Ruby Boughton

Female9 August 1897–27 January 1900

Brief Life History of Ruby

When Ruby Boughton was born on 9 August 1897, in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Boughton, was 47 and her mother, Mary Ella McCullough, was 32. She died on 27 January 1900, in her hometown, at the age of 2, and was buried in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States.

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Charles Boughton
Mary Ella McCullough
Lillie Ruth Boughton
Myron W. Boughton
Thomas McCullough Boughton
Ruby Boughton
Charles Elwood Boughton
Minnie Irene Boughton
Metta Mabel Boughton

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  • Ruby Boughton, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 3

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places so named. Those in Cambridgeshire (formerly Huntingdonshire), Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire are named from Old English bucc ‘goat’ or the Old English byname Bucca with the same meaning (see Buck 1) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’; those in Cheshire and Kent are named with Old English bōc ‘beech’ + tūn.

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

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