Augustus Bingham

18 April 1783–7 August 1859 (Age 76)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Augustus

When Augustus Bingham was born on 18 April 1783, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Augustus Wheelock Bingham, was 19 and his mother, Hannah Davis, was 29. He married Amy Brown on 22 July 1810. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 August 1859, in Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Augustus Bingham
Amy Brown
Marriage: 22 July 1810
Charles B Bingham
Mary R Bingham
Morgan L Bingham
Nancy Aldrich Bingham
Athena Bingham
Levi Brown Bingham
George Alanson Bingham

Spouse and Children


    Amy Brown


22 July 1810


    Charles B Bingham



    Morgan L Bingham


    Nancy Aldrich Bingham


    Athena Bingham


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 5

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 20

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Augustus Bingham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Augustus Bingham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Agustus Bingham in entry for Levi Brown Bingham, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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