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 Anna J <I>Sharon</I> Cahill

Anna J Sharon Cahill

Illinois, USA
Death 4 Aug 1910 (aged 42–43)
Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA
Burial Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 7353463 · View Source
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Married 8 Jan 1888 to W E Cahill...Daughter of James Sharon...Aged 42y 11m 8d = birth 26 Aug 1867..."lamp on the [sewing] machine tipped off onto the floor and exploded. The flames set fire to the sewing material on the floor and Mrs. Cahill's skirts, and almost immediately the entire interior of the room became a mass of flames. Mrs. Cahill ran out of the room and around the house, her clothing all aflame. Miss [Marie] Aarnes finally overtook her and envoloped her in a rug, but by that time all of Mrs. Cahills' clothing, with the exeption of the shoes were burned off and Mrs. Cahill was frightfully burned from head to shoe tops. After being so frightfully burned Mrs. Cahill went to the barn several hundred yards away and turned out her horses. She then walked about a half mile down the road toward the city, where she was met some hours afterward by an automobile...more details in obit...Columbia Chronicle, Dayton WA, 6 Aug 1910, Page 2 Column 12.

Note: The death record for Anna shows a death date of Aug. 5, not the Aug. 4 shown on the headstone. See below:

Da Reference Number: {79C906F9-34B4-4309-8186-53A8D8305D21}
Image Number: 2022
Document Number: 19
Document Reference Id: 45
Name: Anna J. Cahill
Date Of Death: 5 Aug 1910
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Father Name: Wm. Shanon
Mother Name: Amanda Michael
Batch Id: 275512
Batch Locality: Washington, United States
Death Place: Dayton, Columbia, Washington
Mother Name Gn: Amanda
Mother Name Surname: Michael
Street Address:

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  • Maintained by: Ann Koch
  • Originally Created by: Betty from OR
  • Added: 14 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7353463
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna J Sharon Cahill (1867–4 Aug 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7353463, citing Dayton City Cemetery, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Ann Koch (contributor 46800231) .