Tadgh Gallagher born ©1770, died 1844 and is buried in Cruit Island. His wife may have been Susan McGarvey from Ranafast. They lived in Carrickfinn.
Family: 1. Hughie Gallagher, 2. Tadghín Gallagher. 3. Sean Gallagher 4. Female (Teague Boyle Dunmore’s mother
- Hughie Gallagher born 1799, died 1869. He wasn’t married.
- Tadghín Gallagher born 1804, died married Mary ?
Family: (i) Nancy Thadghín, (ii) Hudie Thadghín, (iii) Jack Thadghín, (iv) Susan Thadghín, (v) Nuala (Fanny) Thadghín, (vi) Mary Thadghín.
(i) Nancy Thadghín born 1844, died 1895.
(ii) Hudie Thadghín born 1846, died 1897.
(iii) Jack Thadghín born 1857, died 1908.
(iv) Susan Thadghín born 1842, died winter of 1922.
(v) Nuala (Fanny) Thadghín born 1850 died on November 24th 1932.
(vi) Mary Thadghín born 1848
Nuala or Fanny Thadghín emigrated to the US but retired home to Carrickfin. Nuala left her home and Carrickfin by horse and cart and traveled to Leabha Naomh Dubhthach in Calhame where she slept for the night in the search for a cure for her T.B. Nuala was then about eighty years old. She died in the 1932. She was the last of the family.
- Sean Gallagher born 1821, died 1887 married Peggy Forker from Cruit Island.
Family: (a) Paddy, (b) Maggie, (c) Dan (1), (d) Mick, (e) Daniel (2).
(a) Paddy married Anne Bonner
Family: Dan, Dinny and John.
(b) Maggie born 1870
(c) Dan (1) born 25th November 1868
(d) Mick born ©1877
(e) Dan (2) born ©1875
January 18, 2016 at 10:20 pm
My direct ancestor was Anthony Gallagher from Meenabolligan or ‘Diamond’ in the Upper Rosses. He married a woman Mary Gallagher from Knocastoler in 1880/85. He died in 1901 at the age of 60 yrs his burial place is unknown to me.
January 18, 2016 at 11:10 pm
Maybe buried beside the Chapel in Dungloe?
February 8, 2019 at 1:36 pm
My GGG Grandfather was Frank ‘Mor’ Gallagher, born 1828 on Cruit. My G Grandfather came to the United States. I’m wondering if we could be the same family. And because of my loss of my heritage can you please explain how the name becomes Thadghín? And how would I pronounce that?