I am researching a family based on a contradictory oral history. Depending on the orator one parent was from Cork the other from Limerick. I have confirmed the following. Owen Ahern dob circa 1820 Marries Ann Vickery[sp?] dob circa 1823 I dont know where the marriage takes place. I do have Owen at WS OBriens estate Cahermoyle, Ardagh, Limerick, in 1848 with 3 children baptized there.
Owen has a sister named Johanna who weds Daniel Cagney and they baptized two children one in Kilcolman/Coolcappagh 1845 and the other in Ballykiely townland 1848. I have no info on marriage place or date of Johanna.
Both Owen and Johanna emigrate to USA in 1850's
Owens son Owen was baptized as Eugene the Gaelic for owen I believe, in Ardagh in 1847.
Owen and Annes children that i have records for are in order of birth: James circa1842; Dennis c 1843; Mary Magdelene c1847; Owen and twin Ellen who dies in childbirth c 1848; Patrick 1849 unknown death but in Ireland before 1852; John 1851; rest of children are born USA Daniel James; William ; Margaret Anne and Edward.
Owen, John, William and Edward repeat names in subsequent generations born in USA
Pre WWI Owen jr returns to Ireland for a Birth certificate and lists his residence as Fermoy even though he is proven as baptized in Ardagh.
Based on that I wonder if the Owen Ahern in Griffiths located Fermoy Barony;Mallow Parish;Location Town of Mallow spa walk would be related. Or, for that matter if any of the Cork Aherns are related Any help would be appreciated. I have no info on Owen/ Ann and Johanna/Daniels siblings or parents.
Owen emigrates 1850, Ann follows with several but not all of the children. Dennis and Owen jr emigrate on a ship with Johanna and James Ahern presumably relatives since two children would not emigrate at ages 9/11 alone. Owen stays on Long Island NY as a gardener again til 1860 then migrates to Chicago. Family stays here a while then some migrate to St Joseph MO, Memphis TN, Los Angeles CA, San Francisco CA, OR and WA state;.
Any help would be appreciated. For example cemetery locations, headstones, Cagney help, other siblings of Owen senior help,
More importantly a plan of attack for Ireland information. I maneuver well in USA but have no clue for IR