Bingham was born in Shoreham, Vermont on July 5th, 1812. He worked primarily as a Watchmaker in Nashua, New Hampshire for most of his life although he is malso reported to have worked briefly in Lowell, Waltham and in Roxbury, Massachusetts. It appears he had a working association with Leonard Noise, and for a short time with Fisher Thayer and J.S. Warner. Bingham died in Nashua on October 3rd, 1878.