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John Avery Bingham
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1900
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1998
South Dakota, USA

John Avery Bingham, 97, formerly of the Wessington, SD area, died Thursday, March 5, 1998 at Weskota Manor in Wessington Springs, SD.

John Avery Bingham was born October 20,1900, the son of George B. and Mary E. ( Kenyon ) Bingham, on a farm near Burdette, Hand County, SD. He grew up in the area, attended country school and worked on the farm. He later attended Sioux Falls Business College.

He married Lala Hope Westenhaver, daughter of Jacob and Ethel (Duncan) Westenhaver, June 18, 1935. John sold Watkins products for a few years, then in 1941, he and Lala settled on a farm in Gilbert Twp., Hand County, SD, northwest of Wessington. This was their home until 1989, at which time they moved to an apartment in Wessington. In 1996, he and Lala became residents of Weskota Manor in Wessington Springs.

Survivors include one daughter, Helen (Lyle) Scholz of Waxahachie, Texas; one son Gary Bingham of Black Hawk SD; eleven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary A. Thompson of Olympia, WA, Helen L. Hansen of Huron SD; brother Robert J. of Taylors, SC.

He was proceded in death by his parents; his wife on October, 24, 1997, one son Larry; three brothers, Paul R., G. Wayne and Ross Q. Bingham.
Family links: 
  George Byron Bingham (1869 - 1939)
  Mary Edna Kenyon Bingham (1873 - 1962)
  Lala Hope Westenhaver Bingham (1905 - 1997)
  Gary David Bingham (1943 - 2005)*
  Larry Ray Bingham (1944 - 1978)*
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Wessington Cemetery
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Maintained by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Originally Created by: ADD
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
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John Avery Bingham
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John Avery Bingham
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John Avery Bingham
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Remembering you. Rest In Peace, Uncle John..
- Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
 Added: Nov. 16, 2012

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