The TRANTER Connection Around The World:Information about Joan Ahern
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Joan Ahern (b. 1918, d. 1927)Joan Ahern (daughter of Alexander Ahern and Mary Francis Flood) was born 1918 in Barrow-In-Furness, and died 1927 in Barrow-In-Furness.
Notes for Joan Ahern:
Died in 1927 ...... died of Meningitis at age 9
Mother Mary Francis (eldest daughter married Alexander Ahern).They had six children 2 born in America (New York) 1 died when when a baby (Elizabeth.)My parents came back to England with Mary(or May as we called her), they had 4 more children Eleanor Catherine, Winifred, Joan and Alexander. Eleanor (Nellie as we called her), died at 24years, Joan died at 9 years( Meningitis). My mother died at 41 years and my father 63 years. That left only Alexander (Alex) and myself.I was only 13years. and Alex only 11months when my mother died.
(Aunt Winnie's words, Approx 1990)