Elizabeth Chatfield

(1843–1917) Elizabeth was a suffragist who served as the private secretary to Susan B. Anthony in the late 1800s. She resided at 18 Front Street in Owego (different from Oswego) until eventually moving to New York City for her work with Anthony. While Susan B. Anthony was touring and promoting “Revolution,” the newspaper on women’s suffrage, she presented her case at the Tioga County Courthouse in 1894 and stayed overnight and was hosted by Elizabeth.

Evergreen Cemetery

Section 1, Lot 62

Prospect Street, Owego, NY 13827

Tioga County

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