Willard Eugene Bingham

3 October 1856–13 December 1918 (Age 62)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Willard Eugene

When Willard Eugene Bingham was born on 3 October 1856, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Willard Bingham, was 26 and his mother, Amanda Melvina Snow, was 18. He married Hannah Sarah McFarland on 8 May 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 December 1918, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Eugene Bingham
Hannah Sarah McFarland
Marriage: 8 May 1879
Mary Emily Bingham
Eugene Bingham
Hannah Melvina Bingham
Dora May Bingham
Ethel M Bingham
Adelbert Willard Bingham
Charles James Bingham
William Spencer Bingham
Annabell Bingham
Duella Elizabeth BINGHAM
John Henry Bingham
Joseph Harvey Bingham
Luella Lavina Bingham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Story Highlight


    ‘Following the baptisms, the group of fifteen assembled for the purpose of organizing the Rock Hill Branch, Henry Miller, "him being the oldest elder present, was made branch president. Before the …

    Sources (60)

    • William Bingham in household of William Bingham, "United States Census, 1870"
    • W E Bingham in entry for William S Bingham and Bertha C Anderson, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • W. E. Bingham in entry for Mary Emily Bingham Holmes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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