William Cullen Bingham
- Born: 17 Nov 1897, Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Mary Ann Markley circa 1925 in Philadelphia
- Died: 11 Aug 1986, Glendora, Camden Co., New Jersey at age 88
- Buried: 13 Aug 1986, Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge [Philadelphia], PA
Cause of his death was Cardiac Arrest.
The 1900 Federal Census for Ward 34, Philadelphia, PA (ED# 882, page 96B, dated June 1, 1900) records William C. B. Bingham (Nov 1897) living with his parents Marcus (May 1865 - NY/Missouri/England) and Elizabeth [Garrison] (March 1867 - PA/PA/PA) Bingham and siblings Emily (Dec 1890), Grant H. (Oct 1892), Pauline (July 1894), and Ramon D. (January 1900) living at 4821 Merion Avenue. Marcus is working as a Brakeman and has been married to Elizabeth for 10 years. They have had 5 children. Also in the household is the widow Mary A. Bingham (June 1846 - England/England/England). Mary indicates that she has had but 1 child and that she immigrated from England in 1865. Note: Elizabeth Bingham's maiden name, Garrison, comes from a Philadelphia death certificate for her son John Garrison Bingham, who died in 1910.
Note of Ledden Garrison: The 1900 Federal Census for Ward 40, Philadelphia, PA (ED# 1017, page 96B, dated June 4, 1900) records Ledden Garrison (Dec 1889 - PA) ;iving with his parents David R. (Feb 1849 - PA/PA/PA) and Mary [Rice] (Jan 1856 - PA/PA/PA) Garrison with siblings Emma (Oct 1822 - Colorado), Lloyd (April 1884 - Colorado), Anna (April 1886 - PA), and Edna (June 1888 - PA). Also in the household is mother-in-law Elizabeth Rice (Dec 1824 - PA/PA/PA) and sister-in-law Elizabeth Rice (Dec 1859 - PA/PA/PA).
The 1910 Federal Census for Ward 44, Philadelphia, PA (ED# 1119, page 31A, dated April 18, 1910) records Marcus G. (45 - NY/England/England) and Elizabeth (41 - PA/Ireland/Ireland) Bingham and siblings Emily (19), Grant (17), Pauline (15), Raymond (10), Elizabeth S. (8), Marcus N. (5), and Robert C. (1 10/12) living at 4817 Merion Avenue. Marcus is working as a Brakeman and has been married to Elizabeth for 10 years. They have had 10 children of whom 7 are still living. Also in the household is a boarder, Ledden Garrison (20 - PA/PA/PA). Ledden is a Printer / Sets Type and will soon marry Emily Bingham.
The WWI Draft Registration Card dated Sept 12, 1918 records William Cullen Bingham born November 17, 1897. He is living at 4969 Girard Avenue in Philadelphia and is an Inspector for the R. B. Company of Lancaster & Philadelphia. His nearest relative is Marcus G. Bingham of the same address. His physical description is medium height and build with black eyes and black hair. He has a brace on his left leg.
The 1920 Federal Census for Ward 44, Philadelphia, PA (ED# 1658, page 225B, dated January 5, 1920) records William C. Bingham (22) living with his parents Marcus G. (54 - NY/Missouri/England) and Elizabeth (52 - PA/US/US) Bingham and siblings Elizabeth (16), Marcus M. (14), and Robert C. (11) living at 4949 Girard Avenue. Marcus is working as a Conductor on the Steam Railroad, William as a Machinist at a Steel Mill, and Elizabeth (daughter) as an Operator in a Factory. Also in the household is the widower Ledden D. Garrison (30 - PA/PA/PA) with his sons Ledden D. Jr. (6) and Grant (5) as well as those children's grand mother (and mother of Marcus Bingham), the widow Mary A. Bingham (72 - England/England/England). Mary immigrated from England in 1862.
See general notes on his wife for 1930 & 1940 census facts.
The SSDI records:
Last Residence: 08029 Glendora, Camden, New Jersey
Born: 17 Nov 1897
Died: Aug 1986
Last Benefit: 08029 Glendora, Camden, New Jersey
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
William and his wife are buried next to his in-laws, Harry & Anna Markley.
Cause of Death is from the Lawnview Cemetery record.
William married Mary Ann Markley, daughter of Harry Weber Markley and Anna R. Lenox, circa 1925 in Philadelphia. (Mary Ann Markley was born on 24 Mar 1908 in Philadelphia, PA, died on 16 Sep 1999 in Glendora, Camden Co., New Jersey and was buried on 18 Sep 1999 in Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge [Philadelphia], PA.) The cause of her death was Severe Obstruction.