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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: November 23, 2010 at 09:44:01
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent November 22nd]

Today is November 22nd. On this day in 2002, Christopher O'Hearn, head of
content development at the Associated Press Television News in London,
announced the restoration and digital re-mastering of the so-called
"Muchmore film", one of only three films that show the assassination of
John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Those of us who are old enough
to remember where we were when President Kennedy was murdered. I remember
I was lying on my stomach, firing an M1 rifle. It was at the Great Lakes
Naval Training Center outside of Chicago and my company of recruits was on
the rifle range, our first class of the afternoon. A voice with a decidedly
Southern drawl came on the loudspeaker saying "Now cease fire. Cease firing
on the firing line. President Kennedy has been shot and killed in Dallas,
Texas. Now commence firing on the firing line. Commence firing on the firing
line." When the class was over we were ordered back to our barracks, the
remaining classes having been cancelled. Boot camp is a very isolated
place. We had no access to newspapers, television, radio, or even calendars.
We may as well have been on another planet for all we knew of what was going
on in the world. Could this be war? We had no idea. It was only at lights-out
when someone said "This date will go down in history, November 22nd." that I
realized it was my birthday.

The Ahern obituary page has now passed the 4,275 mark. The earliest new
obituary is for Maurice Ahern of Ranelagh, Dublin, 27 November 1926. The
most recent new obituary is for Jennifer Lynn (Sargent) Ahern of Concord,
New Hampshire, 8 August 2010.

The following news stories have been added to the Ahern website.

- The Rev's. Michael J. and Leo V. Ahern, will conduct the funeral service
for their father, Michael, in Kansas City, Missouri, 6 May 1937
- marriage license issued to Paul L. Volgimann, aged 65 and Mrs. Julia
Ahearn, aged 60, both of St. Louis, Missouri, 11 June 1922
- son born to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Ahern of Los Angeles, California,
18 September 1936
- intention of marriage published for Otis M. Ahern, of Atlanta and Aileen
Graves of Los Angeles, 24 September 1936
- Miss Teresa A'Hearn, of Greenville, Pennsylvania, married William G.
Brown, of Washington, DC, 3 July 1937
- Con Ahearn, R.I.C. Constable from Newhall, County Clare, enlists in the
British Army, 18 December 1914
- Florence Rita O'Hearn died on the operating table after a burning
accident at Cessnock, Australia, 29 October 1923
- Revenue Commissioners apply for an attachment against Patrick Ahern of
Upper Ballybrawney, Rathcormack, County Cork, for failure to pay an
Inheritance tax, 9 April 1932
- Miss May Ahearn on steamer from Fishguard to Dublin, 9 February 1907
- Julia Levy releases deed to Oakland, California property to Richard H.
and Catherine Ahern, 2 November 1897
- Oakland Bank of Savings releases deed to Oakland, California property to
Thomas and Bridget E. Ahern, 8 February 1899
- estate of Jane Stratton sued William J. Ahern of Oakland, California for
title to San Antonio property, 12 September 1896
- Mrs. Alice O'Hearn teaching 2nd grade in Acton, Massachusetts schools,
2 September 1965
- Charlie Ahearn brings in ore samples from Dry Canyon mine near Salt Lake
City, 9 December 1899
- Terence and John Ahearn found guilty of a riot at Grilagh, in County
Waterford, 10 October 1821
- P. Ahern, a "crippled" towerman employed by the Southern Pacific R.R. in
Oakland, California, the victim of a random assault by a drunken youth,
26 December 1905, 27 December 1905
- Andrew Ahern, of Kangaroo Valley, Tasmania, charges Michael Delaney with
assault, but the judge finds it was more Ahern assaulting Delaney,
9 December 1863
- Nina Ahearn listed among passengers lost on the ship Lord Raglan which
left Liverpool on the 23rd of February 1863 en route to Australia and
was never heard of again, 19 September 1863, 12 February 1864
- Information Wanted ad looking for Thomas Ahearn from Tipperary who
arrived in Australia on the ship Shalimar from Liverpool in 1856,
2 October 1860
- James Ahearn guilty of larceny in Melbourne, Australia, 4 March 1873
- bridesmaids' limo carjacked in front of church in Dorchester,
Massachusetts, where the Rev. Jack Ahern is officiating at wedding,
7 November 2010; Rev. Jack Ahern's rectory burglarized, 16 November 2010
- Republican candidate Larry Ahern of Seminole, Florida, elected to the
Florida House, 2 November 2010
- Justin Ahearn assaulted by off-duty police officer in Marathon, Florida,
15 November 2010
- Australian Detective Constable Patrick John O'Hearn wins damages award
after being bitten by a prostitute in sting operation in Toowoomba,
Queensland, 15 November 2010
- 72-year-old cancer survivor Jimmy O'Hearn of Grand Haven, Michigan,
awarded fitness award, 8 November 2010
- Annie O'Hearn shot and killed Mrs. Millie Gore for coming between her
and her husband, Michael O'Hearn of Kansas City, Missouri, 28 March 1893
- Dr. Michael Ahern, of Leeds married Edie Higgins in London, 28 Aug. 1926
- William Aherne of Plaistow, London, married Kitty Sampson at Ennis,
County Clare, 2 October 1926
- Dennis Ahern, of Acton, Massachusetts [me], will address the Boxborough
Historical Society on the subject of the local militia that responded to
Lincoln's call for volunteers in April of 1861, 21 November 2010

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


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