Robert S Boughton

15 June 1897–5 May 1964 (Age 66)
Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life of Robert S

When Robert S Boughton was born on 15 June 1897, in Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States, his father, Warren Edwin Boughton, was 35 and his mother, Eva D Nichols, was 34. He lived in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 May 1964, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States.

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Warren Edwin Boughton
Eva D Nichols
Bertha Edna Boughton
Robert S Boughton

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    Warren Edwin Boughton





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 6

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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

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)

  • Robert Boughton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert S Boughton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert S Baughton in household of Warren E Baughton, "United States Census, 1900"

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