Rosaline May Bingham

Brief Life History of Rosaline May

When Rosaline May Bingham was born on 13 May 1877, in Artesia, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Henry Thomas Lupton Bingham, was 48 and her mother, Emma Clara Caudwell, was 45. She married George Arthur Kreager on 14 March 1896, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 28 March 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

George Arthur Kreager
1873–1952
Rosaline May Bingham
1877–1954
Marriage: 14 March 1896
Clarence Bingham Kreager
1897–1991
Esta Kreager
1899–1981
Loran F Kreager
1901–1981
Verne E Kreager
1915–1983

Sources (26)

  • Rosaline M Vaughn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rosaline M Royer, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Rosaline Norcross, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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