Joseph BINGHAM

Male 1688 - 1765  (77 years)


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  • Name Joseph BINGHAM  [1, 2
    • "The Bingham Family": He took care of his father and mother in their old age, succeeding to the ownership of the homestead, which at his death went to his son Elijah, who sold it off and went to new Hampshire in 1773-4. The Homestead was soon in the hands of strangers and has remained so ever since.

      Aug. 20, 1740, Joseph Bingham was one of a committee of three to receive from the Colony of Connecticut, funds allotted to Windham as damages for taking away Rev. Mr. Clap to be President of Yale College.

      He was a deacon and a quiet, pious man. the inscription on his tombstone is
      "Here lies the body of the dearly beloved & godly man, Joseph Bingham, who fell asleep in Jesus 4 Sep., 1765 in the 78th year of his age."

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    Born 15 Jan 1688  Norwich, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Sep 1765  [1, 2
    Buried Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I69917  Main Tree
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2012 

    Father Thomas BINGHAM,   c. 5 Jun 1642, Sheffield, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1729/30, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Mary RUDD,   b. 1649,   d. 4 or 5 Aug 1726  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1666  [1
    Family ID F28506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abigail SCOTT,   b. Hatfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1741 
    Married 14 Dec 1710  [1
    Children 
     1. Lydia BINGHAM,   b. 9 Feb 1711/12, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F28503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rachel WALCOTT 
    Married 30 Nov 1742  [2
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F28259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5171] "The Bingham Family in the United States Especially of the Sate of Connecticut", Theodore A. Bingham, M.A. - Brig. General, U.S. Army, (Bingham Association, Easton Pa.).

    2. [S5011] "A Genealogical Memoir of the Huntington Family in This Country: Embracing all the known Descendants of Simon and Margaret Huntington", Rev. E.B. Huntington, A.M., (Stamford, Conn,; By the Author - 1863).