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Derrygannon - ' Gannons Oak Wood '

The largest concentration of Rooney families were in the townland of Derrygannon.

In the 1901 census there were ten houses in Derrygannon.

Rooney families occupied eight of them.

Because of the large number of families; nicknames were used to distinguish them all.

We had the 'Cooper Rooneys', 'Tim Rooneys', 'Putt Rooneys', 'Butcher Rooneys', 'Francey Rooneys' and the 'Nancy Rooneys'.

 

House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status
2
Hugh
Rooney
head
43
M
.
Mary
Rooney
Wife
34
M
.
P Joseph
Rooney
Son
8
NM
.
J Edward
Rooney
Dau
6
NM
.
Catherine
Rooney
Son
4
NM
.
Michael
Rooney
Dau
1
NM
Putt Rooneys
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status
3
John
Rooney
Head
54
M
v
Ellen
Rooney
Wife
45
M
v
Catherine Ellen
Rooney
Dau
17
NM
v
James
Rooney
Son
15
NM
v
Marianne
Rooney
Dau
13
NM
v
John Thomas
Rooney
Son
12
NM
v
Joseph Patrick
Rooney
Son
10
NM
v
Eliza Jane
Rooney
Dau
8
NM
vv
Margaret
Rooney
Dau
6
NM
v
Francis
Rooney
Son
5
NM
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status
4
James
Rooney
head
50
NM
.
Marianne
Rooney
sis
52
NM
 
 
Tim Rooneys
 
           
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status

5

patrick

Rooney

Head

56

m

k
Elizabeth
Rooney
Wife
55
M
o
Mary A
Rooney
Dau
30
M
o
Margaret
Rooney
Dau
28
NM
o
John
Rooney
Son
26
NM
o
James
Rooney
Son
23
NM
o
Elizabeth E
Rooney
Dau
15
NM

Butcher Rooneys

 

House number
Given name
Surname
R
Age
Marital status

6

Hugh

Rooney

Head

27

NM

l
Catherine
Rooney
Sister
38
NM
l
Jane
Rooney
Sister
34
NM
Francey Rooneys
 
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status
Occupation
7
Hugh
Rooney
Head
70
M
Cooper
l
Mary
Rooney
Wife
54
M
k
i
Joseph Thomas
Rooney
Son
27
NM
k
i
James Patrick
Rooney
Son
25
NM
k
i
Alice
Rooney
Daug
21
NM
k
Cooper Rooneys
   
   
 
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status
8
Mary
Rooney
Head
80
Widow
g
James
Rooney
Son
44
NM
Nancy Rooneys
 
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
Marital status
9
Bridget
Rooney
Head
67
Widow
k
Phillip
Rooney
Son
38
Son
 
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