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Re: Ahern website updates
Posted by: Dennis Ahern (ID *****6169) Date: May 25, 2011 at 08:05:19
In Reply to: Ahern website updates by Dennis Ahern of 387

[sent May 21st]

Today is May 21st. On this date in 1864, Private Thomas Ahearn of Co. D,
39th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, was taken prisoner at Spotsylvania,
Virginia. According to Civil War Records of Aherns from Massachusetts at he was a
bootmaker from Quincy, Mass. who had enlisted August 6, 1862. He was
returned in a prisoner exchange on March 12, 1865 and served until June
5th. According to U. S. Military Pension Records, 1861-1934 at he filed
for an invalid pension on March 16, 1880.

I've added the following to the website:

- Index of Ahern baptisms in Prince Edward Island at
- Index of Aherns in British Militia Attestations 1872-1915 at
- Index of Aherns in London Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 at

The Ahern Obituary page has now reached the 4,525 mark. The earliest new
obituary is for Maurice Ahern, a farmer, living at Five-mile Bridge, near
Ballinahassig, County Cork, who died at the age of 115, 12 April 1871.
The most recent new obituary is for Eleanor M. (Walsh) Ahern, of
Arlington, Massachusetts, 18 May 2011.

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

- Cornelius Ahern charged with riot and assault in London, 10 December 1810
- Patrick Ahern, at Bendigo, Austrlalia, dies after leg torn off by
threshing machine, 10 January 1896
- Patrick Ahern, aged 11, of Brisbane, Australia, sent to Reformatory for
seven years, 23 April 1897
- son born to Nellie (Ahern) Henwood at Echuca, Australia, 13 February 1915
- Michael Joseph Ahern, age 18, of Brighton, Victoria, in fatal fall at
Geelong, his brother James injured in separate fall the previous day at
Geelong, 14 April 1914
- Julia, alias Louise Ahern, returned to Boston from Montreal to face
charges of forgery, 15 April 1932
- Killingworth, Connecticut firefighter Brian Ahern dismissed for "fits of
rage, violent outbursts and profanity," Ahern claims to being punished
for whistleblowing, supported by his son John, also a Killingworth
firefighter, 8 May 2011
- former Ringling Bros. clown, Kenny Ahern, performs for autistic children
in Singapore, 11 May 2011
- Ernest Arceneaux to be sentenced for murder of Joanne M. Ahern in
Topeka, Kansas, 9 May 2011
- Two-year-old Oscar Ahern and his dad, Peter, of Timperley, Co. Cheshire,
England, have a bad experience at a vandalized playground, 14 May 2011
- Thomas Ahern takes lease on Red Lion Tavern, New Brunswick, New Jersey,
27 January 1905; shot at thief trying to break in, 1 September 1905;
transferred tavern license, 17 January 1908
- Michael Ahern's barn at the Red Lion Tavern, New Brunswick, New Jersey,
destroyed by fire, several hundred bushels of popcorn lost, but
livestock saved, 18 December 1906
- Alderman Maurice F. Ahearn of Somerville, Massachusetts, to wed Margaret
Finn, 14 September 1918
- "Young Jake" Ahearn of South Boston to fight Johnny Wilson in the ring,
17 October 1919; to fight W. Naye in Brooklyn, 25 September 1922
- Joseph Ahearn at O'Keefe-Finneran wedding in Boston, 23 August 1894
- Miss Eleanor Ahearn of Nantasket, Hull, Massachusetts, recovering from
surgery, 18 December 1922
- Edmund Owens indicted for rape of Mary Ahern at Bigge's Camp, Brisbane,
Australia, 5 February 1856; acquitted, 3 June 1856
- Mary Catherine Ahern, daughter of John Ahern, Thornton, Muttaburra,
Queensland, married to Thomas Spencer McKenzie at Longreach, Queensland,
31 January 1934
- 1st Lt. Lewis Larkin O'Hern, III, of Belton, Texas, home from hospital
after losing his legs and right hand in an IED explosion in Kandahar,
Afghanistan, 4 May 2011
- [Lewis?] Larkin O'Hern, of Salt Lake City, Utah, elected vice president
of Petroleum Club, 21 June 1957; promoted to district landman for the
Sinclair Oil & Gas Co., and transferred to Casper, Wyoming, 3 June 1958
- priest at Chatfield, Minnesota refuses to marry James O'Hern to Estelle
McGrand after groom's new home is burned to the ground and letter
threatens him with death in 10 days, 14 February 1895
- Mr. and Mrs. Edward O'Hern, of Adrian, Michigan, moving from 826 Dennis
St. to 128 Mixer St., 26 October 1943
- Richard Ahearn cautioned for drunkennes in Fremantle, West Australia,
28 November 1893
- Ada Ahearn accused her landlady of holding a box of her clothes for rent
past due in Fremantle, West Australia, 24 December 1898
- blacksmith James Ahearn killed by a thrown stone in a drunken quarrel at
Surrey Hills, New South Wales, 7 April 1893
- Miss Nora Ahern, winner of the first prize for organ, performed at a
concert of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin, 12 March 1896
- a farmer named Ahern arrested near Glin, county Limerick, on a charge of
assaulting a man who had taken an evicted farm, 2 May 1887
- 73-year-old William Ahearn, of Gardendale, Melbourne, Australia in
hospital with fractured ankle after being run down by car, 23 May 1938
- Michael Ahern robbed of ten shillings in Benalla, Melbourne, Australia,
9 February 1934
- Leslie John Ahern charged with stealing groceries in Dandenong,
Victoria, Australia, 14 October 1930
- Patrick F. Ahearn is first commander of new Worcester, Massachusetts
post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 22 August 1920
- historic, circa 1852 Salem Massachusetts home of Mary Jane, James, and
Anthony Ahearn, children of the late Robert and Constance Ahearn,
destroyed by fire, 30 December 2009
- Ryan Christopher Ahearn, son of Frank and Donna Ahearn of Warwick, New
York, engaged to Kristen Marie Knecht, 14 January 2010
- James Ahern, 54, of Media, Pennsylvania, died in a Philadelphia hospital
where he had spent the past 18 years in bed with a broken back. Despite
his injury he wove baskets to earn enough money to send his son, Joseph
through grammar and high school, 5 August 1927
- Edward J. Ahern, secretary of Naugatuck, Connecticut Elks lodge paying
bills, 29 January 1913; Mrs. Edward J. Ahern visiting relatives in
Glenville, Connecticut, 4 September 1915; visited in Ridgefield and
Norwalk, Connecticut, 7 October 1915
- Martin Ahern of Animal Protective League, Cleveland, Ohio captured a
jackrabbit, 11 October 1938
- 19-year-old Timothy Ahern shot to death at Plush, near Lakeview, Oregon,
23 November 1903
- marriage license issued to Samuel J. Turner of St. Helena, and Agnes
Ahern, of San Francisco, California, 29 July 1903
- on behalf of her mother, Anne, Agnes B. Ahern applied for letters of
administration in the estate of her sister, Mary A. Ahern of San
Francisco, 7 May 1904
- Mrs. Bridget Ahern, an 80-year-old invalid rescued from bedroom fire in
San Francisco, 7 August 1903
- New Rochelle, New York garden honors city's fallen police officers,
including Maurice Ahearn, killed by a robber in 1903, 17 May 2011

The Ahern Family Genealogy Website

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