Dover, NH Cocheco Mfg Fire, 1907 - 5 Dead

DEATH LOSS IN DOVER MILL FIRE NUMBERS FIVE

Dover, N. H., Jan. 29.---James Ashburn, 57 years old, who was seriously injured in the fire which destroyed the Cocheco Mill No. 1, last Saturday, died today at the Wentworth Hospital. His death brings the total number of victims of the fire up to five.

Ashburn, who was a mule spinner, jumped from the fourth floor of the burning mill, sustaining a broken hip and severe internal injuries. He is survived by a widow and five children.

The Boston Journal, Boston, MA 30 Jan 1907