1901 Census Meenacung, Tullaghobegly, Co Donegal


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Thomas McGee and Mary McGinley Household  
1 McGee Mary head 60 farmer / widow
  McGee Condy son 46 farmers son
  Boyle Fanny granddaughter 16 farmers son


Son John b 12 Sep 1870

Son James emigrated to Scotland

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2 Gallagher Mary head 70 farmer / widow
  Gallagher Dominick son 40 farmer / widower
  Gallagher Paddy grandson 11 scholar
  Gallagher Biddy granddaughter 10 scholar
  Gallagher Mary granddaughter 8 scholar
3 Mullin Patrick head 36 stone mason
  Mullin Ellen wife 25 born / Leitrim
  Mullin Maggie Anne daughter 9 scholar
  Mullin Mary Anne daughter 6 scholar
  Mullin Patrick son 4 scholar
  Mullin Bridget daughter 1  
Charles Kennedy and Mary Duggan Household  
4 Kennedy Mary head 60 housekeeper / widow
  Kennedy Joseph son 31 agricultural labourer
  Doogan Giley sister 47 domestic servant
  Doogan Biddy sister 50 housekeeping / widow
  Doogan John son 26 railway ganger


Charles Kennedy, Gweedore Hotel, son of John, Derry, married Mary Duggan, Meenacung, dau of James, on 28 Apr 1872 at St Mary's

Minutes of evidence taken before the Select Committee into Destitution in Gweedore and Cloughaneely (British House of Commons Sessional papers 1857-58, Vol. XIII., p. 524) notes about James Doogan: A shattered house, and the appearance of poverty on the mountain attached; 53 cattle in good condition, 4 horses and 26 sheep

Patrick McCole and Margaret Boyle Household  
5 McCole Paddy head 50 farmer
  McCole Margaret wife 46  
  McCole Sarah daughter 20 domestic servant
  McCole Owen son 18 masons labourer
  McCole Peggy daughter 16 farmers daughter
  McCole John son 14 farmers son
  McCole Giley daughter 12 scholar
  McCole Hugh son 10 scholar
  McCole Brien son 8 scholar
  McCole Annie daughter 6 scholar
  McCole Paddy son 4 scholar
  McCole Kate daughter 2  
  McGra James boarder 35 mason / nm / Limerick


Sara b 15 Jan 1881

Bernard Coll and Margaret Mulligan Household  
6 Coll Bryan head 56 farmer / widower
  Coll Mary daugher 22 farmers daughter
  Coll Thomas son 20 farmers son
  Coll Bridget daughter 18 farmers daughter
  Coll Annie daughter 16 farmers daughter
  Coll William son 15 farmers son
  Coll Bernard son 13 farmers son
  Coll Rose daughter 12 farmers daughter
  Coll Arthur son 9 farmers son
  Gallagher Bridget visitor 18 farmers daughter
7 Coll Kate head 17 farmers daughter / nm
James Ferry and Mary Diver Household  
8 Ferry James head 53 farmer
  Ferry Mary wife 51  
  Ferry Myley son 31 farmers son
  Ferry Bridget daughter 24 farmers daughter
  Ferry Ellen daughter 22 farmers daughter
  Ferry Mary daughter 18 farmers daughter
  Ferry Kate daughter 16 farmers daughter
  Ferry Annie daughter 12 scholar
  Ferry Joseph son 9 scholar
Connell McGinley and Ellen Coll Household  
9 McGinley Connell head 40 farmer
  McGinley Ellen wife 36  
  McGinley Francis son 18 farmers son
  McGinley Mary daughter 16 farmers daughter
  McGinley Daniel son 14 farmers son
  McGinley James son 12 farmers son
  McGinley Ned son 10 scholar
  McGinley Rosey daughter 4 scholar
  McGinley Hugh son 2  


Dau Mary m James Friel, Killult - see 1901 census Killult

James McGinley and Fanny O'Donnell Household  
10 McGinley James head 72 retired farmer / widower

Rose married Brian Doogan see 1901 census Drumnacart Mtn., Templecrone

11 McCole Michael head 40 farmer
  McCole Sarah wife 34 farmers daughter
  McCole Maggie daughter 15 farmers daughter
  McCole John son 13 farmers son
  McCole Ellen daughter 11 farmers daughter
  McCole Sarah daughter 9 farmers daughter
  McCole James son 7 farmers son
  McCole Hugh son 4 farmers son
  McCole Daniel son 2 farmers son

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