Dating asin women
Dating asin women
These ’’entertainers’’ initially were the majority of the female population.
Most single women in California quickly had several proposals for marriage.
Others went back east to wind up their business there and escort their women and families to California.
Many single men started communicating with female acquaintances they knew and many proposals were accepted with this long distance dating.
In Ireland, the Great Potato Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 18 that drove many desperate women to the United States and on to California.
Women of many different continents, statuses, classes, and races were involved in the California Gold Rush.
The number of women in California changed very quickly as the rich gold strikes and lack of women created strong pressures in the new Gold Rush communities to restore sex balance.
As travel arrangements improved and were made easier and more predictable the number of women coming to California rapidly increased.As time went on the ever-increasing immigration of more women and families started changing the composition of the female population and the entertainers soon became outnumbered.There were many unusual opportunities for women in the cities and gold fields as men, starved for female company, paid extravagant fees to associate with women or buy products that were made by women.About 3.0% of the gold rush Argonauts before 1850 were female or about 3,500 female Gold Rushers compared of about 115,000 male California Gold Rushers.By California’s 1852 State Census the population has already increased to about 200,000 of which about 10% or 20,000 are female. Federal Census California had a population of 330,000 with 223,000 males and 107,000 females—still a male to female ratio greater than 2 males to 1 female.On the California Trail, about 4% of the people on the trail died from accidents, cholera, fever, and myriad other causes, and many women became widows before even setting eyes on California.