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Jane Holmes Blackwell Ahrens
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1913
Riverton
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1988
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Jane was the daughter of Edward H. Blackwell and Elizabeth B. Holmes. She married John H. Ahrens on 14 Dec. 1946 in New York, NY.

The following obituary was contributed by a member Debora Rosenbaum (thanks!):

Jane Blackwell Ahrens, 74, former director of welfare for Princeton Borough, died July 2 in Princeton Medical Center. A former Princeton resident, she had moved to Rossmoor nine years ago.

Born in Riverton, Mrs. Ahrens retired in 1978 as director of welfare for the Borough after 20 years of service. She was a member of the Nassau Presbyterian Church and the Hightstown Historical Society.

Wife of the late Col. John H. Ahrens, who died in 1976, she is survived by a son, John E. Ahrens of Milford, Conn.; a sister, Betty Patterson of Sudbury, Mass., and a granddaughter.

The service was held at Nassau Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Steven Williams officiating. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Holcombe Blackwell (1879 - 1951)
  Elizabeth Brown Holmes Blackwell (1882 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  John Herman Ahrens (1887 - 1976)
 
 Sibling:
  Jane Holmes Blackwell Ahrens (1913 - 1988)
  Mary Elizabeth Blackwell Patterson (1926 - 1995)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hightstown
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Joseph R. Klett
Record added: Aug 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116102747
Jane Holmes <i>Blackwell</i> Ahrens
Added by: sgrove777
 
 
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014
 
 
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