John Binns

31 May 1806–15 February 1884 (Age 77)
St Bartholomew's Church, Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Binns was born on 31 May 1806, in St Bartholomew's Church, Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Binns, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Dean, was 32. He married Susan Hey on 9 August 1829, in St Bartholomew's Church, Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 15 February 1884, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Binns
Mary Calverley
Marriage: 22 January 1838
Hannah Binns
Sarah Binns
Mary Jane Binns
Thomas Binns
Lewis Binns

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1838Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 19
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 24
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a locality in the Morley Wapentake of Yorkshire, perhaps Binns in South Owram or more likely High Binns in Oxenhope, which is close to Haworth, where the earliest evidence of the surname occurs. The placename is probably the plural form of Middle English binn ‘stall, manger’ (compare Bines 2).Altered form of German or Swiss German Bins or Binz , or of some other similar (like-sounding) German surname.

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

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    Biography of Sarah Binns Chipman

    This biography was written in 1926, by Sarah's granddaughter, Myrtle Chipman Robinson Seastrand (KWC6-3C9). Sarah Binns Chipman, the subject of this sketch, was born in St. Louis Missouri, the 15th …

    Sources (37)

    • John Binns, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Binns, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • John Binns in entry for Hannah Wild, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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