Metta Mabel Boughton

1904–1998 (Age 94)
Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Metta Mabel

When Metta Mabel Boughton was born on 2 January 1904, in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Boughton, was 54 and her mother, Mary Ella McCullough, was 39. She lived in Everett Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Yates Center, Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 15 February 1998, in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Yates Center Cemetery, Yates Center, 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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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 23

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Meta Boughton, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Meta M Boughton in household of Mary E Boughton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Metta Boughton in household of Chas Boughton, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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