Deacon Abel Bingham

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Abel Bingham

Birthplace: Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Thomas Bingham and Mary Bingham
Husband of Elizabeth Mary Bingham (Odell)
Father of Abigail Griswold; Mary Bingham; Elizabeth Bingham; Anna Hough; Jemima Bingham and 4 others
Brother of Anne Shooter; Thomas Bingham, Jr.; Mary Abbe (Bingham); Abigail Huntington; Nathaniel Bingham and 6 others

Occupation: Deacon
Managed by: Erica
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About Deacon Abel Bingham

Abel Bingham, born in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, 25 June 1669 son of Thomas and Mary (Rudd) Bingham; died in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, 5 March 1745. He married in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, 16 May 1694, Elizabeth (or Mary) Odell, born in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, about 1674; died in Windham, 1744, daughter of John and Mary [Joanna] (Walker) Odell. The family of Abel Bingham relocated from Stratford to Windham about 1707. Tombstone inscription, Windham Center cemetery: "In memory of Mr. Abel Bingham Deacon of the Church in Windham who after an exemplary life and conversation died March ye 5th 1745 AD. Aged 76 years."

Children of Deacon Abel BINGHAM and Elizabeth (Mary) ODELL:

Abigail Bingham, born in Stratford, 7 June 1696; died 18 February 1754. Married Francis Griswold, 13 December 1721

Mary Bingham, born in Stratford, 17 December 1697; died 23 July 1722; buried in Windham Center. She married in Windham, 7 November 1717, John Abbe, born 4 June 1692 in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts; died 30 October 1790 in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, son of Samuel and Mary (Knowlton) Abbe. Tombstone inscription: "In memory of Mrs. Mary ye wife of Mr. John Abbe & Dau'r to Decon Abel Bingham who died July ye 23d 1722 in ye 46th Year of her Age."

John Bingham, born in Stratford, 9 February 1700; died in Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, 9 September 1747; married Mary Moulton, 6 December 1721.

Elizabeth Bingham, born in Stratford, 27 March 1702; died in Windham, 27 May 1780; married Samuel Cogswell (Coggeswell), 7 February 1727.

Abel Bingham, born in Stratford, 17 June 1704; died July 1768. Married (1) Abigail Moulton, 1 March 1725, and (2) Widow Betty (Sprague) Phelps, 13 October 1752. Tombstone inscription, Windham Centre cemetery: "Here lies ye body of Mr. Abel Bingham who lived desired & died Much Lamented August 1, 1768 in ye 65th year of his Age."

Anne Bingham, born in Stratford, 13 September 1706; died 10 May 1790; married Thomas Baldwin and John Hough.

Jemima Bingham, born in Windham, 24 October 1708; died 28 June 1736; buried in Windham; married Ebenezer Jennings. Tombstone inscription, Windham Center cemetery: "Here lies interred the Body of ... Mrs. Jemima Ginings the wife of Mr. Ebenezer Ginings & Daughter to Deacon Abel Bingham who died June the 28th 1736 in ye 28th year of her age."

Jonathan Bingham, married Mary Abbe.

David Bingham, a.k.a "Daniel," born in Windham, 12 September 1714; died in Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, 31 May 1794; married Hannah Bingham, 7 September 1742. Hannah was daughter of Thomas (1692- ) and Hannah (Egerton) Bingham and grand-daughter of Thomas (1667-1710) and Hannah (Backus) Bingham.

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Deacon Abel Bingham's Timeline

June 25, 1669
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony
June 7, 1696
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield , Connecticut Colony
December 17, 1697
Age 28
Stratford, Connecticut, America
February 9, 1699
Age 29
Stratford, Fairfield, CT
March 27, 1702
Age 32
Stratford, Fairfield, CT
June 17, 1704
Age 34
Stratford, Fairfield, CT
September 13, 1706
Age 37
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
October 24, 1708
Age 39
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA
August 17, 1712
Age 43
Windham, Windham, Connecticut