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Thomas Edward Cashman Obituary

Cashion Newspaper
Submitted by: Shannon Hoverson

Thomas Edward Cashman was born in New Hampshire October 29, 1855, died August 19, 1917, age 61 years, 9 months and 20 days.
At the age of five years he moved with his parents to Peoria Illinois, moving from there to Nebraska in 1871, where he grew to manhood and married Johanna McNamara, who died in 1883. To this union had been born two children, Mary who died in infancy, and Kathryn, who is now Mrs. P. D. Sheehan.
In 1894 he was married to Margaret Cecilia Sullivan and to this union were born two children Marguerite and Irene.
He is survived by two brothers a wife and five children, Kathryn, Marguerite, Irene, Mary and Willis. Interment was made at the Catholic cemetery at Lockridge, Oklahoma.

Tom Cashman Called By Death.
It is with deepest regret that we record this notice of the death of one of our pioneer citizens and fellow townsman. He was taken ill Saturday evening and succumbed about nine o'clock Sunday evening. The cause of his death is contributed to ptomaine poison.
Tom came to this country a number of years ago and settled on a farm southeast of here. He came to Cashion shortly after the town was founded and has been a resident every since. He had followed the carpenter trade for a number of years and of late had been in charge of the Arkansas Lumber yard during the absence of Mr. Short. He was a man whom everyone liked and we do not believe he had an enemy in the world. Not because it is customary at this sad hour to say kind words about one who has lately departed do we say this but because it is a fact; Tom Cashman loved his friends, remembered them and commanded the respect and admiration of all who were fortunate enough to know him.

Transcribed by: Vickey Leonard

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