John Bingaman
Amelia Gehret
(1835-1917)
Allen Cyrus Bingaman
(1876-1944)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Clara Elizabeth Beechert

Allen Cyrus Bingaman 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Mar 1876, Bern Twp., Berks, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Clara Elizabeth Beechert on 21 Dec 1895 in Hamburg, Berks, PA 1 2
  • Died: 13 Dec 1944, Reading, Berks, PA at age 68 4
  • Buried: 16 Dec 1944, Reading: Forest Hills Memorial Park, Berks, PA 4

   FamilySearch ID: 9663-RHD.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: laborer on 14 Dec 1895 in Leinbachs, Berks, PA. 5

2. Census in 1900 in Reading, Berks, PA. 1 The 1900 census recorded at 218 Pear Street: Allen C. Bingiman, 24, day laborer, born Mar 1876, living with wife Clara E., 23, Dec 1877. They had been married 4 years and birth 1 child who was living with them: Percie P., 3, Jun 1897. Also in the home was Clarence B. Glase, rivet maker, 27, born Mar 1873, living with wife Sarah A., 24, Mar 1876. They were married less than a year. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Reading Times: Cruelly Treated For Ten Years, Says This Wife, 20 Oct 1915, Reading, Berks, PA. 6 -----
Cruelly Treated For Ten Years, Says This Wife
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Mrs. Clara E. Bingaman, of West Windsort stret, through Counsel M. Bernard Hoffman, has started divorce proceedings against Allen Bingaman, of Franklin street, and Judge Wagner granted a subpoena.
The couple were married December 29, 1896. Mrs. Bingaman alleges that for 10 whole years before she left her husband, on March 30, 1910, he treated her cruelly. She declares that on the day they separated he beat her so severly that she could scarcely turn around. She took their child and went to her parents.

4. Newspaper: Reading Times: Divorce Case, 18 Feb 1916, Reading, Berks, PA. 7 DIVORCE CASE. In the divorce proceedings of Clara E. Bingaman, of West Windsor street, against Allen Bingaman, of Franklin street, the master, Oliver Lentz, has filed a report with the court in which he recommends a divorce on the ground of cruel treatment. The couple were married Dec. 29, 1896 and separated March 30, 1910.

5. Newspaper: Reading Times: Divorce Cases. Eleven Separations Granted By Court: Clara S. Bingaman of West Windsor street, from Allen Bingaman of Franklin street; cruel treatment, 8 Mar 1916, Reading, Berks, PA. 8

6. Occupation: Engineman, Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. On 9 Sep 1918 in Birdsboro, Berks, PA. 3

7. Residence: 1214 Windsor St., Reading, Pa. On 9 Sep 1918 in Reading, Berks, PA. 3

8. Cause of Death: coronary occlusion, 13 Dec 1944, Reading, Berks, PA. 4

9. Occupation: retired fireman on 13 Dec 1944 in Reading, Berks, PA. 4

10. Residence: 231 S. 6th St., Reading, Pa. On 13 Dec 1944 in Reading, Berks, PA. 4


Allen married Clara Elizabeth Beechert, daughter of Cornelius Beechert and Sarah Alice Noll, on 21 Dec 1895 in Hamburg, Berks, PA.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce in Mar 1916. (Clara Elizabeth Beechert was born on 27 Dec 1877 in Host, Berks, PA,1 2 9 10 11 died on 24 Feb 1959 in Reading, Berks, PA 10 11 and was buried on 28 Feb 1959 in Shillington: Fairview Cemetery, Berks, PA 10.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3M5-X5L Sarah A Glase in household of Clarence B Glase, Precinct 2 Reading city Ward 6, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 10A, family 208, NARA microfilm publication T623.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMN-2RQ Allen C. Bingaman and Clara E. Beechert, 1895. Index wrong as Laura E. Beechert.

3 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6KL-BC2 Allen Cyrus Bingaman, 1917-1918.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 105311. Allen C. Bingaman. Father John Bingaman. Mother Amelia Whitmoyer. Spouse Sallie E. Felix.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMN-2RQ Allen C. Bingaman and Laura E. Beechert, 1895.

6 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 20 Oct 1915, page 7.

7 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 18 Feb 1916, page 2.

8 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 8 Mar 1916, page 6.

9 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6BR-WVN Clara E Adams in household of Harvey Adams, Reading Ward 15, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 194, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821538.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 11779. Clara E. Adams. Father Cornelius Beechert. Mother Sarah Noll. Spouse Harvey Adams.

11 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 25 Feb 1959, page 43. Obituary of Mrs. Harvey Adams.



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