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Simon Christopher Ahern (abt. 1922 - 1998)

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Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in North Cork area of County Cork, Irelandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Top Cross, Lisgoold, County Cork, Irelandmap
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Biography of Simon Christopher "Chris" AHERN

  • Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern was born on December 16, 1928 in County Cork, Ireland, and was named Christopher because he was probably baptised on Christmas Day.
  • Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern was a storekeeper in Lisgoold. He and his family lived in Top Cross, Lisgoold Civil Parish in County Cork, Ireland.
  • Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern passed away in 1998, leaving his wife a widow. She lived close enough to his burial plot that she would walk over to visit his grave in the churchyard.
  • Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern has a horseshoe and an anvil on his headstone. Perhaps he enjoyed blacksmithing.
  • Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern was buried in Lisgoold Cemetery in Lisgoold on Church Road near Templebodan, County Cork, Ireland.
  • Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern has ancestors from Gounthaune, about five miles or 7 km from Cork City, and also from Cobh/Queenstown, a port city near Cork City. His grandfather had a brother and two sisters who immigrated to somewhere in North America.


  • Photo of gravestone for Simon C. Ahern from his living cousin M. Foley.
  • Correspondence from Rosie Ahern his widow, January 16, 1999, a few months after Chris died.

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