1901 Census Stranabrooey, Tullaghobegly, Co Donegal


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1 Gillespie Edward head 19 farmer / nm
  Gillespie Fanny sister 23 farmers daughter / nm
  Gillespie Owen brother 21 general labourer / nm
2 Gillespie Hugh head 52 carpenter
  Gillespie Kate wife 45  
  Gillespie Sarah daughter 20 farmers daughter
  Gillespie Mary daughter 18 farmers daughter
  Gillespie Kate daughter 16 farmers daughter
  Gillespie Daniel son 13 scholar
  Gillespie Hugh son 10 scholar
  Gillespie Hannah daughter 5  
Joseph Boyle and Fanny Boyle Household    
3 Boyle Joseph head 45 farmer
  Boyle Sarah mother 75 farmer / widow
  Boyle Fanny wife 35  
  Boyle Peter son 8 scholar
  Boyle Mary daughter 6 scholar
  Boyle John son 4  
  Boyle Kate daughter 6m  


Joseph Boyle, labourer, son of Hugh, married Fanny Boyle, Magheragallen, dau of Peter,

14 Feb 1887. Witnesses Daniel Gillespey, Stranabrooey and Rose Curran, Corveen

Joseph's parents Hugh Boyle and Sara Gallagher

- sister Sarah married Daniel McGinley - see 1901 census Gola Island

Fanny's parents Peter Boyle and Mary Curran - see 1901 census Maghergallen

Children of Joseph and Fanny :

Joseph b 15 Jun 1904

4 Gallagher James head 45 farmer
  Gallagher Bridget wife 35  
  Gallagher Hugh son 8 scholar
  Gallagher Michael son 4 scholar
  Gallagher John son 3  
  Gallagher Andrew son 6m  
5 Gallagher Andrew head 46 farmer
  Gallagher Kate wife 42  
  Gallagher Hugh son 22 general labourer
  Gallagher Maggie daughter 19 farmers daughter
  Gallagher William son 14 scholar
  Gallagher Owen son 11 scholar
  Gallagher John son 5 scholar
Owen Gallagher and Catherine Gallagher Household  
6 Gallagher Owen head 60 farmer
  Gallagher Kate wife 58  
  Gallagher Margaret daughter 25 farmers daughter
  Gallagher Hugh son 20 general labourer
  Gallagher Madge daughter 14 scholar
  Gallagher Owen son 12 scholar
  Gallagher Susan daughter 10 scholar


John (Owen) Gallagher, Stranabrooey, son of Hugh, married Catherine Gallagher, Strakeenagh,

dau of Charles, 21 Feb 1871. Witnesses Andrew Coyle & Catherine Boyle

Son Charles b 27 Jun 1876 - see scan of baptism

Researcher: Mary - Email

Owen Boyle and Madge McFadden Household  
7 Boyle Owen head 53 farmer
  Boyle Margaret wife 53  
  Boyle Mary daughter 19 farmers daughter
  Boyle Bridget daughter 17 scholar
  Boyle Hugh son 15 scholar
  Boyle Sarah daughter 12 scholar
  Boyle Joseph son 10  


Owen Boyle, 30, son of Hugh, married Madge McFadden, 23, Glentornan, dau of Hugh,

18 Feb 1879. Witnesses Daniel McGinley and Mary Gallagher

Children of Owen and Madge :


Bridget married Charles McGowan (Charles, Beltany Uppr) - Montana

Sophia married Charles Boyle (John/Bridget, Leabgarrow) - Montana




8 Ferry Daniel head 60 farmer
  Ferry Winifred wife 59  
  Ferry Daniel son 25 general labourer
  Ferry Bridget daughter 22 farmers daughter
  Ferry Winifred daughter 20 farmers daughter
  Ferry Edward son 18 farmers son
  Ferry Dominick son 16 farmers son
  Ferry Daniel grandson 2  
9 McGee Patrick head 95 farmer / widower
  McGee Patrick son 50 farmer / married
  McGee Bridget daughter in law 45  
  McGee Edward grandson 19 general labourer
  McGee Patrick grandson 15 general labourer
  McGee Kate granddaughter 12 scholar
  McGee Ellen granddaughter 10 scholar
  McGee Bernard grandson 4  
  McGee John grandson 1  
10 Gillespie Daniel head 40 farmer
  Gillespie Bridget wife 35  
  Gillespie Daniel son 8 scholar
  Gillespie Sarah daughter 6 scholar
  Gillespie Fanny daughter 5  
  Gillespie Dominick son 2  
  James Gillespie and Fanny Curran Household  
11 Gillespie Fanny head 67 farmer / widow
  Gallagher Owen son in law 40 general labourer / married
  Gallagher Ellen daughter 30 farmers daughter
  Gallagher Toal grandson 7 scholar
  Gallagher Daniel grandson 5 scholar
  Gallagher Mary granddaughter 1  
  Ferry Edward lodger 90 nm

Notes :

James Gillespie, farmer, son of Daniel, married Fanny Curran, Carrick, dau of Francis,

20 Feb 1865. Witnesses Hugh McGarvey and Bridget Sweeney

12 McGarvey Patrick head 60 farmer
  McGarvey Ellen wife 60  
  McGarvey Ellen daughter 25 farmers daughter
13 Gallagher John head 55 farmer
  Gallagher Mary wife 55  
  Gallagher Mary daughter 5  
14 Curran Margaret head 60 farmer / widow
  Curran Patrick son 27 farmers son
  Curran Owen son 20 farmers son
  McCafferty Fanny servant 19 farm servant
15 Gallagher Patrick head 43 farmer
  Gallagher Fanny wife 46  
  Gallagher Patrick son 14 scholar
  Gallagher Cornelius son 12 scholar
  Gallagher Sarah daughter 10 scholar
  Gallagher Bridget daughter 8 scholar
16 Gallagher Hugh head 28 farmer / nm
  Gallagher Fanny sister 40 farmers daughter / nm
  Gallagher Toal nephew 7 scholar
17 McGarvey John head 27 farmer
  McGarvey Grace sister 29 farmers daughter
  Gallagher Ellen niece 9 scholar
18 Coyle Andrew head 45 farmer
  Coyle Annie wife 40  
  Coyle Mary daughter 23 farmers daughter
  Coyle Grace daughter 20 farmers daughter
  Coyle Shelah daughter 9 scholar
  Coyle Connel son 15 farmers son
  Coyle James son 11 scholar

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