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Finding aid of the William F. Cashman Obituary C057748
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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.
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.
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