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Brogan families in Drumagraa, County Donegal, Ireland

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A place to put records related to the Brogan families of Drumagraa, Inver, County Donegal, Ireland

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People on Wikitree

(in order of estimated birth year)
James Brogan (65 in 1901, 74 in 1911), husband of Bridget Harvey and son of James Brogan, farmer
Catherine Brogan (1857-1918), wife of James J Brogan (emigrated to Brooklyn)
Rose Brogan (abt.1853-1923) sister of Catherine Brogan above
Catherine Brogan (1869-)
Patrick Brogan (1870-) son of Edward Brogan, moved from Drumconor to Drumagraa after father died and living with siblings in census records below
Biddy Brogan (1875-)
Patrick Brogan(1877-)
Daniel Brogan (1877-)
Anne Brogan (1880-)
Michael Brogan (1888-)

Griffith's Valuation

(1857 in Donegal Union, including Drumagraa)

All the Brogans in Donegal are transcribed here.

1901 Ireland Census

Residents of a house 8 in Drumnagraa (Binbane, Donegal)

Brogan James 40 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Donegal Farmer Read and write Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan Patrick 30 Male Brother R Catholic Co Donegal Farmer Read and write Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan Annie 32 Female Sister R Catholic Co Donegal - Cannot read Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan Mary 26 Female Sister R Catholic Co Donegal - Read and write Irish and English Not Married -[1]

Residents of a house 10 in Drumnagraa (Binbane, Donegal)

Brogan James 65 Male Head of Family R Catholic Co Donegal Farmer Read Irish and English Married -
Brogan Bridget 55 Female Wife R Catholic Co Donegal Seamstress Read and write Irish and English Married -
Brogan Winny 18 Female Daughter R Catholic Co Donegal Seamstress Read and write Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan James 16 Male Son R Catholic Co Donegal Farmer's Son Read and write Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan Rose 14 Female Daughter R Catholic Co Donegal Seamstress Read and write Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan Michael 12 Male Son R Catholic Co Donegal Scholar Read and write Irish and English Not Married -
Brogan Dan 9 Male Son R Catholic Co Donegal Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
Quin Catherine 4 Female Grand Daughter R Catholic America Scholar Read - Not Married -[2]

Residents of a house 17 in Drumnagraa (Binbane, Donegal)

Brogan Rose 40 Female Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Donegal Seamstress Cannot read - Not Married -
Brogan Winne 60 Female Aunt Roman Catholic Co Donegal - Cannot read - Not Married[3]

1911 Ireland Census:

Residents of a house 11 in Drumagraa (Binbane, Donegal)

Brogan James 55 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Donegal Farmer Read and write Irish and English Single - - - -
Brogan Anne 50 Female Sister Roman C Church Co Donegal - Cannot read Irish and English Single - - - -
Brogan Patrick 45 Male Brother Roman C Church Co Donegal Farmer Read and write Irish and English Single - - - -
Brogan Mary 38 Female Sister Roman C Church Co Donegal - Read and write Irish and English Single[4]

Residents of a house 13 in Drumagraa (Binbane, Donegal)

Brogan James 74 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Donegal Farmer Read Irish and English Married - - - -
Brogan Bridget 65 Female Wife Roman Catholic Co Donegal Embroiderer Read and write Irish and English Married - 45 13 10
Brogan James 26 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Donegal Farmer's Son Read and write Irish and English Single - - - -
Brogan Rose 24 Female Daughter Roman Catholic Co Donegal Embroiderer Read and write Irish and English Single - - - -
Brogan Dan 20 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Donegal Farmers Son Read and write Irish and English Single - - - -
Quinn Mary 17 Female Grand Daughter Roman Catholic America Scholar Read and write Irish and English Single - - - -[5]
Quinn Catherine 15 Female Grand Daughter Roman Catholic America Scholar Read and write Irish and English Single -[6]

Residents of a house 14 in Drumagraa (Binbane, Donegal)

Brogan Rose 65 Female Head of Family Roman Catholic County Donegal Embrodary Cannot read Irish and English Single - - - -
Brogan Winne 83 Female Aunt Roman Catholic Co Donegal - Cannot read Irish and English Widow - - - -[7]

Catholic Parish Record at the NLI

Marriages

7 Feb 1861 William Brogan was a witness at the wedding of Patrick Sweeny and Bridget Friel[8]
18 Feb 1878 Bernard Friel [of Drumagraa, mountcharles] son of Bernard Friel married Bridget Brogan [of Tullinaha, Donegal[9]] daughter of James Brogan[10]
23 Feb 1878 Mary Brogan was a witness at the wedding of Peter Kelly and Feliam Gallaghe, daughter of Cacoli Gallagher and Rosann Coyle[11]

