daughter R.C. can't read 3 Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal  
  James Rogers Son R.C. can't read 2 Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  
  Andrew Rogers Son R.C. can't read 9 mths Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  



James Rodgers (Andrew) married Anne Sharkey (Edward, Mullaghduff) on Feb 15 1894 in St Mary's Belcruit

Anne dau of Edward Sharkey and Anne Gillespie - see 1901 census Mullaghdoo Scotch

  Patrick Rogers and Frances Gillespie Household          
11 Patrick Rogers Head R.C. R&W 35 Postman Married Donegal I&E
  Fannie Rogers Wife R.C. R&W 26   Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Rogers Daughter R.C. can't read 3 Scholar Unmarried Donegal English
  Maggie Rogers Daughter R.C. can't read 1 Postman's Dau Unmarried Donegal  
  Sally Boyle Visitor R.C. can't read 43 Knitter Unmarried Donegal Irish



Patrick Rodgers (Andrew) married Frances Gillespie (James, Braade) on Mar 18 1897 in St Mary's Belcruit

Fanny Gillespie was the daughter of James Gillespie and Anne McGinley, Braade

Children of Patrick and Frances :

Mary b Mar 28 1898

  John Rodgers and Bridget Sharkey Household          
12 Bridget Rogers Head R.C. R&W 30 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  John Rogers Son R.C. R&W 14 Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E


John Rodgers (Andrew) married Bridget Sharkey (John, Mullaghderg) on Nov 29 1886 in St Mary's Belcruit

John b Feb 16 1887

  Owen Bonner and Anne Boyle Household          
13 Owen Boner Head R.C. can't read 30 Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Boner Wife R.C. R&W 28   Married Donegal I&E
  Patrick Boner Son R.C. R&W 6 Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  
  Mary Boner Daughter R.C. can't read 4 Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Teague Boner Son R.C. can't read 2 Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  
  Bridget Boner Daughter R.C. can't read 1 Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal  


Owen Bonner (Owen, Kerrytown) married Anne Boyle (Teague) on Jan 30 1894 in St Mary's Belcruit

Anne dau of Teague Boyle and Anne O'Donnell - see above

Children of Owen and Anne :

Teague Teague b. 11 Jul 1898 married Annie Bonner (Anthony, Cloghglass)

Mary b Nov 23 1896 married Paddy Sweeney (Patrick, Keadue)

Bridget married John O'Donnell (Philip, Arlands)


Townland Notes


Andrew Rogers and Mary Boyle

Patrick b. Jan 18 1866 married Frances Gillespie (James, Braade) - see above

John married Bridget Sharkey (John, Mullaghderg) – see above

James married Anne Sharkey (Edward, Mullaghduff) – see above

Catherine married Edward Sharkey (John, Mullaghduff) – see 1901 census Braade

Mary married John Peoples (William, Gola) – see 1901 census Gola

Margaret b. June 7 1868

Bridget Sharkey and Edward Sharkey were the children of John Sharkey and Ellen Gallagher, Mullaghduff Scotch


Bernard McGonagle and Bridget Boyle

1851 Census -

Bernard McGonagle and Bridget Boyle marr 1832
James, son, 3
Old Age pension Applicant James McGonagle, adds Rev P O'Donnell, St Margaret's, Canning Town, London E 16
Refs - Cen S/7/437, 2 Feb 1921

Andrew married  Anne Gallagher, Arlands – see 1901 census Cloghglass

Ellen married Michael McCarthy, Coastguard - Ellen died in Bayonne in 1914

James married 1. Mary Gallagher 2. Mary Anne Healy, Tipperary - East Indies and London

Patrick married Margaret Murphy – Wilkes Barre, PA

Mary married William Peoples, Gola - Glendive, MT; their dau Bridget m. Peter Gallagher (Patrick, Killendarragh)

Bryan McGonagle, 70y, married, died Apr 6 1876

Bernard’s brothers Andrew m. Mary Sharkey and James m. Bridget Boyle on Owey Island



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