Finding aid of the William F. Cashman Obituary C057748In Memoriam WM. F. Cashman
Finding aid prepared by Kelsey Fox
Society of California PioneersNovember 18, 2011
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
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)
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
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William F. Cashman Obituaries, The Society of California Pioneers.
SCP, June 3, 1895
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.
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.
The Society of California Pioneers. 300 Fourth Street. San Francisco, CA 94107
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.)