Lucinda Gates

Brief Life History of Lucinda

When Lucinda Gates was born on 19 September 1797, in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Thomas Gates, was 21 and her mother, Patty Plumley, was 21. She married Erastus Bingham on 20 March 1820, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bingham Fort, Weber, Utah, United States in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 3 January 1874, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erastus Bingham
Lucinda Gates
Marriage: 20 March 1820
Mary Bingham
Sanford Bingham
Erastus Bingham Jr
Thomas Bingham Sr
Lucinda Bingham
Maria Louisa Bingham
Willard Bingham
Dr. Edwin Bingham
Jacob Bingham
Brigham Heber Bingham
Sarah Mary Chestnut

Sources (84)

  • Lucinda Bingham in household of Erastus Bingham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Utah, U.S., Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gate with plural or excrescent -s. The English surname Gate has three possible origins: (i) a topographic name from Middle English gate ‘gate’ (Old English geat, dative plural gatum), denoting someone who lived by a gate or set of gates (possibly sometimes an occupational name for a gate keeper; compre Yates); (ii) in northern England, the East Midlands, and East Anglia, a topographic name from Middle English gate ‘street, road, path’ (Old Norse gata) for someone who lived by a road (compare Street ); (iii) a nickname meaning ‘goat’, from northern Middle English gate, gait (Old English gāt, Old Norse geitr).

Americanized form of German Götz (see Goetz ).

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Barrière (see Barriere ).

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

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Erastus Bingham Grandfather and Pioneer

Life History of Erastus Bingham, Sr.the son of Sarah (Sally) Perry [and Elisha Warner Bingham], who was the daughter of Capt. David Perry [and Anna Bliss] Erastus Bingham was born in Concord, …

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