Erastus Perry Bingham

20 March 1846–4 June 1929 (Age 83)
La Harpe Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Erastus Perry

When Erastus Perry Bingham was born on 20 March 1846, in La Harpe Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Erastus Bingham Jr, was 23 and his mother, Olive Hovey Freeman, was 26. He married Emeline Clarissa Allen on 21 February 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 14 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1870. He died on 4 June 1929, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erastus Perry Bingham
Emeline Clarissa Allen
Marriage: 21 February 1870
Perry Alanson Bingham
Emeline Chastina Bingham
Francis Levi Bingham
Albern Allen Bingham
Joseph Franklin Bingham
Olive Rebecca Bingham
Louisa Marinda Bingham
William Henry Bingham
Mary Lucinda Bingham
Thomas Lorenzo Bingham
Ezra Bingham
Erastus Edward Bingham
Clarence Bingham
Wilford Levi Bingham
Leonard Bingham
Lorin Bingham
Cedenia Bingham
David Moroni Bingham
Arnold Hyrum Bingham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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

    Erastus Bingham Story by Arnon Allred

    Erastus Bingham was born in Concord, Essex County, Vermont on March 12, 1789. When he was only about four years old his father died. This required him to work on the farm while very young. Erastus he …

    Sources (66)

    • Erastus Perry Bingham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Erastus P Bingham in entry for Leonard Bingham and Mable Brough, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Erastus P. Bingham in entry for Arnolld Hymm Bingham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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