Note: Had 8 children born in Ontario. Moved to North Dakota in 1893, about a year after Thomas homesteaded. Ninth child born in Grandin, ND. Had 4 sons and 4 daughters. Died at home of son, Robert in Glenburn, ND
In Elizabeth Flatt Cauther's newspaper obituary (1941), it was said that she raised her 3 younger sisters and "had a lovely Irish broque."
(Abridged version of obituary in unknown newspaper 1941, Elizabeth Flatt, oldest daughter of Josiah)
Mrs. Elizabeth Cauthers 86, Deering Pioneeer, Dies
Final rites will be held in the Free Methodist church Thursday afternoon at 2pm for one of the commun�d�7s oldest and most beloved pioneers, Mrs. Elizabeth Cauthers who passed away Sunday evening March 2, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. And Mrs. Robert Cauthers of Glenburn.
(3 more paragraphs)
Elizabeth Flatt was born Dec. 25, 1854, in Stanton, Ont., Canada. Her mother passed away when Mrs. Cauthers was a young girl. She was left with her father, Josiah Flatt to share the responsibility of three younger sisters. A responsibility she shouldered even after her marriage to Thomas Cauthers in 1873. In 1893 she with her husband and family moved to Gardner, N. Dak. Mr. Cauthers with his son James filed on a homestead north of Deering in 1901. Mr. Cauthers preceded her in death in 1903.
(another paragraph of who survived her)
...Three sisters, Emma Dynes of Long Beach, Calif., Sarah Rowe and Louisa Smith of Niagara Falls, Ont., and five half brothers.
lived in the Deering vicinity the balance of her life. Died at the home of her son Robert Ca uthers in Glenburn, ND.
Had a lovely Irish broque
born in Tecumseth, simcoe, ontario or Stanton?
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