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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 for his memorial

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 for a
list of Aherns in Guy's Postal Directory For the City and County of Cork

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 for the full
text of these stories and many more.

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