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Binghamton, New York, USA

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Where is Binghamton, New York, USA? 

Binghamton, Broome, New York, USA
The city was named after William Bingham, a wealthy Philadelphian who bought the 10,000 acre patent for the land in 1786, then consisting of portions of the towns of Union and Chenango. Joshua Whitney, Jr., Bingham's land agent, chose land at the junction of the Chenango and Susquehanna Rivers to develop a settlement, then named Chenango Point, and helped build its roads and erect the first bridge. Significant agricultural growth led to the incorporation of the village of Binghamton in 1834...wikipedia


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Binghamton, New York, USA - Court Street looking East, Binghamton, N.Y.
Binghamton, New York, USA

Court Street looking East, Binghamton, N.Y.
  
Binghamton, New York, USA - 1890's ad
Dr. Kilmer & Co.
Binghamton, New York
Binghamton, New York, USA

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Dr. Kilmer & Co.
Binghamton, New York
Binghamton, New York, USA - Front Street, Binghamton, N.Y.
Binghamton, New York, USA

Front Street, Binghamton, N.Y.
Binghamton, New York, USA - Chenango St., Looking North By Night, Binghamton, New York
Binghamton, New York, USA

Chenango St., Looking North By Night, Binghamton, New York

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News  1870 - THE INEBRIATE ASYLUM FIRE. THE REAR BUILDING BURNED - THE MAIN EDIFICE UNINJURED - LOSS $75,000 - SCENES AND INCIDENTS.
From the Binghamton Republican, March 5.
At between 11 and 12 o'clock last night, a fire caught in ...Read MORE...

News  1871 - January 3 - Oleomargarine patented by Henry Bradley, Binghamton, NY

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January 3, 1871
News  1892 - Train Wreck
Binghamton Fatal Railroad Accident

One man was killed and six others were seriously injured in a ...Read MORE...

Binghamton, Now & Then


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News  1910 - INJURIES PROVED FATAL Howard R. Whaley, D., L. & W. Fireman Died at Hospital of the Good Shepherd.
HOWARD R. WHALEY, 23 years old, of 507 South Wilbur avenue, died at the Hospital of the Good...Read MORE...

News  1913 - 50 GIRLS DIE AS FACTORY IS BURNED. SCORE MORTALLY HURT IN HOSPITALS. DIG RUINS FOR BODIES. WHEN ALARM RUNG THOUGHT IT FIRE DRILL; BURNING WALLS COLLAPSE.
VICTIMS HURLED TO DEATH WHILE SPECTATORS ARE HELPLESS - PITIFUL SCENES AS RELATIVES SEEK LOVED...Read MORE...

1916
Binghamton, a city, the capital of Broome co., N.T., is pleasantly situated on the Susquehanna...Read MORE...

1924 - Binghamton
The township of Binghamton lies in the southen tier of Broome county, and was originally included...Read MORE...

News  1933 - 14 KILLED, 100 HURT AS ERIE MILK TRAIN SMASHES REAR OF TRAIN NO. 8 AT BINGHAMTON.
FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY AND RAILROAD OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE FIRST ERIE WRECK CLAIMING LIVES IN YEARS...Read MORE...

News  1941 - THREE DIE IN PLANE CRASH.
Binghamton, N.Y. - DAN McNALLY, a Baltimore evangelist, his wife and four-year-old daughter, KITTY...Read MORE...

1949 - December 1 - WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1972 - Hurricane Agnes
"In June 1972, Hurricane Agnes hit the East Coast with a monstrous and devastating force, bringing...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bernier
 World War I Soldier flag  Outterson George BERNIER (July 3, 1895, Binghamton, New York, USA - January 26, 1956, Odessa, Texas, USA) gravestone

Brownell
flag  Cyrus Jessie BROWNELL (7 August 1871, Binghamton, New York, USA - 23 March 1937, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA) gravestone

Dundon
World War II Soldier flag  John Joseph DUNDON (9 March 1925, Binghamton, New York, USA - 8 April 1945, , Italy) gravestone

Gregory
flag  Roberta Marie GREGORY (25 February 1926, Binghamton, New York, USA - March 1992, , New York, USA) gravestone

Marean
flag  Josiah Taylor MAREAN (30 April 1842, Binghamton, New York, USA - 8 February 1922, Winter Park, Florida, USA)

Sales
flag  Elizabeth Jane "Betty" SALES (13 May 1921, Binghamton, New York, USA - 9 July 2002, )

Tuttle
flag  Susan A TUTTLE (1827, Binghamton, New York, USA - 24 February 1862, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Biegere
flag  John BIEGERE (1811, , Germany (German States) (German Empire) - 29 March 1866, Binghamton, New York, USA)

Blessing
 flag  Marie Wilhelmina BLESSING (25 August 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - 28 February 1940, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone

Bourgarde
 flag  Anna May BOURGARDE (1 May 1905, , New York, USA - 21 February 1948, Binghamton, New York, USA)
 flag  Edith Marie BOURGARDE (11 September 1897, Colesville, New York, USA (Harpursville) (Nineveh) - 14 June 1973, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone
 flag  Francis Joseph BOURGARDE (26 September 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - 17 September 1958, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone

Drachler
 flag  Ann Marie DRACHLER (24 May 1927, Greene, New York, USA - 5 May 2013, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone

English
 flag  Peter Clark ENGLISH (24 June 1926, Greene, New York, USA - 24 August 2009, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone

Scott
flag  Marie SCOTT (25 November 1938, Corning, New York, USA - 30 October 1990, Binghamton, New York, USA)

Senick
flag  Jules SENICK (1904, , Pennsylvania, USA - 1956?, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone

Webster
flag  H. L. WEBSTER (1875, , Maryland, USA - 17 February 1894, Binghamton, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1922
Niles Bourgarde MERRITT (17 November 1900 - 1966) & Ellen M KOLB (15 May 1902 - 14 July 2005)
married 24 June 1922

1944
John Joseph DUNDON (9 March 1925 - 8 April 1945) & Roberta Marie GREGORY (25 February 1926 - March 1992)
married 30 August 1944
 

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