Harris Bingham

Male18 April 1806–12 May 1894

Brief Life History of Harris

When Harris Bingham was born on 18 April 1806, in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Ira Bingham Sr, was 29 and his mother, Sophia Weeks, was 26. He married Lucia Ann Warner on 28 December 1828. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 May 1894, in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 88.

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Harris Bingham
Lucia Ann Warner
Marriage: 28 December 1828
Lucius Warner Bingham
Charlotte Sophia Bingham
William Harrison Bingham
Eugene Webb Bingham
Charles M. Bingham

Sources (14)

  • Harris Bingham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harris Bingham in entry for Eugene W Bingham and Paulene Walker, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Harris Bingham, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1828
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 6

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 24

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset) and Irish (County Mayo): habitational name from Bingham (Nottinghamshire). The placename is probably from an Old English folk-name Bynningas (‘the people associated with a man named Bynna’), or possibly from an unattested Old English word bing ‘a kettle-shaped hollow’, + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

    Irish (Ulster, of Scottish origin): altered form of Bigham .

    American shortened and altered form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames such as Bingenheimer .

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

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