Emily S. Boughton

19 February 1847–14 January 1925 (Age 77)
Victor, Victor, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Emily S.

When Emily S. Boughton was born on 19 February 1847, in Victor, Victor, Ontario, New York, United States, her father, Myron Benjamin Boughton, was 34 and her mother, Jane Malura Farnam, was 25. She married Jeffery Amherst Farnham on 1 December 1880, in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Neosho Falls Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 14 January 1925, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cedarvale Cemetery, Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States.

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Jeffery Amherst Farnham
Emily S. Boughton
Marriage: 1 December 1880
Benjamin Farnam
Edith Inez Farnam
Marion B. Farnam

Spouse and Children

    Jeffery Amherst Farnham



1 December 1880
Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 7

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • E G Farnam, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Emily F Boughton in household of Myron Boughton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emily S Farnan, "United States Census, 1910"

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