Piqua Daily Call
13 August 1910  

OLD RESIDENT HAS PASSED AWAY  

Mrs Elizabeth Covault Dies At Home Of Daughter In Fletcher  

This morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cyrus Touge, in Fletcher, occurred the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson Lindon Covault, at the advanced age of 80 years, 5 months and 22 days. The infirmities of old age were the cause of her death, Mrs. Covault was a native of Brown township and lived the most of her life on a farm, about four miles northeast of Fletcher. She was the widow of Isaac Covault, who died about seven years ago. Since his death, she has made her home with her daughter in Fletcher. Mrs. Covault was a highly respected member of the Grace Christian Church, near Fletcher, which she had regularly attended until compelled to remain at home by failing health. Mrs. Covault was the mother of eleven children, seven of whom survive her. They are Hamilton and Newton Covault of Iowa, Mrs. Cyrus Touge, of Fletcher, Mr. Joseph Covault, of Fletcher, Mrs. William Donnelly of Piqua, Arron Conolly, of Galion and Mrs. Michael Quinlin, of Conover. The funeral service will be held at the home of her daughter, in Fletcher, at half past two o'clock, Monday afternoon, August 15th. The interment will be in Fletcher cemetery. Addendum: Elizabeth Anderson Linton was born 22 February 1830 in Miami County Ohio, the daughter of Silas C and Esther Anderson Linton, and died 13 August 1910 in Fletcher, Miami County Ohio. On 29 October 1846 she was married to Isaac A Covault, who was born in 1 823, and died in November of 1904. They are both buried at Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher, Miami County Ohio. The couple had thirteen children.

 

Miami Union

August 18, 1910 

COVAULT, MRS. ELIZABETH ANDERSON LINTON - New Hope--Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson Linton Covault died at her home in Fletcher August 13 of heart trouble which she could not withstand at her advanced age.  She was ill about two weeks.  She was the daughter of Silas and Esther Linton and was born February 22, 1830, in the home now owned by Silas Worthington.  She was married to Isaac Covault October 29, 1846, and to them were born eleven children, seven of whom survive her together with 32 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.  The husband died in November 1904.  One brother and one half-brother also survive.  Mrs. Covault was a member of the Springcreek Christian church for over fifty years.  She was of an unusually kind and cheerful disposition and was loved by all who came into close contact with her.  The funeral services were held from the M. E. church at Fletcher August 15 and were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Ryan.  Interment was made in Fletcher cemetery.

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