Lorenzo Bingham

3 July 1818–6 April 1856 (Age 37)
Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lorenzo

When Lorenzo Bingham was born on 3 July 1818, in Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States, his father, Warner Bingham, was 28 and his mother, Lucy Wheeler, was 25. He married Susan Joslin on 29 December 1853, in Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States. He died on 6 April 1856, in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Lorenzo Bingham
Susan Joslin
Marriage: 29 December 1853

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29 December 1853
Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States

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World Events (5)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 12

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

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)

  • Lorenzo Bingham in household of Warner B May, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lorenzo Bingham, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lorenzo Bingham in entry for Susan J Bingham, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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