Haunted by Wife’s Ghost


The following article comes from the New York Sun, September 20, 1907.

Appeal of Man Who Wants to Take Her Body From Potter’s Field.

NEW YORK – Explaining that for two years he had been haunted by his wife’s ghost, John Crane, a laborer, of 261 East 71st street, yesterday appealed to Coroner Harburger to assist him. His wife committed suicide In 1905 by jumping into the East River.

When the body was recovered, Crane was sent for, but he denied knowing the woman. He told Coroner Harburger that he had refused to make the identification, owing to the gossip of his neighbors, who had said he was really glad to get rid of his wife because he wanted to marry a younger woman.

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Creepy Photo of the Day: The Irish Nun

picture of nun ghost in galway ireland

A photographer in Galway, Ireland captured what he believes is the ghost of a 19th century nun at a historic area known as the Long Walk.

“The image was not visible either before or after the photograph was taken and was not captured in any of the other photographs,” Jonathan Curran told the Galway Independent. “She just seemed to appear for a moment and disappear.”

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