After graduating from South Dade Senior High School in 1968, she enrolled at Miami-Dade Community College, intending to study medicine.
However, months before completing her first year of studies, she was seriously injured in a car crash while driving home from the library.
In 1898 she went to the Yukon for gold prospecting, working there until 1905.
The family lived first in Boston, Massachusetts, where the girls also worked when old enough, before migrating to San Francisco, California, in 1865.
Cashman established her first boarding house for miners in British Columbia during the Klondike Gold Rush, asking for donations to the Sisters of St. During her time there, she led a rescue of tens of miners in the Cassiar Mountains. 1880, Cashman built the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and did charitable work with the Sisters of St. She successfully reared the five children of her sister Fanny after they were orphaned in 1883.
Peas are low in calories and are good source of fibre, vitamin C, iron, potassium and magnesium.
Compared to the most grown garden pea, snow peas and sugar snaps are sweet, crisp and have less fibre in the pods.