Lorenzo Bingham

Male3 July 1818–6 April 1856

Brief Life History 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 23. 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

Sources (11)

  • Lorenzo Bingham in household of Warner B May, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lorenzo Bingham, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Lorenzo Bingham, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1853Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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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

    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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