Parley Pratt Bingham

30 December 1859–8 April 1933 (Age 73)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Parley Pratt

When Parley Pratt Bingham was born on 30 December 1859, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Willard Bingham, was 29 and his mother, Genet Gates, was 23. He married Margaret McFarland on 8 May 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 8 April 1933, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parley Pratt Bingham
Margaret McFarland
Marriage: 8 May 1879
Parley Pratt Bingham Jr.
William M Bingham
George Willard Bingham
Samuel Levi Bingham
Maggie Mae Bingham
Edith Bingham
Ethel Bingham
Eliza Ellen Bingham
Jeddie Archibald Bingham
Rosabel Bingham
Howard Rulon Bingham
Lois Fontella Bingham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    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.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Life Sketch of Parley Pratt Bingham

    Parley Pratt Bingham, fifth son of Willard Bingham and Genet Gates, was born Dec 30, 1859 in Ogden City, Weber County, Utah. As a child he moved with his family to Huntsville, later back to Ogden, and …

    Sources (81)

    • Parley Bingham in entry for Wallace Bingham, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Parley Pratt Bingham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Parley P Bingham in entry for Daniel Omer Buttars and Eunice Bingham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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