William Tyler Bingham

Brief Life History of William Tyler

When William Tyler Bingham was born on 31 December 1910, in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Tyler Bingham, was 37 and his mother, Christine Pearl Thompson, was 22. He married Ellen Dorothea Jensen on 30 October 1936, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 16 October 1991, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Tyler Bingham
Dorothy Wakley
Marriage: 4 September 1944

Sources (39)

  • Wm Tyler Bingham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Tyler Bingham, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • William Tyler Bingham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.


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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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From Bill Bingham (his son)

William Tyler Bingham, my dad was born on 31 December 1910 in Wilson Lane, Utah. On 27 September 1919, Tyler Bingham, his father, passed away leaving his wife, three sons, and two daughters. Dad was e …

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