Fred Alvin Bingham

16 January 1917–21 July 1996 (Age 79)
Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Fred Alvin

When Fred Alvin Bingham was born on 16 January 1917, in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Brigham Albert Bingham, was 28 and his mother, Eva Viola Stratford, was 27. He married Ruth Welch Lofthouse on 24 June 1947, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1942. In 1935, at the age of 61, his occupation is listed as farmer in Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States. He died on 21 July 1996, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Honeyville Cemetery, Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Fred Alvin Bingham
Ruth Welch Lofthouse
Marriage: 24 June 1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1947Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 1
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
    1923 · The Ellen Eccles Theatre
    Age 6
    The Ellen Eccles Theater was originally known as the Capitol Theater and was home to different vaudevilles and operas. The Theater later became solely used for community events and movies. In 1988, popular outcry from the public led to the city of Logan purchasing the theater and a not-for-profit organization was formed to renovate and operate it. Fire destroyed much of the theater's annex in 1990 during a restoration attempt by the city. However, the Theater reopened to a gala performance on January 8, 1993. It is used today for performances of the Utah Festival Opera Company along with the Cache Valley Civic Ballet, Music Theater West, Valley Dance Ensemble, Cache Theater Company, and several Utah State University performing groups.
    Age 24
    Japanese attack 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

    Life story of Fred Alvin Bingham

    FRED A. BINGHAM My life began on January 16, 1917 in a home at Wilson Lane (West of Ogden), Utah. At the age of three I moved with my family to a farm in Honeyville, Utah. The farm was an apple orchar …

    Sources (48)

    • Fred Alvin Bingham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Fred Alvin Bingham, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
    • Fred Alvin Bingham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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