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 Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

Birth
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 31 Aug 1986 (aged 93)
Nobleboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Burial Nobleboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Plot Family plot
Memorial ID 9224006 · View Source
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Prolific poet and author of fiction and non-fiction. She is best remembered as an author of children's books, most notably "The Cat That Went To Heaven," which won the prestigious Newbery Medal for Children's literature and has been in continuous print for the past 75 years. Over 80 of her children's books have been published, including "Away Goes Sally," "Five Bushel Farm," "The White Horse," and "Trudy and the Tree House." She married Henry Beston (1888-1968), who was also a writer. They lived on a farm in Nobleboro, Maine, where they are both buried in a family plot.

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  • Originally Created by: Buddy from Budd Lake
  • Added: 31 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9224006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth (31 May 1893–31 Aug 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9224006, citing Beston-Coatsworth Family Cemetery, Nobleboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .