Myron W. Boughton

Male19 December 1892–27 November 1995

Brief Life History 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 for about 10 years. 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 Edward Boughton
Virginia L Boughton

Sources (18)

  • Myron W Baughton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Myron W. Boughton, "Kansas Marriages, 1840-1935"
  • Myron Willis Boughton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1917Woodson, Kansas, United States
  • Children (3)

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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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 6

    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.

    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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 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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