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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: March 08, 2011 at 12:39:32
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent March 6th]

Today is March 6th. On this date in 1942, Richard Ohearn, a civilian
shipyard worker on Wake Island, was reported taken prisoner by the
Japanese. He was held at the Shanghai War Prisoners Camp at Kiawgwan and
released 13 September 1945.

See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahmil.htm#WWIIpows for
records of Aherns held as P.O.W.s in World War II.

The Ahern obituary page has passed the 4,375 mark. The earliest new
obituaries are for Johanna (Lahan) Ahern, of Quincy, Illinois, 15 October
1907, and her husband, Richard, 15 February 1908. Natives of County Cork,
they had nine children, all but two of whom pre-deceased them. The most
recent new obituary is for Margaret "Peig" (Cowan) Aherne, of Templeogue,
Dublin, 15 February 2011.

The following news stories have been added to the website.

- Quincy, Illinois police chief John Ahearn shot and killed suspected
safecracker, 29 January 1900
- 17-year-old Jeff Ahearn, from Wallingford, Connecticut, is semi-finalist
New England Junior Golf champion, 30 August 1968
- home of Patrick Aherne in Passage, County Cork, destroyed by fire,
27 December 1933
- Thomas and James Ahern, of Gort, County Galway, charged with conspiracy,
unlawful assembly, and assault, 19 May 1934
- missing 8-year-old Dennis Ahern [me] found three miles out to sea off
Rockport, Mass. 21 August 1951 [this is the New York Times report]
- William J. Ahern of South Boston, Mass. planning an automobile trip to
Cleveland, 29 July 1926
- R.A.F. Flying Officer Bernard William Ahearn awarded the Distinguished
Service Cross for his action in rescuing the crew of a sunken
minesweeper off the Italian island of orgona, 8 June 1945
- Private William Ahearn on list of wounded from the battle of Inkerman in
the Crimea, 11 December 1854
- Seaman John Ahearn, wounded at the siege of Lucknow in the Indian
Mutiny, 18 May 1858
- John Ahearn of Liverpool, England adjudged bankrupt, 2 January 1866
- William Ahearn, of Liverpool, England adjudged bankrupt, 4 May 1869
- Ensign John B. Ahern, son of Daniel J. Ahern of Manchester, New
Hampshire, among survivors of the torpedoed U.S.S. Ticonderoga gunned
down by German submarine, 13 October 1918
- Miss Lillian Ahern of Somerville, Massachusetts, had surprise 21st
birthday party. Guests included Daniel, Joseph and Edna Ahern,
17 February 1919
- John H. Ahern of Dorchester, Massachusetts, on parish committee planning
reception for returning servicemen, 17 February 1919
- Miss Marguerite Ahern, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ahern of Helena,
Montana married Mr. A. W. Verharen, 21 June 1907
- boxing match between John Ahern of East Newark and Peter Sacon of
Rutherford, New Jersey, turns into a free-for-all, 21 March 1888
- Philadelphia court clerk William B. Ahern on trial for embezzlement,
22 April 1902
- Miss Pearl Ahern elected junior critic of the Scott Literary Society in
Delaware, 22 April 1902
- body of missing hospital patient Maurice Ahearn found floating in sea at
Napier, New Zealand, 4 September 1919
- John O'Hearn found guilty of stealing a watch and chain at Palmerston
North, New Zealand, 31 December 1894
- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ahern of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania visited Olean,
New York, 28 November 1911
- Buffalo, New York Policemen William Ahern blown into street while
searching house for murderer, 27 December 1911
- Capt. George Patrick Ahern goes to Washington to find out why he was
passed over for the Medal of Honor when it was awarded to each of the
four enlisted men he led on a rescue mission in Cuba during the Spanish-
American War, 7 September 1901; Major George Patrick Ahern completes
'round the world trip, 18 November 1908
- Henry Ahern of Fermoy, County Cork, leaving for the Belgian Congo as
part of U.N. Peacekeeping force, 19 September 1960
- Dan Ahern from Kerry is the first to win two stages in an 8-stage
cycling race round Ireland, 4 August 1960
- Baccalauriate in Theology conferred on Rev. Pierce Aherne of Waterford,
12 October 1932
- Private Patrick K. Ahern, son of Mrs. J. L. Ahern of Sandringham, New
Zealand listed as wounded on casualty list of New Zealand Expeditionary
Force, 18 July 1942
- Philip O'Hearn of Mount Cook, NZL, arrested twice in one day for
drunkeness, 1 September 1913
- Territorial soldier H. H. Ahearn, of Wellington, NZL, fined for not
attending parade, 18 October 1912
- Robert Ahern won 2nd place in the Egg and Spoon Race for Boys at the
annual picnic of the Ordnance Branch of the Defence Department,
Wellington, New Zealand, 13 February 1919
- landscape designer, Kim Ahern of Littleton, Massachusetts presented
master plan for Wenham, Mass. town common, 2 February 2011
- biography of ballet dancer Jacques d'Amboise (b. Joseph Ahearn)
reviewed, 6 January 2011
- relatives of James E. Ahern, of Chicago, request his body be exhumed,
suspecting that he had been poisoned, 29 June 1888
- 64-year-old watchman Chris Ahern survives 10-story fall in Chicago
elevator, 31 March 1921
- Johnny O'Hearn of Kansas City, Missouri, pitched a no-hitter baseball
game, 8 July 1929
- Cambridge, Massachusetts traffic officer Ted O'Hearn stops driverless
milk wagon, 10 January 1929
- Ed Ahern of Byron Bay, New South Wales, received the Byron Shire Citizen
of the Year Award, 3 February 2011
- New York City labor leader Jack Ahern challenged for having doubled his
salary, 19 January 2011
- U.S.A.F. Master Sgt. Joseph Ahearn, of New Castle, Delaware, deployed to
Afghanistan, 20 January 2011
- Army Lt. Lewis Larkin O'Hern, of Belton, Texas, wounded in Afghanistan,
9 January 2011; recovering, 20 January 2011; has surgery, 23 January 2011
- Dennis O'Hern won a party tray at Chick-fil-A's grand opening in Brea,
California, 19 January 2011
- subscription fund for widow of school teacher Tim Ahern, Rosscarbery,
Co. Cork, 11 February 1893
- John Ahern found guilty in Cork City of malicious injury to property,
25 January 1896
- in the Dunmanway, County Cork petty sessions, Timothy Ahern was summoned
for allegedly beating a cow with a saw, Ellen Aherne was accused of
assault, and Jeremiah Aherne of using abusive language, 2 May 1896
- schoolteacher Miss Kate Ahern, in Potosia Iowa, has been sick,
23 February 1899; visited friends in Merrill, Iowa, 15 March 1900
- William Ahern, of Perry, Iowa, declares his son, James, a minor, to be
emancipated and henceforth responsible for his own debts and
obligations, 21 March 1878
- Mathew Ahearn reported missing. Last seen boarding train from Boston to
Lexington, Massachusetts, 6 March 1900 [His frozen body was reported
found three days later, having lost his way in a blizzard.]

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


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