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
1888–1958
Clara Flora Goodwin
1890–1985
Marriage: 18 February 1912
Pearl Janice Booton
1909–2007
Ruphenia Belle Ruth Booton
1915–1997
Juanita L. Booton
1917–1981
John Don Booton
1932–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1912
Henry, Iowa, United States
children

(4)

    Pearl Janice Booton

    Female1909–2007Female

    Ruphenia Belle Ruth Booton

    Female1915–1997Female

    Juanita L. Booton

    Female1917–1981Female

    Male1932–1992Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1863–1944Male

    Margette Mary Florine Fehlman

    Female1864–1936Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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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