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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: July 18, 2010 at 08:21:14
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent July 17th]

Today is July 17th. On this day in 1943 Sergeant Dermot Patrick "Paddy"
Ahern of the Royal Australian Artillery died in a POW camp in Thailand. He
had been taken prisoner in the fall of Singapore and put to work building
the Burma-Thailand railway. Born in Inch, County Wexford, he had emigrated
to Australia after fighting against Franco in the Spanish Civil War. He
married Nancy Marianne Golby in Sydney In October 1940 and shipped out
less than a year later.
See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/patahern.htm for his
memorial page.

The earliest new obituary is for Walter Ahern, of Dublin. He had been a
surveyor for the General Post Office and died of pneumonia at the age of
64, 19 May 1896. Also added obit of his daughter, Fannie, of Malahide, 8
March 1957. The most recent new obituary is for Francis X. "Frank" Ahearn
of Rockland, Massachusetts, 6-7 July 2010. Frank managed the Comedy
Connection in Faneuil Hall, Boston, for many years.
See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahnws202.htm#30/11/2002
for a story about the club.

I've added a link to the website of Ahern State Park Laconia, NH
http://nhstateparks.org/explore/state-parks/ahern-state-park.aspx

The following items have been added to the Aherns in the New page:

- Walter Ahern departs from Kingstown, Dublin, on the mail steamer for
England, 21 June 1883, 22 October 1883; his son, John Maurice Ahern, of
Liverpool, marries Evelyn Reed at Andover, Massachusetts, 30 June 1906
- Sergeant Dermott Patrick Aherne, of the Royal Australian Artillery,
engaged to Nancy Marianne Golby, of Cheltenham, New South Wales, 17
October 1940; Sgt. Aherne having died as a POW on the Burma-Thailand
railway, his widow, Nancy (Golby) Aherne becomes engaged to marry
Gordon Riddell of Bardwell Park, 31 August 1946
- alleged lunatic David O'Hearn shoots at a judge in Rutland, Vermont,
19 September 1894
- Edward O'Hearn of Steubenville, Ohio fatally injured in train wreck,
17 May 1893
- London leather dealer Thomas Ahern to appear in court to request
discharge of his insolvency, 28 June 1832
- London cheesemonger M. Ahern in bankruptcy court, 2 January 1797
- John Ahern, farming near macroom, Co. Cork, shot at by his cousin,
Eugene Ahern, 4 January 1893
- Mrs. A. C. Ahern, widow of Sergeant John Ahern of the Royal Artillery,
married Gunner T. E. Bedford, R. A. at Madras, India, 20 July 1866
- Constable Swindell to be investigated on charge of murdering Patrick
Ahern during a riot at Midleton, County Cork, 19 December 1888
- Cork City wine merchants John and William Ahern declared bankrupt,
17 August 1843
- Michael Ahern of Argile [sic], New South Wales, has unclaimed mail at
the Sydney post office, 19 January 1849
- Daniel, Johanna, Helena, Mary, Ellen, Ann, Margaret, Hannah, Lizzie,
Sarah, and Kate Ahern sailed from Liverpool on the "Marpesia" bound for
Melbourne, 15 November 1879
- Lieutenant George Patrick Ahern mapped mountains in Montana, June 1892
- Margaret Ahern of Bexley, New South Wales, engaged to George Diercks,
16 April 1949
- William Ahearne, of Bishopstown, Co. Cork, married Mary Morrogh,
4 November 1826
- James Cox charged with the murder of James Ahern, at Kilfinanan, Co.
Limerick, 8 March 1779; found guilty and senteced to death, 25 March 1779
- claim of John Ahearn and his wife Esther for an old-age pension is
substantiated in court at Havelock, New Zealand, 20 January 1899
- inquest on the body of James Ahern, killed in a drunken quarrel at
Surrey Hills, New South Wales, returned a verdict of manslaughter,
8 April 1893
- Miss Gwen Ahern attends tea for bride-to-be Hester Ahern, at Montreal,
15 February 1938
- Hartford Connecticut veterinarian Dr. Thomas F. Ahern charged with
manslaughter after auto accident, 18 June 1931
- 19-year-old Dennis Ahern [me] at boy scout leader training in Amesbury,
Massachusetts, 11 May 1962
- New York City policeman John O'Hearn died from an accidental fall,
10 June 1859
- New York City fireman Thomas J. Ahearn rescued from burning building by
fellow fireman Thomas O'Hearn, 5 April 1894
- New York fireman Thomas O'Hearn awarded lifesaving medal, 26 May 1895
- letter to the editor in Spokane, supports re-election of John Ahern to
Washington State Legislature, 17 July 2010
- William P. O'Hearn of Gales Ferry, Connecticut charged with drunken
driving, 17 July 2010
- collection taken up for Peter Ahern who lost his purse in Dawson,
Alaska, 8 June 1907

The Ahern Family Genealogy Website
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~aherns/


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