When Jeremiah Myron Bingham was born on 10 June 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Jeremiah Bingham III, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Keele, was 27. He married Eliza Emeline Roberts on 7 March 1869, in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Payson, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 January 1898, in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States.
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 .
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Jeremiah Myron was born in Potowatamie, Iowa in 1846. When he was three years old, his mother died. His father, Jeremiah Bingham later married Jerimiah Myron's sister and they traveled to Payson Uta …
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