Mabel May Bingham

5 May 1875–24 February 1933 (Age 57)
Clark, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mabel May

Mabel May Bingham was born on 5 May 1875, in Clark, Missouri, United States as the daughter of Albert J. Bingham and Mary Ganard. She had at least 1 son with Jesse Orlando Douglas. She lived in Swan Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 24 February 1933, in Minnehaha, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Jesse Orlando Douglas
Mabel May Bingham
Donald Gail Douglas

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Parents and Siblings

    Albert J. Bingham


    Mary Ganard




    Grant A Bingham


    Don Wade Bingham



World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 9

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire called Bingham, from an unattested Old English clan name, Binningas, or an Old English word bing ‘(a) hollow’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’. The name is also established in Ireland.2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding habitational names such as Bingenheimer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel Bingham in household of Mary Bingham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mabel M Douglas in household of James O Douglas, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel Douglas in household of Jesse Douglas, "United States Census, 1920"

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