Biography of John P. Bingham
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Bingham, John P., was born in Porter, Niagara county, August 7, 1836. a son of Randall Bingham, a native of Jefferson county, who settled in Niagara county about 1830, where he was a farmer. About 1846 he went to Mississippi and there engaged in the lumber and mercantile business. He married Zilpha Grigga John P. returned to Niagara county in 1861 and in August, 1862, he enlisted in the 151st N. Y. Infantry, serving till the close of the war. He was wounded at the battle of Cedar Creek. In 1866 he returned to Mississippi, where he remained three years, and then came back to Niagara county, settling in Cambria. In 1886 he came to Clarendon. He is a member of the I. O. G. T. and I. O. O. F., also of the Clarendon M. E. Church. He married Rachel H. Morris June 8, 1859, and they have two children living, Nell E., who married Frank Tompkins, and M. Ora.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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