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James Ahern
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1830
Aghabullogue
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Jan. 13, 1899
Sonoma
Sonoma County
California, USA

Petaluma Daily Courier, Saturday, 14 Jan1899
A Pioneer's Death

"James Ahern, a well-known and highly esteemed pioneer resident of this county, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. Green, at Sonoma on Friday night at 11:05. Death was due to general debility and deceased had been failing for several days. He was a native of county Cork, Ireland, aged sixty seven years and two months, and leaves five adult children as follows: Mrs. Thos. Bradley and James Ahern of Tiburon, Sarah and Henry Ahern of San Francisco and Mrs. Jennie Green of Sonoma. His wife died about twenty-five years ago and a son, J.C. Ahern died about two years ago.
The funeral will take place in this city Monday morning on the arrival of the 9:30 train. Services will be held at St. Vincent's church and the remains will be interred in the family plot at Calvary cemetery."

The Petaluma Argus, Saturday, 14 Jan 1899
"Died: Ahern - In Sonoma, Jan. 13, 1899, James Ahern, father of Mrs. Thos Bradley, Henry, Jas, and Sarah Ahern, Mrs. S. Green, and the later J.C. Ahern, a native of County Cork, Ireland, age 67 years and 2 months.
The funeral will take place from St. Vincent's church in this city, Monday 16th, at 10 o'clock."

The Sonoma Index Tribune 21 Jan 1899
James Ahern Passes Away

"James Ahern, for the past ten years a resident of this valley, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. H. Green, in this place, on Friday night of last week. Mr. Ahern had been ailing for several months and his death was not unexpected. The deceased was a farmer for many years near Lakeville, from which he removed to Embarcadero in 1889 where he followed the same occupation. Mr. Ahern was a widower, his wife having died over 25 years ago. The deceased was a native of County cork, Ireland, and aged 67 years and two months. He was the father of Mrs. L. H. Green of this place, Mrs. Thomas Bradley and Henry, James and Sarah Ahern.
The funeral took place from St. Vincent's Church, Petaluma, Monday morning at 10 o'clock, the deceased being laid beside his wife in the Catholic Cemetery of that city."
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Graham Ahern (1835 - 1873)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Agnes Ahern Bradley (1859 - 1937)*
  Henry Michael Ahern (1862 - 1900)*
  James Bernard Ahern (1866 - 1945)*
  Sarah A. Ahern (1869 - 1928)*
  John Cornelius Ahern (1873 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Petaluma
Sonoma County
California, USA
 
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Record added: May 30, 2011
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