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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: August 17, 2009 at 07:27:24
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent August 11th]

Today is August 11th.

On this day in 1946 Australian Police Constable Victor Donald Ahearn was
killed by a suspect he was escorting near Matraville, New South Wales. See
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahvda.htm for his memorial
page.

The Ahern obituary page has now passed the 3,700 mark. The earliest new
obituary is for 68-year-old Timothy Ahearn of South Boston, 1 May 1887.
The most recent new obituary is for Joseph F. Ahearn of Belmont,
Massachusetts, 10 August 2009.
See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahloii.htm#1875 for a
list of Aherns in Guy's Postal Directory For the City and County of Cork
1875.

The following new stories have been added to the Aherns in the News page:

- Sidney Grant arrested for the murder of detective constable Victor
Donald Ahearn at Matraville, New South Wales, Australia, 13 August 1946;
funeral of constable Ahearn and arrest of Grant's partner, Keith George
Hope, 14 and 16 August 1946; Grant and Hope charged with the murder of
Ahearn, 28 August 1946; coroner's inquest held, 11 September 1946,
18 September 1946; Grant and Hope tried for murder, 11 December 1946;
Grant sentenced to death, 12 December 1946; sentence commuted to life in
prison, 11 June 1947
- Miss Ellen Ahern of Philadelphia takes vows as a postulant in the Order
of St. Dominic in New York City, 17 August 1892
- ex-convict John Ahern, of New York City charged with robbing a man of
six cents, 18 January 1892
- Mrs. Catherine Ahern, of New York City, dies from swallowing rat poison
by mistake, 23 August 1892
- James Ahern, of Yonkers, New York, goes to the aid of a dying man,
30 October 1892
- Patrick Ryan convicted in County Clare for sending a letter to William
Ahearn, threatening death if he did not give up his land, 12 July 1876
- James, Patrick, Michael, and Alice Ahearne of Killdonohoe, Co.
Tipperary, charged with counterfeiting coins, 8 March 1875
- Maurice Aherne injured on a building site in Queenstown, Tasmania,
14 April 1916
- Corporal H. E. Aherne, of Hobart, Tasmania, wounded in France, 28
September 1916; returned home, 24 March 1917, 16 April 1917; brother Reg
[Reginald?] drowned in England, 29 September 1917
- Police Constable Thomas Ahern assaulted in Dublin, 20 January 1863
- Cornelius Ahern convicted for assaulting a married woman, at Dunmanway,
Cork, 22 July 1869
- Albion, New York police officer Thomas O'Hearn identified as having left
the scene of an auto accident in which he was involved, 5 March 2007
- Michael [AKA Cornelius] Ahearn convicted of stealing gas fittings in
Dublin, 31 August 1859
- James Ahern is new master of the "Jervis Bay" arriving at Colombo,
Australia, 30 August 1928
- workman William Ahern suffers fractured skull in fall at Sydney, New
South Wales, 4 July 1928
- Eric Ahern assists victims of a crash during Australian auto race at
Meekatharra, 15 July 1954
- Michael and Catherine Ahern, of Mallow in Co. Cork emigrate to Hobart,
Tasmania, their son, Michael, dying during the passage, 5 January 1838
- M. Ahern, wife and child depart Hobart, Tasmania for Twofold Bay,
25 January 1839
- James Ahern claims grant of 90 acres at Bathurst, New South Wales,
14 September 1839
- Rev. Michael J. Ahern of Weston [Massachusetts] College named chairman
of northeastern section of the American Chemical Society, 17 October
1937; addresses National Conference of Christians and Jews in New York,
2 November 1939; speaks out on Nazism and the suggestion that the
Vatican be evacuated from Fascist Italy to the U. S., 24 July 1941;
expects Bikini Atomic bomb test to register at Weston College
seismological observatory; 22 July 1946
- Maurice L. Ahern, brother of the Rev. Michael J. Ahern of Weston
College, named archivist of Fordham University in New York, 6 July 1949
- daughter born to Capt. Charles D. and Michelene Ahern of Frankfurt,
Germany, grand-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice L. Ahern of Queens, New
York, 6 March 1955
- New York City pub owner James Kevin Ahern shot and killed by robbers,
12 April 1993
- Kevin Maurice Ahearn, son of Dr. John Paul and Odette, engaged to Miss
Catherine Louise Girardi of Mamaroneck, New York, 2 July 1968
- Rev. John B. Ahern named associate director of the Family Service
Department of Catholic Charities for Archdiocese of New York, 26 May 1956
- farmer Nichola[s] Ahearn charged at Cloyne, Co. Cork, with having fired
a revolver at his children, 5 April 1882
- home of poor law guardian Patrick Aherne of Farran, County Cork,
vandalized, 7 August 1890
- John Ahern, tenant on the Glensharrold Estate in Co. Limerick,
threatened with eviction, 29 August 1890; evicted 20 September 1890
- Mary Rowe absconded from service of Mr. A'Herne of Harrington street in
Hobart, Tasmania, 20 February 1858
- David Ahearn charged with unlawfully wearing a military uniform while
under the influence of liquor and in the company of undesirable
characters at Melbourne, Australia, 17 May 1916
- my nephew, Robert David Ahern, married Debra Ann Gelman in Sharon,
Massachusetts, 24 May 2008
- Bertie Ahern raises a pint at the Eire Pub in Boston, 2 May 2008
- Lowell native John Ahern gets to blow stuff up in Worcester, Mass.,
18 September 2008
- Matthew Sean Ahearn, son of Dale Conron and Richard J. Ahearn of
Ridgefield, Connecticut, married Samantha Lily Demartini at Westerly,
Rhode Island, 21 September 2008

See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahnews.htm for the full
text of these stories and many more.


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