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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: May 12, 2011 at 11:19:00
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent May 8th]

Today is May 8th. On this date in 1855, 23-year-old Edward Ahern arrived in New York on the William Tapscott from Liverpool. See http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aherns/ahimmig.htm#nypass for Aherns in New York passenger lists.

The Ahern Obituary page has now reached the 4,500 mark. The earliest new obituary is for Francis A. "Frank" Ahern, aged 44, of 21 Webster st., Arlington, Massachusetts, 15 April 1916. The most recent new obituary is for Edward M. Ahern, of Wheaton, Illinois, 18 July 2000. He was married for 52 years to the newspaper cartoonist Margaret (McCrohan) Ahern, who died in 1999.

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

- Edward M. Ahern, of Wheaton, Illinois, married Margaret McCrohan,
17 July 1947
- my cousin Allison Ahern is legal aid intern in Boston, 18 January 2009
- the Misses Ahern, of 155 Warren st., Arlington, Massachusetts, rented a
summer cottage in Scituate, 16 August 1915 [These three sisters, Helen,
Annie and Catherine, were daughters of my great-grandfather Dennis'
youngest brother, Patrick Ahern and his wife, Mary Agnes Bradley. The
house on Warren street was around the corner from our house on Webster.]
- police Sergeant Frank Ahern, of Oakland, California, promoted, 2 Sept.
1912; uncovers opium smuggled in tins of molasses, 3 March 1915
- James Ahern, of Attleboro, Massachusetts has 30 years' experience as
hack driver, 14 November 1915
- Michael Ahern of Cambridge, Massachusetts, fatally injured on the job at
John P. Squire's meat packing plant, 15 November 1915
- William Ahern of Somerville, Massachusetts charged with robbing a candy
store, 13 January 1915
- Joseph Ahern fined $5 for gambling in Charlestown, Massachusetts,
13 September 1915
- upon learning that his ex-wife has $800 in the bank, Washington DC judge
dismisses charge of non-support against Thomas Ahern, 15 January 1916
- William Ahearn, of Cloner, Co. Tipperary, on trial for participating in
the burning of his neighbor, Bridget Cleary as a witch, 15 May 1895
- Bridget Ahern, of Linish, Killarney, Co. Kerry, evicted by landlord,
15 April 1887
- Michael Ahern convicted of Moonlighting under arms at Castleisland, Co.
Kerry, 18 March 1887
- Owen Ahern, of Ballygarvan, Co. Cork, evicted by landlord, 28 June 1889;
fined for allowing his goat to trespass on the farm from which he had
been evicted. 28 February 1890
- Morthy Ahern, of Irish Town subscribed to fund for building of Catholic
Chapel in Sydney, New South Wales, 24 May 1822; Michael and Moothy
Ahern, of Irish Town on subscription list for building of Catholic
Chapel in Sydney, 13 March 1823
- son born to Joyce (Ahearn) Whitson of Wellington, NZL, 21 March 1941
- Daniel F. Ahern, of Arlington, Massachusetts, brings home the body of
19-year-old nephew Francis D. Ahern, who was murdered by police in
Mexico, 26 November 1934
- William Ahearn tried for robbing 37 cents from a grocery store in New
York City, 24 January 1880
- James F. Ahern resigns as newly appointed Chief of Police in Twin Falls,
Idaho, 12 May 1915
- William Ahearn, of Somerville, Massachusetts, sentenced to 2 1/2 years
for robbery, 23 March 1915
- Patrick Ahern's 7-year-old daughter, Lillian, rescued from fire in
Dorchester, Mass., 27 September 1915
- John Ahearn and his wife Mary A. (Kirwin) celebrate golden wedding
anniversary in Framingham, Massachusetts, surviving children are Daniel
J., David C., James J., Charles W., Joseph D., Edward J., Thomas W.,
Mrs. Mary Scully, Michael F., and Miss Catherine, 30 August 1915
- Patrick and Mary Ahern in Ireland bring suit against owners of the mine
in Anaconda, Montana where their son, William, was killed in an
accident, 9 November 1907
- Drummer boy Rodney Ahearn from County Kildare, died of wounds in the
Dardanelles, 4 September 1915
- ballet dancer Jean Ahern, of Hinsdale, Illinois, competes in Miss
America pageant, 7 September 1974
- fugitive stenographer Julia (alias Louise) Ahern to be extradited from
Montreal back to Boston to face forgery charges, 16 April 1932
- 21-year-old George Ahern from Biloxi, Mississippi apprenticed as a
jockey, 20 November 1901
- horse and wagon stolen from farmer John Ahearn in Paxton, Massachusetts,
28 May 1905
- three sons of Mr. and Mrs. John A'Hearn of Dorchester, Massachusetts,
Clarence J., Harold B., and Leonard W., in the army, 13 February 1918;
Leonard commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in France, 14 June 1918 [he was
later reported on a list as severely wounded]
- Bernard Ahern, of Franklin, Massachusetts, struck and killed by a
trolley, 5 July 1920
- James Ahearn, of Long Island, New York, charged with murdering his wife,
hangs himself in his cell, 9 August 1909
- Lawrence Ahearn in Boston sentenced to five months for stealing shoes,
14 September 1904
- John H. Ahearn, of Auburn, Maine, accused, with two other men, of
drugging and assaulting a girl at a dance, 16 November 1900
- body of James A. Ahearn, of Auburn, Maine, recovered from Androscoggin
River, 23 July 1905 [Coincidentally, six years previous a Johnny Ahern
found a body floating in the Androscoggin.]
- court clerk William B. Ahern, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, charged
with embezzlement, 5 and 15 April 1902
- Timothy Ahern, of Brisbane, Australia, fined 3 shillings and sixpence
for allowing his pigs to stray in the streets, 26 January 1860; his
widow, Mary Ann, takes over license of their pub, the Sportsman's Arms,
25 December 1861; renewed 20 April 1863; her third son, John, aged 32,
dies after a long illness, 5 August 1871; John's widow, Mary, gives
birth to a daughter, 30 October 1871
- Cyril Ahearn guilty of disorderly conduct in Hobart, Tasmania,
13 April 1911
- Leslie Ahearn guilty of disorderly conduct in Hobart, Tasmania,
21 December 1911
- Private Philip J. Ahearn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Ahearn, of Medford,
Massachusetts, cited for bravery in France, 9 November 1918
- actor Timothy Joseph Ahern, of Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, filed for
bankruptcy, 1 August 2007
- license to carry arms, granted to Maurice Ahearn, of Kildanouge, County
Tipperary, revoked, 25 February 1851
- Miss Dora Ahern and John Ahern of Nashua, New Hampshire, are attendants
at the wedding of their cousin, James F. Cooney of Fitchburg, Mass.,
30 June 1903

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


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