Clara Flora Goodwin

18 March 1890–8 May 1985 (Age 95)
Frankfort, Spink, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Clara Flora

When Clara Flora Goodwin was born on 18 March 1890, in Frankfort, Spink, South Dakota, United States, her father, George Don Goodwin, was 26 and her mother, Margette Mary Florine Fehlman, was 25. She married Raymond Ellis Booton on 18 February 1912, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Creal Springs, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 8 May 1985, in Bellevue, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Ellis Booton
Clara Flora Goodwin
Marriage: 18 February 1912
Pearl Janice Booton
Ruphenia Belle Ruth Booton
Juanita L. Booton
John Don Booton

Spouse and Children

18 February 1912
Henry, Iowa, United States


    Pearl Janice Booton


    Ruphenia Belle Ruth Booton


    Juanita L. Booton



Parents and Siblings


    Margette Mary Florine Fehlman




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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: God, good, and wine, a friend, a benefactor

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Bouton in household of Ray Bouton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara L Booten in household of Ray E Booten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Booton in household of Ray E Booton, "United States Census, 1920"

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