I recently received the 1890 pension application from the National Archives for the widow of JOHN AHEARN who served in the Union Navy 1862-1865.According to Julia's statement John died 13 June 1880 leaving her with four living children: Catherine (b. 1866), John (b. 1869), Thomas (b. 1871) and Richard (b. 1875) in Portland, CT.Julia was granted the pension and received it until her death in April 1920.This is not my family, so would like to share this document with anyone who has an interest.If you've never seen on of these applications, they are a wealth of genealogy info!Please e-mail me with requests.