1886 Dec 23 Woman Drops Dead at Funeral

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1886 Dec 23  Woman Drops Dead at Funeral - Special Dispatches to the CHB03JCXK SHE DIED AT...
Special Dispatches to the CHB03JCXK SHE DIED AT A GRATE A Woman Who Had Attended Six Hundred Innerala New Toee December 23 The Sans Montrose N special of December 22d says Mrs Margaret Asbton of Factory ville who was well known because of her eccentric fondness for attend ng funerals she having been present at the burial of every person but three who bad died in that part of this and the adjoining counties during the past forty years died suddenly on Saturday while at tbe funeral of a neighbor bhe was 70 years old and wealthy Besides being presenrat so many local funerals she had been among the specta ora at tbe obsequies of all the noted peorie of this eounuy who have died in the past half a century Including Webster Lincoln Greeley Grant Garfield and Douglas Mrs Ashton could give the dates of the death and burial of every person who bad died within a circle of flft miles of Fac - toryvllie since she was a child She dropped dead while the body of the person whose funeral she was attending was being lowered into the grave che bad attended over bOO funerals

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 23 Dec 1886, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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