Elizabeth cotton born 5th Jan 1896

Who I hear you say is Elizabeth Cotton,  she wrote Freight Train. you can find quite a few recordings here is one at 1:44

and read about her here

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Cotten

There are quite a few finger picking options, I like ( Finger- P,I,M,A- string) P -4, I-1 P-3, I-1. P-2, I-1

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