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Mary Edna Kenyon Bingham
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1873
Fond du Lac County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1962
Hand County
South Dakota, USA

Mary Edna Kenyon was born near Ripon, Wisconsin, December 30, 1873, the daughter of Robert Q. and Mary A. (Dixson) Kenyon. Her father homesteaded in Burdette township in 1883 and brought the family to their new home in Dakota Territory in 1884. Mary finished grade school in the local school and attended Redfield College for a time.

On November 27, 1895, she was united in marriage to George B. Bingham at St. Lawrence, and they established their home on his homestead in Burdette township. They were the parents of five sons and two daughters.

The family moved to Benson, Minnesota in 1920 and in 1926 they returned to their old homestead. In 1936 they moved to Solway, Minnesota where they lived for two years, again returning to their old homestead in 1938. Mr. Bingham passed away in April 15, 1939

In 1940, Mrs. Bingham moved to St. Lawrence, later being a resident of Prairie Center, where she passed away at the age of 88 on November 13, 1962.

She is proceded in death by her husband, one brother, Harry Rea Kenyon, two sisters, Mrs. John (Susie) Bartlett and Mrs. Arthur (Anelbert) Bartlett, and twin sisters who died in infancy, and two grandchildren.

Suvivors include two daughters, Mary (Mrs. Kenneth Thompson) and Helen (Mrs. Ben Hansen), five sons,; Paul, Wayne, John, Robert, and Ross; 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Bingham were conducted Friday, November 16, 1962, at 2:00 pm at the Reck Funeral Home in Miller, South Dakota. Rev. Norman Conklin of the St, Lawrence Community Church officiated, and interment was made in the Burdette cemetery.

Pallbearers included Gary Bingham, Larry Bingham, Bob Locke, August Rosemore, Merlin Heinzerling, Larry Heinzerling.
Family links: 
  Robert Q. Kenyon (1837 - 1894)
  Mary Amelia Dixon Kenyon (1843 - 1935)
  George Byron Bingham (1869 - 1939)*
  Paul Rea Bingham (1898 - 1977)*
  George Wayne Bingham (1899 - 1980)*
  John Avery Bingham (1900 - 1998)*
  Robert Jay Bingham (1904 - 2000)*
  Ross Qua Bingham (1908 - 1992)*
  Mary Abigail Bingham Thompson (1911 - 2005)*
  Helen L Bingham Hansen (1913 - 2007)*
  Harry R. Kenyon (1871 - 1948)*
  Mary Edna Kenyon Bingham (1873 - 1962)
  Susie Belle Kenyon Bartlett (1875 - 1957)*
  Anelbert K. Kenyon Bartlett (1878 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Burdette Cemetery
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Blk 2 Lot 53 Grave 7
Maintained by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Originally Created by: ADD
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50618840
Mary Edna <i>Kenyon</i> Bingham
Added by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Mary Edna <i>Kenyon</i> Bingham
Added by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Mary Edna <i>Kenyon</i> Bingham
Added by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
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Still missing you, Grandma B.
- Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
 Added: Nov. 25, 2012

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