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Finding aid of the William F. Cashman Obituary C057748
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Cashman, William F. Obituary
    Identifier/Call Number: C057748
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (6 pages typed)
    Date: 1895
    Abstract: An obituary of William Francis Cashman written and adopted by the Society of California Pioneers on June 3, 1895. The document is signed by Michael Kane, L. Cunningham, Chairman F.K. Krauth, and Secretary John J. Spear.
    creator: Cashman, William Francis, 1824-1895

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    William F. Cashman Obituaries, The Society of California Pioneers.

    Donor

    SCP, June 3, 1895

    Biographical note

    William Francis Cashman was born in Cork County, Ireland on August 24, 1824. He arrived in New York in the early 1840s and shortly afterward worked in North Carolina. He arrived in San Francisco by boat on May 9, 1849, and found success as a gold miner. He and C.D. O’Sullivan opened a mercantile business in Garrote in 1850 and Coulterville and Mariposa in 1851. They also opened wholesale house “Sullivan and Cashman” in San Francisco in 1855 with Hugh Dimond, which was dissolved in 1868. He died on March 1st, 1895.

    Scope and Contents note

    An obituary of William Francis Cashman written and adopted by the Society of California Pioneers on June 3, 1895. The document is signed by Michael Kane, L. Cunningham, Chairman F.K. Krauth, and Secretary John J. Spear.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers. 300 Fourth Street. San Francisco, CA 94107

    Related Archival Materials note

    Obituary: Vol. 4, pg. 106; Archives: Vol. 1, pg. 186; Mortuary Record: 1892-1906, pg. 50

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cashman, William Francis, 1824-1895
    Gold mines and mining--California--Tuolumne County.
    San Francisco (Calif.)