Olive Louisa Bingham

2 October 1844–15 September 1921 (Age 76)
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Olive Louisa

When Olive Louisa Bingham was born on 2 October 1844, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Erastus Bingham Jr, was 22 and her mother, Olive Hovey Freeman, was 24. She married William Holmes Walker on 30 August 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 15 September 1921, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lewisville Cemetery, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Holmes Walker
Olive Louisa Bingham
Marriage: 30 August 1858
Celestia Ann Walker
Sarah Walker
Julius Walker
Lydia Walker
Erastus Walker
Edwina Walker
Mariah Louisa Walker
John Walker
William Perrin Walker
Bingham F Walker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Rigby, Fremont, Idaho, United States

    Birthplace and/or growing up and/or raised their family here or buried here in this approximate era..

    Sources (65)

    • Olive L Walker in household of Olive H Walker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Olive Louisa Bingham in entry for Celestia W Hunter, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Olive L Bingham in household of Olive H Bingham, "United States Census, 1850"

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