When Lillie Ruth Boughton was born on 16 August 1890, in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Boughton, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ella McCullough, was 25. She married Newton Levi Smith on 1 May 1912, in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 28 Howard, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 28 March 1989, in Iola, Allen, Kansas, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States.
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.