Jeremiah Myron Bingham

Male10 June 1847–14 January 1898

Brief Life History of Jeremiah Myron

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.

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Jeremiah Myron Bingham
Eliza Emeline Roberts
Marriage: 7 March 1869
Sarah Emeline Bingham
Jeremiah Edward Bingham
Elizabeth Bingham
Ethel Euphemia Bingham
Ozemba Irene Bingham
Perry Wilburn Bingham
Julia Susan Bingham

Sources (25)

  • Jeremiah Bingham in household of Jeremiah Bingham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jeremiah Bingham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • J. Bingham in entry for Emiline Pierce, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1869Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, Untied States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 10

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1861: Conejos, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Conejos, Colorado, United States

    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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    Jeremiah Myron Lost his Name

    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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