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Earl S. Bingeman
Male 1908 - 1936


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  • Birth  23 Dec 1908  Haysville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1911  Haysville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Misfortune  13 Jul 1936  Lake Erie, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    drowned 
    Eby ID Number  00009-1066.22 
    Died  13 Jul 1936  Port Dover, Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried  Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I19914  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

    Father  John Elias Bingeman,   b. 16 Nov 1875, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1940, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Judith Ann Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1945, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Mar 1899  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F995  Group Sheet

    Family  Jean Lenore Wiggins,   b. 23 Feb 1913, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1995, Grand Island, Erie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F53129  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Earl Bingeman Loses Life By Drowning Was Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Bingeman

      The sad news was received here on Monday night that Earl A. Bingeman, of this town, was drowned in Lake Erie, that evening. Word was telephoned to the parents here shortly after the accident and his mother and brother, Perlus, left immediately for Port Colborne. According to reports he and two others, Owen Savage and Ernest Rudd, were out in a dinghy. The boat suddenly tilted in the choppy lake and Earl Bingeman was thrown into the water. Savage also fell overboard but Budd owner of the boat managed to stay in the boat. They were about 100 yards off shore when the accident happened. Savage managed to swim ashore and Bingeman pulled out strongly for shore but disappeared in the choppy water. His body was recovered by bathers half an hour later, but all endeavors at rescusitation failed.

      Mrs. Bingeman, with whom her husband had been swimming a short time before, saw the accident from the shore. The accident victim was born in Haysville 29 years ago and came to New Hamburg at an early age. Completing his school education here he clerked in Mr. G. B. Hathaway's store here, later going to Kitchener and then to Galt. For the past three years he had been manager of a gents furnishing store at Port Colborne. He was married two years ago to Miss Jean Wiggins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wiggins, of Galt, who is left to mourn his tragic death, besides his parents here, six brothers and three sisters, Harold, of Ingersoll, Lloyd, of Buffalo, Stanley, of Sudbury, Nile, of London, Perlus and Jack, at home, Edith, of Hamilton General Hospital staff, (Vera) Mrs. Harry Barnes, Ingersoll and (Marian) Mrs. Homer Watson, of Montreal.

      The late Mr. Bingeman was an obliging young man and was on his way to a successful career. His tragic and untimely death is deeply regretted by a large circle of friends. The remains were brought here yesterday and the funeral took place yesterday with service at his parent's home at three p.m. followed by internment in Riverside Cemetery. A large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends were in attendance. The sympathy of all goes out to the bereaved ones in their sad loss.

      New Hamburg Independent, July 17, 1936

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 8 Page 11.

    2. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Bingeman
      [A] Nile S. Bingeman/ Dec. 21, 1915/ Jan. 12, 1989
      [B] Judith Shantz/ Wife of/ John E. Bingeman/ 1880-1945
      [C] John E. Bingeman/ 1875-1940
      [D] Earl S. Bingeman/ Dec. 23, 1908/ July 13, 1936

    3. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Earl Bingeman - July 17, 1936.

    4. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, August 10, 1945.
      Obituary of Judith Shantz

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Dec 1908 - Haysville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - drowned - 13 Jul 1936 - Lake Erie, , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 1936 - Port Dover, Norfolk Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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