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Oldest Uintah Resident Dies - Thomas Bingham Jr.

Oldest Uintah Resident Dies

Tribune Intermountain Wire

VERNAL - Thomas Bingham 94, oldest resident of Uintah county, died Tuesday mornlng at his home, of cause incident to age

Born Aug. 12, 1850, In Ogden, a son of Thomas and Caren Holladay Bingham, he came to the Uintah basin when 28 years of age and had engaged in farming since 1878.

He married Mary Elizabeth Frorer in Ogden June 1, 1874, at the Old LDS Endowment house. Salt Lake City, He married Louesa Frorer Oct. 25, 1875.

A member of the Dry Fork LDS bishopric nine years, he was ward choristcr of Maeser Ward, superintendent of the Sunday school for 20 years, Ward teacher until the age of 90 and bishopric member of the latter ward.

Twelve of his 15 sons and daughters: Fred G. and Lester Bingham, Vernal; George S. Bingham, American Fork; Francis Blngham, McGrath, Alberta, Canada, Edwin Bingham, Charlo, Mont., Mrs. Clara Bartlett, Tridell; Mrs. Annie Dudley and Mrs. Vilate Hodgkinson; Vernal.

Note: Original Source was cutoff at bottom, so not all survivors are listed.

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