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Erastus Clarence Bingham, Jr
Birth: Sep. 30, 1822
Concord
Essex County
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1906
Mesa
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Erastus Bingham married first, Olive Hovey Freeman October 29, 1843. Their children: Olive Louise Bingham, Erastus Perry Bingham, Lucinda Marie Bingham, Lydia Roxina Bingham, Isaac Farwell Bingham, Mary Ann Bingham, Lorenzo Freeman Bingham, Diana Bingham and Ophalia Cedenia Bingham.

He married his second wife Susan Green November 15, 1855. Their children: Susan Melvina Bingham, Nephi Bingham, Lucy Ann Bingham, Marintha Eltharia Bingham, Edda Bingham, Enoch Bingham, Daniel Bingham, Harriet Adeltha Bingham, Mary Jane Bingham, Erastus Alma Bingham, Violetta May Bingham, Benjamin Wisdom Bingham, Myrtle Adell Bingham, Clara Isabella Bingham, Rozina (Zina) Diantha Bingham and Jacob Moroni Bingham.

When the exodus begun in 1846, leaders of the church called upon Erastus to make the roads, build the bridges, and plant the crops the Saints would need in their trek acroos Iowa. His wife, Olive and his two small children joined him in Council Bluffs, with the main body of the church, just in time to hear the call for the "Mormon Battalion".

Erastus was president of the 38th Quorum of Seventies. In 1858, having served in the Mormon Battalion and then in state militia, Erastus was called to serve again, with the rank of Major, in the Echo Canyon campaign against Johnston's Army.

In 1860, Erastus took his second wife, Susan and her small children to Slaterville, where he farmed and herded cattle. He served the Lord as a missionary in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to many of his cousins which lived in the area. By 1879, polygamy laws made it difficult to live in South Fork, so he moved Olive (his first wife) and Susan (wife #2) to southeastern Utah. They then moved to Macious, Colorado and finally Tucson, Arizona.
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Erastus Clarence Bingham was born in "Concord, Essex County, Vermont". He moved to Mesa Arizona from Tuscon in 1904 and died Wednesday, 04 Apr 1906 at 11 o'clock A.M. in Mesa, Maricopa Co., Arizona, his tombstone is marked
incorrectly. He married Olive Hovey Freeman,29 Oct 1843 at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.

1880 US Federal Census
Ogden, Weber Co., Utah
Erastus ( C.) Bingham

Arizona Daily Republican
Mesa, Arizona Feb 19, 1904
Mr. E. Bingham came in from Tuscon
yesterday, and has arranged a home
for his father and mother and sister,
who will make their future home here.

Arizona Daily Republican
Mesa, Arizona Thursday Morning- April 5, 1906
Erastus Bingham, aged 83 years,
died yesterday at 11 o'clock. Mr Bing-
ham was a member of the Mormon
faith the greater part of his life. He
leaves a wife and a large family. In
the short time he had lived in Mesa he
had made many friends and the fami-
ly has the sympathy of the whole
community.

Arizona Daily Republican
Mesa, Arizona Friday Morning April 6, 1906
The funeral service of Erastus
Bingham was held in Relief Society
Hall at 2 P.M. a good crowd being in
attendance. Mr. Freeman, President
Leusuer and bishop Horne being the
speakers. Four of Mr. Bingham's sons
arrived on the morning train to attend
the funeral

-Thanks to an unknown visitor
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Middle name "Clarence" provided by 2nd great granddaughter, Nancy Day. Thanks Nancy
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Erastus Willard Bingham (1798 - 1882)
  Lucinda Gates Bingham (1797 - 1874)
 
 Spouses:
  Olive Hovey Freeman Bingham (1820 - 1906)
  Susan Green Bingham (1839 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Olive Louisa Bingham Walker (1844 - 1921)*
  Erastus Perry Bingham (1846 - 1929)*
  Lucinda Maria Bingham Foy (1848 - 1924)*
  Lydia Roxana Bingham Lish (1850 - 1936)*
  Mary Ann Bingham Geertsen (1854 - 1941)*
  Lorenzo Freeman Bingham (1855 - 1938)*
  Susan Melvina Bingham (1856 - 1903)*
  Diania Bingham Smith (1857 - 1935)*
  Nephi Bingham (1858 - 1916)*
  Ophelia Cedenia Bingham Foy (1859 - 1936)*
  Lucy Ann Bingham Wheeler (1860 - 1930)*
  Marintha Elthira Bingham Eccles (1862 - 1948)*
  Edda Bingham (1863 - 1863)*
  Daniel Bingham (1864 - 1940)*
  Enoch Bingham (1864 - 1932)*
  Harriet Adeltha Bingham Wheeler (1865 - 1920)*
  Mary Jane Bingham (1867 - 1867)*
  Erastus Alma Bingham (1868 - 1955)*
  Violette May Bingham Holt (1870 - 1946)*
  Benjamin Wisdom Bingham (1872 - 1879)*
  Myrtle Adell Bingham (1873 - 1877)*
  Rozinah Diantha Bingham McGee (1878 - 1974)*
  Jacob Moroni Bingham (1881 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Bingham Farr (1820 - 1893)*
  Sanford Bingham (1821 - 1910)*
  Erastus Clarence Bingham (1822 - 1906)
  Thomas Bingham (1824 - 1889)*
  Lucinda Bingham Hastings (1826 - 1894)*
  Maria Louisa Bingham Goodale (1828 - 1893)*
  Willard Bingham (1830 - 1913)*
  Edwin Bingham (1832 - 1903)*
  Brigham Heber Bingham (1841 - 1935)*
  Warner Bingham (1863 - 1918)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
City of Mesa Cemetery
Mesa
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Aug 02, 2007
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