Mr. and Mrs. George Ashcroft — Born and Died Same Day Elderly Ohio Farmer and Wife Die within Three Hours.
COSHOCTON, Ohio, April 11 - Born on the same day it was the fate of George Ashcroft and his wife to die within three hours of each other. Ashcroft today fell dead across the foot of his bed when he arose to put extra covering over his wife. The wife had been ill and the shock of her husband's death caused her own. Ashcroft was a wealthy farmer and had lived near here for a number of years.
[Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer, Date: Apr. 23, 1905 — ]