James W. Marshall

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Another James W. Marshall is James Marshall (Postmaster General)

James Wilson Marshall (1810-1885) was born in Lambertville, New Jersey on October 8,1810. John Sutter contracted with Marshall in August, 1847 to build a sawmill in the town of Coloma, California. Marshall's discovery of gold in Sutter's Mill began the California Gold Rush. He died on August 10, 1885 (Kelsey, California).

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