BINGHAM-Willard Bingham, one of the oldest pioneers of the state, passed away at Smithfield, Cache county, yesterday. He was 83 years of age and had spent most of his life in this vicinity, where he was engaged in the lumber business. His children and grandchildren are represented in all parts of the state. The body will be brought from Smithfield Saturday and may be viewed at the Lindquist chapel until noon of that day. The funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the Third ward meeting house, with Bishop Bingham of Wilson presiding. Deceased was born in Vermont February 19, 1830.
The Evening Standard, Ogden Utah March 20, 1913 Contributed by Jason O'Driscoll with some minor corrections
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Thanks for all you did so that we may enjoy this wonderful land. I loved reading the story about living in Weber County/ you and the Ute Indians--you were BRAVE. Thanks its been great getting to know my great-great grandfather, Willard Bingham, son ...(Read more) -Anonymous Added: Sep. 14, 2013
I made a slight mistake on my first post; Grandpa Willard is my Great Grandpa...not great-great. He was my Grandma Adela Hurst's father. -
Jerry Hazen Jensen Added: Sep. 2, 2013