Ray Gerald Boughton

Ray & Myrtle Boughton headstone at Needmore Cemetery

Ray Gerald Boughton, son of Noah Webster & Charlotte M. (Hire) Boughton.  He was born on April 2, 1896 in Chester, Eaton County, Michigan, USA.

On August 7, 1918 in Kalamo, Eaton County, he married Myrtle Inez Shaver. She was the daughter of Bertrand Cassius & Ada Lovista (Blodgett) Shaver. Ray was a farmer at the time.

Per the 1920 U.S. Census (dated January 3, 1920), Ray & Myrtle (& their son) lived in Benton, Eaton County under the household of his widowed mother, Lottie. Ray was a farmer.

Per the 1930 U.S. Census (dated April 11, 1930), they lived in Charlotte, Eaton County. Their address was listed as 112 Lansing Street. Ray was listed as a garage mechanic.

The 1940 U.S. Census (dated April 10, 1930), also indicates that they lived in Charlotte, Eaton County at 112 Lansing Street. Ray was listed as a service man at the garage.

Per his WWII Draft Registration Card, dated 1942, Ray & Myrtle were living in Charlotte, Eaton County at 112 Lansing. Ray was employed by Howard Russell in Charlotte.

Ray passed away on October 29, 1967, at the age of 71, in Charlotte. He was buried at Needmore Cemetery in Needmore, Eaton County.

Together, Ray & Myrtle had one known child:

Mryl R. Boughton [1919 - 2000]