1901 Census Strabrinna Upper, Kilcar, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
  Daniel McCunnighan and Mary Meehan Household          
1 McCunningham Mary Head RC Can't read 80 Wool spinner Widow Donegal IE
  McCunningham John Son RC Only reads 45 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  McCunningham Bridget Dau-in-law RC RW 33   Married Donegal IE
  McCunningham Mary Gdau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCunningham Annie Gdau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCunningham Bridget Gdau RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McCunningham John Gson RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McCunningham Charles Gson RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  McCunningham Hugh Gson RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  McCunningham Ellen Gdau RC Can't read 6mths   Single Donegal  
  Keeney Daniel Gson RC RW 17 Farm svt Single Donegal  

Notes :

Daniel died possibly before 1864 and Mary died 19 Jun 1901

Children of Daniel and Mary :

Bridget bapt 8 Nov 1849, Godparents Michael and Nelly Duggan

John bapt 20 Mar 1852, Godparents Neil and Bridget Meehan - see scan from baptism register

- married Bridget Gallagher, 19, Bavan, dau of Charles Gallagher and Ellen Doogan, 21 Feb 1887. Witnesses John Carr and Neil Duggan

- for Bridget's family, see 1901 census Bavan

- see below for more on John and Bridget

Anne bapt 14 Feb 1853, Godparents Robert Gara and Margaret Duggan

  John Cunningham and Bridget Gallagher Household          
1 Cunningham Mary Head RC RW 21 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Anne Sister RC RW 19 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Cassie Sister RC RW 18 Carpet weaver Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Bridget Sister RC RW 16 Carpet weaver Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham John Brother RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Charles Brother RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Hugh Brother RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Ellen Sister RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Cunningham Mick Brother RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE

Notes :

Bridget died 6 Jul 1906 aged 39 years of 'probably sapraemia (blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria) after childbirth', 8 days duration

John died 2 Dec 1906 aged 56 year of 'probably phthisis (TB)', one year duration

Children of John and Bridget :

Daniel b 3 Jan 1888, d at 5 months old, 10 Jun 1888, of 'black hives', 4 days duration

Mary b 25 May 1889

Anne b 6 Mar 1891

Catherine b 5 Apr 1893

Bridget b 12 May 1895

John b 26 Jun 1896


Hugh b 9 May 1899 died 4 Oct 1918 aged 19 years of 'acute mastoiditis', one month duration, and 'asthenia' (abnormal physical weakness)

Ellen b 22 Oct 1900

Michael b 1 Oct 1903

Unknown child, not registered (stillborn?) Jun/Jul 1906


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