New Jersey Obituaries - October 26, 1898 - William McMahon

William McMahon of New York, a summer resident of Oceanic, died at his home at New York on Friday. He was 65 years old and had been sick a long time. Death was caused by a complication of diseases. Mr. McMahon, or "Billy" McMahon, as he was better known, was proprietor of the famous Haymarket which opined in New York in 1872 and gained a world wide reputation. The place was closed several years ago and converted into a museum. Mr. McMahon left a fortune of $500,000. The funeral was held on Monday night at his late home at New York, and the service was conducted by Rev. Mr. Hoadley. The body was buried at Evergreen cemetery.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, October 26, 1898