Percy Young Bingham

1897–1970 (Age 72)
Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Percy Young

When Percy Young Bingham was born on 1 June 1897, in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Parley Pratt Bingham, was 37 and his mother, Isabel McFarland, was 25. He married Audrey Ashcroft on 15 May 1918, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Amalga, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930 and Newton Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 12 January 1970, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Percy Young Bingham
Audrey Ashcroft
Marriage: 15 May 1918
Blanche Bingham
Charles Ross Bingham
Baby Bingham
Gretta Bingham
Scott Ashcroft Bingham
Sharon Young Bingham
Ronda Bingham

Spouse and Children

15 May 1918
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1902 · Old Main (Utah State University)

Age 5

The first building on the Utah State University Campus was named Old Main and is the oldest functioning academic building in Utah. It was built after the current site was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees for the new college. Construction started in 1889 and the entire building was completed in 1902. During the Spanish Flu Epidemic in 1919, the building was used as a makeshift hospital to take care the effected residents in the surrounding area. Old Main was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. 

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire called Bingham, from an unattested Old English clan name, Binningas, or an Old English word bing ‘(a) hollow’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’. The name is also established in Ireland.2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding habitational names such as Bingenheimer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Percy Y Bingham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Percy Y Bingham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Percy J Bingham in household of Isabell Bingham, "United States Census, 1910"

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