Owen Ahern dob circa 1820 marries Anne Vicary. Oral history says one is from Cork and other from Limerick depending on who tells the story. Children born in IR are James, Dennis, Owen and a twin sister Ellen who dies during childbirth,John and Mary. owen was active in Young Irelanders and lived on WS OBriens estate. He allegedly left IR with a price on his head early 1850's, Children followed. Owen dob 1820 has a sister named Johanna who marries Daniel Cagney and they have one or two children in same area.
Family emigrates to Long Island NY, then 1860 to Chicago, then family splits up to MO, TN, CA and WA