John Ryon Bingham

1 October 1888–31 October 1968 (Age 80)
Trenton, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Ryon

When John Ryon Bingham was born on 1 October 1888, in Trenton, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, John Bingham, was 35 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Walker, was 30. He married Lettie Lavena Shupe on 30 October 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Utah, United States in 1935. In 1930, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as farmer in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 31 October 1968, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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John Ryon Bingham
Lettie Lavena Shupe
Marriage: 30 October 1912
Ivan Ryon Bingham
Norine Levena Bingham
Mary Erma Bingham
Dr. Gerald Bingham
Geraldine Bingham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1912Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 10
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    1909 · A Summer Capitol
    Age 21
    Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.

    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

    John Ryon Bingham

    To me grandfather Bingham was a giant of a man and what he said was law. He was so warm and loving, he gave the biggest hugs, He made me fell so special when he was near. one day while playing at scho …

    Sources (48)

    • Jon Byron Bingham in entry for Norine Levena Bingham, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914", 22 Oct 1914
    • John Ryon Bingham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • John Ryan Bingham in entry for Mont C Robins and Norine L Bingham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940", 9 June 1938

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