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W. F. Bingham
Born 2 October 1854
W. F. BINGHAM, dealer in watches, clocks, jewelry and silver-ware, Monticello; is a native of Chesterfield, New Hampshire, and was born October 2, 1854; his parents came to Iowa in 1856, and located in Jones Co.; he grew up to manhood and received his education here, and learned the jewelry business; he afterward engaged in business for himself. He is Secretary and Treasurer of the State Retail Jewelers' Association of Iowa. On the 2d of April, 1878, he was united in marriage to Miss Maria T. Gill, a native of this county, and daughter of H. W. Gill, Esq., of this city. Mr. Bingham's mother, Mrs. Prusha Bingham, is now living in Monticello; her husband, Elihu Bingham, died February 8, 1874, leaving five children, two of whom are living in Boston and three living here.

Source: From History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 660.


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