Baptisms

Unfortunately, residence is not included, so these christenings are from all over Inver
Unless noted in the name field, the child's surname is the same as the fathers
    Born      Christened  Child's Name Parents GodparentsSource
1862 Mar 1 1862 Mar 9 Eleanor Anthony & Mary Brogan nee Gallagher Daniel McG[?] & Emma MCorrigan[12]
1862 Jun 13 1862 Jun 15 Mary James & Margaret Brohan nee McCahil James Brogan & Anna Brogan [13]
1862 Sep 9 1862 Sep 14 Patrick Patrick McCahill & Anna nee Doherty Patrick Brogan & Anna Brogan [14]
1862 Oct 30 1862 Nov 2 Nigel James & Mary McCearn nee Brogan Charles Sweeney & Mary Sweeney [15]
1862 Nov 22 1862 Nov 23 Mary Bernard & Catherine Ramely nee Brogan Cornelius Brogan & Isabella Brogan [16]
1863 Jan 20 1863 Jan 25 Eleanor Matthew & Sarah McCunnegan nee McCollion Francis Gallagher & Susanna Brogan [17]
1863 Jul 11 1863 Jul 19 Catherine James & Sarah B Moran nee Brazer James Brazer & Bridget Brazer [18]
1863 Oct 16 1863 Oct 18 Catherine Dionysius & Anna Brogan nee Gallagher James McCahey & Rose Gallagher [19]
1864 Jan 4 1864 Jan 6 Thomas Robert & Mary Anne Simmons nee Beazer John Simmons & Joan Brazer [20]
1864 May 29 1864 Jun 5 Mary Ann John & Mary Kennedy nee Kennedy Hugh Gallagher & Catherine Brogan [21]
1864 Oct 19 1864 Oct 23 John Francis & Susan Gallagher nee Brogan Daniel Brogan & Mary Ann Hughes [22][23]
1866 Nov 20 1866 Nov 20 James Dionysius & Anna Brogan nee Gallagher Hugh McCauley & Helen Sweeney [24]
1867 May 18 1867 May 21 Arthur? John & Anna Brogan nee O'Donnell Philip McCluskey & Mary McCluskey [25]
1867 Oct 19 1867 Oct 20 Rose Charles? & Mary Bingham? nee Boyle James Brogan & Catherine Brogan [26][27]
1876 1876 Jan 30 Andrew James Donnell & Anna nee Carbinier? Andrew Carbine & Mary Brogan [28]
1876 1876 Mar 27 Anna Daniel Mohan & Mary A nee McQuin James Brogan & Eleanor McQuine [29]
1876 1876 Jul 9 Alice James Brogan & Margaret nee McCahill James Brogan & Bridget Brogan [30]
1876 1876 Jul 24 James Patrick Kelly & Mary nee Brogan Charles Gallagher & Alice Gallagher [31][32]
1878 1878 Aug 13 Anthony Anthony Brogan & Catherine nee Gallagher Michael McCollion & Anne McCollim [33]
1876 1876 Oct 19 John Christopher Brogan & Mary nee Boyle James Williamson & Catherine Bresland [34]
1877 1877 Jan 22 Daniel (twin) Nigel Brogan & Mary nee Maohan Daniel Maohan & Mary Maohan [35]
1877 1877 Jan 22 Thomas (twin) Nigel Brogan & Mary nee Maohan Daniel Maohan & __ Griffin [36]
1877 1877 Jan 25 Patrick James Brogan & Bridget James Harvey & Rose Brogan [37]
1877 1877 Feb 10 John William Brogan & Mary nee Maohan Thaddeus McMonagh & Catharine McLeone [38]
1877 1877 Mar 24 Patrick Daniel Gallagher & Mary nee Doherty Bernard Gallagher & Catharine Brogan [39]
1877 1877 Apr 11 Thomas Patrick Mulham? & Bridget nee Doherty John Brogan & Catherine Moohan [40]
1878 Feb 3 1878 Feb 4 Edward Patrick Quinn? & Sarah nee Brogan Nigel McDyre & Winifred McGlashen [41]
1878 Feb 6 1878 Feb 8 Conall Patrick Brogan & Margaret Canion James Brogan & Bridget Brogan [42]
1878 Oct 9 1878 Oct 10 Bridget Charles Brogan & Mary Brogan nee Boyle Stephen Williamson & Catherine Gallagher [43]
1878 Nov 14 1878 Nov 15 Hugh Patrick Kelly & Mary Kelly nee Brogan Peter Gillespie & Bridget Connon [44]
1879 May 22 1879 May 25 Catherine Joseph Anthony & Ann Hunley nee Griffin John Brogan & Mary Brogan [45]
1879 Jun 4 1879 Jun 4 Eleanor James & Margaret Brogan nee McCahill James Thomas & Bridget Thomas [46]
1879 Aug 18 1879 Aug 18 Anna James Brogan & Bridget nee Harvey James McCorne & Mary McCune [47]
1879 Sep 9 1879 Sep 10 Margaret William & Mary Brogan nee Moohan James Harvey & Pharia? Moohan [48]
1880 Feb 1 1880 Feb 1 Bridget Edward & Eleanor O’Donnell nee Brogan James Brogan & Mary Munay? [49][50]
1880 May 2 1880 May 2 Joseph Patrick Quinn & Sarah Quinn nee Brogan James McGuire & Hanna Thomas [51]
1880 Sep 18 1880 Sep 19 James Thomas & Catherine Boya / Boyce? nee Cassidy?  ?? & Bridget ? [52][53]
1880 Dec 17 1880 Dec 19 Catherine Cornelius? Brogan & Mary Brogan nee Boyle? John Williamson & Catherine Brogan [54]
1881 Jan 15 1881 Jan 16 Anna John & Anna Brose nee Sweeny John Hy? ? & Eleanor Hunnigam? [55]

