The Shemwell Family

William Edgar “Willie” BinghamAge: 53 years18571911

Name
William Edgar “Willie” Bingham
Given names
William Edgar
Surname
Bingham
Nickname
Willie
Birth April 9, 1857 32 24
Birth of a sisterMary Alice Bingham
August 1858 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census July 1, 1860 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherF E Bingham
about 1861 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Harshberger
after 1860 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret V “Maggie” Bingham
February 1865 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 3 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterPenelope Thompson “Nellie” Bingham
August 25, 1868 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 10, 1870 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Herbert Bingham
June 1871 (Age 14 years)
MarriageMaggie GrubbView this family
October 8, 1878 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1Edgar Ardenne Bingham
1879 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Chester M Bingham
1882 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3Rolla S Bingham
January 2, 1884 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lonnie V Bingham
September 24, 1885 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#5Charles A Bingham
1887 (Age 29 years)

Death of a sonCharles A Bingham
1889 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Bessie Lorene Bingham
June 9, 1891 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 40 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#7Walter N Bingham
October 28, 1898 (Age 41 years)
Death of a brotherF E Bingham
before 1900 (Age 42 years)

Death of a sonEdgar Ardenne Bingham
1904 (Age 46 years)
Death of a fatherCapt. George Bingham
September 1, 1904 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sonChester M Bingham
1905 (Age 47 years)

Death of a sisterMargaret V “Maggie” Bingham
1905 (Age 47 years)
Death February 27, 1911 (Age 53 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Additional Info
Family
January 9, 2019

by: Barry Shemwell
Note: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/86738857/person/392014790658/facts
Last change February 2, 202003:49:26

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 30, 1854Saline, Missouri, United States
1 year
elder brother
John Bingham
Birth: about April 9, 1855 30 22
Death: November 3, 1855Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
2 years
himself
17 months
younger sister
Mary Alice Bingham
Birth: August 1858 33 25Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: March 3, 1925Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
F E Bingham
Birth: about 1861 36 28Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900
4 years
younger sister
Margaret V “Maggie” Bingham
Birth: February 1865 40 32Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: 1905Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
George Herbert Bingham
Birth: June 1871 46 38Saline, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 1932Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Family with Maggie Grubb - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 8, 1878Saline, Missouri, United States
15 months
son
Edgar Ardenne Bingham
Birth: 1879 21 20Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: 1904Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
son
2 years
son
21 months
son
Lonnie V Bingham
Birth: September 24, 1885 28 26Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death:
2 years
son
Charles A Bingham
Birth: 1887 29 28
Death: 1889Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
daughter
Bessie Lorene Bingham
Birth: June 9, 1891 34 32Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: May 27, 1959
7 years
son
Walter N Bingham
Birth: October 28, 1898 41 40Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death:

William Edgar “Willie” Bingham has 8 first cousins recorded

Father's family (8)

Parents Jacob Bingham + Parilee Crutcher
1Mary Pearl Bingham18901970
Parents Daniel Lucas Watts + Julia Bingham
1George D Watts18491855
2Orren Jasper Watts18531937
3James M Watts18541931
5Lester Watts18591946
6Dora Watts18671957
7Della Watts18681957

Mother's family (0)

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Capt. George Bingham - Household

Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
George Binghamhead35MWWaggon MakerVA
Mrs. Minerva Binghamwife24FWMD
William E Binghamson3MWMO
Mary Binghamdaughter1FWMO
James Valdenarfather in law76MWMD
Mrs. Darcus Aldridgemother in law68FWMD
Eliza F Martin31FWMD
Manerva Martin10FWMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Capt. George Bingham - Household

Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Geo Binghamhead43MWWagon MakerVA
Minerva Bingham, wife34FWKeeping HouseVA
W E Binghamson13MWMO
M A Binghamdaughter11FWMO
F E Binghamson9MWMO
M V Binghamdaughter7FWMO
N T Binghamdaughter4FWMO

Death
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