Strange Deaths

Haunted by a Death-bed Promise

Haunted by a Death-bed Promise Some spouses asked for death-bed promises that their husband or wife would not remarry. And some returned from beyond the grave to enforce that promise.

Death in the Mango Tree

Death in the Mango Tree A woman encounters a death-urging creature in an Assam mango tree.

Predicting Lincoln’s Death by Horoscope, Trance, and Manual Alphabet

Predicting Lincoln’s Death by Horoscope, Trance, and Manual Alphabet Lincoln’s death predicted by a variety of seers including an astrologer who cast a horoscope, a trance medium, and a student using the manual alphabet

Spook Wants a Coroner

Spook Wants a Coroner A young lady ghost (?) asks to give an ante-mortem statement about the cause of her death. Was she a spook or an insane woman?

A Corpse on Eggs

A Corpse on Eggs A mysterious infant corpse found on a layer of eggs in a chimney.

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