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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Elizabeth Flatt: Birth: 25 DEC 1854 in Stanton, Dufferin Co., Ontario, Canada. Death: 2 MAR 1941 in Glenburn, Renville Co, ND, USA

  2. Isabella Flatt: Birth: 7 SEP 1857 in Adjala, Simcoe Country, ON. Death: 1936

  3. John Henry Flatt: Birth: 1858 in ON.

  4. Sarah Jane Flatt: Birth: 1861. Death: 29 SEP 1947 in Dundalk, ON

  5. Joseph James Flatt: Birth: 1864 in Simcoe County, ON, Canada. Death: 7 OCT 1927 in Grandin, Cass County, ND

  6. Emma Flatt: Birth: 15 AUG 1867 in Simcoe County, ON. Death: 1953

  7. Matilda Flatt: Birth: 1868 in Simcoe County, ON.

  8. William Flatt: Birth: 1869 in ON.

  9. Charline Flatt: Birth: 1871 in ON.

  10. Louisa Flatt: Birth: 1872.


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Thomas G. Flatt: Birth: 13 JAN 1875 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada. Death: 24 MAR 1973 in Livingston, MT

  2. Josiah Silas (Si) Flatt: Birth: 26 JUL 1877 in Simcoe Co, Ont, CAN. Death: 5 MAY 1959 in Mississauga, ON

  3. Hannah Flatt: Birth: 1878 in Simcoe Co, Ont, CAN. Death: AFT. 1880

  4. Emogene Flatt: Birth: 26 JAN 1880 in Fargo, Cass County, ND. Death: 22 JUN 1974 in Moorehead, Clay County, ND

  5. Eugene Flatt: Birth: 26 JAN 1880 in Fargo, ND (A Twin). Death: 1885 in Fargo, ND

  6. Charlotte (Lottie) Flatt: Birth: JAN 1882 in ND.

  7. Eugean Flatt: Birth: 24 OCT 1885. Death: 13 JUN 1909

  8. Wesley Flatt: Birth: MAR 1886 in ND. Death: 1957

  9. Walter Flatt: Birth: 15 JAN 1888. Death: DEC 1978

  10. Earl Flatt: Birth: SEP 1890.

  11. Edna Mae Flatt: Birth: MAR 1894 in Gardner, ND.

  12. Person Not Viewable

  13. Pearl Flatt: Death: BEF. 1880 in infancy


Sources
1. Title:   Simcoe County, Ontario County, Canada Marriage Registration, Number010417
2. Title:   Sally Flatt Brown, Family Researcher
3. Title:   Mike Peterson, Family Reseacher

Notes
a. Note:   Josiah emigrated from England to Ontario, Canada with brothers Jonathan and James.
  Josiah and Tamar's marriage registration has his name as Isaiah; lists both Josiah and Tamar as Methodists, the marriage conducted by Thomas Campbell, witnessed by Hester Flatt of Tecumseth and James Flatt of Mono, both residing in Mulmer when married, and Josiah was a farmer and Tamar a spinster.
  The North Dakota 1880 census lists him as a laborer. The North Dakota 1900 census lists him as a farm owner, he can read and write, father and mother are English, and he entered the United States in 1878.
  DEATH book "North Dakota History and People"
  Josiah Flatt came to Canada at the age of 14 (1848). Married Rachel Lyons about 1853. Josiah and Rachel had eight children. Rachel died. Josiah marries Tamar Whitley in Ontario in 1873. Moved to Fargo in 1878: seven years later purchased 480 acre farm in Cass County. Josiah and Tamar had 13 children.
 (Rachel and Jesse actually had 10 children.)
  From the "Compendium of History and Biography of North Dakota" (a book published in 1900)
  JOSIAH FLATT, one of the early settlers of Cass County resides on Section 28, in Kenyon Township and is well known and highly respected in his community. he was born in the county of Norfolk, England, 7 October 1832 and when about 16 emigrated to America and settled in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada where he remained until 1878. In the spring of that year he went to North Dakota and for several years made his home in Fargo, while he engaged in farming in that vicinity. He purchased 480 acres of land in Section 28 in Kinyon Township in the summer of 1886 and has resided thereon since that time. He has made valuable improvements to his property and has met with success in the pursuit of agriculture.
  He was married to his second wife in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada 25 March 1875 to Miss Tamar Whitley, who was born in Simcoe County 14 February 1852. Mr. and Mrs. Flatt are the parents of 9 living children, as follows: Thomas G., Josiah Jr., Emogene, Charlotte, Eugene, Wesley, Walter, Earl and May. Four children born to Mr. and Mrs. Flatt died in infancy or childhood, as follows: Hannah, Eugene, Pearl, and an unnamed infant. Mr. Flatt is a prominent citizen and active in social and religious affairs of his community and enjoys the respect and esteem of the people among whom he has resided for many years.
  Ida Gould remembers her mother Emogene Flatt talking about Josiah as a prominent thoroughbred horse racer.
  Sally Flatt Brown remembers her father telling her that when Josiah died, his son Tom, transferred all the horses to Montana.


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