Elbert Ray Boone

4 November 1894–2 February 1961 (Age 66)
Texas, United States

The Life of Elbert Ray

When Elbert Ray Boone was born on 4 November 1894, in Texas, United States, his father, Edwin Howard Boone, was 30 and his mother, Emily Alice Arnold, was 29. He lived in Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1920 and Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 2 February 1961, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sunnyside, Richmond, New York, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): from a nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’. Compare Bone 1.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bohon in La Manche, France, of obscure etymology.3 Dutch: from Middle Dutch bone, boene ‘bean’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bean grower or a nickname for a man of little importance (broad beans having been an extremely common crop in the medieval period), or possibly for a tall thin man (with reference to the runner bean).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elbert R Boone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elbert R Boone, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elbert R Boone in household of Edwin H Boone, "United States Census, 1910"

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