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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: October 27, 2009 at 10:33:10
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 720

The Ahern obituary page has now reached the 3,775 mark. The earliest new
obituary is for Tipperary native Thomas Ahern who died at Grey River,
New Zealand, 20 March 1893. The most recent obituary is for Rockport
artist Martin R. Ahearn, who died September 27. Martin's family had lived
near us in Arlington before they moved to Rockport where we also had a
summer home. Although I never found any connection between our families, I
always thought of Martin as being a cousin and enjoyed stopping in his
gallery in Rockort to look at his paintings. He did a lot of his painting
on trips to Ireland. I've set up a memorial page for him so you can see
some of them at http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/martin.htm

The following stories have been added to the Aherns in the news pages:

- marriage intentions filed for Maurice Crowley and Margaret Ahearn in
Boston, 30 May 1889
- Michael J. Ahern led the Boston Hurlers to victory over the Cambridge
Shamrocks, at Walden Pond in Concord, 31 May 1889
- Daniel O'Hern arrested for "borrowing" a horse and buggy in Boston,
9 July 1887
- carpenter Morris Ahearn of South Boston sprained both ankles in a fall,
8 October 1887
- Hannah Ahearn, daughter of Cornelius of Randolph, Massachusetts, wed
Bartholomew O'Keefe, with her sister Rosa as bridesmaid, 24 November 1887
- Daniel Ahearne sentenced to six months for the criminal assault of a
15-year-old girl in Cappa, County Waterford, 24 July 1878
- Maurice Ahearn testifies to seeing his father, John, killed by a blow on
the head in a row with a man in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, 19 July 1880
- Michael Ahern's toes are amputated after being crushed by a locomotive
at Adelaide, South Australia, 1 March 1915
- Henry O'Hearn, a stone cutter from Quincy, Massachusetts, accidentally
kills a man in a fight outside a saloon in Boston, 10 November 1886;
held for trial, 11 November 1886
- 16-year-old Suzannah Ahearn of Melbourne, Australia, steps on a sting
ray at the beach, 14 March 2008
- James Ahern of Dead Horse Gully loses a leg in a threshing accident at
Tamworth, New South Wales, 9 March 1882
- son born to Mr. and Mrs. H. Ahearn of Wellington, New Zealand,
3 December 1910; daughter born 13 April 1912
- William O'Hearn of Auckland, New Zealand killed in railway accident,
5 June 1893
- J. R. O'Hearn competed in a wood-chopping contest at Waerenga-a-hika,
New Zealand, 1 November 1913
- Kate Ahearn of New South Wales has her throat cut by a jealous lover for
the second time in less than a year, 21 January 1903
- Harold Hector Henry Ahearn, son of the late Claude of Wellington, New
Zealand, married Ethel Christine Spence, 24 February 1910
- John Ahern advertizes the opening of his wheelwright business in Foxton,
New Zealand, 3 October 1893
- Dennis O'Hearn (AKA Ahern), of the pirate sloop "Sarah" arrested at Rye,
New York, 13 February 1894; in custody at White Plains, New York,
14 and 15 February 1894; sentenced to ten years in Sing Sing, 9 June 1894
- home of William Aherne in Milltown-Malbay, County Clare, commandeered by
government forces in the Irish Civil War, 24 January 1921
- I.R.A. officer John Aherne of Coole East, County Cork, killed trying to
ambush a military mail van near Fermoy, 3 and 7 August 1920
- Naval reservist John Ahearn to go on U.S.S. Inca at Charlestown, Mass.
as chief boatswain's mate, 21 June 1898
- Henry E. Ahern of New York City files for bankruptcy. Among his
creditors are Mrs. Kate Ahern, Mrs. Pauline Ahern, and A. A. Ahern,
6 May 1913
- Patrick Ahern found not guilty of murdering an tramp in Townsend,
Delaware, 30 November 1875
- William Ahern found not guilty of burglary at Balcutha, New Zealand,
6 October 1882
- Frances Ahern of Arlington, Massachusetts [my aunt Fran] in a minstrel
show, 3 March 1906
- Army Lieutenant W. E. Ahearn ordered to March Field, California,
3 August 1930
- Mrs. Fred Anderson visited Mrs. Frandson Ahern at Stanhope at Stanhope,
Iowa, 24 August 1929
- boy scout Roy Ahern of Cresco, Iowa, goes off to camp for a week,
19 July 1930
- Jane A. Ahearn gets a mortgage for a home in the Bronx, New York,
8 August 1930
- government troops take beer and wine from premises of Patrick Ahern,
Fermoy, County Cork, 7 January 1921
- Thomas A'Hearn and his sister Carrie, visiting Corning, Iowa from
Kingsman, Illinois; Thomas married to Mary McGrath, 15 January 1908
- Mrs. Mary Ahern of Dorchester, Massachusetts, Summering with her nephew,
Thomas Hennessey, in Hyannis, 22 August 1963
- Mrs. Michael C. Ahern or Watertown, Massachusetts renting from her
nephew, Thomas Hennessey, in Provincetown, 26 September 1957
- Lieutenant George Patrick Ahern of the Twenty-Fifth Infantry ordered to
Helena, Montana, to muster in volunteers for the Spanish-American War,
10 May 1898

See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahnews.htm for an index
to these and other stories of Aherns in the news.


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