Joseph Arthur Bingham

27 August 1891–August 1969 (Age 77)
Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph Arthur

When Joseph Arthur Bingham was born on 27 August 1891, in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, his father, Arthur Bingham, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Joyce, was 32. He married Gertrude T Currie in 1915, in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States for about 40 years. He died in August 1969, in Morris Plains, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 78.

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Joseph Arthur Bingham
Gertrude T Currie
Marriage: 1915
Gertrude Bingham
Margeret Bingham

Spouse and Children

Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States


    Gertrude Bingham


    Margeret Bingham


Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Bingham


    Margaret Joyce




    John Bingham


    Mary A. Bingham


    Martin Bingham


    Margaret Bingham



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire called Bingham, from an unattested Old English clan name, Binningas, or an Old English word bing ‘(a) hollow’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’. The name is also established in Ireland.2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding habitational names such as Bingenheimer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Joseph Bingham in household of Arthur Bingham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Bingham in household of Arthur Bingham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph A Bingham, "United States Census, 1930"

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