Myron W. Boughton

19 December 1892–27 November 1995 (Age 102)
Woodson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Myron W.

When Myron W. Boughton was born on 19 December 1892, in Woodson, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Boughton, was 42 and his mother, Mary Ella McCullough, was 27. He married Grace J. Heslop on 8 April 1917, in Woodson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Everett Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Center Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 1995, in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Myron W. Boughton
Grace J. Heslop
Marriage: 8 April 1917
Ruby E Boughton
Glenn E Boughton
Virginia L Boughton

Spouse and Children

8 April 1917
Woodson, Kansas, United States


    Ruby E Boughton


    Glenn E Boughton


    Virginia L Boughton


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 27

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named. Those in Cambridgeshire (formerly Huntingdonshire), Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire are named from the Old English byname Bucca ( 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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Sources (3)

  • Myron Boughton, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Myron Boughton in household of C H Boughton, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Myron Boughton in household of Chas Boughton, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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