Susie Auten

Cyndi Reed as Susie Auten

Unknown Burial   1890’s

Susie Auten became a school teacher at 16 years of age.  After finding a community that ran off several teacher she proposed to teach for free for six weeks and if pleased the town would hire her for the year.  Susie’s discipline with the horse whip and reading from the bible kept her charges in line and her employed.  She died while crossing the river when she and her husband Charles were moving to Texas from Kansas.