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Col Robert Bingham
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1838
Hillsborough
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 8, 1927
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Enlisted March 8, 1862. Captain in the 44th North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America. As a prisoner, he was at Norfolk, Va., Fort Delaware, Johnson's Island, Ohio, and Point Lookout, Md.
Graduated the University of North Carolina in 1857; MA degree in 1860.
A strong supporter of education, he taught school, was a lecturer & served on several boards. He eventually became sole owner of the Bingham School. Practiced law. Was a member of the North Carolina General Assembly and served as Speaker of the House in 1903. He was a Mason. He followed the family in the Presbyterian faith.

Married twice.

1. Delphine Louise Worth daughter of John Milton Worth.
They had 5 children: James Worth Bingham, Mary Kerr Bingham, Sadie Alves Bingham, William Bingham & Robert Worth Bingham.

2. Elvira Woodward, the daughter of Reverend B. F. Woodward
 
 
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 Parents:
  William James Bingham (1802 - 1886)
  Eliza Alves Norwood Bingham (1798 - 1883)
 
 Spouses:
  Delphina Louise Worth Bingham (1843 - 1886)
  Elvira Woodward Bingham (1852 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Sadie Alves Bingham Grinnan (1867 - 1955)*
  Robert Worth Bingham (1871 - 1937)*
  William Bingham (1873 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza J. Bingham Penick (1833 - 1910)*
  William Bingham (1835 - 1873)*
  Robert Bingham (1838 - 1927)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Quietude
Originally Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Jan 06, 2008
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