Mount Charles Records

John Brogan died in 1873 at the age of 78, a widower, Bridget Gillespie was present at his death.[56] Probate was granted to Rev John Freely of Frosses, Inver.[57]

His Will mentions the following relatives:

Two nieces Bridget Gillsepey and Isabella Gillespy
Sister Isabella Muheany living in the parish of Dromore
Sister widow Mary McKay
Nephew Michael Brogan[58]

Miscellaneous

  • There was a re-union of exiles from Inver parish held in New York in 1920 at which the attendance include Mr and Mrs John Brogan, Drimagra. The report from the Derry Journal of 16 July 1920 is reproduced here.
  • There may be more in Helen Meehan's book on Inver parish, advertised here.
  • Burials in Frosses / Inver Cemetery are here and here

Sources

  1. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Donegal/Binbane/Drumnagraa/1169807/
  2. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Donegal/Binbane/Drumnagraa/1169809/
  3. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Donegal/Binbane/Drumnagraa/1169816/
  4. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Donegal/Binbane/Drumagraa/480454/
  5. In 1901, Mary Anne Quinn (11), b. U S America, had been visiting a Sweeney family in Corker Beg, about 12.7km from Drumagraa; see http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Donegal/Galway/Corker_Beg/1168191/ and https://goo.gl/maps/siX7KBdvcJPkrPg89
  6. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Donegal/Binbane/Drumagraa/480456/
  7. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Donegal/Binbane/Drumagraa/480457/
  8. https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls000631943#page/5/mode/1up left side bottom
  9. https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1878/11089/8058320.pdf
  10. https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls000631943#page/21/mode/1up left side second one
  11. https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls000631943#page/22/mode/1up left side top
  12. Registers.nli.ie right side top #201
  13. Registers.nli.ie left side bottom #260
  14. Registers.nli.ie left side #297
  15. Registers.nli.ie right side #312
  16. Registers.nli.ie left side #318
  17. Registers.nli.ie left side #339
  18. Registers.nli.ie right side under #381
  19. Registers.nli.ie right side #403 the middle record
  20. Registers.nli.ie left side #407 not sure if Brogan and left side #409
  21. Registers.nli.ie right side #452
  22. married 12 Jan 1864, Susan Brogan of Tullyvoose, daughter of Neil Brogan; IrishGenealogy.ie
  23. Registers.nli.ie right side #472
  24. Registers.nli.ie left side #486
  25. Registers.nli.ie right side #513
  26. margin reads joined in matrimony with James McDyer; bapt 2 Apr 1876 Registers.nli.ie in St Mary’s Church Frosses 19 Sep 1908 witnesses James Burns and Catherine Brogan
  27. Registers.nli.ie left side #547 and #550 margin and next to it
  28. Registers.nli.ie right side #593 middle
  29. Registers.nli.ie left side #618 middle and #620 margin
  30. Registers.nli.ie right side #655 bottom
  31. from Tullynaha, married 17 Feb 1870 IrishGenealogy.ig
  32. Registers.nli.ie left side #658
  33. Registers.nli.ie right side #662
  34. Registers.nli.ie right side #685 bottom
  35. Registers.nli.ie left side #727, #728
  36. Registers.nli.ie left side #727, #728
  37. Registers.nli.ie left side #730
  38. Registers.nli.ie left side #746 top
  39. Registers.nli.ie right side #781 top
  40. Registers.nli.ie right side #791 top
  41. Registers.nli.ie right side #943
  42. Registers.nli.ie right side #944
  43. Registers.nli.ie left side #1050 bottom
  44. Registers.nli.ie right side #1064 above bottom
  45. Registers.nli.ie right side #1181 top
  46. Registers.nli.ie left side #1189 above bottom
  47. Registers.nli.ie right side #1214 above bottom
  48. Registers.nli.ie left side #1229 above bottom
  49. from Tullynagrana, daughter of John Brogan, married 21 Feb 1871 IrishGenealogy.ie
  50. [https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls000631942#page/132/mode/1up right side # 1294
  51. Registers.nli.ie right side #1333 middle
  52. [digital image feint and blurred]
  53. Registers.nli.ie right side #1394 above bottom not sure if Brogan
  54. Registers.nli.ie right side #1415 bottom
  55. Registers.nli.ie left side #1420 bottom not sure if Brogan
  56. https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1873/020680/7256020.pdf
  57. http://www.willcalendars.nationalarchives.ie/reels/cwa/005014891/005014891_00037.pdf
  58. https://apps.proni.gov.uk/WillsCalendar_IE/WillsSearch.aspx image available


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