July 24, 1907, page 4. Morgan Ashby obituary., The Adair County News,
Columbia, Kentucky, online images (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov).
According to his death certificate, Daniel Morgan Ashby was 80 years old when he died on July 13, 1907, in Winnetka, Cook County, Illinois, where he had been for three days.
Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922, (FamilySearch.org from Illinois Department of Public Health,
Division of Vital Records, Springfield, Illinois), FHL microfilm 1,239,952. Record for Daniel M. Ashby.
Several of his surviving children lived in Chicago at this time. Maybe he was visiting his daughter, Mary Bowman (Ashby) Adsit, and his grandchildren, Charles C. Adsit, Jr. and my grandmother, Elizabeth Adsit, who would have just turned ten less than a month beforehand.
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