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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: March 18, 2011 at 12:44:56
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent March 17th]

Today is March 17th, St. Patrick's Day. It was on this date in 1998 that
I set up the Ahern website. Since then it has had over eighty thousand
visitors searching for information about Aherns. Also on this date,
according to the Records of Canadian Aherns Who Served in World War I at
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahcanrec.htm#exped
Patrick O'Hearn was born in 1895 in Tipperary, Ireland. His exact date of
birth should perhaps be taken with a grain of salt. Many Irish did not
know their actual birthdate and it was not until they applied for
citizenship, or enlisted in the service that it became important. Many
Irish Catholics simply chose St. Patrick's Day as their official birthday.

The Ahern obituary page has now passed the 4,400 mark. The earliest new
obituary is for 1-year-old Elizabeth Jane, youngest child of John and
Laetitia Ahern of Wellington, New Zealand, 25 January 1886. The most
recent new obituary is for Commander Liam Ahern [Royal Navy and Irish
Naval Service] of Cobh, Co. Cork, 11 March 2011.

The following news stories have been added to the website.

- Jacques d'Amboise (Joseph Ahearn) to give a talk about his life in
ballet at St. Joseph College in West Hartford, Connecticut, 5 March 2011
- my grandfather, Dennis Ahern of Arlington, Massachusetts, elected
Lieutenant and relief committee of Hose Company 2, 17 March 1900
- Timothy Ahern, of Wreys Bush, New Zealand, enlisted in the 34th
regiment, 18 September 1917
- Henry Ahern shot in the chest during a quarrel in Hobart, Tasmania, 29
September 1913
- Rev. John Ahern officiated at marriage in Wellington, New Zealand,
12 August 1867
- Leslie (alias Lester) James Ahern charged with breaking and entering at
Te Awamutu, New Zealand, 13 June 1922; sentenced to 3 months for
receiving stolen property, 22 June 1922
- Ernest Alfred Ahern divorced Louisa Gladys Ahern at Wellington, New
Zealand, 19 February 1923
- Yvonne Ahern passes typing and shorthand exam at Melbourne, Australia,
19 November 1923
- farmers Patrick and Michael Ahern face evicition in Knockmaclough,
County Kerry, 12 May 1882
- Dr. Richard Ahearn proposes addition to tuberculosis sanitorium in Cork,
11 June 1928
- Mrs. Mary Aherne, of Passage West, County Cork, challenged the will of
her late sister, Mrs. Nora Mullins, who left an estate valued at 21,000
pounds, 26 June 1940
- Miss Marguerite Ahern played piano at store opening in Helena, Montana,
23 December 1900
- Mary A. and Agnes J. Ahern of San Francisco, and master Jack Ahern of
Bakersfield, California, staying at the Hotel Vendome in San Jose, Cal.
14 July 1901
- Thomas Ahern, of Lexington, Kentucky, donated to the Elks fair,
8 July 1901
- Edward A'Hern of New Orleans, shot and killed by a police officer,
allegedly due to the ill-treatment of his wife, 27 September 1866
- Captain George Patrick Ahern, of the 25th Infantry at Butte, Montana,
appealed to the governor for clemency in the case of one of his men
found guilty of killing a prostitute, 12 December 1900; Major Ahern
working on plans to convert Camp Sherman in Chillicothe, Ohio to
vocational training camp for ex-service men, 13 October 1921; Captain
and Mrs. Ahern visit Billings, Montana, 14 July 1901; widow of Colonel
Liscum of the Ninth Infantry who was killed at Tien-Tsien in the
Boxer Rebellion, staying with Captain and Mrs. Ahern at Manila, 1 August
1900; Captain Ahern recalled almost sliding into a crevasse when
exploring a glacier in Montana, 20 November 1899; J. U. Sanders recalls
travels with Captain Ahern in the mountains of Montana in 1892,
16 August 1908
- Misses Kathleen and Etha, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ahearn, of
Bagenals town, County Carlow, professed as Dominican nuns in Rome,
9 December 1931
- Frank G. Ahern is pallbearer for murder victim Vernon F. Atkins in
Concord, New Hampshire, 26 April 1923
- Joseph Ahern in minstrel show at Cathedral School in Kansas City,
Missouri, 22 June 1901
- Thomas Ahern gunned down in New York gang war, 13 September 1929
- Daniel Ahearn, Jr., of New York, gunned down in Cleveland gangland feud,
14, 15 September 1929
- a man known as "Ahearn of the fights" from Kilmacthomas, County
Waterford, suffers a blow to the head from unknown assailants at
Ballylanbeen near Bonmahon, 12 October 1833
- Ann Ahern, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry, awarded diploma from Shannon Hotel
School, 3 October 1957
- Dr. J. M. Ahern and Miss Isabel Ahern departed Kingstown, County Dublin,
on Royal Mail Steamer, 20 February 1901
- Police Sergeant Eugene Ahearn, a native of Cork, accidentally shot to
death at Belfast R.I.C. barracks, 25 February 1922
- 17-year-old John Ahern plays pipe organ in Grand Junction, Colorado,
16 July 2010
- Ellen Ahern, found guilty of stealing a piece of lace in Limerick,
4 April 1828
- James Hallinan in Limerick Jail for the murder of Michael Ahern,
28 August 1830
- William Ahern married Mary O'Connor at Cork City, 14 July 1827
- Thomas Ahern of Oakland, California recovered from recent illness,
29 September 1899; in charge of railroad yard repairs at Oakland,
4 January 1900
- Cornelius Aherne, of Ardagh, County Limerick, charged with with riot,
unlawful assembly and conspiracy, 14 May 1935
- Kim Ahern and her sons Jack and Tom, homeless in Seattle, Washington,
31 August 2010
- Timothy Ahearn, of Woodstock, Connecticut, finished third in bicycle
race up Mount Washington in New Hampshire, 21 August 2010
- Chloe O'Hearn takes up belly dancing in Memphis, Tennessee,
30 August 2010
- Dennis Ahern, of East Moline, Illinois, is a Democratic candidate for
state rep., 24 August 2010
- Daniel Joseph, son of Michael Angelo Ahern, of Victoria, South
Australia, married Annie Quinn, 21 March 1906

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


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