Flossie Nouchette " Chette" Doncaster

1889–1955 (Age 65)
Oxford, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Flossie Nouchette " Chette"

When Flossie Nouchette " Chette" Doncaster was born on 7 December 1889, in Oxford, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Allan Blair Doncaster, was 26 and her mother, Bertha Heart Schurman, was 23. She married Walter Scott McElmon on 7 March 1914, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901. She died on 11 January 1955, in East Leicester, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Walter Scott McElmon
Flossie Nouchette " Chette" Doncaster
Marriage: 7 March 1914
Theda E. McElmon

Spouse and Children

7 March 1914
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada


    Theda E. McElmon


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (4)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 20

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 32

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 56

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, named from the river name Don (a Celtic name meaning ‘water’, ‘river’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie M Dancaster in household of Bertha H Dancaster, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Nouchuth Duncaster in household of Allin Duncaster, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Flossie Nonchette Doncaster, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"

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