‘Til Death Do Us Part: Couple Married 60 Years Buried in Double Coffin 

February 14, 2016 rehadlock 0

14 Most Violent Valentine’s Days 14 Most Violent Valentine’s Days   In 1921, Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Souder and Mary Ellen Souder, a couple married for sixty years died less than 48 hours apart and were laid to rest in a double coffin. The two had contracted dysentery, known as “The Flux” at that time. Dysentery is a form of gastroenteritis, usually contacted by contaminated food and water. Without treatment, a person with dysentery will rapidly lose bodily fluids leading to dehydration and eventually, death. This disease was a common killer in the 19th and 20th century before the invention of […]

14 Most Violent Valentine’s Days

February 15, 2015 rehadlock 0

Most people observe the 14th of February as a day to celebrate love and romance, but those of us who are a bit twisted know all too well that the holiday has proven throughout history to be more murderous than mushy. Whether you’re celebrating Single’s Awareness Day alone or you’re cuddled up with your Suicide Girl and preparing to watch ‘Faces of Death’ this evening, if you are overwhelmed by the cheesiness of Valentine’s Day here are 14 morbid facts about February the 14th: 1. St. Valentine was a Roman Holy Priest who is known for marrying soldiers in secret during a time […]